Leslie Cornell Building Restoration Ltd highly recommend the use of Mineral Paint Systems to aid in the preservation of Historic Buildings in Cornwall, as the permeability for water vapour in mineral paint is the same as that of the substrate, thus maintaining the breathability of the structure.
One of the Mineral Paint Systems we use for internal walls is Aglaia. This paint system is applied to walls in 3 stages:
- Primer coat – Aglaia Primer, which is thinned with 2 parts water prior to application.
- 1st Coat – Aglaia Natural Resin Paint, which is thinned with 10% water prior to application.
- Top Coat – Aglaia Natural Resin Paint, which is applied neat.
One of the Mineral Paint Systems we use for external walls is Beeck. This paint system is applied to walls in 4 stages:
- Etching Application – Beeck Etching Fluid, which is made up of 4 parts water and 1 part Etching Fluid. Once this application has been on the wall for, no longer than, 20 minutes it needs to be washed down with water.
- Fixative Coat – Beeck Fixative, which is made up of 2 parts water and 1 part Fixative. This coat must be allowed to dry for 24 hours.
- 1st Coat – Beeck Renosil/Beeckosil, which is thinned with 10 % water prior to application.
- Top Coat – Beeck Renosil/Beeckosil, which is applied neat.
Along with Beeck’s, there are many breathable paint applications available.
Following the introduction of our Lime Bag-Rub in Cornwall application, and allowing the appropriate drying times, we then applied a 4-stage Beecks Mineral Paint System to the property below. This work was carried out 3 years ago and, as well as being a self-cleaning paint system, it has not faded and looks freshly painted after all this time.
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