July 6, 2022

George Clarke's Remarkable Renovations

George Clarke's Remarkable Renovations is back for a second series, look out for us! Duncan & Martin were delighted to come to the aid of a lovely couple, Peter & Julia who were renovating their property in Wickwar, Gloucestershire. The episode airs on Wednesday 27th July on Channel 4 at 9pm. Little hint - Keep […]
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May 18, 2022

Build It magazine May 2022

Copy of an article published in Built It magazine regarding choosing materials for building renovations – May 2022
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April 28, 2022

Insulate Britain

Insulate Britain! Thermal Upgrading and the Quest for Net Zero. Of the 29 million existing homes across the UK, at least 19 million still need to be made low carbon, low energy and resilient to a changing climate.
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April 11, 2022

Easter Egg Hunt - Answers

HAPPY EASTER! Click on the Read More button below to see how you got on! Very well done if you found all 10 Eggs,
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December 1, 2021

Christmas 2021 Update - Important Dates

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November 5, 2021

Full Online Ordering available from Monday 8th November

Our full on-line ordering system will be available from Monday 8th November, which means you will be able to place your order 24/7 - 365 days a year.
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September 29, 2021

Service Announcement

Due to very high demand our current lead time is 5 working days (regardless of order size). We are experiencing very high call volumes and appreciate it may be difficult to reach us in our busy periods, placing your order by e-mail or on-line will help us keep within our current lead times.
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September 28, 2021

Winter Working

General tips and guidelines: In an ideal world, working with lime mortars and renders would take place in conditions not too hot, too cold, too wet or too dry. Unfortunately the British climate and the programme driven modern building industry doesn’t allow for this and work sometimes has to be carried out at times of year and in conditions that are far less than ideal. No amount of well intentioned advise is as sensible as putting the work off until the weather poses less of a threat, this short guide is intended to help in situations where winter work is totally unavoidable.
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September 24, 2021

Case Study: 11 High Baxter Street, Bury St. Edmunds

11 High Baxter Street is within the Town Centre Conservation Area and is located in one of the streets which make up the Norman planned town set out on a grid system in the 12th Century. It is however a sole survivor, the rest of the street having been demolished in the 1960’s.
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Red Mill, Reedham
July 26, 2021

Case Study: Red Mill, Reedham

Red Mill was originally known as Reedham Ferry drainage mill which was built in the 1840s. The mill was covered in an impervious, damaging cement render and painted red with a modern, non-breathable masonry paint. Best of Lime were contacted by Laura and John to come up with suitable products to reinstate the external lime render and internal lime plaster.
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Just wanted to say how fantastic your patchcoat product was to use. We have an 18th century farmhouse that we are renovating and after old skirting was removed, large patches of plaster and some brick surface came away. Put patchcoat on yesterday and it looks fantastic. So easy to mix and handle, was able to build up a broken corner by hand and mould to shape, yes still easy to put a skim coat on the shallower areas. Plus two litres of filler for £9.50 is incredible value. Will definitely be getting another tub of this as we move through the house, would use it over any other filler without hesitation. Thank you.

Peter Howie
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"Limecote and Warmcote are ideal products for use on timber framed buildings and low strength substrates with their excellent flexibility, bond, and light weight compared to sanded plasters. Being dry bagged makes it easy to transport and store, with the added advantage of being able to adjust the mix to suit thin or very thick coats without compromising the product, or the quality of the finished work."

Roy Cafferty
Traditional Plastering Services
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"Best Lime plaster system on the market!! I found this accidentally due to the coronavirus pandemic as stocks of everything ran out, and it's changed the way all of the plasterers in our area are now plastering conservation listed buildings as well as new builds... due to its unique formula and characteristics of extremely quick application, drying, workability and breathability. It's rare to find such a great product and more importantly a great level of customer service in the build industry."

Murray Smith

Why choose Best of Lime?

The Best of Lime materials
At Best of Lime, our traditional lime plaster products are developed under the strict rule that they must be the best of what is available. We continuously listen to and evaluate feedback from specifiers and contractors as to how certain materials perform, both on site and long term.
Our lime plasters, manufactured by us on site in rural East Anglia, are sustainable, environmentally friendly building materials which tick all the requisite conservation and green boxes. We have yet to find anything that they won't stick to, including bricks, wooden lath, straw bale, and stone.
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