Roundtower Blog

Limecrete

The use of limecrete is desirable in a historic building as it allows naturally occurring moisture to escape through the floor. The use of modern cement floors has caused some problems as moisture is unable to escape through the floor......

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Why Lime?

For the past 150 years modern artificial cements have slowly been replacing traditional lime based mortars and plasters, to such a degree that now virtually all construction is carried out using only modern materials. Whilst many of these materials are perfectly suitable for modern buildings they have been found to be incompatible with the construction of old buildings.

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SupaSoft Insulation made from Reclcyed Plastic Bottles

About 8 million tonnes of plastic enter the oceans each year. SupaSoft Insulation is helping to reduce this number by reclycling plastic bottles and turning the plastic into high performing Insulation. 

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The Restoration of Cor Castle

Cor Castle and the surrounding land has been in my family since the 18th Century. The building was passed down the generations to my grandparents who were living there when it was destroyed by fire in 1921...

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