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    Parex re-render specification

    Hi all, I have received a specification from Parex for the re-render of a large part of a house (after removing the existing sand and cement) and wondered if anyone had any comments on it and would be interested in quoting for the work in Surrey. The substrate is concrete block with some red...
  2. Bluebells

    K Rend or Weber

    I’ve recently had a new porch built and with the walls inside the porch now being plastered (previously bare brick) it’s become apparent how bad our rendering is, as every time it rains, the new plaster is soaked from water getting in. We’re now looking at knocking the current rendering off...
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    Shocking rendering

    Hi gents , I unfortunately decided to build a new house that was supposed to finished march 16 !! Apart from being turned over by the QS over paying the builders We have managed to find some of the worse tradesmen I have ever seen , please can you advise me what you think of the parex render...
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    Questions regarding silicon / monocouche external render

    Sorry to start another new thread but I have a few more questions regarding the correction of our poor monocouche finish... its easier for me to set this out neatly at the start! Is expansion Beading needed for Monocouhe (Parex) and Silicone? Or can either be applied without Expansion Bead...
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    Parex drying a bit patchy

    Haven't used Parex a great deal but I've noticed on a couple of jobs it looks a bit patchy in places.. I've noticed this wen passing other people's jobs too. Any tips on how to prevent this? My method it apply by hand scratch coat then next day apply top coat using speed skim or surrated spat...
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    Parex over sand and cement scratch coat?

    Hi this is my first post on here. I'm on a job where the customer wants parex finish on the exterior. The existing is that horrible reconstructed stone, I'm think sand and cement scratch coat the lot to get a nice flat surface then fix plastic beads and apply parex as you would normally over...
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    Advice on new render for old house: K Rend, Granicem, Parex, Baumit?!

    Hi all, New to the forum and not a professional. Not even a DYIer, just researching for my house project. Extending the property plus re-rendering it. We had penetrating damp problems on an external wall (bricks, no cavity) which used to be covered with pebbledash. No obvious cracks and...
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    Parex Monorex fail

    Hello All. I am a general builder and undertook an over render to a house in Plymouth. The existing render was solid so it was agreed to use monorex over the top. At the time the only available primer from Parex was Microgobetis 2000. The walls were cleaned and prepared and then a coat of...
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