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roughcast

[′rəf‚kast]
(civil engineering)
A rough finish on a surface; in particular, a plaster made of lime and shells or pebbles, applied by throwing it against a wall with a trowel.

rock dash

An exterior stucco finish containing crushed rock, large pebbles, or shells that are imbedded in a stucco base; also called pebble dash or slap dash.
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If the remover doesn't work, paint over the roughcast.
Once it's stiffened but not yet set, scrape off the surface to the depth of the shingle used in the pebbledash or roughcast and then scratch with a nail or screw as preparation for the top coat.
A Due to the texture of roughcast, it's difficult to get into every nook and cranny.
- Muriel Brimble, by email AMASONRY paint will do the trick but you will need a brush as well as a roller because the paint needs to be poked between the roughcast chips.
It has become a big tourist attraction and the wheel offers a 45-minute boat trip that concludes at an aqueduct that appears to float through the air, supported by graceful hoops, into the roughcast tunnel, which sits under the Roman Antonine Wall.
Try Dulux's new Weathershield EasySpray, which can be used on pebbledash, roughcast, rendering and concrete, and is touch-dry in four hours and shower resistant after two hours.
The exteriors are roughcast rendered with clay tiled roofs and inside plain plastered ceilings, moulded architraving, white bathrooms, gas heating and fireplaces in each sitting room.
The framework will consist of works in the following areas to be deliver across the western isles:window & door replacementheating replacementbathroom replacementkitchen replacementroofing & roughcast workselectrical worksenvironmental worksoccupational therapy worksenergy efficiency
Or you can use K Dash, which is the roughcast version.
QCAN you recommend a product that could remove a stain - a long orange mark down the side of the wall from the central heating pipe - on the roughcast by the side of my house?
He was further accused of letting a firm - which work had gone to - roughcast his home with council materials.
- Muriel Brimble AMASONRY R paint will do but you will need a brush as well as a roller because the paint needs to be poked between the roughcast chips.