We appreciate it's impossible to specify or select a product without seeing it and having it in your hands. We also understand you have to balance relationships with several other parties including general contractors, builders, local authorities and the client.
Our sample packs and associated literature far exceeds just a typical sample board. Become a Limetec Architect Partner and order sample pack/s for you and your practice.
A 45 minute Hands-on presentation from a limetec expert for individuals or teams who would like to understand lime mortar, render, plaster, its use and its many benefits.
All RIBA members are required to attain 35 hours of CPD each year. Points are given for the relevance of the CPD for that individual and using RIBA approved material you are doubling your points.
We cannot recommend this CPD course enough for those new to Lime Mortars or those wishing to build on their knowledge.
This design guide has been prepared to assist Architects and Structural Engineers with the design of masonry walls constructed with Limetec Natural Hydraulic Lime (NHL) Mortar.
Produced in conjunction with AKSWard Construction Consultants it is a detailed guide, including design guidance, movement in masonry, steel framing and other important considerations.
Access 3 online mortar coverage calculators to estimate how much premixed hydraulic lime mortar would be required for your projects.
Wall Size Calculator – Calculates requirements based on wall area
Brick Calculator – Calculates requirements based on brick count
Pointing Calculator – Calculates requirements based on wall area
Access to product data sheets
The Limetec knowlege base is a growing resource of general information and Lime based articles. Useful for those experienced with Lime and those who are unfamiliar with it's benefits.
Limestone is a sedimentary mineral which is largely composed of the calcite (calcium carbonate). When limestone is burnt at a high tempature produces quick lime, a calcium oxide. When water is mixed with the lime, slaked lime is created (calcium hydroxide).
Lime has been used for over 2000 years within the building industry for mortars, internal plasters, external renders, foundations and aqueducts. The majority of published articles stated the history of lime was used as a building material and has been used on the...
Movement is accommodated in the bed joints, reducing the need for vertical movement joints; which greatly improves the aesthetics of buildings. The building will have more tolerance to movement particularly in high buildings / structures. Lime will improve breathability...