Clay and Lime Renders, Plasters and Paints

Clay and Lime Renders, Plasters and Paints A How-to-Guide to Using Natural Finishes - Sustainable Building

Second edition

Paperback (04 Jun 2015)

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This book was previously published under the title Using Natural Finishes. With the increasing awareness of eco-building techniques alongside the desire to make our homes healthier, the historical benefits of using natural renders and paints are being rediscovered. Clay and Lime Renders, Plasters and Paints is an in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and application of lime and clay based plasters, renders, paints and washes.

  • Step-by-step instructions for applying lime and clay based plasters, renders and paints.
  • Information on the benefits of natural finishes for personal health, the environment, and for buildings.
  • Drawing on traditional methods & materials for using lime & clay finishes on new and historic buildings.
  • A comprehensive and up-to-date online resourceguide to suppliers, practitioners and courses.

Easy to follow DIY projects guide the reader through all aspects of using these natural finishes, with beautiful photographs of techniques and examples from the UK and abroad.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780857842695
Publisher: UIT Cambridge
Imprint: Green Books
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 747.3
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 264 .
Weight: 932g
Height: 209mm
Width: 255mm
Spine width: 17mm