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Old 09-22-2008, 03:39 AM
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Default Re: Whats "Stucco" in UK and where????

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I'm going to go for an exterior render using a colour additive: it'll be 1:1:5 portland cement:lime:sand. I'll add in a waterproofer to the mix, then probably coat the whole thing with a clear waterproofer anyway.
Cheers aureole

Did just that - Applied 2 coats with rubber gloves got it really smooth..
waterproofed it and then painted it with masonary paint..no cracks etc
dried very very well

very happy with result

PS do you need 24.9kgs of lime...lol
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Old 09-23-2008, 07:34 AM
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That's a really nice finish you got there. The lime makes the whole mix quite plastic. Interestingly, the lime takes *ages* to go off - months or years as it turns back into limestone.
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