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Facebook weekly product features

ROCKCOTE’s Facebook page is featuring a new product every week – providing information and advice for use of the product as well as an ‘Image of the Week’ where we invite you to submit your images of the product features for your chance to win. 

Liquid Carnauba Wax packaging size change

Liquid Carnauba Wax will now be sold in 20L drums, and will not require any further dilution.

Reminder: call 1300 736 668 for enquiries & customer service

We would like to remind everyone that the number to call for ROCKCOTE enquiries or customer service is 1300 736 668. 

Acrybond now available in 20L drum

Due to popular demand, ROCKCOTE Acrybond is now available in a 20L drum. 

Oxides and tinting the Natural Materials range

Oxides are used to tint the ROCKCOTE Natural Materials colour range. Read on to find out about what you need to consider when selecting a colour for your Natural Material project.

ROCKCOTE Quick Render FR substrate use changes

The TDS for ROCKCOTE Quick Render Fibre Reinforced (FR) has been updated to reflect the substrates that it is and is not suitable for application over.

Jamie Byrne & Jessica Peck

Introducing ROCKCOTE’s new Queensland representatives

ROCKCOTE would like to introduce our new State Manager; Business Development for Queensland, Jessica Peck, and our new Sunshine Coast Business Development Manager, Jamie Byrne.

When to use ROCKCOTE Anti Efflorescent Primer

ROCKCOTE Anti Efflorescent Primer provides an effective barrier coat against efflorescence that can arise from site mix render and mortar joints. 

ROCKCOTE Christmas trading hours

ROCKCOTE will be closed on Friday 11th December from 12 noon and will reopen normal trading hours from Monday 14th December. We will then be closed from 12 noon Thursday 24th December and reopen on Monday 4th January 2016. Read on to find out essential dates for orders over this period.

The importance of batch continuity

Very slight variation in colour can occur between different batches of wet product. It is important to ensure that you receive wet product from the same batch number for your project to ensure high quality finishes can be achieved.

Introducing ROCKCOTE’s new Operations and Technical Manager

ROCKCOTE would like to introduce our new Operations and Technical Manager, Mark Howard. We are looking forward to his contribution to the continuous improvement of ROCKCOTE.

Different substrates react differently under the same conditions

Heat variation of substrates

Some substrates may be more affected by heat than others, which can have an impact on their potential thermal expansion. If not considered in the design and construction phases of projects, this could lead to cracking, and other long-term issues.

How to rinse a ROCKCOTE bucket and dispose of product properly

Learn about the best methods for disposing of your excess paint and texture that are not only environmentally responsible, but will also help you avoid fines.

Earthen Render upgrade

ROCKCOTE Earthen Renders have become popular for their beauty, economy and ease of use. A new formulation makes them even more versatile, allowing them to be tinted to a wider range of colours.

When to use ROCKCOTE Masonry Primer

ROCKCOTE Masonry Primer can improve the quality and aesthetics of systems on masonry substrates, particularly in broad wall areas. 

Which ROCKCOTE renders can be pumped?

The use of pumps to spray render onto substrates instead of traditional plastering techniques is an easy and fast method of application. ROCKCOTE has a range of products that are suitable for use with render pumps. 

Guides to industry standards and tolerances

Guides to Industry Standards and Tolerances for construction, including solid plastering and painting are used within Australia in addition to the National Construction Code. The information contained in these documents is important as it outlines expectations of your trade.

Natural Materials System Guide now available

ROCKCOTE has added a full systems guide to Natural Materials to our complete ROCKCOTE Systems Guide. It provides plasterers and applicators with the ability to determine the best system for each project and for each purpose within the project.

The Kane Bennett Community Project

The Kane Bennett Community Project

When ROCKCOTE heard about the Kane Bennett Community Project, and how the community were rallying behind the Bennett family after losing their loving husband and father, we wanted to help in any way that we could.

New product: ROCKCOTE EcoStyle Primer

ROCKCOTE welcomes a new product to its EcoStyle range. The ROCKCOTE EcoStyle Primer is a cost-effective, tintable, GECA accredited, non-toxic, water-based primer that will ensure excellent adhesion of paint topcoats to surfaces.

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