Welcome to Inspire Supplies, we are a specialist supplier of traditional building materials with a diverse range of products which can be purchased online. We sell online so you can buy at our best prices and with ease, our customers have told us so! You can use a debit or credit card during our secure checkout so you can be assured that you are in safe hands. We can be contacted by email if you have a question about the materials or equipment but we do no not take telephone orders.
Here are some of the products we sell, you can browse the full range using the categories menu on the left hand side of this page.
We sell natural hydraulic lime mortar products which are graded to the highest quality and are suitable for different applications such as internal and external work including re-pointing, plastering etc. Natural hydraulic lime comes in three strengths NHL 2, NHL 3.5 and NHL 5. We also sell repair mortar which can be colour matched ensuring an accurate finish. Our range includes the commonly specified St Astier lime mortar as well as Ionic lime mortar which is very high quality and from a quarry run by the same family for 140 years. For convenience we also offer premixed lime mortar which contains quality aggregates and comes in either a coarse or fine mortar mix either with or without fibres.
We supply a comprehensive range of stone mason tools from top manufacturers for professional use as well as for DIY enthusiasts and smaller projects. Our range includes beech mallets, nylon mallets, carbide tipped chisels, picks, axes, saws, trowels and tuck pointers. Please check the full range as the chances are if you are looking for a particular masonry tool we have it available. If not, simply contact us
and let us know what you need and we can try and source it for you.
Our range of sawn or riven chestnut lath, oak lath and larch lath is suitable as a background for lime plaster or for repairing lathed walls. To complement our plastering range you can also buy horse hair, goat hair, pig hair and glass fibres to strengthen mortar and plaster mixes for base coats. To ensure the correct colour, you can also choose from our range of pozzolans, ash and stone dust. We also sell hessian and fibre glass mesh for protecting external work during colder periods.
All our natural mineral paints are high quality and suitable for external and internal use. They are durable, sympathetic and breathable. We sell Beeck mineral paints in a range of colours and finishes and have a hand painted colour swatch
available so you can see the exact texture, colour and finish prior to ordering larger quantities.
We offer a range of aggregates suitable for a variety of applications. Supplied in both 25kg bags or 1 tonne bags you can choose a quantity suitable for your requirements. We also offer samples so you can see and feel the consistency of the aggregate before commiting to a larger order. One of our most popular aggregates is the fine building sand (BS1200
) which is ideal for mixing with lime putty
or lime mortar
and used in top coat plastering. For base coat plastering our coarser aggregates or standard building sand can be used. We have a wide range of fine sand, coarse sand and blended sands which serve many uses in building conservation, general building and plastering.
We supply natural and synthetic mediums and additives to suit your needs. Our range includes the widely specified sepiolite clay
. We also sell a wide range of chemical based cleaning products from leading manufacturers such as Prosoco, Remmers, Tensid, HG and Lithofin.