Bricklaying Question

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

Best Answer

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

Answered 17th Jun 2011

brickandblockwork solutions

Member since 21 Feb 2011

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

Answered 15th Jun 2011

GJ Builders

Member since 13 Dec 2010

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

kentish builder

Member since 14 Jul 2009

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

Answered 18th Jun 2011

a c fuller builder

Member since 5 Sep 2008

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