Victorian Restoration

Lovely to be able to walk the dog in the spring sunshine before work this morning with the beach on my left and on my right some of the Victorian Villas on the Front Strand expertly restored by local talent. We are quite blessed in Youghal! Nice work Kieren, Mike and all the lads with

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Lime render

After, During and Before pic of an expertly executed lime render at Carrick-On-Suir Heritage Center. Excellent job Damien Mason.

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Riven Laths

Marie & Ronan in East Cork doing a fab job on their seaside home. ‘Love these old riven laths; so much cultural history behind the making of these houses in fishing villages around our coast. Good luck with the EcoCork insulating plaster, more pics to follow…

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Cork Board

Most of our Cork board is coated with lime and out of sight, but we just like the look of it without the lime plaster around the yard at Stoneware (and of course it’s Cork so it doesn’t mind our seaside location too much!)

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Lime plaster

This man knows his stuff. Nice lime mortared castellations in the evening twilight by Derek Mangan, lime plasterer

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Roman Cement coloured lime mortar

Here’s a man who’s meticulous with his craft. Derek Mangan lining out our Roman Cement coloured lime mortar, and of course we can’t forget our great friend John Scully RIP on that job too.

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Secil Lime render & breathable paint

Sheilas Hostel in Cork City, eye-catching colour as requested by client but full best practice conservation principles adhered to; Secil Lime render and breathable paint, masterly executed by Kenneth Sisk and his men.

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Secil NHL

New house, now about 5 years old completely built with our Secil NHL in Cork city. Zero lime leaching or any other unsightly staining that hybrid mixes can cause.  Strong case for using Secil NHL on all brickwork, old and new. Check out Midleton train station also, the main building was re-pointed with our lime

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