Lime Mortars

Most failings of old renderings are attributable to water penetration, usually resulting from lack of maintenance or inadequate protection from the elements. In addition, errors in techniques and poor materials used to correct failures often contribute to the deteriation they set out to correct.

Lime Mortars
Stone Cleaning

Advantages of Natural Hydraulic Lime Render

Fast setting – Hydraulic lime can be used as efficiently as modern cement No shrinkage – shrinkage cracks in mortar and renders are virtually eliminated due to its hydraulic setting characteristics Breathable – Hydraulic lime is breathable absorbing and evaporating moisture to surrounding masonry Sympathetic – Hydraulic lime is softer than modern cement. A softer mortar will not wear away surrounding masonry Aesthetic – Hydraulic lime renders carry a charming, traditional appearance.

Lime Plastering

Lime plaster is mainly used in heritage buildings and provides a smooth finish which is highly permeable to water vapour allowing moisture to escape.

Lime Plastering

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5 Star Reviews

We worked with Williams on our RIBA award winning project The Sekforde, a Grade II Listed Regency period pub. The brief was to re-point the brickwork to the listed façade, which had been badly affected from the removal of cement based render that had been applied sometime around the 1930s...

Chris Dyson Architects
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"Cumberland Lodge is a grade two listed building that is part of the Crown Estate in Windsor Great Park. We employed Williams Restoration to refurbished the brickwork on our main front entrance..."

Colin Baker, Cumberland Lodge.
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The Williams Restoration team took on the whole job, from removing the cement render through to re-decoration. There's no avoiding the fact that this type of work is messy and sometimes noisy, but they tried hard to minimise nuisance to ourselves and our neighbours. They did a good job, and the facade now looks very smart and authentic.

John Cottrell. Regents Park Road, London

Williams Restoration left the job looking very clean and tidy. I am very pleased with how they have cleaned the stone work. Would highly recommend.

Gary Brown. Contracts Manager, London

So pleased with the work that Williams Restoration completed on my restoration project. I felt at ease with their outstanding customer service and knowledge of the task at hand.

Wendy. Oxford

I cant fault the workmanship of Williams Restoration. The site was always left clean and tidy.

Dean Bowie. London

Williams Restoration were always extremely clean and tidy. They provided the project with a good finish.

Graham. London. Ewell

Williams Restoration did a first rate job! Craig Williams is a truely skilled craftsman.

David. London

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