The Self Build Self Help Site Rendering a gable end
Rendering a gable end
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Rendering a gable end
12mm plywood is fixed onto the framework. .

Rendering a gable end

Breathable roofing membrane is stapled onto the plywood to prevent damp coming through. Battens are then nailed onto the ply, through to the underlying framework. Gaps have been left between the battens to allow air to circulate.

Rendering a gable end

Breathable roofing membrane is stapled onto the battens to contain the cement render.

Rendering a gable end

Expanding metal mesh is tacked on next to hold the render.

Rendering a gable end

Bell bead is nailed on to the lower edge. Render is built up as normal. Two scratch coats were put on to build the thickness.

Rendering a gable end

The final coat of render is painted.

Rendering a gable end
12mm plywood is fixed onto the framework. .

Rendering a gable end

Breathable roofing membrane is stapled onto the plywood to prevent damp coming through. Battens are then nailed onto the ply, through to the underlying framework. Gaps have been left between the battens to allow air to circulate.

Rendering a gable end

Breathable roofing membrane is stapled onto the battens to contain the cement render.

Rendering a gable end

Expanding metal mesh is tacked on next to hold the render.

Rendering a gable end

Bell bead is nailed on to the lower edge. Render is built up as normal. Two scratch coats were put on to build the thickness.

Rendering a gable end

The final coat of render is painted.

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