Rendering the walls of a house is one of the useful skills one needs to learn. Bringing about improvements and doing alterations in the exterior of your home are effective ways you can add value to your property, and doing fast house rendering is the cheapest technique to achieve this. The exterior of your home is something visitors or buyers might see first and judge it. So you have to make sure your home looks loved and maintained.
Render can be cement, sand, or a flexible polymer. It has the ability to cover up ugly, mismatched, or poor-quality brickwork and also creating a thin finishing on modern and new homes. It can be self-colored or be colored later. It works well with timber cladding or masonry in order to add constructive interest that can be suited with the external padding to warm up a draughty home.
Methods of fast house rendering:
- Prepare the walls
Before rendering a building, surveying the walls is important for repairs to be made and any movement to be balanced. Otherwise, the finishing of the render will fail. New finishing of the walls will only be good and long-lasting if the wall behind is strong and repaired.
- External details
The details of the outside like the bargeboards must be removed, along with the soil pipes, rainwater, and alarm boxes. Outlets must be extended and window sills as well. Angle beads and metal stop must then be put around the windows, edges and the door openings for the provision of neat edges for the render. After that, the rendering system can be started.
It is usually in the form of slabs or the rigid boards applied before the render coat. Fixture type needs to be chosen relying on the kind of wall whether glued or mechanically fixed.
- Creating a base
Over the insulation, a fabric render mixture is then applied. The insulation is bedded into the first base coat layer of the render. The mixture serves as a support against cracking. This is shadowed by few more layers of render, mainly a topcoat or a primer.
- Making the render
Various proprietary systems are made up of different coatings making use of many forms of insulation along with the expanded polystyrene, rock fiber, and phenolic foam. Different renders are also applied with external wall insulation systems relying on how it is applied and finished, including silicone, acrylic, and polymer cement.
- Finishing the render
Use the render that are self-colored and doesn’t require painting. This will save the time. Various finishes are available ranging from smooth to textured. If you choose other kind of render that requires to be painted, ensure to select a weatherproof external paint.
- Final finishing
The soil pipes and the external rainwater etc. can now be again applied. The whole process will take 3 to 4 weeks.
Lowes Rendering takes pride in the quality of their workmanship and attentiveness that can be easily observed in the work they do. At Lowes Rendering, you can find a variety of rendering choices.