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Iv got 5600 bricks to lay in flemish bond , brick and a half wall . how much sand and hydraulic lime will i need .

will this give me a 5 . 1 mix

4 Answers from MyBuilder Bricklayers

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or you could forget the lime wich is more commonly used in stone construction and use sand cement and plasticiser


Answered 18th Jun 2011

Get 6 tonne bags of sand and 4 bags of lime to be on the safe side


Answered 15th Jun 2011

hi,exactly has gj said.and it is worth gaugeing with a bucket so you keep the same colour.many thanks nick


Answered 16th Jun 2011

YES 6 TO 7 TON BAGS AND 5 BAGS LIME one ton bag lays 800 bricks


Answered 18th Jun 2011

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