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Old 11-09-2012, 04:30 PM   #1
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Where can I buy lime or lime mortar. Everyone is offering me cement of various kinds but my 100 yr. old house might not appreciate that.
The best mix I've been offered is an S type cement with
1 part of lime in it. That should be added to the sand to make the correct mix. I have my doubts about this.
So where can you get lime mortar in Ontario?

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Old 11-09-2012, 05:24 PM   #2
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Look under concrete in the Yellow pages under concrete.
Any real concrete supply house should have it.
I do a lot of work on 100 plus year old houses and my local supply house carrys dozens of differant colors of morters.
I've yet to find one that does not match.

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Old 11-10-2012, 08:39 AM   #3
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lime makes the mortar stronger and houses built with lime from way back usually do not have crumbly mortar joints now.
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