The dual purposes of rendering are: to make the building wall weatherproof and to add different textures on the wall with good finishing touches. To get high quality finish, professional workers should be hired. Professional plasterers have the right skills that are only achieved through years of plastering work & experience.
Cement rendering gives the building wall a more versatile characteristic in terms of texture and colours of paint that can be applied. The old method of cement rendering was good enough but modern technology makes it a lot better. Whether walls are rendered in the traditional way or with the use of the modern technology, proper care and maintenance are still necessary for long lasting effects.
With the use different tools and equipments, various styles and finishes can be attained. Examples of materials needed to accomplish the rendering works include sponges, trowels, and brushes. Taking into account the type of work needed to finish the top coat, traditional rendering can be considered as an art. Also in traditional rendering, the innovativeness of different tradesmen is shown by the different tactics they employ. In the end, the finishing touches can be accomplished with the thin top coat and finishing wash application.
The quality of finished work is also determined by the type of weather there is when the rendering work is done. Plastering work should be done in shady conditions to avoid damage due to sun exposure. Rendering should not be done during frosty days. During cold weather, allow the plaster to dry up before the next application. If the weather if too hot, the coats should not be left too dry for at least two days after rendering. Blast of dry air and heat (artificial or natural heat) can cause damage to the coats. Thus appropriate temperature and ventilation should be observed during the course of work.
Make sure to hire an expert and a seasoned plasterer if you want to have your house replastered. A work done by a person with the right and skills and the experience is expected to be fast and work is of high quality.
Expert plasterers normally create no problems during the course of the work. Generally, they work in an orderly manner. Hiring a professional can also give you an assurance of a very good finish at a reasonable duration.
Expenses to be incurred for plastering may differ from one contractor to another. Normally, contractors work in two ways, one is per day basis where you have to pay their daily rate until the work is done. Second is the contract basis where the contractor assesses the size of the work and give you a price quote. Whatever way you are comfortable with, always take into account your budget.
Cement rendering can make your house appear differently. Rendering does not only improve the physical appearance of your house, but its value as well.