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K Rend Application Guides With Hints and Tips.
K REND BASE COATS Standard UF Base, UF Fibre Base, HP12, HP14, HPX Base Primary coat, where required, should be applied to substrates as preparation for subsequent coats of K Rend scraped texture finishes. Thickness should be as per product spe
Beware of working with renders and treated wood..
The use of timber cladding and elaborate wood detailing in new builds and refurbs seems to be on the increase in a big way. When wood is skillfully used in a contemporary design along with a great looking render such as those by K Rend or Parex
Why choose our 2 year crack free guarantee?.
We've specialised in repairing renders for many years now from the design and development to on-site application of our specially designed patented Mendrend range of products we have been focused on customer service as a core driver of our busin
Working with thin coat renders in the winter.
It's started. The phone has rang a couple of times this week with customers a little flabbergasted that the thin coat render they applied a few days ago has washed off in the last rain shower with a slightly accusatory tone in their voice. All
What are the Benefits of Using Render?.
We have briefly mentioned in previous blog articles some of the benefits and reasons you might want use an external render system, but it is worth further elaborating on these points and more as to why rendering an external wall is beneficial to
Achieving The Right Texture Finish.
Render systems are available in all sorts of colours, styles, finishes and textures and whilst they all vastly improve the appearance of a building, their suitability and appropriateness vary from factors such as the building substrate to planni
Applying K Rend – Why It Is Important To Follow Manufacturer Guidelines.
The result of a well-applied render system is a fantastic looking finish, designed to give old and tired-looking exteriors a new lease of life. However, this is only true if the chosen render system - such as K Rend - is applied correctly. Inco
Fissures in Render and How to Fix Them.
As we have written about before, large cracks in render can be an indication of a major problem in the substrate. However, smaller and much less serious fissures can also appear. These fissures tend to be a lot smaller than cracks (around 0.1-3m
Why You Should Always Provide a Customer Test Panel.
One thing some applicators are better at than others is providing their customers with sample test panels of a finished render product as it can cause big problems with customers who are expecting their render to look exactly like it does in t
Applying Render in Adverse Weather Conditions.
Most render systems are best applied in optimal weather conditions – ideally between 5oC and 35oC, with no rain, wind or snow. However, some projects may have to be undertaken in less-than-ideal conditions either due to time or budget cons