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    New here...

    New here and not a pro by a long stretch but trying to do a couple of small jobs for myself and this place seems to be the best for it, alot of knowledge here! I'm putting up a small curved wall in back garden and ready to render but so many options available... I'm putting a couple of pics up...
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    Natural Hydraulic lime. NHL 3.5

    HI there, Just a few questions as there is not a great amount online that i can see with this product. (Natural Hydraulic Lime) Whats the general mix ratio using this product on external render? First and second coat? Also is there anything that can be added to slow down the setting time for...
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    Lime primers - cheaper alternatives?

    Im looking for an alternative to DG27. Its really expensive and I need a primer. Thinking I could mix it up myself if I got the ingredients..... Anyone know of any cheaper alternatives or how to make it?
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    Traditional plasterering / rendering gang required ASAP - North Wales (Corwen)

    Looking for a gang of plasterers capable of traditional lime plastering onto slate and brickwork walls, approx 120m2 and circa 40m2 of roughcast rendering. Immediate start available as we have been let down by another plastering contractor. Call/text Stuart on 07817 840 665 with rates and...
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    70 sq m Lime render job between Kendal and Penrith and much more

    I'm looking for somebody who can do a lime render on a large house facade between Kendal and Penrith. It's about 70 sq m I think but could be wrong. Looking for someone who has worked on historical buildings, has a good rep on the forum, can take the old cement facade off and put a lime render...
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    Newbie - lime wall stains

    Hello. Am not a plasterer but slowly renovating 200 year old dump (AKA "home"). Slowly because we're living in it. The house isn't damp it's just tatty and had nothing done since about the 1950s. It's stone built, no damp courses and dry as a bone. The walls have the original lime plaster...
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    Internal render on 1906 solid brick property

    Looking for some advice please, house built in 1906, solid 9" wall. Lime mortar, lime plaster. House has been gutted back to brick. What is the best way to go about rendering the internal walls, plenty of arguments regarding cement not allowing soft brick to breath ect, what's the alternative...
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    Lime novices in need of help!

    Hi guys! Really hoping someone’s able to help. We have an 1850’s Yorkshire stone terraced cottage. We’ve recently had our internal lounge (facing external wall) and fireplace wall removed of gypsum. It’s about 20sqm. We were quoted £3k to have it plastered and the guy said we’d be better off...
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    Wood wool, Lime OneCoat and Bauer’s advice/help needed

    Hi I’m talking with reference to this job I posted. https://www.plasterersforum.com/threads/lancaster-plasterer-with-bauwer-products-experience-or-similar.73453/#post-1187163 I’d decided on bauwer but lead times for work and long drying times made me look for an alternative option. i then...
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    Rendering on Spar

    Hi got a job although I've been rendering for years this is a new one for me, rendering on spar! The client won't pay for it to be removed, as it's on tight and sound. My dilemma is base coat with or without waterproofer on top? The finish will be sponged so I'm thinking yes because this will...
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    Lime or Not To Lime - That is the Question

    evening All, I've had some good advice and need just a little more. I'm doing an internal s/c render and have the scratch coat on the walls. I used 4-1 with plasticiser for that coat. I plan to do the next coat tomorrow and need to know if I should add hydrated lime. I've got a bag already...
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    Lining paper covering lime plaster wall

    Hi there I have removed a wall hung book case. Below this is a line plastered wall. Someone has previously put lining paper directly on to this wall and it has bonded directly to the line top coat. Can I patch this hole or will I need to remove all the lining paper and then reskim the whole...
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    Lime plasterers, Pembrokeshire

    Wanted,quality lime plasterer needed for barn conversion, north pembs
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    Lime Plasterering in Surrey

    Hi I'm looking for a lime plasterer in Surrey (near Sutton). We're currently refurbishing a solid walled semi in stages and need the first rooms plastered. We decided to use lime to ensure the property remains as 'breathable' as possible (we had damp and mould issues where cement based...
  15. MikePlas

    Lime render over a damp wall?

    Hi guys, got an external stone wall that is damp, (inside coming out) that a customer wants hydraulic lime rendering. Done it many time before but not over a damp wall. Will the lime render control the damp? Thanks in advance!
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    Lime Mortar & SP +

    Hi, I have just signed up to this forum and I am in need of help and advise if possible please. I live in a granite cottage which has major damp issues, an independent damp specialist came out and advised that the render on two of the external walls (third isn't rendered) is sand and cement...
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