One of the most common materials used in the construction of homes is the faithful brick. Since the 1800s, bricks have been used in the property building process and they’re still a vital part of construction in the current day. Brickwork can be a powerful part of your home’s aesthetic, so if they acquire...Continue reading
Exterior House Rendering is the process whereby an external wall covering, applied by hand and tools, is applied by a plasterer to protect the bricks or blocks from which the building is constructed from and is normally covered with paint or a wall coatings to protect the render surface from cracks or erosion. If...Continue reading
We often get asked questions and advice, although we do NOT operate a free advice line, we do actually respond to EVERY email we get, whether it is relevant or not, and here is an email from someone wanting interior brick wall sealing advice....
Efflorescence in external walls of buildings is often wrongly attributed to a decorative issue, however this is not always the case and not dealing with brick wall problems like efflorescence can have serious consequences....
This brick built stately home near Leicester was in badly need of repair with missing pointing mortar joints, penetrating damp, flaky paint and cracked walls. Its wall surface being unpainted brick had deteriorated over the years with loose and missing mortar joins and bricks that had lost their “face” (flat edge), as the penetrating...Continue reading
In the better weather, many home owners often think seriously about updating or refreshing the external appearance of their homes with a coat of fresh paint but what if you have bare brick walls and you want to paint them? Is it a good idea? The most important word to remember about painting brick...Continue reading
A typical Victorian workers house in Manchester, in need of refreshing and a new exterior paint finish for these old brick walls. We overhauled the exterior and tidied the appearance of the house but protected it for the future with our Exterior Wall coatings. Many industrial towns and cities across the north of England...Continue reading