Lime Mortar Pointing, Lime Rendering, Lead Work, Masonry Repair APT is fast becoming the leading building restoration companies……Why? Simply because we deliver what we say we will, while taking into account the property, the environment, health and safety and of course you the client.
We know how critical it is to protect and sustain whilst being sympathetic to the host material throughout any Restoration project. We only employ the skills of professional tradesmen who are qualified in each appropriate field.
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Our teams provide all aspects of building restoration from small specilaised jobs to large scale projects. We have dealt with many designers, conservation architects, historians, heritage organizations, local authorities’, builders and developers.
We can also assist by carrying out preparatory work using our Soda Blaster for paint stripping, restoring brick, stone and timbers back to their original condition. Soda Blasting is now considered the only safe solution to effectively clean and remove masonry staining, limescale build up, rusting, effervescence and other coatings.
Free Site Survey
We offer a free, no obligation site survey and quotation service and do not employ high pressure sales tactics but leave you time to consider the prices we have quoted at your leisure.
Lime Mortar Pointing, Lime Rendering
Lime Mortar Pointing aids conservation of the property and has been used over many centuries in historic building. This method of pointing and rendering is a far more beneficial product to use than modern mortars. Unlike lime mortar, modern mortars allow the build up of harmful salts which are often the cause of deterioration to the fabric of a building; seen via spallling in bricks and stone. In our knowledgeable opinion Lime Mortar Pointing and lime rendering should always be used, especially for longevity.
Our skilled craftsmen specialise in lead work roofing and we cover all aspects of flashing and roofing as well as ornate decorative features.
As with all repairs and renovations we know it’s of vast importance to be sympathetic to the building. Our specialist stonemasons carry out all aspects of Repair, restoration and conservation. It goes without saying that we work with extreme caution in all areas of dismantling and re-construction. We can use purpose handmade new bricks or selected reclaimed bricks where available. Brickwork restoration and repairs and replacement works can be performed on a range of brickwork, from plain faced bricks to decorative moulded detailed bricks.
In other cases, with older buildings, the masonry may be constructed from stone or bricks which are no longer available in mass production. We can arrange for specifics to be drawn up and identical matches to be manufactured.
Masonry needs to be dismantled with extreme caution, with every individual piece being numbered before being labelled and stacked in sequence.Our specialist service covers straight forward bricklaying, specialist dismantling and re-building, carving new or old complex pediments and soffit skins to arched or vaulted masonry. repointing using traditional mortars like lime mortar re-pointing.
Rated as Excellent by our customers