You have a project of earthworks, re-grouting, making a screed, patching, mounting a wall in blocks rubble, you have questions about choosing between concrete and mortar to realize your work? What are the specificities of these building materials and how to use them? After these few lines, concrete and mortar will have no secrets for you. Using the right superplasticizer will be a wise decision there.
Above all, it is important to remember that you must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling cement, lime, and adjuvant. These products are irritating to the skin and fine particles released during use may be hazardous to the eyes and the respiratory tract. Bring a pair of gloves, goggles and face masks.
Concrete: the right choice?
Let’s start with the concrete, it is composed of a mixture of cement or lime, aggregate gravel, chippings, sand and water. The mixture can be completed by …