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Rendering. what type of rendering do they use in new builds these days.
We are about to purchase a house, a new build-3 year old detached house which is rendered on the outside. It looks good now.The owners have said this type of rendering needs no pianting, but can be washed for maintaince. Is there any truth in this. are there many different types of rendering. what is the most common type of rendering used on new builds now. How diffcult is it to maintain-cost wise?
Its most probably K-Rend.
Comes in several different colours, and doesnt need painting, but can be painted.
Answered 28th Feb 2012
K REND is now the fashionable type of rendering, they apply a few coats of their special mortar, they can also apply a mesh type membrane between the coats, this stops any cracking in the future, the render can be bought in many colours which are guaranteed not to fade.
One make is K Rend and the other company we use is Weber, both high quality finishes.
Answered 21st Mar 2012
this is a one coat monocouche render and is low maintenance does not require decoratin and is easy cleaned
Answered 22nd Mar 2012
It could be k-rend by the sounds of things . K-rend has a silicone technology that means its a self cleaning product. Only light maintenance with a power wash is needed to take off any kind of dirt. Yes it can be painted with a jub paint
Answered 6th Nov 2017
it will most probbly be a silicon based texture it dosent need painting it is self cleaning but from my experince over time will still get a bit of dirt build up on it but can be easly cleaned, but can also be painted if you wanted to.
Answered 7th Dec 2018
Most new build property's where there is a render finish to be applied, will more than likely use a scratch render finish like monocouche. its decorative and silicone based so in theory should stay cleaner for longer. And last a fair few years as its low maintenance.
Answered 14th Jan 2019
Hi, silicone renders seem to becoming more and more popular due to them coming in a vast range of colours and being extremely low maintenance when compared to traditional rendering methods.
Answered 31st Jan 2019