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

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The process of application takes much longer, more coats have to be applied, and the overall process takes a much longer time period. The detailed work is shaped by hand without the aid of metal beads. Lime products are considerably more expensive to buy and the mix ratio of aggregate to lime is approximately 3 […]

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

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It’s inevitable that you will find damp somewhere in older property, usually in the ground floor walls. It is common for period property not to have damp proof courses or floor membranes.  They also typically have had modern gypsum and cements applied to it over the years which traps the moisture and is the cause […]

How do I know if your property requires lime products?

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If your property is classed as Heritage, then it is probable that it was built using lime mortar and plaster/renders. It is common for the property to have had modern gypsum and cements applied to it over the years which is the cause of many problems both internally and externally. If you are having difficulty […]