Problem Solver - Limewash

Problem

Limewash is a very traditional finish, used to decorate and protect porous stone and lime-rendered surfaces. 


Stages

Stage 1 - Preparation

Dry brush the surface down using a stiff bristle brush to remove any loose materials

Brewers recommends:

If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Fungicidal Wash 1L
    - A 1 litre concentrated multi surface treatment to prevent the growth of surface mould on timber and masonry

To any area needing repair

Brewers recommends:

Stage 2 - Basecoat

Once the surface is clean and all loose material has been removed, treat with an Alkali Resisting Primer or suitable plaster primer and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:

Stage 3 - Topcoat

Apply a suitable topcoat

Brewers recommends:

Problem

Limewash is a very traditional finish, used to decorate and protect porous stone and lime-rendered surfaces. 


Stages

Stage 1 - Preparation

Dry brush the surface down using a stiff bristle brush to remove any loose materials

Brewers recommends:

If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Fungicidal Wash 1L
    - A 1 litre concentrated multi surface treatment to prevent the growth of surface mould on timber and masonry

If painted, check for cracks or areas of blown render where water could penetrate such as behind downpipes and gutters and make good.

Brewers recommends:

Stage 2 - Basecoat

Once the surface is clean and all loose material has been removed, treat with an Alkali Resisting Primer or suitable plaster primer and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:

Stage 3 - Topcoat

Apply a suitable topcoat

Brewers recommends: