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Posts Tagged ‘ mortar cement ’

How to Mix Mortar

Monday, March 4th, 2019

Proper mixing is one of the fundamental steps that, if not done carefully, can waste you a lot of time and money.

If you are preparing for any do-it-yourself masonry project, such as small brick repairs, then you already know the importance of quality mortar. But proper mixing is one of the fundamental steps that, if not done carefully, can waste you a lot of time and money.

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Everything You Need to Know About Mortar Analysis

Friday, August 11th, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About Mortar Analysis

Mortar analysis is an important part of reconstructing historical masonry so that it lasts for long periods of time.

Mortar analysis is an important part of reconstructing historical masonry so that it lasts for long periods of time. The mortar analysis process is a scientific one that looks at the exact composition of the mortar used to attempt to create a duplicate, or gather historical information about building composition of the period. Here are the basics of what you need to know about mortar analysis. (more…)

Selecting the Right Type of Masonry Mortar Cement

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Every masonry project is going to call for a different type of mortar cement.

Every masonry project is going to call for a different type of mortar cement.

Choosing the right products is an essential part of any masonry project, and mortar cement is no exception. Mortar cement is what acts as the bonding agent for bricks and other building materials. It’s essentially what’s holding your project together, so you’ll want to choose mortar that will stand the test of time. Here are a few types of mortar cements you’ll want to consider. (more…)