Warrenpoint Parish Church, Church of Ireland Restoration

Job: Warrenpoint Parish Church, Church of Ireland Restoration
Products Used: SMET NHL 3.5 and SMET NHL 5 Binder

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SMET NHL 3.5 & NHL 5 binders were specially selected for the restoration of the historical Warrenpoint Parish Church, Church of Ireland.  As part of the sympathetic restoration, the traditional Church tower was restored and the exterior render reinstated using SMET high quality pure Natural Hydraulic Lime binders: SMET NHL 5 & SMET NHL 3.5. The selective hydraulic strength development of NHL binders make them particularly suitable for producing lime mortars for masonry work and rendering & plastering on historical buildings and monuments.

NHL binders, available directly from SMET and distribution partner, Haldane Fisher, are particularly suited for ecological new builds, conservation, restoration, and preservation works. The products’ special composition allows mortars to breathe and permits constant hygrometric exchange between the substrate and the environment.

The Warrenpoint Parish Church, Church of Ireland Restoration is another showcase of sympathetic historic building restoration, made possible by using quality NHL products available from SMET. The comprehensive range of NHL restoration and preservation products, combined with exceptional technical support and aftercare, are key drivers in the selection of their natural conservation systems. QMS ISO 9001 and EMS 14001 accredited Smet Building Products Ltd, demonstrating – once again – best practice in supporting their selected partners in Natural Hydraulic Lime products and technical services.

CRH Head Quarters, Belgard Road, Dublin

 

Job: CRH Head Quarters – Belgard Road, Dublin
Smet Supported Partner:
Merrion Contracting Ltd
Products: Natural Hydraulic Lime

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The old cottage of CRH Head Quarters on the Belgard Road in Dublin, recently received a sympathetic external renovation by main contractor Merrion Contracting Ltd.  Natural Hydraulic Lime 3.5 binder was utilised in the external lime plastering of this specialised project. Historical, gypsum and cement free NHL, is a high quality pure Natural Hydraulic Lime binder, produced under an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 quality systems to EN 459-1.  The moderate hydraulic strength development of NHL 3.5 makes it suitable for producing lime mortars for masonry work, rendering, plastering base coats and limecrete. NHL binders are particularly suited for ecological new build, restoration and preservation works. The products special composition allows the mortar product to breathe and also permits constant hygrometric exchange between the substrate and the environment.  The old cottage retains its historical character befitting its location and use.Smet Building Products Ltd have a complete range of SMET natural hydraulic lime products and is proud to be involved with sympathetic renovation works throughout the UK and Ireland.

Whitechurch Church of Ireland, Rathfarnham, Co Dublin

 

Job: Whitechurch Church of Ireland, Rathfarnham, Co Dublin
Client:
PKG Plastering
Main Contractor: Tolmac Construction

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The external building of Whitechurch Church of Ireland in Rathfarnham, Co Dublin, recently received a sympathetic external renovation by Smet Supported Partner, PKG Plastering, in conjunction with Tolmac Construction.  Natural Hydraulic Lime (NHL) – SMET NHL 3.5 binder was utilised in the re-plastering of the old exterior stone walls in this specialised project.   SMET NHL 3.5 is a high quality pure Natural Hydraulic Lime binder, produced under an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 quality system to EN 459-1. The moderate hydraulic strength development of SMET NHL 3.5 makes it suitable for producing lime mortars for masonry work, rendering, plastering base coats and limecrete.  As SMET NHL 3.5 is a moderately hydraulic lime binder, used for the production of mortars, it is particularly suited for ecological new build, restoration and preservation works. The product’s special composition allows the mortar product to breathe and also permits constant hygrometric exchange between the substrate and the environment.  As a result, the old church building retains its historical character befitting its location and use.  SMET are proud to supply to such important preservation works throughout the Island of Ireland.

NHL Restoration for Dundrum Garda Station, Dundrum

Job: Dundrum Garda Station
Smet Supported Partner:
Ganson Ltd
Products: Natural Hydraulic Lime 2

Natural Hydraulic Lime 3.5 

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The old Dundrum Garda Station in Lower Kilmacud Road, Dundrum, received an internal and external sympathetic renovation by main contractor Ganson Builders Ltd.  Natural Hydraulic Lime 2 and Natural Hydraulic Lime 3.5 binders, available from SMET, were utilised in this specialised project.  Natural Hydraulic Lime binders are produced under an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 quality system to EN 459-1.  NHL binders are particularly suited for ecological new build, restoration and preservation work. The products’ special composition allows the mortar product to breathe and also permits constant hygrometric exchange between the substrate and the environment.  This historic building received an external re-pointing facelift with the internal walls replastered.

The selective hydraulic strength development of NHL binders makes them particularly suitable for producing lime mortars for masonry work, rendering, and plastering on historical buildings and monuments.

NHL binders, available directly from SMET and online or in-store via our distribution partner Haldane Fisher, are particularly suited for ecological new builds, conservation, restoration, and preservation works. The products’ special composition allows mortars to breathe and permits constant hygrometric exchange between the substrate and the environment. This Restoration is another showcase of sympathetic historic building restoration, using superior-quality NHL products available from SMET.

Our comprehensive range of NHL restoration and preservation products, combined with exceptional technical support and aftercare, are the key drivers in the selection of SMET natural conservation products.  Smet Building Products Ltd has a complete range of SMET natural hydraulic lime products and is proud to be involved with sympathetic renovation works throughout the UK and Ireland.

ISO 9001, 14001, and 45001 accredited Smet Building Products Ltd, demonstrating – once again – best practices in supporting Smet Supported Partners in Natural Hydraulic Lime products.

 

 

Church of the Sacred Heart, Lislea, Co Armagh

Job Church of the Sacred Heart, Lislea, Co Armagh
Products Used NHL 3.5, NHL 5 Binder & CASEA Bauprocalc KG/FP
Smet Supported Partner Johnston Construction,  Killeavy, Newry, Co Down

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Bauprocalc KG Hydraulic Lime Based Skim Coat and NHL 3.5 & NHL 5 Binders were specially selected for the repointing and render/plaster finish of the unique renovation of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Lislea, Co Armagh.

External walls were restored with lime plaster using high quality pure Natural Hydraulic Lime binders: NHL 5 & NHL 3.5. The selective hydraulic strength development of NHL binders make them particularly suitable for producing lime mortars for masonry work, rendering and plastering. NHL binders, available from SMET and distribution partner Haldane Fisher, are particularly suited for ecological new build, restoration and preservation works. The product’s special composition allow the mortar to breathe and permits constant hygrometric exchange between the substrate and the environment.

Internal walls were restored using Bauprocalc KG/FP Lime Based Skimming Plaster after application of the NHL 3.5 base coat. The unique properties of Bauprocalc KG/FP such as; high water vapour permeability (breathability), sustainability, machine application and quality credentials (produced to DIN EN 998-1: 2003. and CE marked), were key drivers in the selection of this conservation plastering system. Local building firm, Johnston Construction, in partnership with J.L. O’Hagan & Co. Architects, were able to conveniently source all products locally from Newry Haldane Fisher.

Another showcase of sympathetic historic building restoration, using top quality NHL and lime products available from Newry based Smet Building Products Ltd. The comprehensive range of NHL restoration and preservation products, combined with exceptional technical support and aftercare provided by SMET, are key drivers in the selection of their conservation façade systems. ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 accredited Smet Building Products Ltd, demonstrating – once again – best practice in supporting their selected partners in Render System Solutions.

Camden St, Dublin 8

 

Product: SMET NHL 3.5
Smet Supported Partner: Avid Building Contractors
Product: NHL

Description

Camden St, in Dublin, received a full façade restoration by main contractor Avid Building Contractors, utilising Natural Hydraulic Lime 3.5 on the external wall façade. Key drivers in the selection of Lime based plaster include: improved ‘breathability’ to water and water vapour which reduces the likelihood of frost failure of the unit materials and improves the internal living environment. High quality pure Natural Hydraulic Lime binder 3.5 is produced under an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 quality system to EN 459-1.  NHL binders are particularly suited for ecological new build, restoration and preservation works.

Smet Building Products Ltd have a complete range of SMET natural hydraulic lime products and are proud to be involved with sympathetic renovation works throughout the UK and Ireland.