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    Is this correct? Lime basecoats done in 1 day...

    Thanks, I asked the guy who came to survey/quote how long the job would take.. he just said around a week with 3 days in between basecoat and parexal finish. But when i asked the guy whos doing the job what he had done/the next steps he said that all basecoats are on and they will come back...
  2. J

    Is this correct? Lime basecoats done in 1 day...

    I have every intention of paying what i agreed as long as i know the jobs been done correct. Thus why i'm asking here if it sounds like the proper procedure.
  3. J

    Is this correct? Lime basecoats done in 1 day...

    Its not a big company no, when i called the guy said he would come to quote, ended up being busy so said his ' colleague' would come to survey. I realised he's getting his cut as he surveys for this company and others. I only came for a bit of advice, realise i shouldnt of mentioned about the...
  4. J

    Is this correct? Lime basecoats done in 1 day...

    Granted i did agree the price... was just saying i thought there was going to be more work involved.
  5. J

    Is this correct? Lime basecoats done in 1 day...

    Today i've had my gable wall lime rendered, the basecoats including mesh have been done in just 1 day. When asked how thick this is i was told about 8mm. The area is around 40 - 45 sq metres - no windows, i think 2 guys working on it. Does it sound right that this can be done ready for the...
  6. J

    Hi Jamie here - new to the forum, In need of serious help with rendering dilemma (1880's solid brick wall)

    The other option I'm toying with to cut costs is just a breathable system from bauwer without the actual insulation. So it would be the scratch coat followed by the monocrome protection finish. (Would also use the monocrome on the inside to keep it breathable. I know it's of course better to...
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    Hi Jamie here - new to the forum, In need of serious help with rendering dilemma (1880's solid brick wall)

    Yes first coat rinsaffo, then Bauwer light at 40 mm, after that Bauwer finish, then lastly Vimark monochrome. Alexander from Bauwer quoted me so it surely must be correct.
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    Hi Jamie here - new to the forum, In need of serious help with rendering dilemma (1880's solid brick wall)

    First of all i'll introduce myself - James from Leeds...i'm not a plasterer of any kind but i've just bought my first home - a lovely 1880's end terrace in Leeds. Its turned into a bigger job then first expected to do it up ready for living in! Anyway to the point...The gable end wall (solid...
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