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    Rendering on steel lintel


    If i fit a steel in above my window how do i go about rendering it so it matches the house? What can i use for the render to stick to?
    Thank you

    Asked by duncan on 16th Dec 2020
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    "Hi Duncan, there are two common methods both entail strapping out with timber then you can apply either cement particle board, or a wire lath system both are suitable for render to be applied too."

    Answered on 16th Dec 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report

    "Wire mesh e.m.l or render board or both together various scratch coat required"

    Answered on 1st May 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report

    "You need to put expanding metal on. You can bed it into your scratch coat when set you can top coat.
    Hope this helps."

    Answered on 16th Dec 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    shore property solutions

    "Use timber in the web of the steal work cut tight. Then get a render board, measure and cut to the opening size, fix it to the timber and then render on to this."

    Answered on 16th Dec 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    Amber Valley Home Improvements ltd

    "External wall insulation, sold at any builders merchants."

    Answered on 16th Dec 2020 - Member since May 2019 - report
    Guard Building Services

    "You can make timber wedges, fit these within the steel then fit eml to them then render or make a timber frame around the steel or use strap banding then fix eml then render."

    Answered on 16th Dec 2020 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    Lance whitbrook

    "If it is an tsk timber nogs inbeteen and cover with Galvenized mesh then light scratch coat to cover mesh then top coat when dry
    It may be advisable to put some polythene behind the mash to stop the render falling through"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    L&A Courtings

    "Box around beam with baton plaster board and skim into existing walls"

    Answered on 17th Jan 2021 - Member since Mar 2019 - report

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