Painting Small Cement Rendered Retaining Wall

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tododo
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Painting Small Cement Rendered Retaining Wall

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Hi all

Ive just had a small retaining wall built between us and neighbours (garden wall). Its block and flat and rendered in smooth cement.
Planning on painting sometime soon (have a shower quadrant to fit before the wall) anyway was gonna use very diluted wish wash coat of pliolite paint which I am a big fan of on our house anyway
Its not cheap but seems better and keeps its colour much better than sandtex for me (its white)

So was gonna dilute that paint???

Any other recommendations
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A garden retaining wall will have no DPC and will be constantly damp I would avoid painting unless you want to be scraping off flaking paint and redoing it each year. :wink:
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Paint it with plain natural yoghurt or cow poo (mix cow poo in a bucket with water) and it will sped up growth of mosses and lichens and help it blend in more naturally in a garden environment.
One day it will all be firewood.
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