Category Archives: Project

Lime rendering in Coverack, Cornwall

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 […]

Lime rendering grade 2 listed house Truro

Lime Rendering in Truro Cornwall

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 […]

Cardinham Chapel

Traditional Build Heritage Services in Cornwall

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 […]

Lime rendering grade 2 listed building Falmouth

Traditional Build Heritage Services in Cornwall

This is our latest project in Falmouth. We were contacted by a customer wanted to be sure they were adhering to the regulations of having a Grade 2 Listed building. Previous works had been completed by builders that did not have the skills and knowledge required to restore this magnificent house as they had not […]

Limecrete floor St. Buryan

Lime pointing, rendering and plastering in Cornwall

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!

Lime plastering Helston

Lime pointing, rendering and plastering in Cornwall

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 […]