"We lay paving on screed, ready mixed and delivered to site with a 6 hour retarder.
It costs roughly the same as the raw materials and saves a chap on the mixer all day.
I would never lay on a dry mix, even if knocking it up myself."
"Cheers for that fella's, using MOT type 1 for the sub base, so that side's sorted and I'll be using either Geofix or Cementone wide jointing compound as I've used both and very happy with the results, it's more the bedding…"
"6 years ago I was offered the job as Head Gardener at Hever Castle in Kent, I turned them down as I thought £14000 per year was an insult, especially when I was to manage 10 staff, give guided tours to visitors, and relocate. Although to be…"
"personally a not quite brick laying consistency of 1:4 with soft sand and plasticiser as a continuous bed - bang the stone down with a rubber mallet and onto the next one, i point with the same.
i dabble with other mixes but end up back at a strong…"
"With 3 and a half tonnes of ballast to 'bucket' through the house, let's hope you can mix it at the sharp end. Is the house on the level, steps? What groundwork is needed, is the sub-grade sound? etc etc etc. Difficult for anyone to…"