About Us

Earthouse Building Conservation Ltd - About us - lime render

A bit about us…

Earthouse specialises in traditional building methods and techniques. We undertake cob, stone and timber structural repairs, lime rendering and plaster conservation, repair and replacement. We are a specialist building contractor, working on multiple and varied conservation and restoration projects.

Earthouse was established in 2002 and we have been growing our skill set ever since. We are based in East Devon and cover the surrounding area as well as having the ability to work nationally. Our small experienced team is passionate about the preservation of the architectural heritage of our historic buildings and vernacular building techniques.

We work hard to conserve both residential and public buildings; replacing materials for like and using traditional methods where possible.

Earthouse cob repair and lime render…

We offer a range of traditional and contemporary skills including:

  • Cob repair
  • Cob construction
  • Lime rendering – various techniques and finishes
  • Lime plastering
  • Lime mortar pointing
  • Stone stabilising and reinforcement
  • Stone cleaning and pointing
  • Underpinning
  • Decorative plasterwork conservation
  • Tadelakt plastering
  • Venetian plastering
  • Clay plastering
  • Hydraulic lime crete floors
  • Floor coverings
  • Structural timber frame repairs
  • Timber window repairs
  • Breathable decoration and coatings

Please visit our Blogs page to see photos and in depth information about recent work we have completed.

We always try to use local materials where possible. The majority of our materials come from J&J Sharpe, who are based near Okehampton, Devon. We are also pleased to support Labdon Building Supplies Ltd in Cullompton.

We have forged strong links with local subcontractors and suppliers and can therefore assist in all areas of your project.

For company details please visit our Companies House page.