A Look at the Different Types of House Rendering and Their Pros and Cons


First of all, what is rendering?

The visualization has several different meanings, but in construction, it is the word that gives the meaning of a coat of plaster or cement mortar applied to a surface.

The following are some of the major types of renders that you are most likely to encounter in hiring for Rendering Allerton services at Pioneer Renovations LTD

The Traditional Render Systems

1. Sand-cement render  

2. Clay Rendering


3. Lime Rendering

3. Pebbledash Rendering

Sand-cement Render

This type of rendering is the most traditional and best. It is a mixture of sand and cement, mortar, which is applied on the walls, and then it can be toweled up flat. It is also sometimes called a flat-screen render, and when it’s in natural form, it will dry into a concreted gray color. You can either leave it as it is, but it is usually painted in any color you want by rendering Allerton services by notrianglestudio.com.

Before the installation of the mortar,  a coloured pigment with a colorful shadow can be added as well by the experts. Decorative coatings, such as the tyrolean, or Highbuild  can also be used for extra protection and decoration.

The advantages of the use of Sand and Cement  Rendering

·         It is very efficient.

·         It’s economical

·         It hide a bad masonry

·         You can easily replace it

The disadvantages of the use of Sand and Cement Rendering

·         It’s not weather resistant as some of the modern renderers are.

·         The finish is very basic

·         We need to maintain it

·         It tends to crack with the movement

·         It needs to be painted

Clay Rendering

Clay is a natural material, it was one of the first to be used as a rendering of the outer coating. It is more popular among the developers of green buildings, as it undergoes little processing. Clay-really attracts and retains water, so it is most suitable for the application over the straw or timber. It also softens when applied with water, which is normal for the repairs, but it’s not good enough to withstand the British weather.

Although techniques such as the addition of straw or olive oil to the mix have been tried, it is still a very sensitive rendering material as it is not erosion resistant.

The advantages of the Clay rendering

·         It is an eco-friendly product

·         It can be easily repaired

·         It is  cost-effective

The disadvantages of the use of the clay rendering

·         Not  erosion resistance

·         It holds the water

·         The finish is very basic

·         High maintaining costs

Lime Rendering

Lime rendering is a traditional rendering, which is still used today. Lime rendering is of great advantage, compared to traditional sand and cement, as it is flexible, and, therefore, reduces the risk of the formation of cracks, which makes it particularly suitable for buildings with a tendency to move around. The foliage gives an attractive, traditional finish suitable for older homes, or those who want a traditional look. Also, it is eco-friendly and sustainable, but it will take longer to apply, and the materials are much more expensive, thus making it much more expensive than sand and cement.

The advantages of using lime rendering

·         Flexible

·         Breathable

·         It has an elegant, traditional design

·         It is of relatively low-maintenance

·         It’s eco friendly

Disadvantages of using lime rendering

·         It is a bit expensive

·         The application requires skill

·         It may take longer to do

·         This requires a high level of quality

 Pebbledash Rendering

There are two different types of rendering of the pebbledash, which are commonly known as dry dash, wet dash rendering systems. Dry Dash starts as a default render application known as a receiver, which is the traditional sand and cement or lime. While the display is still wet, gravel or small stones are being thrown to get the decorative finishing of the pebbledash.

A wet dash, or as it is sometimes known, a thick stripe, is something different as the bricks are first mixed in with render coat to layer them before they are used.

The advantages of the use of the Pebbledash Rendering

·         Resistant to weather conditions

·         If Done right, it can look more attractive

·         Easy fixed

·         It’s not very expensive either

The disadvantages of the use of  Pebbledash Rendering

·         It’s not as weather resistant as some of the modern renderers.

·         Basic finish

·         Needs maintaining

·         It tends to crack during the movement

The advances in technology, mean that the traditional rendering extensions have come a long way. Rendering Allerton services also offer a cost-effective solution for a variety of construction-related issues. This is a state-of-the-art as rendering extensions not only solve the practical problems encountered in the traditional renderers but also have a wide range of finishes, giving the owner a lot of choice and flexibility.