Black ash mortar for repointing a 1930s property

Black ash mortar for repointing a 1930s property

Renovating a 1930s terraced property in the UK has been a big gamble. One of a long list of jobs was to lay paving to the front of the property. Whilst preparing it became obvious that new pointing was required below the damp proof course. Black ash mortar was used in...

Betting on a house rennovation

Not your typical bet or at least not one that most people think of when it comes to betting. During a cold December in 2012 my partner and me decided to buy a new house. It was the worst house we could find in the nicest street. Close to a park, a cycle path into the...