Choose Renders to Prevent Damp Walls, Floors and Ceilings

Renders have become a popular choice among homeowners across the country. In its primitive years, K Rend was mostly chosen by homeowners who wanted to renovate their properties. In recent years, it has become an almost default option for new properties as well. There are many benefits of silicone renders. The aesthetic advantages are obvious. The sheer range of colours and textures make it easy for even the most stringent homeowners who are acutely particular of every little detail. Such renders also add to the perceived and actual financial value of a house. Continue reading “Choose Renders to Prevent Damp Walls, Floors and Ceilings”

Brick Slips are an Aesthetic and Practical Choice

Brick slips

Brick slips can be installed on exterior and interior walls. Brick cladding is popular across the world, not just for aesthetics but also for practical reasons. Brick slips are more affordable than some of the premium materials but they do not look any inferior. In fact, many homes and even commercial spaces look more trendy or cool and sophisticated or classic with brick cladding, albeit depending on the exact colour, texture and size of the brick chosen. Continue reading “Brick Slips are an Aesthetic and Practical Choice”

The Significance of Damp Proofing

Damp proofing is quintessential if you live in a humid region or there is sufficient precipitation. Low lying areas, properties near water bodies and places where the groundwater reserve is not at much depth will also demand damp proofing. Damp or moisture trapped in the walls, floors, ceilings and the roof can lead to many problems. The plaster crumbling or the paint flaking are only cosmetic issues. There are much more serious concerns and potential consequences. Wooden walls can rot. Foundations may become weaker. The property can become a haven for microbes that thrive in moisture or humid environments. Continue reading “The Significance of Damp Proofing”

An Introductory Guide to Technical Mortars

Technical mortars are multipurpose additives. They are specifically used to improve the performance and strength of concrete. Concrete structures are not truly impermeable. They have a few demerits, albeit outweighed by their merits. Technical mortars possess considerable flexural strength and thus are effective at preventing cracks. You may choose to use such additives for outdoor and indoor installations. Continue reading “An Introductory Guide to Technical Mortars”