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Pinterest – amazing pics that we love!

By: admin | September 25, 2015 | 0 Comment/s

Amazing inspiration on Pinterest! We have recently discovered Pinterest – and we love it! There are so many inspirational ideas on there from all over the world. We have pinned some amazing images that are relevant to us. What we like: Cob: cob houses, cob ovens, cob huts Lime: lime render, lime plaster, lime wash, […]

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Well Restoration

By: admin | September 22, 2015 | 0 Comment/s

Old wells Well restoration is not exactly our trade, but due to the nature of the older properties we tend to work on, Earthouse quite often uncovers a disused well, often in a bit of a sorry state. Some customers choose to cover them over for safety reasons or simply because they do not want […]

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Exeter Townhouse – Decorative plaster work

By: admin | September 21, 2015 | 0 Comment/s

Examples of decorative plaster work Replacement of lathe and plaster work Last year we worked with a customer who needed some work done in their kitchen. This was a really interesting project which allowed us to use a variety of decorative plaster work. These photos show the exposed lathes with the render removed. The second […]

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Brithem Bottom – Lime Render

By: admin | June 1, 2015 | 0 Comment/s

Lime rendering process Brithem had substantial cob repairs and a large number of structural timbers replaced including the inglenook beam. The final touches were the re-rendering and lime washing of the property. In this photo, we have begun to remove the old sand cement render. This shows the property with old sand cement render removed, […]

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The Walronds, Cullompton

By: admin | February 19, 2015 | 0 Comment/s

External restoration of The Walronds Earthouse Building Conservation Ltd was the only contractor carrying out cob and lime renovations at The Walronds in Cullompton, on behalf of the main contractor Splitlath Building Conservation Ltd. This was a lengthy project backed by English Heritage in order to restore this Grade 1 listed property in the middle […]

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Tadelakt Plastering

By: admin | February 19, 2015 | 0 Comment/s

Tadelakt – Decorative plaster At Earthouse we are always looking to extend our knowledge of materials and work hard to develop our expertise. We also like to try completely new things! In 2014 we went on two courses; the first was Tadelakt Plastering and the second was Venetian Plastering. Tadelakt is a polished plaster which has […]

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Lime Rendering

By: admin | August 14, 2014 | 0 Comment/s

Lime rendering and plastering specialists Lime is an amazing product; it is breathable so buildings release any damp, it is natural, it is versatile and although it is a traditional material used for thousands of years, it can also look very modern. Earthouse can offer a range of lime rendering from hydraulic setting to traditional […]

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