Scratch coat.

I am starting applying a scratch coat to a brick wall. I have cleaned the wall and wet it ready to start. I am using sand and lime mortar. It doesn’t seem to be sticking to wall and falls off and sometimes sticks to trowel. Not sure what the problem is?

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Jr plastering & General maintenance
9 Reviews, 78% Positive
dont use lime and make sure you do the right mix
2nd Oct 2018
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SPF LINCOLN LTD
3 Reviews, 100% Positive
Have you put to much lime in your mix,have you used sbr which is also mixed in with your render mix
10th Oct 2018
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Pm plasterers
1 Reviews, 100% Positive
Pva the wall first use soft wash sand and cement no lime because lime is only used to stop the sand and cement from going off so quick its a retardent has to be nice fluffy mix aswell
22nd Nov 2018
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