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What is home rendering ?

Cement rendering is the process of applying premixed layer of cement or sand to, exterior walls but can be used to feature an interior wall. The goal is to achieve a fine or coarse, textured or smooth surface.

Rendering has been around for a few hundred years and become popular in many parts of Europe. It is an affordable way of upgrading the appearance of your property and raising its value. It also provides long lasting protection from all 4 of the elements.

Whether you require interior rendering, skim rendering, exterior rendering,  acrylic rendering or heritage cement,  A1 Costello & Sons have it covered.

Our Services

White Set Rendering

White set is an interior rendering finish where we skim render the walls 2 times to make sure it is well prepared. We then finish off with two coats of white set to get a nice smooth glass finish.

This finish is ideal for indoor walls and can be painted to your preferred color. It is also good to help your house stay modern.

Benefits

  • Produces a smoother wall finish that is not reliant on a plasterer’s skill to achieve flatness.
  • Minimises cracking along walls below cornice.
  • Eliminates render splash damage on aluminium window frames. Potentially provides better damage resistance.
  • Potentially provides a better substrate for paint and other decoration.
  • Potentially maintains a better surface finish than cement render when walls are patched.

Cement Rendering

Cement rendering is the application of a premixed layer of sand and cement to brick, concrete, stone, or mud brick. It is often textured, colored, or painted after application. It is generally used on exterior walls but can be used to feature an interior wall.

Depending on the ‘look’ required, rendering can be fine or coarse, textured or smooth, natural or colored, pigmented or painted. The cement rendering of brick, concrete and mud houses has been used for centuries to improve the appearance (and sometimes weather resistance) of exterior walls.

Benefits

  • It helps improve the strength and appeal of your home.
  • It helps improve the durability of the walls.
  • It can help improve the value of your property as well. When selling your home you would get a better price because of the strengthened exterior walls.
  • The professionals use a variety of techniques and tools like brushes, sponges and stamps to create beautiful textures and designs.
  • It improves the resistance of your house. It becomes resistant to climatic and weather changes. Heat water and snow wouldn’t cause any problems.

Prestige Feature Walls

We make glass-like polish of Venetian Plaster through to the textured rustic look, A1 Costello & Sons Prestige Feature Walls create a versatile and unique finish you will love for years to come.

For any rendering project on the A1 Costello & Sons, we have the expertise and equipment to get the job done. Contact us to discuss your requirements. We will be glad to meet and provide a quotation for your rendering project.

Benefits

  • Made of polystyrene, coated with polymer modified render and alkaline resistant fiberglass mesh, mechanically secured to the exterior wall surface.
  • Two coats of base coat render 3-5mm thick is applied to the entire wall area.​
  • Superior energy efficiency.
  • Great design flexibility & Lightweight.
  • Quick and easy to install & Strong and durable.
  • External Cladding System is due to the fact that few, if any, competitive materials offer such a wide range of desirable product benefits.

Floor Toppings

For residential, commercial, we offer a complete range of rendering services,-

  • Stair Toppings.
  • Polished concrete.
  • Floor Toppings including:
  • Garage floor coatings.
  • Commercial flooring.
  • Polished concrete floors.

Benefits

  • Enable you to see any design flaws which may have been overlooked in the initial planning process.
  • Get a good spatial sense of the building layout by allowing you to see everything in 3D.
  • They help to maximize space efficiency while at the same time minimizing the amount of materials required by preventing mistakes from being made early in the development process.
  • This rendering also help if the owner is going to be fitting out the office space for the new tenant to show them exactly what they’ll be moving into when the renovations are completed.

Marrakesh

Marrakesh is the ideal product for a traditional flat lime plaster look; a marble plaster aesthetic; or for contemporary projects, a smooth polished concrete look. Inspired by traditional Tadelakt and Moroccan plaster finishes, Marrakesh delivers a smooth, glossy appearance and an unique soft, stylish appeal for full interiors, feature walls and pillars adding appeal and value to your home.

It is recommended by the manufacturer for Marrakesh, ROCKCOTE – is to only be applied by a licensed tradesperson. A1 Costello & Sons Render Technologies have extensive experience in applying ROCKCOTE Marrakesh for your project and thorough technical knowledge to create a create a graceful, seamless finish.

Benefits

  • Provides great look.
  • Marrakesh delivers a smooth, glossy appearance and an unique soft, stylish appeal for full interiors, feature walls and pillars adding appeal and value to your home.
  • Create a graceful, seamless finish.

Render Repairs

Our professional renderers can repair a previously cracked or drummy rendered surface with ease. Our professional renderers can also undertake rendering of previously unrendered surfaces such as blockwork or brickwork.

This finish is ideal for indoor walls and can be painted to your preferred color. It is also good to help your house stay modern.

Benefits

  • This aesthetic improvement can be beneficial in multiple ways – if you live in the property – it makes your home look nice. If you looking at selling a property, it can make it look more visually appealing to potential buyers.
  • From a wide range of colours, to a huge selection of textures and finishes, there are a wealth of possibilities available when rendering a house.
  • External walls that are in a poor condition can lead to the ingress of water and external debris which will worsen if left untreated. The use of a render system on an external wall forming a barrier, protecting a building from the elements.
  • Increase the thermal efficiency of walls.