On Sun, 15 Jul 2007 21:08:42 GMT, "Astral Voyager"
.. >> In this context, lime acts as a plasticiser, making the mortar
.. >> nicer to handle. You can buy plasticiser as an additive to the
.. >> water instead. You don't have to use it at all though.
.. >My brother-in-law, a brikkie, always puts a shot of washing up liquid in the
.. >mix. I assume this is to do the same job.
.. >Mel W.
Yes .. works a treat .............. and makes the cement smell real
nice if you use a lemony one ;-)