The use of lime goes back to Greek and Roman times, where it was widely used, such as mortar construction or decorative coating.
Frescoes, bridges, cathedrals and of course, the famous tower of Pisa testify to the strength of the lime in time, and if some consider it more capricious than cement, it is pure ignorance or laziness.
The lime is marketed in the form of paste or powder and is characterized by a very fine particle size and a pure white that offers a beautiful light and showcases the natural pigments.
Embellished with adjuvants, it becomes lime paint commonly called whitewash.
whitewash, etching, patina, rail whitewash, stucco, marmorino, tadelakt ... decorative techniques in lime are many and varied recipes.
How to compose your whitewash? casein salt alum, methylcellulose, charges .... It is often difficult to navigate among the many ingredients available, not to mention the number of more or less complete recipes, visible on the internet or in books. For simplicity we have created the range whitewash ready to use under the name Badisof (traditional whitewash) and Badisof plus(whitewash reinforced)