Category: Renders & Lime Plasters

Very Fine Particle Grouts

Purpose: Suitable for filling fine fractures in unit masonry, to prevent uncontrolled water ingress through fine cracks in otherwise suitable materials and ideal for early concretes where strengths are more commonly less than 25N/mm2. Ideal for roman cement render re-attachment to backgrounds or within layers. Suitable for repairs to detachment and or cracked moulded decorative… Read more »

Plaster Patching

Patching traditional lime or gauged lime plaster is easy until you come to the final coat, so here are the most important things you need to know But if it is, fix it well and to a high standard if it isn’t broken – don’t fix it, sounds simple, but many people can’t recognise when… Read more »

What Mortar? Plastering

Choosing an appropriate Lime Plaster Are You Patching – repairs to exiting walls and ceilings Re-plastering – walls and ceilings which had been plastered Plastering from scratch – all new work walls and ceilings if this is not your first plastering with Lime mortars, you may just want to pick your plaster from our standard… Read more »

Natural Hydraulic Lime (NHL) Renders

The correct specification for any render should consider the nature and condition of the background, site exposure, time of the year (weather maps / rainfall and wind driven rain indices are available from the BRE) and type of finish required. The success of a render depends on ensuring good background preparation and suction control, the… Read more »