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Give New Look to Your Old Home by Cement Rendering

By Dean Andrew Subscribe to RSS | April 11th 2012 | Views:

Each region differs when it comes to weather and atmosphere, consequently it may be possible that rendering process in each region varies accordingly. If we talk about any cement rendering procedures in Australia, probably there are various methods. Rendering is an act of applying layers of various materials like sand, cement on a brick. Walls can be painted if required. Cement rendering is a type of finishing touch to a well designed structure/home! You can give your home a contemporary or traditional look with additional materials. We see that, most of the houses in Australia are rendered with a blend of lime, sand and cement on the walls. Thus a house appears to be beautiful.

It can be used to give various attractive effects depending on what you're searching for - patterns, different textures, etc! A cement renderer will tint the walls minutely and give diverse effects and styles. A cement renderer will need important tools such as: wire brush, wire scratcher, plastic or wooden float, wooden battens, steel trowel, spray bottle, straightedge etc. There are various types in cement rendering; finishes can be done in different ways using latest tools. A renderer can do innovation into that, as a result you will get innovative finishing effects created from top coat.

Two types of rendering are there, first is – traditional cement rendering, which is an amalgamation of cement, sand, clay, concrete or stone. Color can be added on its painted portion. Another is acrylic rendering that has greater flexibility and a quicker drying time. Some other types of cement rendering include:

-Standard sand and cement render finish

-An exterior house rendering

-Garden and retaining walls

-Internal white set plastering

-Interior sponge cement renders

-Bathrooms & Swimming pools

If you have planned for improving your home, then better you approach the right tradesman/ a renderer who is aware of rendering and plastering. Moreover, he should have ability and the required skills of quality finishing. Professional tradesman usually does his/her work keeping many things in mind. He should be punctual as well as neat in every element of his work. Cement Rendering is indeed a quick, easy and affordable way to renovate your old home; else you can say it is a great way to save money! A good, modern yet sleek look can be achieved; hence it helps in gaining more market value of your home!

Dean Andrew - About Author:
Dean Andrew is a construction professional and he shares knowledge on cement rendering which is very useful for home renovation process.

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