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Posted: 16 May 2017,09:52 QUOTE

Hi Chaps

I do a lot of block paving but need to render a seat made out of blocks. Can I render straight down to floor level as I am worried about damp and what sand is best to use. People tell me soft yellow builders sand is no good. Also some say feb mix others say water proofer, i'm confused.
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Posted: 17 May 2017,07:24 QUOTE

Plasteres sand. Shouldn't be an issue straight to ground as no damp course issues. 4 / 5 and one sand cement. Use sbr on brickwork help it.  stick.

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Posted: 17 May 2017,15:17 QUOTE

Thats great thank you
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Posted: 17 May 2017,19:46 QUOTE

scratch coat and top coat on 2 different days
waterproofer in both mixes
stainless steel beads
our fellas used 5:1:1 last week
1 plastering sand:1 cement:1 lime +150ml of waterproofer

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Posted: 18 May 2017,20:16 QUOTE

Many thanks you have saved me a lot of research, much appreciated:)
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