Stonemasons West Lothian
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Stonemasonry services in West Lothian
Stonemasons West Lothian– We cover the whole of West Lothian
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We are based in Midlothian and carry out stonemasonry works all over Fife from Dunfermline up to St Andrew’s, We are experts in our field and always deliver an excellent service, high-quality workmanship and take great pride in everything that we do
We purchase our stone from local stone suppliers and have highly skilled and experienced local stonemason’s , who can cut and dress the stone to any size and shape desired. Our expertise lies is in both lime works & masonry works.
Stonemasons Fife – We specialise in the conservation and restoration of stone buildings and structures. We use traditional techniques and materials which incorporate today’s best practices used today. Our stonemasons are trained through the Scottish Lime Centre and are experts in using lime mortar and working with older properties.
Yes we cover the whole of West Lothian and have completed many projects over the years over the years
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Stone Repairs in West Lothian
Lithomex Stone Repairs is applied to existing masonry units where the surface of the existing stone has deteriorated but is still structurally intact. Lithomex has high vapor permeability, low modulus of elasticity, excellent bond characteristics and achieves early freeze-thaw resistance. Stone repairs develop early strength but not such that it becomes stronger than the background.
Stone Wall Repairs
Stone walls and boundary walls repairs – We pay careful attention to the stone type, construction style, and pointing. Repaired walls are matched to the original and new walls are built to our client’s requirement. Please check our wall repairs work for more information and histoical projects completed.
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We work with both private and commercial clients on a variety of different projects of any size, either large or small throughout life. Find out more information – who we do it for.
Most of the stone buildings in are built of relatively thick stone walls. Many of these walls are Ashlar dressed coursed sandstone pointed and built-in lime mortar. This traditional method of the building enables the structure to breathe.
A majority of the older buildings have been repaired over the years using modern materials such as cement, This has in some cases led to damaged stonework which has resulted in the need for extensive stone repairs.
Repairing traditional buildings with modern or non-traditional materials will accelerate stone decay, this is why you need stonemasons who are experts in using lime.
Lime Pointing West Lothian
Many buildings in the area have been pointed in very hard cement over years which can accelerate the decay of the masonry. Our team are fully qualified stonemasons, covering Fife, who have extensive knowledge and understand the best materials to use. We ensure that we match the original material and style of pointing.