Acrylic rendering, as with any rendering work, is charged per square metre. You can expect to pay between $30 to $80 per square metre. Most rendering jobs cost between $300 to $20,000 on average, subjective to materials and job size.
Acrylic rendering is a popular choice due to its added durability and aesthetic appeal. If you have a crusty old wall in need of smoothing out, acrylic render is a fantastic option. Especially if you live in an area with harsh weather such as extreme sunlight or high winds.
In this article you will find:
- Acrylic rendering costs
- What is the purpose of acrylic rendering?
- Who to hire for acrylic rendering?
- Can I DIY acrylic rendering?
- Acrylic rendering FAQs
Acrylic rendering costs
For acrylic rendering you can expect to pay anywhere from $30 to $80 per square metre. A word of warning, we would strongly discourage hiring anyone offering $30 per square metre.
Acrylic render is more expensive than cement or polymer due to its added benefits. Acrylic render is extremely durable, water resistant, fast drying, available in a range of colours and textures and only takes two days to cure and dry.
The best way of gaging your price for acrylic render is by having a professional from Rapid Rendering come and inspect your job. We will provide you with an honest and fair quote based on the size of the job, complexity and how many hours will be required.
What is the purpose of acrylic rendering?
With any kind of render, the purpose of adding acrylic render to your property is to increase the design appeal and value! However, the point of difference with acrylic render is that is the premium choice to resist cracking. It also can be applied over cement render, which can save you money if you require more than one layer of render.
Major benefits of acrylic render:
- Adds 20 years to your walls lifespan
- Resists cracking
- Increases property value
- Provides better protection from the elements
- Transforms your homes aesthetic
- Provides better insulation for your home (saving costs on utility bills)
- You can add pigmented colours to your render
- Restores an aging home
Who to hire for acrylic rendering?
Well, we may be biased but you should hire us! Rapid Rendering has an established customer base, extensive portfolio of work and wealth of knowledge on all things render. We provide each prospective customer with a written quote, in-line with industry standards. We are fully insured and equipped with the relevant qualifications to carry out any rendering work.
This being said, we commend home owners who seek several quotes to ensure they have an understanding of the benchmark price for their job. If you are quoted a price that seems too good to be true, we would wager that it probably is too good to be true. Take that as you will.
Can I DIY acrylic rendering?
Acrylic render is a fickle master, best tamed by those with years of experience and knowledge. We highly suggest seeking professional assistance on any kind of rendering job, especially if you have not taken on a DIY project before.
If you are an experienced DIYer with a few tools up your sleeve then to execute cement rendering successfully you should follow this process…
- Prepare the surface
- Mix the render
- Apply the render
- Apply the final layer
If you would like further detail on DIY rendering, you should read our blog – How to render a wall – a complete guide.
Acrylic rendering FAQs?
Is acrylic render cost effective?
Initially it will cost you more, however the extended lifespan can save significant money over the years in maintenance. Additionally, acrylic render can ADD to your home’s value.
Why should I acrylic render my home?
To transform the entire look and feel into a contemporary design that will stand out in the street.
When is the best time of year to render?
Any time of year outside of the wet season is suitable for rendering! However Summer is most popular due to its definite expectation of clear skies.
Can I apply render over paint?
No, this is a very bad idea.
Do you inspect jobs before quoting?
We certainly can! Feel free to bring images of the job or we can come out to your property and inspect the job.
How much does rendering cost?
You can expect to pay between $30 to $80 per square metre for rendering of any kind. Most rendering jobs cost between $300 to $20,000 on average, subjective to materials and job size.