After step one (Add water) it is okay to add a few shovels of sand like you normally would before adding the cement (so the cement does not stick to back of the mixer). ALWAYS ENSURE YOU ADD ECOSYN™-LimeIMMEDIATELY AFTER ADDING THE CEMENT.
It is important not to over water the mix. However, during the summer months, you may wish to increase your water quantity to 14 – 15 litres.
When the mortar is on the board, knock it up using the trowel before adding additional water. TheEcoSYN™-Limein the mix will lubricate the mortar, giving it workability without having to add more water.
A measuring cup will be provided to you with every EcoSYN™ order. 1 cup is 150 grams of EcoSYN™-Lime.