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Pointing Coursed and Un-coursed Bull nosed or split faced walling

Bed and point or re-point with Masons Mortar Ltd NHL3.5 – NHL 5 or HL 3.5  and HL5 mortars, fine or medium fine – Choose by Visual Matching – Condition of Stone, Building Exposure, Location and if available Local Knowledge Or Speak to one of our Masons Mortar Ltd helpful friendly staff, who will be… Read more »

Render, repair or replace

  Remove or repair – diagnosing the faults and issues is the starting point to avoid costly, unnecessary replacement or ineffectual repairs. Getting the diagnosis right, ensuring the replacement or repair is effective is good use of precious finances. At Masons Mortar Ltd, we have a wide range of options. Render to cover Painted backgrounds… Read more »

Smooth Lined Out Render

PHOTO EXAMPLE   Fine flat lined out render is something that was very common up until the 1960’s t relies on very straight and flat work without surface blemishes from troweling or floating. Today this is most simply achieved by using a scratch or nail float over a well laid up surface to eliminate hollows… Read more »

What Mortar? Rendering

if this is not your first time rendering with Lime mortars, you may just want to pick your render from our standard mixes, so go here to our rendering products and choose the products that best suits you for the job your doing. or if you want some help in Choosing an appropriate Lime Render Decide… Read more »

What is Mortar?

Mortar is a binder and a filler. Historically the binder was lime the filler was sand, well for at least 6,000 years – or so we believe. Clay is also a binder and whether or not it is mixed with sand it has an equal long or longer history of use for building. This was… Read more »

What Mortar? Grouting

Choosing an appropriate Lime Grout if this is not your first grouting project you may just want to pick your grout from our product list, so go here for our Grouts and choose the product that best suits you for the job your doing. If you have some experience but want some specific advice and… Read more »