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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...

LRV on EPS reinforced render systems is 40%

Stockists and applicators are reminded that the LRV (Light Reflectance Value) for ROCKCOTE’s Reinforced Render Systems over EPS is 40%. This means that ROCKCOTE does not recommend the use of colours with an LRV (Light Reflectance Value) of less than 40% over polystyrene cladding systems....

Continually seeking new methods to improve customer service and satisfaction

Finally, in our efforts to continually seek to improve our customer service and satisfaction, ROCKCOTE has commenced an ongoing customer survey. When you call and speak with a ROCKCOTE representative at Head Office, you may be asked if you would mind answering two quick questions. This will...

James McGregor is now our BDM for Sydney and surrounds

As we continue to experience steady growth in the Sydney area, ROCKCOTE is pleased to introduce another addition to our sales team. James McGregor is now our Business Development Manager for Sydney and the surrounding areas, including Southern NSW and the ACT.  Distributors and applicators in...

Quick Render Thin Section is now called Quick Render Premium Sponge

We would just like to remind our customers once more that Quick Render Thin Section is now called Quick Render Premium Sponge. This change was made in an effort to more effectively reflect the superior value and performance...

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ROCKCOTE Coloured Renders: in a league of their own in the Australian marketplace

Don’t be fooled by inferior imitations, ROCKCOTE Coloured Renders are truly in a league of their own in the Australian marketplace. Domestic efforts at competition have generally been by paint manufacturing companies, and their attempts to replicate a...

ROCKCOTE Solid Pre-Meshed Trim: a revolutionary angle bead offering functionality and simplicity

ROCKCOTE Solid Pre-Meshed Trim (product code 4049) is a revolutionary angle bead that offers a breakthrough in terms of functionality and simplicity when used as part of our EPS Thermal Walling Solution.

This product significantly reduces the risk of delamination and cracking...

ROCKCOTE Quick Render – which product is best for your job?

ROCKCOTE has been educating consumers about the advantages of our bagged render ever since the inception of our Quick Render range. Now you can easily compare the features and benefits of each individual Quick Render product and determine which is the most suited for your project.

ROCKCOTE hosts Real Food People

ROCKCOTE recently (17 March) hosted a ‘Pot-Luck Picnic’ and information sharing session with The Real Food People – an organisation whose philosophies are closely aligned with Rockcote’s. The group chose ROCKCOTE’s Yandina based HQ and manufacturing plant to hold the event. A strange choice?...


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