We will be restoring some of the wattle-and-daub ceilings at this rare, historic homestead, so it is important to repair with similar materials that work with the construction there.
This video demonstrates our first experiments with daub. We will be restoring some of the wattle-and-daub ceilings of this rare and unique historic homestead using the same clay-rich soil that still surrounds the house.
Few repairs are as simple or inexpensive as the maintenance of rain gutters. If you have limited access to the roof or are at any risk of falling, seriously consider […]
If you’re not careful, vines and trees can damage brick walls and foundations. Learn the best ways to use plants and trees while preserving your building’s masonry.
Lime is perhaps the most prized and exceedingly versatile building material of the modern world. Early civilizations such as the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used lime extensively. Many of their […]