No it is not. Hydrated lime and concrete are quite different. hydrated lime is an addative similar to cement and used in concrete to improve the strength. it can also be added to soil to improve stability etc. typically concrete is a mixture containing different % of rock, cement/lime, fly ash, water. lime is a cheaper then cement however not aas effective and takes longer to harden. -civil engineering student
What is better to use when removing outdoor odors lime calcium carbonate or hydrated lime calcium hydroxide?
Hydrated lime. It has been used for hundreds of years to deoderize everything from human wastes to animal wastes to decaying bodies. Calcium carbonate is simply ground up limestone, and although it is great for raising the pH of your yard or garden it doesn't do much to eliminate smells. Hydrated lime also has the advantage of being a dessicant (it absorbs moisture). M. Miller, Lime Specialist, U.S. Geological Survey
Normal lime (garden lime), as opposed to hydrated or dry lime, is a better option for killing fleas (and not harming your animal, while at it). Garden lime will suffocate both the fleas as well as their eggs. One of the most important things to remember when trying to rid your pet and house of fleas is that the environment should be controlled and maintained flea-free. This means that the pet's bedding should be regularly…