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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...

ROCKCOTE Skimcote now requires the addition of Fast Bond

ROCKCOTE has changed the formulation of Skimcote which now requires the addition of Fast Bond.

ROCKCOTE Skimcote is a pre-blended cement render, specially formulate for hot, dry, and humid environments. It is...

How to achieve a smooth finish with ROCKCOTE

Smooth finishes are becoming more popular as designers and architects move towards the industrial look of polished off-form concrete.

Specific combinations of product and technique can create a stunning polished-look for interior or exterior projects, particularly feature walls....

Name changes to Polymer Render range

ROCKCOTE has simplified the names of our Polymer Render range to more closely align with our cement names.

Polymer Render High Build (grey) is now Polymer Render GreyPolymer Render ...

New and improved Mortatec Render Pumps now available

Mortatec has launched a new model Render Pump designed to be even more efficient and easier to maintain than its predecessor.

The new “Worker” model features a plastic mixing zone, replacing the previous steel component and is designed to prevent build-up,...

Base names for Coloured Render, Armour and Ecostyle are now white, light, deep and strong

ROCKCOTE has recently changed the names of bases in our Coloured Render, Armour and EcoStyle ranges.

The name changes are a part of a transition that will ultimately result in...

Delivering products from us to you - team profile: Rupert Standing

Have you placed an order with ROCKCOTE recently? If the answer is ‘yes’, chances are that you have been in contact with our Logistics and Customer Service Manager, Rupert Standing.

Rupert is responsible for overseeing ROCKCOTE’s transport and customer service operations – from the...


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