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    Is modern breathable render a scam?

    Hi, There seems to be a lot of conflicting information online. There doesn’t seem to be any doubt that putting sand and cement on a solid wall Victorian is a dumb idea but is it really the case that you have to resort to lime render? A lot of companies quote that their render is breathable...
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    Victorian House Rendered with cement

    With the greatest appreciation in the world I didn’t come to a plastering forum for fashion tips from you guys I want to know the technicalities on getting this place lifted.
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    Victorian House Rendered with cement

    Thank you for the reply. I guess a few questions come up 1. Hobo It’s bath stone on the front how do I know if it’s brick built on the back, as it’s all covered by render and none of the other houses seem to give it away. If it is brick as opposed to stone as you saying it would be better to...
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    Victorian House Rendered with cement

    Thank you both for the reply. It’s a terrace house. The lowest point in the roof is the half way point of my property, if that makes sense.
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    Victorian House Rendered with cement

    It’s bath stone on the front of the house. I’m not sure on the back because it’s covered with render. Here is a pic if that helps to get a sense of the type of house
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    Victorian House Rendered with cement

    Hi, currently my house has been rendered with cement and this is in poor condition with cracks and blowouts. I am looking to get it re-rendered. I’ve had a few people come to quote and all have quoted for cement. From what I am reading, given it’s a mid Victorian house, I should be going for...
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    Stuck!! Fireplace Crumbly Brick - Rerender

    Really appreciate the tips. As a final comment, you said there is nothing i can do to stop the bricks crumbling. Is it worth treating them with any sealer before I use these panels over the top?
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    Stuck!! Fireplace Crumbly Brick - Rerender

    T Thank you for the reply TinyTom. I do appreciate it. Just to follow up, can I ask the advantage to this approach? Only that a departure from what has been suggested before and I just want to make sure I am kicking things off in the right way. Assume this would also be fine for a log burner to...
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    Just popping in to say hello

    Hello, Only a quick one just to say hello and looking forward to getting integrated on here. James
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    Stuck!! Fireplace Crumbly Brick - Rerender

    Hi, I’m really stuck with this. I’ve opened up my fireplace and I was meant to be getting a plasterer in a month to render the inside of it. Although we were just going to have it as an aesthetic fireplace, I wanted to ideally have it sorted in a way that someone could put a wood burner in...
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