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    Rendering repair or refurb?


    Hi, I think is a question for a builder...but maybe it's for roofers. We are looking to buy a Victorian end terrace which has been rendered. Our surveyor's report has noted some cracking as well as poor, patchy repair work to the render & has recommended that we get this repaired.
    Would you expect a better result from a complete overhaul of the render - remove and replace - or would repair work be adequate?
    And how much would you expect it to cost?


    Asked by Katherine on 20th Oct 2020
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    "Hi I would remove old render and replace with new. Would also recommend using expansion joints to spot future cracking. I wouldn't recommend a repair as they are never permanent."

    Answered on 22nd Oct 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report

    "I would remove all, and re-render using insulated foam panels and K Render , this will also have the added bonus of insulating your home and giving a water proof to the face of the building, and its amazing stuff, I use it all the time."

    Answered on 24th Oct 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report

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