Forum: Site Works
Topic: Mortar dye
started by: daza1001
Posted by daza1001 on 17 July 2017,19:10Hello Lads,
What is the best mortar dye liquid or powder, in black. Need to match slate grey concrete coping stones the best I can.
Any tip appreciated as not really used dye that much before except on ridge tiles.
Posted by lutonlagerlout on 17 July 2017,23:23all mortar dyes will be a light grey in 6 months time
the only sure fire way is to use basalt sand £££
Posted by daza1001 on 18 July 2017,20:12
Posted by joydivision on 22 July 2017,13:23LLL is spot on. Off the shelf dye's fade rapidly, also work out expensive if achieving a deep colour.
We use Tarmac's lime sand with added synthetic iron oxide pigments.