Building Services / Eco Building Services / Lime Rendering / Ragging / Baggrub render / Restoration / Traditional Building Services
This is a great technique to solidify walls protecting the stone and giving a great finish to apply both active and passive lime paints to.
This is an opening undertaken during a barn conversion . The walls where quite shaky and required plenty of acro props . But all went well and the client was happy to create ground floor access . Making the layout of the new home complete.
We have managed the restoration of barns, pig sheds and ruins to bespoke beautiful dwellings with many happy clients willing to show previous work done.
We offer a wide experience of new builds and working to specifications, plans and building controls and are up to date with planning laws and regulations. General building from plans to completion including footings and groundworks, drainage, concrete pads with radon sumps and all aspects of stonemasonary, block and brick work.
All aspects of lime building, limecrete pads, lime repairs, extensions and building maintenance.
Where there are severe cavities between the faces inside old washed out/rat run walls a lime grouting process can be undertaken. This involves the insertion of a liquid lime grout (slurry) by either gravity feed or pneumatic pump. Thus strengthening, stabilizing and sealing the building.
Over the years we have worked to perfect our lime plastering. We are now competent lime plasterers and are happy working over lime render,insulation boards or on plaster boards. We have been asked to sort out a few botched jobs and have many happy clients happy to give references.
All types of natural slate roofs undertaken, from design to completion. Vertical slate hanging, clipped.
Wet laid natural slate roofs with decreasing courses. Copper nail hung slate laid on lime mortar using either local Delabole slate or imported alternatives. Vertical slate hanging, wet laid.
The Cornish Hedge Cornish Hedges have been around for about 4000-6000 years and the ancient art of Cornish Hedging has been passed down typically from father to son. . They are always called ‘hedges’, never ‘hedgerows’ or ‘walls’. A typical Cornish hedge is of stone construction with an earth core, forming a hedge bank as...