sand and cement render

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    How to tile on brick wall in shower area?

    Hello all, getting round to renovating the bathroom in our 1909 solid wall red brick house (on first floor) - any advice on what should go behind tiles on an internal brick wall in a shower area (and external brick wall not in shower area)? One tradesperson has said sand and cement render and...
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    Sand and cement indoors - ratio?

    The property I am doing up has thick S&C render everywhere indoors, up to 20 mm in some places but usually around 10, topped by a plaster skim coat. The S&C seems to me at least partly structural - I say this because some of the walls are quite flimsy hollow clay blocks (only around 80 mm thick)...