Breathable Paints

Ballynatray House, in one of the most picturesque river settings in the country, looking amazing as ever and glowing with our breathable paint in a warm ochre colour.

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Brick repaired and re-pointing

Another iconic building in Cork recently completed. The Courthouse Chambers with many hundreds of bricks repaired, and a complete lime re-point with Secil lime, expertly executed by Kieren & Mike and all the lads at Ahern Bros.

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Mould, rot and trapped dampness

So this is what happens when foil-backed PIR insulated plaster board is attached to solid stone walls in Ireland; mould, rot and trapped dampness. Unfortunately it’s all too common. Check out the alternatives at one of our Insulating Old Buildings workshops this summer.

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Claypaint

Two of our Claypaint colours; Daisy Chain and Hippo Hooray. Unusual contrast but we think it works! Earthborn Claypaint has zero voc’s so very healthy and with full breathability, perfect for lime plaster.

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Blossoms in Pilmore

Blossoms in Pilmore on this beautiful April evening. Hoping for a hot summer and a bumper crop; Our little pet project away form the world of lime and building conservation.    

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