Which plaster finish is suitable for a single skin garage?

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Which plaster finish is suitable for a single skin garage?

Post by MitchieLad » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:36 am

The west facing gable of my rustic brick single skin garage gets a real blasting all year round and the mortar is completely shot. It was repointed in the past but I am now thinking of rendering it. I had two plasterers round to give me a quote but am confused. One said it needed a breathable finish, the other a waterproof one.
Any advice would be greatly received.
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Re: Which plaster finish is suitable for a single skin garag

Post by wine~o » Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:48 pm

either works, a gypsum based render treated with a waterproofing agent might be ok, a lime render (breathable) won't care what the weather throws at it... within reason.
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Re: Which plaster finish is suitable for a single skin garag

Post by MitchieLad » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:33 pm

Hi wino~o, many thanks for your advice. Much appreciated.
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