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Frequently Asked Questions

Can mortar be used outside?

For an outdoor patio, you will almost always use a modified thin-set mortar for an adhesive. Epoxy thinset is extremely strong and versatile, bonding nicely to a variety of different substrates, including metal, and is also impervious to water, making it a good choice for exterior or moisture heavy applications.

Is mortar weather resistant?

Mortar is not waterproof. However, there are products that can be applied to mortar (and other concrete materials), that can make the mortar waterproof. Yes, mortar is waterproof. It is "relatively unaffected" by water "under specified conditions".

How long does mortar last outside?

If weather gets below 40°F (4.4°C) within 24 hours for mortar and 24-48 hours for grout hydration of cement will stop until temperatures become warm enough for hydration to continue.” Waiting for warm weather is not always ideal or even possible when you are adhering to a construction schedule.

Is mortar as strong as concrete?

Basically concrete is stronger and more durable so it can be used for structural projects such as setting posts whereas mortar is used as a bonding agent for bricks, stones, etc. ... Concrete has a low water-to-cement ratio and is a thinner consistency than mortar.

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