Recent content by 3kids1dog

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    New trowel

    Marshalltown MXS 145D
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    Lime Plaster Greasy Marks + Lime Render advice

    Fat lime is a term of phrase meaning pure lime putty and has nothing to do with a grease Mark . You could be getting a tanned staining from sulphar or it could be high level of salts present like dropsalot says keep wiping the salts and be patient and don't use any detergent whatsoever this will...
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    SBR vs freeflo

    Water / SBR 1:1 then add cement till you get a slurry you don't need sharp unless your gonna cast it
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    l*m*-g***n products.

    Lime lite has cement in it and their finish has gypsum so not a valid lime product Only used ultra and duro both good products
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    Monday mornings.

    Pissed off ! Acrylic wash off twice this week even though it had two days drying in good weather it re emulsified in rain bottom inch is knackered then to boot my van decided to have a little trip down our road straight through a wall Right I've had three so it can go fxxk off!
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    Finding A Lad.

    Acrylic failure
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    Multi spar dash

    Where abouts in NY mate ?
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    Rough And Set.

    The first thing we do when we get to a job is find out where electric and water are whilst the young uns are wafting they're phones in the air looking for 3G lol
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    Rough And Set.

    We had a job where customer wanted sand and cement two of my lads didn't have a bloody clue . I had to go and screed it all out for them first so all they had to do is fill in the screeds ffs in the same week one of them wanted a bloody pay rise the cheeky t**t . The truth is young uns don't...
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    Is Skimming Dying out?

    Hey hey my my Skimming walls will never die Better to skim them, than to dry line Hey hey my my
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    Lime Render Job best approach?

    Knock off the existing render if you have time let the walls dry as much as you can . l*m*-g***n , baumit , tellings, all do barrier mortar all lime based, use this on the damp areas as they will stop the salts coming through to the surface . Then floating coat of lime render , I mix my own as...
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    Refina plaziflex trowel

    There's a place for plazi trowels or flexi trowels for example curved ceilings or maybe an old stone built house rounded corners walls and ceilings all over the gaff following the undulations. I don't think they're necessary in new work really I can finish just as quick flat and Matt with my...
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    Hydrualic Lime Render suitable instead of Renovating Plaster

    Unilit 30 is specially made for the job the salts crystallise within the pore structure of the mortar stopping them coming to the surface. Telling lime products make this Also l*m*-g***n do one called Ultra although I'm not familiar with this product
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    Hydrualic Lime Render suitable instead of Renovating Plaster

    Give it a coat of unilit 30 first and you won't have any bother
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    Lime with perlite instead of sand?

    I think it will maybe crack unless it's mixed for a long time and the water has saturated the perlite giving it more time to shrink if you know what I mean though I've never used multi granular perlite so it might be fine suck it and see I guess