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 ...
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.
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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...