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An acrylic render is any type of render that uses acrylic (a type of plastic) in the mix. This makes the render much stronger and more flexible than traditional rendering mixes, which means it is less likely to crack after it has been applied

Is acrylic render any good?


Acrylic is a relatively cheap render which makes it a good option if you are on a low budget. They are a type of plastic and are added to render to help provide better stain and water resistance as well as greater resistance to cracking

What is silicone rendering?
 
Silicone render is the finishing element or the final coat of a thin coat render or external wall insulation system. This finishing coat is both textured and tinted to any colour, providing an almost endless combination of finishes

Is silicone render more expensive?

Is silicone render expensive? Silicone render is generally slightly more expensive than cement or acrylic options, but it’s much quicker to apply and usually lasts longer without the worry of cracking, scratches and other damage
Can you render with one coat?

One Coat Render can be used For interior and exterior use and has been formulated for single coat application, reducing the total drying time and can be over coated once fully cured. It is suitable for tradesmen with experience of applying render.

How thick should one coat render be?
 
One Coat Render (OCR) is a cement-lime render, applied in one pass at a thickness of 5-15mm to achieve a smooth flat surface on external walls
What is OCR in rendering?
 
OCR is a pump or hand applied base coat render which can be finished with a Weber decorative finish. Applied in one coat, avoids the drying time associated with multi-coat render systems giving results equivalent to traditional two coat renders.
 
Designed for masking off when cement rendering. Easy removal without adhesive residue for up to 14 days. Adheres well to textured surfaces such as brick and concrete.