Provides a tough mottled coloured exterior or interior plaster onto conventional wood floated or scratch plaster that is uv resistant.
Concrete plaster rendered walls.
Cement rendering is the application of a premixed layer of sand and cement to brick concrete stone or mud brick.
Prior to application of the basecoat uniformly pre moisten concrete masonry surfaces to aid in curing of the plaster.
Plaster is applied to concrete masonry surfaces in two or three coats consisting of basecoat s and a finish coat.
For rendering course bricks you may need to add a little water to the surface before you start.
It is generally used on exterior walls but can be used to feature an interior wall.
Step 1 prepare your concrete walls before you begin to plaster your concrete walls you need to remove peeling paint and flaking bits of old plaster.
Faux concrete will run you around the same as installing good quality wallpaper.
You ll generally only need one coat of render and it should be 4 6ml thick.
Your walls should be free of paint oil and dust so the plaster can bond properly.
It is often textured colored or painted after application.
The sand and cement may shrink and crack leaving hairline cracks when i first bought my house i rendered inside on some downstairs walls due purely down to costs i had gutted house new roof fliirs ceilings double stone extension after a good while wall had hairline cracks nothing loose or that paper wouldnt hide but wanted to stick with paint so bonding paint and reskimmed a great years later.
However avoid saturating the masonry either by excessive spraying or by exposure of uncovered masonry walls or.
The base price for the finish is 18 per square foot plus or minus 30 depending on the situation.
Surfaceform concrete polished plaster has been developed to create the look and feel of cast or shuttered concrete suitable for application to interior walls columns and ceilings.
The finish can be polished to give a smooth sheen or left more matt with varied texture like the semi polished and honed finish.
While plaster is also applied by a plasterer it differs to render as it contains less cement in its composition and is used to coat the interior walls and ceilings of buildings so they will be smooth and flat for painting or wallpapering.
Apply the render to your surface.