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Can external rendered walls be repaired/patched up easily?
The back of my house is rendered with sand and cement to half way up. I cannot afford to have it all removed and re-rendered (already had a quote) I have started to take off all the old paint (5 layers of it)in the hope I could revitalise it and a lot of the render has come away with the paint leaving areas of wall with no render, it now looks a mess basically. Would a reputable plasterer be able to repair these gaps if I make sure all the paint is off and what is left of the render is sound? Ball park figure of how much this may cost? Its an old red brick 3 bed semi. Pretty desperate really...
- Ygraville49 16th Mar, 2011 Plastering
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You can repair render but, it doesnt matter how good your plasterer/renderer is it will always look patched especially when the sun shines on it.
Best to go for a new rerender, prepare back ground, sbr slurry wall ,prior to scratch coat and float coat, with water proofer.
Without looking approx £35 pr metre.
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- B J D BUILDING/ROOFING 16th Mar, 2011
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yes these can be repaired but with smooth render patches you can always see them. it would be a better job to do the full elevation.
- CHRIS MATHER BUILDING/PLASTERING CONTRACTOR 16th Mar, 2011
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better not to patch you will allways see the diffrence between old and new though you could patch and cover the old render with a render terolen patten come on the site you can contact me trough the site .
- TW plastering & building 1st Apr, 2011
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You do not need to take the old paint of you can seal it with a pva or plaster bond, then you can patch up the render and repaint.
- D WILSON 16th Mar, 2011
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