The rough cast is a mixture containing lime, cement, sand, and coarse materials like a pebble. It is also referred to as pebbledash and is mostly applied to the exterior walls. Roughcast rendering is a great way to get some texture to the outer walls. It also offers the walls a layer of protective coating.
Initially, a rough cast was supposed to be a cheaper and convenient alternative to regular rendering. However, over a period of time, it has become popular because of its uniqueness and the way it looks. The process started in the UK and today it is seen across the globe. Wall rendering is usually done post the bricks are laid. Continue reading