... Such work has frequently involved the replacement of lime renders on external walls with highly unsuitable modern cement coverings ... problems
Lime renders vs cement renders ...
... many building interiors were plastered with non-hydraulic lime, sand and hair (sometimes gauged with gypsum) or, alternatively, clay, a lime binder and reinforcement such as straw, concealed under a lime skim. Such ...
Lime was employed in the construction of nearly all old buildings in Britain. ... and long-term protection.
Materials and components