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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Ballycotton Seachurch

Ballycotton Seachurch. Amazing sounds and atmosphere. Proud to be the construction supplier and advisor. Lovely lime work by Rose Construction, Derek Mangan and John Sully (RIP) and judos to the owner, Pearse Flynn, for making a mecca for music and performance art lovers in East Cork.

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Secil NHL3.5

Great photo and great work done on Waterford Courthouse by Noel Ryan, Heritage Masonry. Secil NHL3.5 used and it looks great.

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