LIME MORTAR POINTING

August 15, 2014

The Scottish summer is the best time for lime mortar pointing work.

We continuing working and take advantage of the dry weather.

Lime has been in use since Romans times. They developed lime technology to a sophisticated level around 2000 years around. The engineering achievements of medieval cathedrals and castles were dependent on lime technology. Historically a wide variety of types and strengths of lime were available. In modern practice, this variety can be achieved by the use of pozzolanic additives or imported hydraulic limes.

lime mortar pointing-stone chimney works Rutland terrace

chimney work Rutland terrace

lime mortar pointing-lithomex lime mortar reprofiling Drumsheagh gardens

lithomex lime mortar reprofiling Drumsheagh gardens

lime mortar pointing-stone chimneys Ferry road

stone chimneys Ferry road

 

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