RECOMMENDED MORTAR MIX

This will make approximately 0.2 m³ (200L) of mortar mix.

The cement and lime fills the voids in between the sand and does not add to the total volume.

  • The amount of water added to a mix must be enough to make the mix workable and plastic
  • Use only cement that has the SABS mark proving compliance with SANS 50197
  • Wheelbarrows should be a builder’s wheelbarrow with a capacity of approximately 65 litres
  • Exact quantities may vary depending on specific materials used.