Traditional Heritage Lime Plaster 3:2
Our traditional, heritage lime plaster skim is mixed using the finest grade lime putty, at a ratio of 3:2 with a fine, kiln dried plaster sand.
Lime plaster offers advantages over cement based mortars and pure gypsum plasters for the internal plastering of traditional properties; especially when decorated with a natural, breathable paint:
- Their porosity allows the structure to “breathe”.
- They can accommodate general movement better.
- Their self-healing nature reduces cracking problems.
- They can reduce condensation problems.
As with all lime putty based materials the best outcome requires patience and careful control of drying and suction. The reward for this being a good looking and long lasting plaster.
Our lime plaster is suited for general internal plastering, ceilings and when skimming on to plasterboard.
For plasterboard, it will be necessary to first scrim the joints with a thin coat of gypsum to secure the scrim tape (alternatively Lime Wall Finish Smooth) may be used. DG27 primer should then be applied over the whole surface before lime plastering.
Coverage: A 10 litre tub weighs 19 kg and covers approximately 3 m² at 3 mm thick.
Supplied in 19 kg tubs and 500 kg plastic-lined dumpy bags.