Heritage Standard Lime Pointing

Heritage Standard Lime Pointing Services In Leeds, Bradford & West Yorkshire

A & Whiteley Building & Roofing Ltd, Est 1954
Heritage Standard Lime Pointing

A & Whiteley Building & Roofing ltd provide specialist Heritage standard lime pointing. Based in Pudsey we work throughout Leeds, Bradford, Shipley, Dewsbury, Wetherby, Wakefield, Harrogate, Knaresborough, Castleford, Selby, York and all surrounding areas (we can travel further if the project requires). You can contact us by phone on 07765 785 347 / 07923 383 282 or email us at whiteleybuilding@gmail.com

Heritage Standard Lime Pointing in West Yorkshire

A & Whiteley Building & Roofing in Leeds specialises in the application of heritage standard lime pointing. We are a team of time-served builders with the expertise and level of traditional craftsmanship required to comply with regulations and planning consent for listed buildings and conservation areas. Using hand tools and traditional methods, we can fully project manage your project from start to finish.

What is Lime Pointing?

Lime mortar was used in construction from the time of the ancient Egyptians, up until the 19th century when cement was developed. Lime mortar is composed of lime (hydraulic, or non-hydraulic), water and an aggregate. Lime mortar is mainly used in the conservation of existing old buildings or the recreation of new ones using traditional methods. Our team specialise in all aspects of Heritage Standard Lime Pointing.

Is Lime Pointing Better than Cement?

The introduction of Portland cement led to the development of faster setting cement mortars. In most cases, the mortar used for repairs contains cement. In these buildings, the use of cement mortar promotes condensation build up, salt reactions and drastically affects the longevity of the building. We highly recommend that you speak to our team about our specialist Lime Pointing services!

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Why Use Lime Mortar?

There are many reasons to use a lime mortar instead of a cement mortar. It is a material traditionally associated with conservation work; however, lime pointing is becoming increasingly popular for many other reasons:

Contact A & Whiteley Building & Roofing Ltd

Lime pointing must be done by an experienced, verified professional such as A & Whiteley Building & Roofing in Leeds. Please get in touch with our expert team for advice, FREE initial site surveys, and non-obligational quotes for your lime pointing project in Yorkshire. You can contact us by phone on 07765 785 347 / 07923 383 282 or email us at whiteleybuilding@gmail.com