Maintaining Traditional Buildings

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A must for anyone who owns or is responsible for a traditional building.

Dates:

05 October 2018

Time:
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Trainers:
SLCT Trainers
Venue:

Charlestown Workshops

Price:
£100.00 + VAT

The seminar provides the perfect starting point if you are considering undertaking some simple repairs yourself or will enable you to speak your builder’s language and be confident that you are being given the correct advice.

This seminar will outline the maintenance that traditional buildings require and attendees will gain an understanding of traditional building techniques and the correct materials to use when undertaking repairs. This will also be an excellent opportunity to speak to the Scottish Lime Centre Trust’s expert tutors about your project, attendees are welcome to bring along photos and mortar samples for some specific advice. 

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Course Suitability

This seminar is suitable for homeowners and people who are responsible for traditional buildings.

We are always happy to help learners choose the right course. Please contact us if you would like to discuss which course is suitable for you.

Course Outline

Topics covered

  • Introduction to traditional buildings;
  • Damp – problems and solutions;
  • Masonry repairs;
  • Roofs and general maintenance;
  • Sash and case windows;
  • Timber decay & repair;
  • Harls and renders;
  • Limewash and traditional paint.

Other sources of funding are also available.
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Please note: The Scottish Lime Centre Trust reserves the right to withdraw or modify any course being offered. In the event of a programme being withdrawn, we will try to find suitable alternatives.

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Scottish Lime Centre Trust is a charity registered in Scotland No: SCO22692

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