Welcome to Koi Forum. Is this your first visit? Register
TuffX Glass
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Mortar for engineering bricks

    Just a quick question, I have just started to build a pond, which will be mostly below ground level, with a twin wall made up from engineering bricks.
    The base has been poured, with a dpc below concrete which will stretch up to ground level.
    I was hoping someone could confirm that the mortar ratio to use should be 3:1 as bricks below ground, or should I go for 4:1 which I was going to use for the few levels above ground
    Look forward to your replies

  2. #2
    Senior Member Rank = Kyusai big h's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    East Yorkshire
    Thanks / Likes
    Four to one is fine. Bucket mix it for accuracy

  3. #3
    Thanks big h, 4:1 it is then! I only asked as Iíve seen reference to 3:1 below ground but with dpc on outside encasing pond walls 4:1 makes sense



Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:10 AM. Online Koi Mag Forum
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.3
Copyright © 2024 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.

vBulletin Improved By vBFoster® (Lite Version), © UltimateScheme, Ltd.