Stone repairs – one of the many solutions that we offer to our clients in and around Edinburgh.
Welcome to Edinburgh Stonemasons, the right place to get all your stonework and stone structures repaired!
Out with the old and in with the new? – Well first off, less of the old and more of the ‘classic’, we have a thing for classic architecture! If your stone structure or building is damaged, you can choose to get it repaired instead of getting it replaced. Stone repairs with us are super efficient and high quality.
Why replace when you can repair? We offer a full range of specialist stone repair services. Even the grandest Castle needs some care and attention from time to time!
We can carry out a free survey of your building and highlight areas that of concern.
We are experts in our field with over 10 years experience in stone repairs. Our clients trust us for our knowledge and experience. We have unrivalled experience in stone repairs on a variety of buildings and structures, from steps to castles.
Our reviews speak for themselves.
Please see the images below that showcase some of our stone repairs.
Stone repairs can be accurately matched to the existing stone.
Using Lime Mortar to carry out stone repairs, we are able to match the existing stone with standard tools by our highly skilled craftsmen.
What is the purpose of lime in mortar?
Did you know that Lime has been used as a binder for over 2000 years. We still use Lime as the primary binder today in many mixes. Check out some of the many benefits of using Lime Mortar:
Added bonus! Lime Mortar has a very high degree of breatheability. Why, I hear you ask is this a bonus. Well it’s one of the keys to avoiding dampness and decay.
Over time stone repairs will age due to the changing of properties and appearance of materials. This means that the stone and Lime Mortar pointing can weather with age, causing a dullness or discoloration. Unfortunatley we all age, its all about ensuring that we age gracefully right?
We are trusted, highly skilled craftsmen, that put you and your building first!
Lime mortar repair to weathered or damaged sandstone where a strong bond and the ability to shape on hardening. tooled and finished to match the original masonry units ,Is stone repair lime based ?
Stone repairs should be carried out using Masons Mortar lime based MM Stone Repair MortarWhere to use a lime mortar stone repair
Damaged masonry rather than stone replacement and re-form decorative stone features such as mouldings and cornices. stone repair is temporary solution and if masonry is soft a stone replacement should be done.How long does stone repairs last
Depending on the location and how hard existing masonry units are stone repairs can last up to 20 years but should and is just temporary Large and more exposed repairs should be carried out with stone indents