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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.
It was claimed Moon's house was roughcast using council materials by Sandy Frame Ltd from Lesmahagow.
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 works generally comprise:- Asbestos Removal to existing building- Underpinning to existing foundations- Deep trench concrete foundations- Concrete floor slab- Structural steel frame- Brick / block external walls with timber cladding or roughcast finish- Stone rubble basecourse- Internal fit out- Mechanical, electrical and plumbing installations- Slate & felt roof coverings- Internal finishings including decoration- Formation of temporary car-park- External works and drainageThe Packages available to tender for are that of the joinery, bricklaying and groundworks.
Or you can use K Dash, which is the roughcast version.
c Tr st is up rin ma be Q The wire cover protecting the flue from my boiler has left rust stains on the outside wall, but as it's white roughcast, I'm not sure how to clean it without causing damage.
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 can give your walls that smooth as silk finish or provide you with an attractive roughcast surface that will be the envy of your neighbours.
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.
Catriona Walker AONCE you paint the external wall - whether roughcast, harling or stonework - you have to maintain it.
I don't want to strip off the old roughcast as I live in a semi–detached house.