A Selection of Instructional Videos to Help with Your Building Conservation, Including Lime Pointing and Plastering

It’s always easier to see how other people tackle a project.

We’ve selected a few videos featuring Robert Perkins the Lime Mortar Expert, to help give you ‘hands on’ advice with your building project.

If you need to cut clean through brickwork with low dust, tackle re-pointing, repair your brickwork, cut out openings in masonry, replace damp proof membrane or rake out lead flashing, then why not take a look at the Arbortech Allsaw video.

How To Guide – Racking Out Using An Arbortech Allsaw

Follow Robert as he takes you, step by step, through pointing a lime mortar wall.

How To Guide – Pointing A Lime Mortar Wall

He also shows the correct way to point a brick wall with lime mortar the Lime Mortar Expert in this step by step video guide to pointing a brick wall.

How To Guide – Pointing a Brick Wall With Lime Mortar

There’s a brief video explaining the issues with the use of portland cement in a traditional building built with lime mortar.

Problems With Cement in Traditional Buildings – Video

Finally, what is limestone?  Our technical video explains the life cycle of limestone from formation through to lime and its application in lime products.

Lime Life Cycle Video


From straw bale construction to windmills, cottages, barns and more, whatever your interesting and challenging projects, we can offer advice and guidance so talk to us today.