smt associates


Building Pathology


"There is no-one I have worked with in Cornwall who knows so much about the use of lime, sands, and other traditional materials for use in repair and conservation of old buildings"A.P. English Heritage

"Stephen takes a very methodical approach to conservation repair and deals with each challenge in a careful sequence of stages"

"Stephen is now probably the top expert in Cornwall on the analysis of damp problems in historic buildings" E.B. Conservation Officer

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Paint Analysis

We can take paint samples and test for lead paint and to show previous paint colours.

paint-analysis-cornwall-01Wall paint with white lime plaster finishing coat   paint-analysis-cornwall-00Paint of windows used to reinstate the original decorative scheme