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old fashioned whitewash for out buildings

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3littlefrogs Sat 23-Aug-08 13:12:28

Does anyone know where I can get this? TIA.

ps I live in london.

misi Sat 23-Aug-08 18:02:27

trawled around for this, can't find anywhere to buy whitewash.
look at this site though, and maybe google the recipe contents for ideas as to where to buy?

SaintGeorge Sat 23-Aug-08 18:11:26

You want limewash.

Try here

Here but pricey

Looks reasonable

barking Sat 23-Aug-08 18:14:28

Is it a cob building? If so you need limewash like SaintGeorge said so the wall can breathe

barking Sat 23-Aug-08 18:15:42

Tis a bugger to use though as it will burn any skin in comes in contact with and you have to use many layers to build up the colour

3littlefrogs Sat 23-Aug-08 18:57:09

Gosh - it looks more complicated than I thought. When I was a child I remember buckets of whitewash being sloshed onto the walls of all the farm outbuildings - no-one seemed worried about being burned though. Maybe I had better do some more research.

Thanks for the information.

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