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Whether you're an experienced professional, a homeowner seeking advice, or a DIY enthusiast keen to get started, we've got you covered with a collection of resources all aimed at helping you tackle your next project.

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An older building that has been insulated

Insulating Older Buildings

Learn the ins and outs of enhancing insulation in solid-walled buildings and things to consider for better moisture management and thermal comfort.
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Portloe Chapel painted with Beeck Mineral Paint

Breathable Paints Explained

Dive into the science behind breathable paint and discover how it can benefit historic solid-walled, and contemporary buildings.
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Whether you’re a seasoned professional, a homeowner looking to spruce up a space, or a DIY enthusiast eager to tackle a new project, explore our collection of articles for valuable insights, practical tips, and even creative inspiration.

Misting lime render with hessian

Tips for Working With Lime in the Summer

Working in temperatures over 20°C can make working with lime challenging. Learn our top tips for tackling any challenges with summer work.

Portloe Chapel painted with Beeck Mineral Paint

Breathable Paints Explained

Dive into the science behind breathable paint and discover how it can benefit historic solid-walled, and contemporary buildings.

Engine House By Sea - Exposed Location

Lime in Building

Gain insights into lime’s rich history, classifications, numerous benefits, and versatility in building conservation and restoration projects.

Application guides

Ready to expand your knowledge and learn best practice techniques? Our in-house experts share their insights, real-world experience, and practical tips to help you tackle your next project with our helpful guides.

Celenit render carrier board

CELENIT L3AB/A2 Insulation Board Application Guide

Learn how to install CELENIT L3AB/A2 Insulation Boards with this handy step-by-step guide, including tips for selecting a suitable lime render or plaster.

Cob wall made of earth

A Guide to Lime Rendering Cob Walls

Find out more about lime rendering cob walls, including best practices, preparation, material selection & applying the bonding, scratch & float coat.

Beeck Maxil Pro internal paint

Beeck Maxil Pro Application Guide

Learn how to apply Beeck Maxil Pro with our step-by-step guide covering background preparation, primer, basecoat and topcoat.

Explore the stories of our clients, partners, and projects as we discuss the challenges faced, solutions implemented, and the outcomes achieved for each unique building.

The Old Cottage GII listed

Tackling Moisture in a Grade II Listed Cottage

Suffering from moisture and masonry decay, find out how this Grade II listed cottage was restored with traditional materials and methods.

Front view of Brambly Cottage

Reducing Damp in an 18th-Century Cob & Stone Cottage

One of the oldest cottages in picturesque St Agnes, find out how this cob and stone cottage was skilfully restored with breathable mortars and paint.

Rural cottage painted with the Beeckosil system

A Refreshed Facade to Suit the Countryside

Find out how this period cottage got a fresh look to compliment its natural rural surroundings using the Beeck Beeckosil System.

Interested in what we might do next? Stay up-to-date with the latest developments, product launches, and behind-the-scenes action here at Cornish Lime.

Engine House By Sea - Exposed Location

Competition Entries from 2022

Entries and voting are now closed! Take a look at 2022’s photo competition entries, and thank you to everyone who entered or voted.

Beeck Insil White

Beeck Insil Discontinued

Beeck Insil is now discontinued at Cornish Lime. Explore our alternative options or get in touch to learn more about what might suit your next project.

Distance view of Bodmin Jail

Breathing new life into an abandoned jail

Discover the transformation of Bodmin Jail, including how we helped balance protecting the historic fabric whilst improving thermal performance.

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