Guide to quantities required

Plastering

1sqm x 10mm thick: 26kg of lime mortar.

Building a wall (double layer of stone)

1sq m: 200kg of lime mortar.

Parging/Torching

1sq m: approx 22kg of lime mortar (dependent on slate & lath).

Pointing

1sq m: approx 26kg of lime mortar (dependent on stone size & pointing depth).

Limewash

19sq m: 5 litres of limewash applied with a 100mm brush.

Experience has proved that Limewash should be applied hot, prev. We recommend to Slake the Quick Lime on site and apply straightaway, it is a superior method and 4 coats should be sufficient.

Chimney recapped and pointed with hot lime mix
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