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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:58 pm 
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Hi. Can you tell me what mix should be used for evening up where a door has been knocked into an outside wall (badly) as this has been done by our builder and when you touch it, sand falls off. I am worried it is a weak surface for render the plaster to attach to and so mY give us problems especially as it is around a door and mix has also been used to fix the lintels and bricks in.


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Sparkly5 wrote:
when you touch it, sand falls off.


How long ago? Sand & cement render does take time to cure, certainly it will be dusty if only a few days old - it is drying, but not curing. See what it's like after a month or more, you're supposed to leave it alone.

Having said that, it is possible that the builder's gofer, making the mix, was a bit shy with the cement, or, it was too wet (too much water weakens the mix) - only time will tell.



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The trouble is, by the time we wait, it is covered over with render and plaster and then we will not know. Anything else you can suggest would be appreciated. Thanks


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