Sandcote HydroGuard will become Sandcote HYDRATECH
The technology used in the popular water repellent version of Sandcote is being renamed from HydroGuard to HYDRATECH. As a result, Sandcote HydroGuard will be renamed to Sandcote HYDRATECH. There are no changes to the product formulation, this is a change in the name of the technology only.
When to use meshed beads
On lightweight substrates susceptible to movement, such as blueboard, beads are highly recommended on corners to assist with the aesthetics of the final finish. However, sometimes when movement occurs, standard beads may still come away from the substrate, causing cracking.
Welcome Stephen Kelly to the ROCKCOTE NSW team
We are excited to welcome experienced plasterer, Stephen Kelly to the ROCKCOTE NSW team. As a Business Development Manager in the Sydney area, Stephen will be using his 15 years of trade experience to help customers get the best from ROCKCOTE products.
Design Centre revamp features the latest finishes
The award-winning ROCKCOTE Design Centre, has undergone a major revamp to become the Gold Coast's new hub of design ideas and inspiration for home owners, architects, designers and trade professionals.
Tips and tricks for cleaning interior paint work
Cleaning your interior paintwork can help to keep it looking new for longer. The sheen level of your paint will help determine the methods for cleaning. Read on for tips and tricks for cleaning the different sheen levels of paint.
Introducing Tuscany Trowel On Coarse
Choosing the best paint for rendered homes
Paint on a rendered home is not just there to look good. It protects both the coating system and your home.
Render and paint systems consist of several layers that work together. The right products, adequate surface preparation, sufficient adhesion and correct application all play a...
Which product to use for your smooth finish
Smooth finishes are a stylish feature in any space. ROCKCOTE has a range of products that will achieve a smooth look finish, which trained renderers can apply. These products can achieve concrete look finishes, add a bit of glamour to what would have been a matt wall, or add spectacular colour...
EcoStyle VOC classification change
After reviewing Australian and overseas standards, ROCKCOTE has determined to change the VOC classification for all paints in the EcoStyle range from “zero VOC” to “very low VOC” in line with recognised Australian classification standards such as APAS.
Formulations have not changed...
Chris Cameron recognised by HIA Award
ROCKCOTE Director, Chris Cameron has been officially honoured by the Housing Industry of Australia (HIA) with a special 'Outstanding Achievement in the Industry' Award at the 2017 HIA QLD Recognition of Women in Building and Construction Awards.
The Award was presented by ...
How to tint ROCKCOTE Venetian Plaster using Giorgio Graesan tints
Giorgio Graesan liquid tints are high quality, water based tints suitable for tinting ROCKCOTE Venetian Plaster.
Colour fast and alkali resistant, Giorgio Graesan tints offer total dispersion in the material, unlike powdered pigments, which are...
New Natural Materials trowels
ROCKCOTE has introduced a range of new trowels for use with our Natural Materials range. These NELA trowels are made in Germany and recognised for their high level of quality and workmanship.
Finishing and polishing: the...
ROCKCOTE 4L products
Due to a lack of demand, ROCKCOTE has reduced the availability of its 4L products. ROCKCOTE products that are no longer available in 4L (but are still available in 15L) include, but are not limited to the Coloured Render range,...