mortar for breezeblock


Postby crooner » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:17 pm

i am filling in a doorway and need to know the mortar mix for lightweight thermalite blocks,
back of the cement pack i have say's mortar general use 1 to 5
mortar strong mix, 1 to 3, but i am laying large lightweight blocks
what mix should i use.
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Postby stoneyboy » Wed Mar 10, 2010 9:10 pm

crooner,
Assuming you are using a cement with additives (eg mastercrete) go for the 1:5 or even 1:6.
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Postby crooner » Thu Mar 11, 2010 7:06 am

thanks stoneyboy,
wickes stock's Mastercrete Cement so i'll use that
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