Insulation

Thank you for your enquiry. Closed cell insulation is not breathable.  We manufacture an Insulating Render which you could use.  The link to the product is here on our website: https://cornishlime...

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Limectete

Thanks for your enquiry.  Yes, we can supply Limecrete premixed or as separate components.  We also have a suitable membrane for use with limecrete.  If you wanted to let us have some further detai...

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Lath Lengths

Thanks for your enquiry.  The laths we supply are 4ft lengths.  Please let us know if you would like to proceed with placing an order and a member of our team will be able to assist.

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Interior walls

Thank you for your enquiry.  We would suggest that you use our CLM66 fine putty plaster for your final top coat.  CLM66 is a blend of our mature lime putty and a superfine high silica sand to give ...

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Interior walls

Thank you for your enquiry.  In all honestly your proposed approach is what we would generally advise. We would recommend using the Beeck Maxol/Maxil Pro as this is the best paint for covering mult...

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Render or bag rub?

From everything you have described, a render would be much more appropriate than a bag rub finish and will provide a greater level of protection. t is difficult to make specific comments on mate...

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Salts in wall

Salts have an expansive force of around 2.1 tonnes per m2, so they can and will breakdown any material which they come into contact with. So whilst there are solutions to prevent salt growth, these...

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Internal walls

It all depends on what the interior of the house is coated in. If moisture is able to escape through the internal mortar or plaster then a breathable paint will be beneficial. If moisture is unable...

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hot mix

Thanks for your enquiry.  Our ready-mixed mortars are made from our mature lime putty mixed with sand.  The putty is matured for a minimum of 4 months before it's used in production.  If you are lo...

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CLM66 average coverage in m2

Thanks for your enquiry.  CLM66 should be applied between 2-3mm.  Based on this we would expect that a tonne would cover approximately 100-120m2.  If you needed any further information please don't...

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Render/mortar

Hi Stuart, we've checked back on our database to see which products you've ordered.  The CLM28 that you've bought is suitable for both pointing and base-coat rendering.  If you wanted a smoother fi...

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Beeck fixative

Hi Tim,  thanks for your enquiry.  Beeck Fixative is completely suitable for this application.  As well as a primer for our mineral paint system it can also consolidate dusty and friable surfaces a...

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Pizza oven

Thanks for your enquiry.  We've sent you an email with some information but would suggest you chose our Beeck Renosil paint with the Beeck Fixative as the primer.  This would be the most suitable f...

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Tie in new extension to cob building.

Thank you for your question.  As we have not seen the project and are not structural engineers we cannot say for sure but we would suggest the use of appropriate mechanical fixings, such as helical...

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Litres

Hi Dan, Biocide is supplied in 5 litre containers. Kind regards, Justine

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Stain Block

Thanks for your enquiry. Earthborn do supply an Isolating Primer, however, we don't suggest the use of stain blockers with lime render as the vast majority of stain blockers are not vapour permeab...

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Builder

Thanks for getting in touch.  Are you able to email us some photos so we can see what you're looking to match?  We do have some products that may be suitable for you.  You can upload via the websit...

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Earthborne paints

Thanks for your question. Yes, Earthborn would be able to be applied directly onto the mixed backgrounds.  We also supply other paints which you may find of interest in our Select Range.  Please g...

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Filling digs and cracks in lime render

Thank you for your enquiry. We manufacture two different types of filler.  One is a Putty Filler and supplied as a wet product, the other is Fine Surface Filler which you mix with water.  Both Ear...

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Limewash

Hi Niall, Providing the cement render is bare, free from any paints or coatings and offers a porous surface, lime wash should work on both backgrounds. Kind regards Adam  

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Applying Beeck onto Thoroseal?

Dear Trish

In regards to your question, the Beeck paints for internal use can be applied onto this background when a suitable primer is used. i would advise that one c...

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Post damp proof work paint

Ah right thanks. Didn't know tanking can sweat. After they put the tanking slurry over the bricks, i believe they used ordinary cement type base plaster (which was quite a thick layer) and then an ...

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Lime plaster for freehand sculpting

I've had very pleasing results using a 2:1 lime putty and sand mix with enough water to make it into a runny slip (maybe like thick pancake batter?). Then i get straw and toss it in the lime (rubbe...

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Lime plaster for freehand sculpting

Hi Debbie, following on from your telephone call to us today I have, as discussed sent an email to one of our associates to see if he has any information from you. As soon as I have a reply I'll fo...

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Paint for lime render

Hi Anna 

For a new lime render we would recommend using the Beeckosil system. 

It offers the highest breathability and durability, as well as e...

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Lime Vs Masonry Paint

Anne

There is no defined way of telling the difference. However, there are a few tell tale signs that you could look for.

Firstly masonry paint...

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