Tag Archives: Lime rendering

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 […]

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 […]

Lime Rendering Technique Called Harling

In this short video, Duncan demonstrates ‘Dubbing Out’ using a technique known as Harling. The video shows the first of three coats of lime render going on. This helps the mortar bind to the stone work, which gives the next coat a decent key.  

Cob Restoration and Lime Rendering

Here is our latest project.. A period cottage predominantly built from cob. It was in need of serious attention. The old cement render had to be removed enabling the property to breath. As you can see we came across a few problems with the cob structure cracking. Our solution to this was to run steels […]

Ruan Minor Lime Rendered Chimney Stack

We were contacted by the client because they had problems with water penetration through the chimney stacks. The pointing and chimney pots had cracked and degraded over the years. So we LIME RENDERED both chimneys and replaced the chimney pots. We were asked to LIME POINT the house too. More pictures to follow