This is our new project a chapel conversion in Cardinham. Here are some pictures of our lime plastering base coats over hempcrete insulation to achieve a breathable building that retains heat. Let’s bring this chapel back to its former glory!
Here is a photo of some of our decorative lime render, all done freehand and without angle beads… Here are some more pictures of our decorative lime render on our latest job in Mullion.
We waited a week after laying the base screed to apply a natural, pigmented lime finish floor by hand. Lime can be unpredictable by nature and can be affected by ambient temperatures and weather conditions.. in this case, the workforce were back on site at 1am to ensure the perfect finish!
This one of our most recent projects in Helston. The customer had recently purchased this property which was suffering from damp problems due to the walls being covered in cement. Here are some pictures of the internal lime putty plastering and the external lime rendering ‘we also like icing cakes’… After doing such a great […]
One of the biggest factors of damp problems in old houses throughout Cornwall is the continued use of paint on top of the stonework. The paint does not allow the outside surface to breathe. I’m sure that when our Cornish ancestors built our already picturesque properties, they didn’t envisage their handiwork being covered up. So […]
Blisland is a small Cornish village with a population of less than 700. It lies 5 miles north-east of Bodmin. This is a typical postcard village similar to many throughout Cornwall and Devon with many building dating back hundreds of years. The heart of Blisland is the pub – The Blisland Inn. A popular drinking […]
This is a holiday cottage in the town of Helston, Cornwall. Although this is one of our smaller jobs, we nevertheless take pride in producing a first class finish. Please take a look at the images below for the finished results. Helston is perhaps most famous for the ‘Furry’ or Floral Dance held on the […]