About The Project
Image 1 in gallery – This is one of the walls at Kingsgate Cottage, Rolvenden Layne, Kent. There were problems with damp penetration between the vertical tiling and chimney stack plus some shoddy quality work to alter.
Image 2 in gallery – A photograph showing the original lime mortar and horsehair wall. Under and adjacent to the window is a poor repair made in the 60’s. A large volume of concrete was removed and disposed of.
Image 3 in gallery – After the removal of the existing tiles and the area of hard cement was removed from the chimney abutment, new code 4 wall flashings were added to prevent further water ingress and preserve the original oak frame.
Image 4 in gallery – The side elevation, detailing vertical tiling, porch, chimney buttrice, a new code 5 lead chute and lime mortar verges to the roof.
Image 5 in gallery – The renewed rear cat slide roof. Detailing ridge tiles bedded in hydraulic lime mortar and adjacent chimney flashing in code 4 lead.
Image 6 in gallery – The finished abutment with new lead flashing sand the existing tiles re-fixed with two aluminium clout nails.