oak traditional stone addition

How do I know if your property requires lime products?

If your property is classed as Heritage, then it is probable that it was built using lime mortar and plaster/renders ... Read More
rising damp on limework

Why are my ground floor walls damp from the floor up?

It's inevitable that you will find damp somewhere in older property, usually in the ground floor walls. It is common ... Read More
traditional lime rendering with oak

Why is lime plastering/rendering so much more expensive than other products?

The process of application takes much longer, more coats have to be applied, and the overall process takes a much ... Read More
outside brickwork lime wash

What are my colour options for decorating exterior and interior lime products?

Vast. For exterior, silicate paint or natural lime wash can be coloured using natural pigments and for interiors, clay paints ... Read More
/ lime colours, Lime Render
rising damp on limework

What to do when you find damp in your older property.

Its inevitable that you will find damp somewhere in older property, usually in the ground floor walls. The good news ... Read More
/ damp, Damp, period property
Our cottage is over 100 years old and covered in cement render. Is it possible to remove the cement and have the stone showing instead?

Our cottage is over 100 years old and covered in cement render. Is it possible to remove the cement and have the stone showing instead?

Yes. The removal of the cement can loosen the stones, particularly if the lime mortar joints and weak and crumbly ... Read More
oak traditional stone addition

What is the best material to use for windows and doors?

In keeping with tradition, we recommend Oak. We make all our joinery to order and can accommodate any peculiar sizes ... Read More
/ doors, General Questions, oak, windows