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Anti-crack render

Anti-crack render, also known as crack-resistant render, is a type of exterior finish that is designed to resist cracking and other types of damage caused by weathering and structural movement. This type of render is typically made up of a combination of cement, sand, and other additives, which are mixed together to create a strong[...]
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Flexible render

In the context of construction, flexible rendering refers to a type of exterior finish that is designed to provide flexibility and durability in a wide range of weather conditions. Flexible rendering systems are typically made up of a combination of materials, including cement, sand, polymers, and additives, which are mixed together to create a flexible[...]
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The importance of isolation

Insulation is an important part of any building and there are many materials available for this purpose. One of the most popular is EPS insulation boards. EPS, or expanded polystyrene, is a lightweight and versatile material that is ideal for providing insulation to a variety of applications.  EPS – what is it?  EPS insulation boards[...]
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Weatherproof Wall Coating

Weatherproof wall coating is an effective way to protect your walls from harsh weather conditions and keep them looking fresh. It is a great choice for protecting exterior walls, roofs, and other surfaces from moisture, UV rays, and corrosion. Weatherproof wall coating can also improve the energy efficiency of a building or home by reducing[...]
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The ECO4 scheme is coming – what does it mean for installers?

The ECO4 scheme is coming, being the latest in government funding initiatives to make UK homes more energy efficient. Installers that wish to work with the scheme will require the latest PAS2030 certification, which is where British Assessment Bureau can help. We provide both PAS2030 certification and Trustmark registration for installers who wish to work[...]
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ATLAS/AVAL EXTERNAL THERMAL INSULATION FIRE SAFETY POLICY

1. Introduction Fire safety is one of seven basic requirements related to construction objects. All building elements and building materials used in a given facility must provide adequate fire resistance, fire safety and adequate evacuation time. Thermal insulation is one of the building elements which has a very significant impact on the fire safety –[...]
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CLEVER SOLUTION FOR A FAÇADE – RENDER IMITATING WOOD

Façade should protect a building against adverse weather conditions. Should it also be its glory? Absolutely! Therefore, while choosing the type of top finish, one should think not only about safety parameters, but also about aesthetics. For example, we can use render imitating wood. Effect of wood Wood – one of the oldest materials used[...]
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RENDER CHOICE DEPENDING ON THE ENVIRONMENT CONDITIONS

Let’s be honest – there is no perfect render. A feature which forms an advantage of one render, in different situation may be a disadvantage or even serious drawback. In order to select a render type appropriate for a particular project one should consider numerous, sometimes seemingly insignificant data. As long as there are no[...]
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