Material Calculator

You can use the material calculator to estimate how many bags of NHL (2, 3.5, 5), Ecologic Mortar, Ecologic Topcoat, or how many pails of Saint Astier Lime Paint you will need to complete your project. Calculators are for plastering, repointing/ relaying, and painting.

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*This calculator is only intended for the rough estimation of LimeWorks.us products. Many factors may significantly alter its accuracy. By using the calculator you agree to absorb the risk in any miscalculation whether by fault of the system or inefficiencies of waste and any other discrepancy.

One bag of NHL 3.5 mixed with 2-1/2 parts sand will:

  1. Lay about 160 standard brick
  2. Repoint about 300 square feet of standard brick joints @ 3/8″ wide and 3/4″ deep
  3. Repoint about 900 lineal feet of standard brick joints @ 3/8″ wide and 3/4″ deep
  4. Lay about 40 standard 8″ x 8″ x 16″ block
  5. Stucco about 50 square feet @ 3/4″ thick
  6. Require 150 bags for 1000 square feet of mass stone wall laying at a depth of 24″
  7. Repoint about 50 square feet of rubble stone wall @ 1″ wide and 1-1/4″ deep

One bag of Ecologic™ Mortar will:

  1. Lay about 40 standard brick
  2. Lay about 10 standard 8″ x 8″ x 16″ block
  3. Repoint about 40 square feet of standard brick joints @ 3/8″ wide and 3/4″ deep
  4. Repoint about 100 lineal feet of standard brick joints @ 3/8″ wide and 3/4″ deep
  5. Repoint about 15 square feet of rubble stone wall @ 1″ wide and 1-1/4″ deep
  6. Stucco about 6 square feet @ 3/4″ thick
  7. Stucco about 21 square feet of finish coat @ 3/16″ thick
  8. Bond coat with 50 lb. bag of Takcoat Platinum (TPC) about 55 square feet @ 3/16″ thick or 165 square feet @ 1/16″ thick

  • 1 gallon of lime paint will cover about 175 square feet
  • Add 1 bag of NHL 2 for every 2 bags of Ecologic™ Mortar to make a Venetian Plaster

Brick Repointing/ Building

Stone Repointing/Building

Lime Paint

Stucco & Plaster Work