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masonry, historic preservation, restoration, lime mortar, lime paint, repointing, patching
masonry, historic preservation, restoration, lime mortar, lime paint, repointing, patching

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Vibrant and beautiful, the St Astier lime paint range is the perfect compliment to lime plaster, render and harling, suitable for most backgrounds. Can be applied to gypsum plasters, lining paper, cement and lime backgrounds, bricks, blocks and untreated…
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Israel Nature and Parks Authority The Conservation of the Archeological Parks The use of St. Astier Natural Hydraulic Limes First Preliminary Report Prepared by Asi Shalom September 2000   Preface The National Archaeological Parks of Israel include great…
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Great little article on the history, chemistry and uses of lime.

http://www.traditionalbuilding.com/lime-civilized-plaster/
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We all love historic homes, but how did our grandparents survive hot and steamy summers?? The answer: those older homes had a few tricks up their sleeves.
http://blog.solarcity.com/how-homes-kept-cool-before-the-age-of-ac
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We were hired to provide solutions to this former DuPont property in Delaware regarding repair mortars and plasters. This is the place where smokeless powder was improved upon and which helped us in WW1. There's always an interesting story behind every old place we find ourselves visiting. We would love to hear the stories you have behind your vintage building and help you with its refurbishment!
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It won't be easy, experts in the adaptive reuse of historic buildings said. Historic buildings are complex; Adaptive Reuse is not for the faint of heart.

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20160718/news/160719756?tc=ar
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