Lime mortar


Postby lee58uk » Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:37 am

hi can anyone advise best place to buy lime mortar for pointing up a gable wall would need around 1.5 bulk bags

i live in Irchester northants dont know any local places, they all seem to be south west or up north so costs loads to transport?
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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:54 pm

I dont know what you mean (bulk bags) hydrated lime,1 bag is 20kg as standard.Most builders merchants stock it,try the yellow pages
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Postby lee58uk » Fri Jul 22, 2011 10:13 am

lime mortar for repointing old stone wall, not hydrated lime used with cement
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Postby welsh brickie » Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:17 pm

you can use hydrated lime with sand mixed 4:1 have used it many times to point stonework,or you can use limemix bags just add sand but has cement with it specially designed for that application,but I could not get enough for the job I needed
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