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How to mix concrete for brick laying work

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In this construction video tutorial, Mark Copley presents some vital information as well as useful tips on how to mix concrete in brick laying.

Here the mixing ratio is taken as 4:1 (4 buckets sand and ballast and 1 bucket cement). Ballast is pre mix of sand and aggregate in the ratio 1:2. Keep the mixing always wet and add water gradually.

Run the mortar of concrete for about five to ten minutes so that the aggregate is blended well with cement and water and a nice mix is developed properly.

It is suggested to wear dust mask to get rid of inhaling silica.

Video Source: Deco Bliss

How to mix concrete for brick laying work