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ROCKCOTE warrants systems over many different substrates provided they have been installed according to manufacturers’ specifications. Being aware of the correct installation procedures can ultimately save you a lot of money.

Winter brings different drying times for renders and textures

With winter upon us, it is important to be aware that renders will cure more slowly and acrylic textures will dry more slowly during cold, damp weather. Cooler climates can affect the time these products take to cure due to decreased air and substrate temperatures.

Marmorino is now Marrakesh

ROCKCOTE has renamed its Marmorino product to Marrakesh. There have been no changes to the product formulation or packaging. ROCKCOTE Marrakesh delivers a stunning Tadelakt style finish that is also suitable for bathrooms and wet areas. For full details, see ...

Passionate about beautiful spaces?

ROCKCOTE is excited about the launch of our new online magazine, The Natural Artisan, designed to bring together creators of all kinds to celebrate and share the art of beautiful spaces. Read...

ROCKCOTE EcoStyle a winner for Taylor School

There were celebrations for students and staff of Taylor School, Canberra at the start of the school year as they returned to their original building after a major refurbishment.

Achieve an exceptional rendered finish with ROCKCOTE Flexi Tex

ROCKCOTE Flexi Tex is a versatile cement based texture that delivers a cost effective, attractive sand finish. Flexi Tex is an excellent alternative to acrylic based textures and will control most forms of cracking.

Artisans training course

Interested in learning to work with ROCKCOTE Natural Materials? Join our team of artisans for a hands-on weekend workshop in Nerang in June.

Advertising requirements for building industry licensees

Are you considering promoting your business with advertising or signage? Laws in both Queensland and NSW require you to include your building industry licence number on most forms of advertising.

Team profile: Garry Hill - preparation is not a cost, it is a saving

With almost four decades in the trade under his belt, Garry Hill knows the importance of preparation in getting the job right.

Stain removal on ROCKCOTE products

In the first of a series of articles on stain removal and maintenance, we outline how to identify likely causes of stains and the various options for stain removal on ROCKCOTE Acrylic Coloured Renders and Paints.

Product Information: new fibreglass mesh

ROCKCOTE has changed its mesh supplier due to feedback from customers. The new 5mm by 5mm mesh is better quality, more rigid and cuts better.

Christmas holiday order/delivery information

The management and staff of ROCKCOTE would like to thank all of our suppliers, distributors and customers for their ongoing support in 2013. As always, your support is greatly appreciated.

All About Colour: Team Profile – Stu Mckneil

The on-trend colour is grey, in all its possible shades according to ROCKCOTE’s Stu Mckneil.

As the sample maker in ROCKCOTE’s Colour Room, Stu watches various trends come and go. Right now, the off-form concrete look is getting a lot of attention.

“This trend is also...

Revealed: ROCKCOTE's new website

We’ve taken on board feedback from our customers, distributors and other website users and launched a brand new website.

Regular users of the site will notice some brand new features and we hope this will help you navigate through ROCKCOTE’s extensive product range to find the...

ROCKCOTE EcoStyle Paints: paint without compromise

ROCKCOTE EcoStyle Paint is high performance paint – with the added bonus of being non-toxic and VOC free. 

ROCKCOTE EcoStyle paints were intentionally developed as exterior performance paints that could also be used for interior...

ROCKCOTE traditional Lime Wash: mixing technology with tradition

Lime Wash is an ancient method for decorating and protecting exterior walls. It is a mineral base coating that naturally forms a bond with mineral base renders whether they be the ancient earthen variety, or the renders we use today.


A model of energy efficiency for Armidale

A team of enthusiastic innovators from the New England region has proven it is possible to create a model of energy efficiency from a small housing development.

Today, architects, builders, developers, designers and anyone with an interest in sustainable living, has the opportunity to...

We must look to nature and the past to have a future

This week ROCKCOTE Director Chris Cameron delivered a presentation at the Telstra Business Women’s Awards. It’s now ten years since Chris won the Queensland and National Business Owner’s Category and she was invited back to share the ROCKCOTE story. This is a brief, edited extract from her...

Spray applicators an appealing alternative

Spray applicators are becoming a more popular alternative to traditional texture application techniques due to their reported increased efficiency and cost savings.

ROCKCOTE’s  business development managers have been conducting demonstrations and working closely with applicators who...

The value of Technical Data Sheets - Nick Woodrow, ROCKCOTE team profile

After nearly 15 years with the company, ROCKCOTE’S Customer Service Officer, Nick Woodrow has a wealth of knowledge about ROCKCOTE products.  Nick is the person you’ll most likely encounter if you seek technical advice about a ROCKCOTE product or system by phone or email. Nick is on hand to...


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