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    Screed for an extension

    Need screed for an extension, 52m sq approx by 50mm max. No UFH. Four rooms. Onto concrete floor. 1. 4.5m x 4.5m 2. 4.5m x 3.5m 3. 4.5m x 3m 4. 1.2m x 2m Tradional or flow? and idea of price. Near Bristol. Ta
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    Internal waterproof rendering

    I am converting two outbuildings into accommodation, they are part of a larger building which is already accommodation. The whole building is an L shape. One leg is being converted. The walls to render in an L shape as well. There is a west facing wall is Limestone and lime mortar. Also a north...
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    Water ingress

    Thank you for your detailed posts. Whilst the original construction was lime mortar the builder who extended it re-pointed the outside with OPC mix, so it is a mixture. I agree it should be re-rendered on the outside which would prevent any water ingress but that is not going to happen...
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    Water ingress

    My parents own a cottage, that they bought in 1979. Stone built and they added an L shape to it to increase its size. Originally the cottage was rendered, in their infinite wisdom the render was removed. This cottage is built with very hard Limestone and lime mortar repointed with OPC mix...