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Sandcote HydroGuard will become Sandcote HYDRATECH 

The technology used in the popular water repellent version of Sandcote is being renamed from HydroGuard to HYDRATECH. As a result, Sandcote HydroGuard will be renamed to Sandcote HYDRATECH. There are no changes to the product formulation, this is a change in the name of the technology only.

When to use meshed beads

On lightweight substrates susceptible to movement, such as blueboard, beads are highly recommended on corners to assist with the aesthetics of the final finish. However, sometimes when movement occurs, standard beads may still come away from the substrate, causing cracking.

Welcome Stephen Kelly to the ROCKCOTE NSW team

We are excited to welcome experienced plasterer, Stephen Kelly to the ROCKCOTE NSW team. As a Business Development Manager in the Sydney area, Stephen will be using his 15 years of trade experience to help customers get the best from ROCKCOTE products.

The Gold Coast's new hub of design ideas

Design Centre revamp features the latest finishes

The award-winning ROCKCOTE Design Centre, has undergone a major revamp to become the Gold Coast's new hub of design ideas and inspiration for home owners, architects, designers and trade professionals.

The extensive...

Tips and tricks for cleaning interior paint work

Cleaning your interior paintwork can help to keep it looking new for longer. The sheen level of your paint will help determine the methods for cleaning. Read on for tips and tricks for cleaning the different sheen levels of paint. 

ROCKCOTE Christmas Closure Times

ROCKCOTE Head Office in Yandina and the ROCKCOTE Design Centre on the Gold Coast will be closed for designated periods over the 2017-18 Christmas break. Read on to find out more.

Introducing Tuscany Trowel On Coarse

ROCKCOTE would like to introduce Tuscany Trowel On Coarse. This product is an extremely coarse acrylic render that is available at selected stockists in New South Wales and Victoria.

Membranes are the best paints for render

Choosing the best paint for rendered homes

Paint on a rendered home is not just there to look good. It protects both the coating system and your home.

Render and paint systems consist of several layers that work together. The right products, adequate surface preparation, sufficient adhesion and correct application all play a...

Quick Render Fine formulation update

The ROCKCOTE Quick Render Fine formulation has been changed. This product is now made with a blend of Portland cement, which provides a much creamier and...

Smooth Set entryway

Which product to use for your smooth finish

Smooth finishes are a stylish feature in any space. ROCKCOTE has a range of products that will achieve a smooth look finish, which trained renderers can apply. These products can achieve concrete look finishes, add a bit of glamour to what would have been a matt wall, or add spectacular colour...

EcoStyle VOC classification change

After reviewing Australian and overseas standards, ROCKCOTE has determined to change the VOC classification for all paints in the EcoStyle range from “zero VOC” to “very low VOC” in line with recognised Australian classification standards such as APAS.

Formulations have not changed...

Chris Cameron recognised by HIA Award

ROCKCOTE Director, Chris Cameron has been officially honoured by the Housing Industry of Australia (HIA) with a special 'Outstanding Achievement in the Industry' Award at the 2017 HIA QLD Recognition of Women in Building and Construction Awards.

The Award was presented by ...

New Look EcoStyle 1L Labels

ROCKCOTE EcoStyle 1L pails have a new look that aligns with the 15L and 4L design. 

Introducing ROCKCOTE’s Interior Designer

Zoë Milburn, ROCKCOTE Interior Designer is new to the team. Read on to find out more about Zoë and what her role involves.

Look out for the new Marrakesh bags

ROCKCOTE Marrakesh now has its own bag. Keep an eye out for it in store.

How to tint ROCKCOTE Venetian Plaster using Giorgio Graesan tints

Giorgio Graesan liquid tints are high quality, water based tints suitable for tinting ROCKCOTE Venetian Plaster.

Colour fast and alkali resistant, Giorgio Graesan tints offer total dispersion in the material, unlike powdered pigments, which are...

Velvetino is now Velvetina

ROCKCOTE has changed the name of the Natural Materials product Velvetino to Velvetina.

Another company in a different industry was using the name so ROCKCOTE has decided to proactively make the change.

ROCKCOTE...

New Natural Materials trowels

ROCKCOTE has introduced a range of new trowels for use with our Natural Materials range. These NELA trowels are made in Germany and recognised for their high level of quality and workmanship.

 

Finishing and polishing: the...

ROCKCOTE 4L products

Due to a lack of demand, ROCKCOTE has reduced the availability of its 4L products. ROCKCOTE products that are no longer available in 4L (but are still available in 15L) include, but are not limited to the Coloured Render range,...

Gloss levels in paint and what it means for your final finish

Making the decision for which gloss level to use where can have a large impact on the final finish of your project and the wear-ability of your finish.

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