People who save up and buy houses usually keep aside money for home improvements. These home improvements are quickly gaining popularity and each day sees a new trend knock outing on our inbox. Many of them are very creative as well as practical ideas as people look around for various budget friendly, yet aesthetic improvements.
One of the very common improvements done nowadays is the method of cement rendering. It’s one of the more desirable as well as famous remodelling options available today. You can give your house a rustic and unique style of its own, if you go for a total makeover of the living area, instead of spending thousands upon thousands of dollars on renovating the house. Your house will literally spring back to life after rendering.The professionals have to be chosen carefully, because your results depend on their skill and experience.
If unsure, do not hesitate to ask around for recommendations, and also give the internet a try for reputable and experienced renderers. Place a few calls and see what kind of customer service they offer you. If they ask you specific questions, which are technical in nature, you can be pretty sure that you’ve found a good company, one that ensures requirements before embarking on the project. Try and see if you can schedule a visit from a representative who has a technical background, in order to inspect the grounds and offer suggestions.
If intending to repair with cement, the renderer has a lot to play with, including texture, roughness, colour as well as hue. It has the added advantage of being able to cling on to even small stones as well as other materials, as long as the surface is washed and roughened, to improve adherence.
The worker will start with thoroughly hosing the surface in order to remove dirt and other particles as well. After this, the wall is checked minutely for any signs of cracks, it is also necessary to existing rendering is still bound to the surface. Keep your eyes out for any bubbles arising, or how suspected areas sound when tapped lightly with a hammer. If you do find a crack, widen it with the help of a screwdriver and use a sharp, pointed tool to remove all the debris within the crack. Then a trowel is used and a mortar compound is inserted into the crack, making sure that the surface is smooth. Time has to be given for the mortar to cool. If you suspect there is mould on the surface, then a power washer is the best tool to use. Use a fungicide for precaution. After this a fresh coat of render is applied and you’re all set.