diff types of render  blog  - Is your building looking tired and old?

Is your building looking tired and old?

We have the solution for you – without needing to re-paint!

Weather, pollution and the environment can cause significant damage to the render on your building. Moss growth, algae and pollution can cause serious damage if left untreated.

The most common types of algae found growing on render are brown, green and red algae. Tired looking render may look like it’s dirty but is actually covered with dark brown algae. Dependent on the age of the algae, it may also appear red or green. Read more “Is your building looking tired and old?”

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What does your building say to your clients?

In many instances the façade of a building provides a first impression to clients and visitors, a clean exterior portrays a professional corporate image and leaves a permanent lasting imprint. We understand that cleaning and maintenance to the outer of a large building can appear as an overwhelming task, coupled with height it can seem like an impossible job to complete. We have been supporting property management companies / government organisations and private clients tackle this in the most cost-effective way for many years.

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Blog Banner 1 - What is render?

What is render?

Render is used as a cladding option. It is applied to the exterior of a of building, much like plaster is applied to the interior walls. There are a few reasons for applying render:

  1. to protect the underlying walling material from the effects of weathering and rainwater penetration.
  2. To act as the final external layer after the addition of insulation.
  3. to provide an attractive appearance to the house

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Blog Banner 2 - Is Rope Access the ultimate solution for High-Rise Maintenance ?

Is Rope Access the ultimate solution for High-Rise Maintenance ?

Maintaining a building can be a considerable challenge. How do you clean the windows on the 6th floor? How do you replace the fascia boards 50 meters above the ground? Rope access.

Rope access was developed from methods used in rock climbing, giving workers access to tricky, difficult-to-reach locations without the trouble of having to erect scaffolding or aerial platforms. Read more “Is Rope Access the ultimate solution for High-Rise Maintenance ?”