Basics of Rendering A Wall with Sand & Cement

If you’re looking to protect your walls against the elements, and let’s face it, here in the UK we do get some pretty harsh weather conditions, applying render is a pretty good way of doing so. Not only will it protect the wall against harsh weather, it will also provide an aesthetic appeal and will help to really improve the appearance of the wall itself. Small scale rendering can be done yourself, although it’s highly recommended that you speak to a professional builder and get their opinion, and perhaps their help, before you take on any rendering work yourself. Here’s a very basic step by step guide on how to render a wall using the traditional sand and cement/lime method.

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