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    Polymer vs cement render

    Plasterers

    Is polymer render better than ordinary cement render and if so why? Does it cost more?

    Asked by Elly on 10th Mar 2021
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    Jlown building

    "It’s not as good as sand and cement. It does not last as long so why pay more."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    D Basquill plastering

    "Generally polymer render, for example a monocouche are colour coded saving the need and cost of decorating.
    Not all but most polymer renders are one coat. Making application quicker.
    Both polymer and sand / cement render are as good as each other if used correctly.
    A polymer render depending on brand would probably be a little more expensive but there wouldn’t be a great difference once labour is added.
    Know what type of surface you want rendered and then your decision will be easier.."

    Answered on 10th Mar 2021 - Member since Jul 2018 - report
    Browns plastering

    "Yes 10 times better, as its a resin base coat and silicon topcoat with a low maintenance colour of your choice
    It's cost more because it takes longer but worth the extra cost for peace of mind"

    Answered on 10th Mar 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report

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