lime mortar

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    Should hessian be nailed into lime render scratchcoat? (external)

    We have some builders currently half-way through lime rendering for us. They've finished scratch coat ... but: -> I think without wetting bricks first -> have nailed hessian to this overnight (into the brick) until temperature consistently back to 5'c from Monday onwards What impact is this...
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    Advice for what type of plaster to use?

    Hello, I have recently purchased a 1930's property. The downstairs has been fairly recently replastered with plasterboard and then skimmed however upon further investigation of the bedrooms when we started removing wall paper the plaster had blown off the walls in a alot of places and was...
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    Advice about plastering gauge motor house

    Hello, I have recently purchased a 1930's property. The downstairs has been fairly recently replastered with plasterboard and then skimmed however upon further investigation of the bedrooms when we started removing wall paper the plaster had blown off the walls in a alot of places and was coming...
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    Help appreciated - renovating lime mortar external wall

    Hi! I have a small summer house in Sweden with plastered walls that are in dire need of repair. The house is from the end of the 19th century and I believe that lime mortar has been used. Now there are large holes in the plaster and the plaster is really soft and crumbles easily. Now I'm...
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