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Get the lime work done while the sun shines!

Having had a long dry summer has definitely worked in our favour. Thank you Lord! This last couple of weekends we’ve ben able to get outside and finish up a few jobs before Jack Frost arrives… 116 more words

Restoration

Lime Mortar to be used in Scotland repairs

While you could argue we might be a little biased, the benefits of lime mortar are becoming increasingly documented in the mainstream press and among construction enthusiasts. 363 more words

Why building with Cob can save you money

There are so many ecological advantages to natural building it’s hard to know where to start but one this is certain, it’s cheap. In the current financial climate, owning your own newly built home is becoming a highly unrealistic option for many young people – even those with well paid full time jobs. 300 more words

Irish Medieval and Post-Medieval Mortars

Lime mortar technology was introduced to Ireland during the early medieval period (AD 500-1000), and was used for a wide variety of purposes in the medieval and post-medieval periods, including general building, internal plastering and external rendering, and for special purposes such as chimney flues and wicker-centred vaulting. 429 more words

Lime Mortar

Let the building breathe

Our friends Aiden and Michael offered to come over at the weekend with pick axes and a jack hammer. The task at hand was to dig up concrete along the front of the building and a bit along the side of the dirt floor room. 114 more words

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