In any new building or renovation project, the owner/client, will want to use materials which are environmentally sustainable, contribute to a durable construction and a healthy comfortable living space.
Lime mortars have unrivalled aesthetic qualities, performance and sustainable benefits, which set it apart from typical cement mortars.
Architects will seek to use materials which give optimum performance, unequalled aesthetics and in addition, eco-friendly and sustainable, wherever possible.
Using a lime mortar improves bond quality between brick and mortar, helps to minimise water penetration, assists moisture control, avoids cracking and provides an attractive durable & sustainable solution.
Contractors will want to use materials which assure good progress with minimum problems.
During construction, a pre-mixed lime mortar is generally more fluid as well as being more cohesive, giving a long working life and easy working properties.
A hydraulic lime mortar has a chemical set which allows for a typical build rate of 1.5 lifts per day – all these factors encourage good workmanship and rapid progress.
When choosing Lime Mortar, the reasurance of knowing there is a guarantee of offsetting carbon emissions when compared to cement, is a sound choice for the present and the future.
Environmentally friendly, sustainable Construction Mortars, Pointing Mortars and Screed
Sample packs containing our range of Hydraulic Lime Mortar colours.
On demand CPD covering 'Cement-free, Hydraulic Lime Mortar & its Benefits'.
Produced to aid Architects & Structural Engineers when designing masonry walls.
Coverage calculators to estimate your projects Lime Mortar requirements.
'Tender ready' copy and paste NBS Specification documents .
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