My house dates back to about 1885.
Mid terraced, redbrick, lime pointing and plastered inside with lime plaster.
When carrying out some renovations I noticed a lot of blown plaster on the internal face of an external upstairs wall. I think that at some stage previous owners had used a...
Doesn’t feel damp, it’s dry to the touch. That’s what was left after breaking off the lime render. I just have to clean off the residue. I could be wrong but the house is 122 years old with solid wall so I am guessing that would be lime rendered to keep it breathable.
Large sections of my bedroom wall (external) had blown plaster. I think that it’s a case of many years of non breathable paint and a modern skim coat had basically suffocated the wall. It’s a lime pointed solid wall, with internal lime render. Anyway, I’ve decided to strip it all off...