I AM NOT A MASON, but I have a question for anyone who may be willing to sharing some advice.

I'm planning on laying (stuccoing/pargeting) up a Quikrete product called Quikwall, on my 90 year old brick and mortar home's exterior walls, instead of repointing/tuckpointing all of my homes brick joints. In most cases, the mortar is in very bad (deteriorating) condition and I need a bid of advice on a couple of questions that I can't seem to get answers from Quikrete Inc itself.

1. Besides pressure washing my home's brick and mortar walls before applying the Quikwall product, should I also apply/brush-on a concrete adhesive product before laying up the cement? The product labeling doesn't call for the adhesive, but some web sites I've visited, think it a prudent idea before applying the exterior bonding cement.

2. Since the product tauts its fiberglass component as a strength and crack resistant factor in the concrete's product, does it mean that I do not have to use chicken wire over the brick and mortar, to aide in strengthening the surface bonding material?

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Apr 02, 2012
Parging, dipsiedower NEW
by: Charlie Cummins

Hello Dipsiedowser
Question 1-------yes it will need all the help it can get.
Question 2--------No to the chicken wire, the fiber will make the plaster/stucco very strong.
For more information and saving money go to brickcertification.com click all the sites, and ls know how you come out.
Thank you
Charlie Cummins

PS My suggestion would be to leave the brick exposed and tuck point the joints. You can do this very easy after you check out brickcertification.com

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