Difference Between Mortar & Parging Cement?

Answer Building or renovating structures made of bricks or blocks requires an understanding of the differences between mortar and cement parging. Many construction applications may require both cement par... Read More »

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Differences Between Plastic, Cement & Mortar?

Cement, mortar and plastic are different types of materials used to construct, repair or increase the durability of objects. However, they serve different purposes. For example, when building a fen... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between Mortar & Grout?

Mortar and grout have many things in common. Both products, for instance, have Portland cement as their base ingredient and are used in construction. Also, when applied, the grout and mortar harden... Read More »

What is the difference between thin set mortar and sanded grout?

Thinset is a type of blended portland cement used to set tile on a slab or cementboard. the tern "thin" is from the thin bed that the tile is set in. thinset mortar is a blend of portland cement, ... Read More »

What is the masonry mortar mix ratio for type N mortar?

1:3ish Use for non-load application. Mix with sand to produce a mortar for bricks and blocks. Mix proportions by weight for TYPE N Mortar- 10 kg Masonry Cement - 35 kg Sand