The Process

Using a modern day manufacturing process, the Unilit range of natural hydraulic lime products replicate the strength, porosity, adhesion and…

The Process


Using a modern day manufacturing process, the Unilit range of natural hydraulic lime products replicate the strength, porosity, adhesion and flexibility of historic mortars. Telling are credited with the reintroduction of hydraulic lime to the UK in the early 1990′s and lead the field in quality, range and performance in the use of natural hydraulic lime. Our knowledge and experience is without equal. Developments in cement technology for volume construction in the 19th and early 20th century, together with the perceived advantage of increased mechanical strength, served to eliminate the need for the traditional skills of craftsmen to create a...

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About Telling Lime

Telling Lime distribute the Unilit range of natural hydraulic lime mortars and plasters in the UK/Ireland along with Corical and Coridecor lime putty paints, lime washes and polished plasters.

Telling Lime distribute the Unilit range of natural hydraulic lime mortars and plasters in the UK/Ireland along with Corical and Coridecor lime putty paints, lime washes and polished plasters. For conservation and restoration lime grouts, lime concrete and lime screeds are ideal mortars due to the characteristics of these vapour permeability mortars.

Hydraulic lime mortar enables construction without expansion joints and lime plaster and lime render can be applied over Foamglass insulation boards to create the ultimate carbon free and recyclable cladding system. Unilit hydraulic lime renders and plasters can be applied over brickmesh for weak substrates and lime paint and anti grafitti coatings are also available.

Bonding bridge plasters in hydraulic lime enable the repair of old lime backgrounds without the need for removal and salt resistant Unilit 30 hydraulic lime render is suitable for cellars or as a natural damp course membrane with an extensive range of pre-coloured lime mortars for pointing and stone repair.