Lead roofs date back to Roman times and are used on old and modern buildings today. Lead is resistance to corrosion, flexible and waterproof so it is perfect for roofs in Cornwall. The Romans used lead for pipes but nowdays most lead in the building trade is used for roofing. On modern building with tiled roofs it is predominately used as flashing around chimleys etc, but on earlier properties it was used for whole roof coverings, porches, turrets and parapet roofing.
We are lead roofing experts for Grade II Listed Buildings in and around Liskeard, Cornwall. We have been working on the roofs of period properties for many years and can be trusted to make your lead roof completely water tight with good drainage.
Lime plaster has been used on buildings for hundreds of years. Lime has a porosity that allows the structure to breathe and reduce moisture build up.
Lime pointing is a traditional skill required to maintain and repair mass-masonry walls where moisture entering the walls structure cannot dissipate.
Lead is resistance to corrosion, flexible and waterproof so it is perfect for roofs. We are lead roofing experts for Grade II Listed Buildings in and around Liskeard, Cornwall.
Slate roofs require maintenance and repair using traditional methods and materials. We can also fit new slate roofs on pitched roof frames.
We can create and repair cornices using moldings or traditional methods. We can replace intricate moldings and repair water damaged cornices and ceiling roses.
Tanking walls will prevent damp problems by forming a waterproof barrier using tanking slurry applied directly to the walls.
Stone Masonry skills are important to Penquite. We have a team of skillful and experienced stone masons ready for your next project.
We are expert carpenters and joiners with a wealth of experience creating beautiful wooden structures including, doors, window frame, staircases and bespoke furniture.
We are experts in all types of barn conversions and we know exactly what is needed to get the project up and running and through to completion
We are specialists in listed building restoration. We have master craftsmen of cornicing, lime plastering, joinery and stone masonry ready to start your project.
Pathing patios, driveways or paths. We can gravel, concrete and landscape to your requirements.
Plumbing and tiling are integral to all our developments. We usually create everything off plan if its a barn conversion and we have to be more creative with listed buildings.
We know how important these rooms are to the aesthetics of your home and we can complete any type of bathroom and kitchen installations.