At Roundtower, we offer building materials of superior quality as well as expert training. Our range of Lime products including top-quality lime binders, mortars, and insulating lime plasters are designed for versatile and eco-friendly construction. Achieve sustainability without compromising on quality. Lime is suitable for a wide variety of applications, whether it’s traditional masonry, modern construction, or energy-efficient insulation. Elevate your construction endeavours with Roundtower’s exceptional lime-based solutions.
Natural Hydraulic Lime (NHL) comes from limestone containing natural impurities of clay and other minerals.
Lime mortar, offered by Roundtower, unites tradition and innovation to serve conservation and new construction needs. Our range encompasses both natural hydraulic and non-hydraulic lime mortars, delivering versatile solutions. Lime mortar is ideal for preserving heritage, replicating historical compositions, and setting even in damp conditions. With lime mortar, durability, flexibility, and sustainability stand as enduring qualities, offering excellence for projects spanning the ages.
Roundtower's Limecrete Flooring System was originally desgined to be used in the restoration of Cor Castle over 20 years ago.
Baumit products are proven, trusted and durable; their sustainable credentials fostered by our well-founded reputation as pioneers and awareness-raisers for environmental issues.
Lime Products are well established materials in the construction world and for good reason. The material offers a plethora of advantages that can elevate your project. A primary reason for Limes likeability is its sustainable essence. Derived from limestone and chalk, lime stands as an eco-friendly choice that significantly reduces the unnecessary environmental footprint of construction.
Remarkable versatility is one of limes stand out features. From historic restoration to contemporary construction and DIY projects, Lime products prove their adaptability time and time again, making them a reliable choice for a wide range of applications.
Durability is a foundation aspect of lime products' appeal. The mortar has stood the test of time, being used for over 6000 years. Additionally, lime plasters contribute to the energy-efficiency of a building. They regulate the temperatures effectively, keeping interiors comfortable year-round while minimising energy consumption.
Breathability within buildings is important to avoid the growth of mould and mildew. Lime fosters this, having great vapour permeability meaning it allows liquids or gases to pass through. This reduces moisture build up contributing to a healthier indoor environment.
Lastly, lime holds a rich historical significance in architecture, making it a favoured choice for restoring and preserving historic structures.Embrace the enduring appeal and sustainability of lime products for your next construction project, and experience the versatile and long-lasting benefits they bring to the table.
Why should I choose lime products for my construction project?
Lime products offer sustainability, versatility, durability, and energy efficiency. They are eco-friendly, suitable for various applications, long-lasting, and contribute to energy-efficient buildings. Lime also manages moisture effectively and has historical significance in architecture.
Can I use lime products for modern construction, or are they only suitable for historical restoration?
Lime products are versatile and can be used in both modern and historical construction projects. They are equally effective in contemporary buildings, providing durability and sustainability.
Are lime products user-friendly for DIY projects?
Yes, lime products are known for their ease of use and are suitable for DIY enthusiasts. However, it's essential to follow manufacturer guidelines and safety precautions when working with lime-based materials.
How do lime plasters contribute to energy efficiency?
Lime plasters, especially insulating lime plasters, regulate temperature effectively, helping keep interiors cooler in summer and warmer in winter. This reduces the need for additional heating or cooling, resulting in energy savings.