External Renders are used as a decorative finish which provides weather protection, whilst still allowing the building to breathe.
Traditionally renders were made of sand and cement with a plasticiser (febmix or even washing up liquid) and water added until consistency is right to apply using a steel float.
These days there are specialist manufacturers who make top quality high performance renders specifically designed for different uses and environments.
External Wall Insulation systems have been created to meet the ever increasing demand for energy efficiency.
Despite improvements in construction techniques and the increased insulation properties of new build properties, much of the countries housing, office and other structures lose over half of the heat generated in the building is lost through the walls.
External wall insulation systems can be fitted without major upheaval to the occupants and does not affect the internal room sizes. It also protects the fabric of the building and prolongs the life of the structure.
As well as a range of different render finish colours a variety of textures are also available.