Les Trois Matons : FAQ


Lime is a mineral material known since prehistoric periods. Lime is produced by burning limestone to provide quicklime which is not suitable for construction and decoration but it is used in industry, agriculture... By addition of w...
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Hydraulic lime is produced by burning limestone that contains clay and other impurities. Hydraulic lime first sets under water, like cement, and by absorption of CO2. Non hydraulic lime (calcium lime, air lime...) is produce...
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During the slaking of lime, according to the quantity of water used, we obtain lime putty or lime in powder form. Hydraulic lime is always under powder form because it sets under water whereas non hydraulic lime can be made in powde...
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Stucco is the generic name of several plasters. Stuccos can be applied in wet areas such as bathroom, Italian shower, kitchen. Venetian Stucco, tadelakt, marmorino are very luxurious decorative finishes. The texture is very smooth a...
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Limewash is a mineral green paint based on lime putty with fine powdered marble, limewash is applied with a brush to a low thickness like a traditional paint keeping the original texture of the wall. Limewash allows to renovate or color eas...
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Lime plaster contains lime and grain of powdered marble. Lime plaster is applied on 2-3mm thick, lime plaster covers entirely the texture of the wall. Lime plaster allows to make different effects (grain, natural stone look or smooth).ʌ...
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