What is acrylic rendering?
Acrylic rendering uses a render composition similar to cement render but instead also includes acrylic, a type of plastic, into the mixture. Acrylic render is suitable for many internal and external applications, including brick, existing render, painted walls and ceilings, balustrades, polystyrene, cement, and concrete blocks. Like cement rendering, acrylic rendering can be completed in many finishes and colours, so there is sure to be a combination that will perfectly suit the inside or outside of your home.
What are the benefits of acrylic rendering?
Acrylic rendering is often considered to be a superior option to cement rendering as it is more flexible, therefore being more resistant to cracks and having increased durability when small movements in the wall occur. It will last for a long time, being more resistant to water and UV rays. Acrylic render is highly suited to locations where the weather changes frequently, as the material’s flexibility will accomodate for these changes as it moves with its foundations. Acrylic rendering can be applied to a greater variety of surfaces than cement rendering and is fast to apply as well as quick-drying. Acrylic rendering is appropriate for application on timber and fibre cement, where cement rendering won’t stick.
Acrylic render is also easy to apply, and can be trowelled, rolled or sprayed onto a surface. A two-coat application is common, sometimes in two different colours. Acrylic also dries much faster than cement render, only taking a few days to cure as opposed to a month. Acrylic render is also better suited to allow the wall or material underneath it to breathe, and is less susceptible to growth of bacteria and fungi thanks to its water resistance.
How to choose the best acrylic rendering business
Selecting a skilled and highly qualified rendering business will increase the chances of a superior quality of rendering for your domestic or commercial project. To determine if the rendering professional is suited to the project, research their past customer reviews to see if previous customers have had consistently positive experiences in terms of quality of workmanship and level of customer service.
Also take a look at photos of past work to see if the render is applied skillfully and the business has experience completing jobs similar to your own. Find out the number of years the business has been in the rendering industry, as this indicates that the business is doing well and there is positive word-of mouth in the local area if they have been operating for a long time.
Brisbane’s acrylic rendering experts
For the best acrylic rendering in Brisbane, contact the experts at Rapid Rendering on 1300 590 526. We can provide you with a competitive quote for acrylics rendering costs, and professional insight into the perfect colour, finish and application for your unique acrylic rendering project. Our quality workmanship will have you wishing you rendered your house sooner!