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Expansion Joints and Sublime® Insulated Limecrete Floor
Tŷ-Mawr ‌‌ 3 May 2018

Our research has suggested that the considerations applicable to cementitious concrete with regard to expansion joints are not applicable to lime-based concretes. Hydraulic Lime generates little heat during the initial chemical hydraulic set and limecrete has a good flexural strength to compressi......

Level changes in a Sublime Floor
Tŷ-Mawr ‌‌ 11 May 2018

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What is the exposed perimeter and how is it calculated?
Tŷ-Mawr ‌‌ 1 Feb 2023

The thermal performance of a ground floor is directly related to the length of the exposed perimeter and the floor area, the exposed external walls are where the majority of heat is lost due to the temperature difference and movement of cold air across the walls surface....

Can I source my own aggregate?
Tŷ-Mawr ‌‌ 6 Feb 2023

When producing quotations for our sublime floors, all the materials required, are based on the information you have supplied, and will be included in the quotation. The screeding aggregate is based on our recycled screeding aggregate, as we are trying to reduce the amount of raw aggregate quarryi......

sublime® Insulated Limecrete Floor
Tŷ-Mawr ‌‌ 7 Jul 2016

Our original motivation in the mid-1990s was to develop a flooring system to replace the earth and broken flagstone floor in our Georgian kitchen. We already understood the importance of 'breathing' buildings and the role of lime in achieving this in old buildings and so we did not want to interr......

Floor Finishes
Paul Ireland 2 Feb 2017

The Sublime floor can be finished with a large variety of different floor finishes, different finishes will require different preparation and drying times, please click on the options below for details of each finish ...

Why should I use a Ty-Mawr sublime® insulated floor?
Glover Sure 2 Feb 2017

Ty-Mawr has been designing and supplying floors since 1999. Thousands of floors have been supplied for everything from humble cottages to churches and cathedrals to commercial premises all over the UK, and abroad. ...

How do you lay the Ty-Mawr sublime® Limecrete Floor System?
Tŷ-Mawr ‌‌ 8 Aug 2016

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Advantages of Limecrete vs Concrete
Tŷ-Mawr ‌‌ 2 Feb 2017

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What is Limecrete made from?
Tŷ-Mawr ‌‌ 6 Feb 2023

Limecrete has three main components, Limecrete binder, aggregate and screed fibres, the mix ratio is 3 to 1 (3:1) by volume, with 3 parts aggregate to 1 part lime and approximately 1 bag (0.9kg) of screed fibres per tonne of aggregate....

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