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Grade II Listed Cottage in Preston, Lancashire

Lime Rendering Contractors working on Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

On this Lime Rendering project in Preston Lancashire we were asked to remove the existing cement based render from the brick wall. The project took 3 weeks to complete. Our lime renderers applied a NHL lime render to the brick wall.

After we removed the cement based render from the wall we used our low pressure wet blasting system to remove the modern paint from the brickwork. The system works on the same principle as a Sandblasting or Sandblaster. The differance with our machine is that it works at a much lower pressure than a traditional sand blasting system. The Sandblasting system can also be used on brickwork, stonework & other backgrounds. The brickwork had to be cleaned to remove the modern paint so the lime render could adhere well to the brick. Modern Sandblasting can take up to 5mm off the surface of the sub-straight. Our Low Pressure Cleaning system can remove paint & other desposits without damaging the sub-straight.
Low Pressure Cleaning Listed Building removing paint
The windows & doors had to be sheeted over to protect them from the Low Pressure Sandblasting Lancashire. Our Sand blasting operatives work throughout the North West of the UK. We have undertaken work in Manchester, Lancashire, Cumbria, Preston, Yorkshire & Cheshire. Specialist Wet Blasting contractors in Lancashire.
Lime Rendering Listed Building

After we used the Low Pressure Cleaning system to remove the paint from the brickwork. We applied the base coat of lime render to the brickwork. A NHL lime based render was used mixed with a local sand. Our lime rendering contractors worked on this project in Preston, Lancashire for 3 weeks. We had to leave the lime render during this period to setup normally a few days. The lime render on this Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire will allow the brick wall to breathe. Nearly all Grade 2 Listed Buildings in Preston, Lancashire will need to be repaired with a Lime based render.

Lime Rendering
Here our Restoration contractor is using a wooden float to prepair the second base coat of lime render. After laying on the second base coat of lime render our Restoration contactor used traditional tools to prep the lime render coat on this Grade 2 II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire. Our Restoration Contractors are specialised in the applaction of Lime Render, Lime Plastering & Lime Pointing. After our Heritage Contactors applied this second coat of lime render they sheeted the lime render with hessian sheets to prevent the lime dryingto quickly.
Hessian sheeting over Lime Render
This photo is showing the hessian sheeting installed on the wall to prevent the lime render from drying to quickly. The hessian sheeting has to be wet down daily. One of our Restoration Contractors will attend site daily to ensure the hessian is kept wet. If the lime render dries out to quickly. Our Contractors work on Grade I and Grade 2 listed building in the North West, Lancashire Preston.
Lime Render Preston
On this photo we have applied the final top coat of lime render. This also has been covered up with the hessian sheeting to prevent the lime render from drying to quickly. Our Restoration Contactors also applied a breathable paint to the Lime Render on this Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire. We also undertake work in Preston such as Stonemasonry, Traditional Heritage Roofing. Stone Slate roofing & blue welsh slate roofing. Our client was were happy with the Lime rendering works to the Grade 2 Listed building.

 

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