Monthly Archives: August 2011

FAQ Friday

Hooray, Today is Friday! Another rainy weekend will be upon us here in Pennsylvania, but now it’s time for another FAQ Friday with Randy Ruth. Today’s question is another very common question on the use of lime mortars vs. cement. After you finish reading please visit our new facebook page and “Like” us… Q: Could […]

Lime Mortars vs. Cement FAQ

Shall I use Lime or Cement? Q: Could I perhaps use cement and sand? What is the advantage of using lime on old stone structures? A: You should not use only cement and sand for a variety of reasons, the first being that in today’s mortars, lime adds workability and plasticity to the Portland cement […]