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Silly Bitumen Question

Discussion in 'Building' started by padstar, 25 Apr 2021.

  1. padstar

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    Please dont abuse me for asking this but i have a 2" strip to fill between my drive edgings and the pavement. I have been waiting for some roadworks to be done down my street so i could have asked them to fill in for me but nothing seems to be being done locally at the moment.

    I dont like the look of the cold lay stuff and wanted to pour bitumen in there. I dont want to go to the bother of borrowing a pot from work but is there any reason (and here comes the silly bit) why i couldn't get a few bitumen bricks and melt them in a large saucepan? Or would a brick melt in if i hit it with a blowtorch?
     
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    As long as it's non-stick and use the lid for simmering.
     
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    I've not used it, but heard the cold lay stuff isn't too bad if you do it right
     
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    I'd buy yourself a metal watering can, heat your bitumen in that, and chuck it when you're done.
     
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    What, get her to do the tarmacing? Respect.
     
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