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Cement render removal
Cement render in very poor condition, render method totally unsuitable for this property.


Timber framed building
Inappropriate cement render being carefully removed, showing timber frame in poor condition. Trapped moisture causing damage to timbers.
All repaired timbers treated prior to

Lime Render
Once wall had been repaired and new oak soleplate inserted, wall is re-rendered with lime to ensure longevity.

Timber Frame Exposed
Rear gable wall again inappropriately rendered with cement restricting natural movement of building.


Exposed Brick Infills
All cement render carefully removed revealing original timber frame. Brick infills repaired or replaced to stabilise wall prior to re-rendering.

Lime Rendering in progress
Harl coats of lime render applied, followed by haired lime render coat prior to final lime finish coat.

Lime Washed

The lime render is then subjected to 4 or 5 coats of limewash to retain breathability whilst allowing moisture run-off


Rotten Oak Frame

After cement render is removed from the side elevation the true detail of the buildings design is revealed. Brick stabilisation and repairs to in-fills implemented. Rotten timbers replaced as required.

Re-rendered Lime

Once again, lime rendering carried out leaving some timbers exposed to show the nature of the building's construction.

Mullion WindowBrick mullioned window in very poor condition, weather and neglect taking their toll on the structure.

Lime plasterers

Mullion window carefully rebuilt using traditional methods and materials.

Loft Conversion

Loft conversion now a beautiful airy and useable room


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