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Why Do I Need to Use a Rendering Contractor?

When planning your home or building renovation, you’ve likely come across the term “rendering” and wondered what it is and whether you need it for your home. There are multiple ways of rendering a wall and it may seem a little daunting, but, with the right knowledge and help from a professional plasterer, the process becomes

What Is Rendering?

Render is a finish applied mainly to external walls, but it may also be applied to internal walls too. Much like plastering, rendering provides a durable finish and is used to achieve either a smooth or textured appearance. However, its use extends far beyond aesthetics, as it has water- and fireproof qualities that can help protect your property against damage.

The main materials used in render are cement, sand, lime and water. General-purpose cement can be used – however, it’s important that the sand is fine and free from any dirt or impurities. For a decorative, coloured finish, pigments can also be added to the render mix to make your walls stand out.

Cladding

Unlike traditional rendering, where a plaster-like mix is applied to walls, cladding involves applying a sheet of material to your exterior walls. This will not only improve the appearance of your property, but it will also add a protective layer that, thanks to its insulating qualities, keeps harsh weather out and heat in.

A clad finish gives your external walls a contemporary look and can help increase the value of your property, due to its curbside appeal. Different cladding materials offer a range of final looks, from a brick-like composite to wooden slats.

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Pebble Dash

As the name suggests, pebble dash is a form of render where pebbles are applied to the wet mix in a dashing motion. This finish adds texture, but may require more upkeep, as pebbles can fall off over time. In recent years, the pebble dash effect has diminished in popularity, but it continues to endure as a finish that stands out against plain, contemporary buildings.

How to Find Rendering Contractors Near You

To find rendering services near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford.
    Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to rendering specialists in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

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Plasterer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Plasterer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Plasterer near London£34£196
Plasterer near Birmingham£21£160
Plasterer near Leeds£28£168
Plasterer near Glasgow£21£167
Plasterer near Sheffield£18£147
Plasterer near Bradford£27£164
Plasterer near Liverpool£23£161
Plasterer near Edinburgh£22£181
Plasterer near Manchester£23£169
Plasterer near Bristol£24£174

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Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Reading£41£243
Blackpool£22£162
Stratford-on-Avon£27£197
Broadland£22£176
Fife£35£237
Perth & Kinross£28£224
South Oxfordshire£33£224
Coventry£25£197
Isle of Wight£28£188
Warwick£27£208

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Plymouth£20£164
Preston£28£155
Waverley£29£204
North Somerset£24£199
South Lanarkshire£24£174
Lisburn£18£134
Bolton£26£184
Vale of White Horse£27£208
Warwick£26£188
Stockton-on-Tees£37£198

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Chelmsford£34£262
Wirral£28£201
Rochdale£30£211
London£47£263
Epping Forest£44£255
East Ayrshire£28£216
Lisburn£24£174
Flintshire£25£194
Nottingham£29£200
Broadland£32£263

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Mid Bedfordshire£22£155
Salford£24£171
London£37£259
Rotherham£21£168
Oldham£23£161
Edinburgh£23£179
Mid Sussex£37£220
Poole£25£160
Chester£36£277
Birmingham£124£138

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Southend-on-Sea£20£160
Salford£41£227
Gloucester£50£175
Tameside£40£230
York£40£300
East Dunbartonshire£28£121
Chester£33£293
North Tyneside£41£258
Flintshire£33£293
Scottish Borders£23£165

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Warrington£14£114
Norwich£20£133
Reigate & Banstead£16£123
Vale Royal£16£130
Maidstone£18£140
Plymouth£15£107
Thanet£10£80
Canterbury£14£112
Milton Keynes£19£139
Swale£17£141

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Thurrock£41£280
Stratford-on-Avon£32£170
Rochdale£35£204
South Kesteven£35£250
Leicester£26£143
St Helens£34£247
Newcastle-under-Lyme£35£232
Milton Keynes£39£221
Mid Sussex£43£240
North Ayrshire£37£200

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Bedfordshire£46£258
Highland£40£320
Thamesdown£45£286
Walsall£38£227
East Devon£35£240
Blackpool£32£227
Glasgow£39£260
Colchester£45£252
Tendring£58£282
Renfrewshire£37£249

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Wirral£34£217
Swale£45£264
West Lancashire£34£217
Solihull£38£227
Horsham£44£259
Sheffield£32£221
Newbury£53£271
Luton£49£270
South Lanarkshire£36£257
Renfrewshire£36£244

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Salford£22£165
Wirral£23£154
Cambridge£22£188
Teignbridge£20£164
Basildon£25£176
Bournemouth£22£166
Isle of Wight£28£169
Middlesbrough£40£140
Vale Royal£20£146
West Lancashire£23£158

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