Plastering with natural hydraulic lime over new construction built with timber framing. Traditional craft, sustainability and a contemporary natural building approach!
Water repellants are chemicals that are applied to a building to keep water from penetrating the masonry. That sounds great – but here’s why they might not be a good idea.
If you have an older masonry home, it likely was built with a lime based mortar and not a Portland cement based mortar. Learn more about the repointing process.
The periodic replacement of mortar insures the future health of masonry. This process generally needs to be completed about once every 100 years.
Before you start taking plaster off the walls, make sure you understand what you’re doing – and that you do it in a way that will preserve the masonry below the plaster, not endanger it.