The client wanted to make the best of the ground floor space in order to install a new kitchen diner. A very complicated job which involved the removal of the load bearing walls and supporting the structure with new steels to create the space required for the new kitchen.
This is one of our current projects we are working on in the heart of Truro. After the initial rip out phase there was a substantial amount of structural issues. This is common in traditional builds. Our first jobs were to reinstate a new floor and new Douglas Fir lintels. Not a problem for our […]
This one is over cob so we have to use a weaker hydraulic lime. These are the (harling coat) and are coats. This is the final coat applied and floated off. The Scaffold down and all done.
Our latest project in Porthleven. As it is a coastal property, it is exposed to extreme weather conditions and was in desperate need of repointing in lime mortar. Some more photos as the job progresses..
This is our latest project in Coverack. The cement render had to be removed because it had caused serious damp ingress. Then we started to spray the first coat (harping coat). After the harling coat we level off with a second coat ready for the finish… The third and final coat being applied by the […]
Here is a Grade 2 listed house in Truro we are currently working on. As you can see from the pictures, the angles on the window reveals are done freehand without the use of angle beads, which is the old fashioned way, as required by listed building regulations. After applying the base coats we finished […]
Here is one of our latest projects a Chapel conversion in Cardinham. The chapel had hempcrete insulation sprayed on at 180mm thickness. These are some pictures of the first coat (float coat). After applying the base coat and floating it to get a smooth finish we use lime putty. The putty is applied at 2mm […]