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  1. #1
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    Apr 2012

    Default beach sand for screed?

    Is it ok to use or should I keep trying to find a supplier of sharp/plaster sand?

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    Old Chippy 6K
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    Mar 2007


    Beach sand unwashed can cause problems with mortar or cement made using it so best not to use it. But if it is s beach at Mudgee it'd be freshwater . . .
    Advice from me on this forum is general and for guidance based on information given by the member posing the question. Not to be used in place of professional advice from people appropriately qualified in the relevant field. All structural work must be approved and constructed to the BCA or other relevant standards by suitably licensed persons. The person doing the work and reading my advice accepts responsibility for ensuring the work done accords with the applicable law.

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