Monthly Archives: January 2012

Lime Paint Brush (Natural Bristle) vs other paint brushes? FAQ

Often when applying Lime Paint the surface texture may be rough, such as that of a brick, stone or stucco. A good brush for Lime Paint should be made of a high quality, durable natural bristle. What would be the most distinctive difference is the size. The wider thicker ferrule allows for more bristles and […]

Restoration of the Eldridge Street Synagogue in New York City with Ecologic™ Mortar

In the heart of what is now Chinatown on the Lower East Side in Manhattan lives the Eldridge Street Synagogue. A very important Jewish Synagogue built in the late 1800s, it was the first synagogue to be built by the Eastern European Jews emigrating from Russia, Romania and Poland. The synagogue flourished for its first […]

Chalky Finish With Lime Paint, FAQ Friday

Q: I want to use Lime Paint as a finish of my basement walls but am worried about it chalking. What can I do to prevent or fix this? A: When used as a finish over any sort of acceptable masonry, Lime Paint can create a beautiful durable finish when applied appropriately. Chalking of a […]

Checking up on the Lithomex Repairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

A team from LimeWorks.us recently ventured up to NYC. While there, they took some time to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art where a repair campaign in 2005 used St. Astier Lithomex to do a number of repairs on the Fifth Avenue street facade. Lithomex is a Natural Hydraulic Lime based stone and brick repair […]