Repairing and painting pebbledash in Croydon, Surrey

Pebbledash! A passing fad and a cheap wall covering that house builders used to use to cover up poor quality brickwork, but times change and many people want to change their pebbledash wall coating to something a bit more contemporary and up-to-date.

This is where the NEVER PAINT AGAIN exterior wall painting system can help you.

We have specialised in repairing and painting pebbledashed homes up and down the country since 1986 and we know our stuff, so let us guide you through what can be done about a pebble dashed house, by showing you a recently completed project, located in Croydon, Surrey.

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What are the different types of mortar mixes?

One aspect of our work that defines us apart from your local painter and decorator is the fact we also do rendering, alteration and repairs to render as well as painting houses. We have to be very clued-up about the use of mortar and all it’s permutations, so we thought today we would share some of that knowledge with yourselves.

So here’s all about mortar; it’s uses, health sand safety, tools and applications. Read More


A video explaining repairing and painting pebbledash

If you own a house with ugly pebbledash we can show you in this video exactly how we repair and paint pebbledashed houses, with our exterior wall coatings which are not only maintenance free, they also come with a 15 year insurance backed warranty too!

Having us repair and paint your spar dashed, tyrolean or pebble-dashed house can actually work out CHEAPER than having the dashed coating hacked off and re-applied by a pebble dashing company! Read More


Wall coating a pebble dashed Bungalow in Exeter, Devon

If you own a house that seems to always need painting then this may be of interest to you.

This particular pebbledashed bungalow in Exeter had the full NEVER PAINT AGAIN external wall coating treatment and is now maintenance free. This project page shows the various stages of painting the exterior of a house, with our special wall coatings which outlast paint many times over. Read More


Tips on Painting Pebbledash. There is an easier way

If you have ever tried to paint over pebble dash, or are considering doing so, we have some tips, and some words of warning for the average DIY fanatic.

Be prepared for long, difficult job, and ending with a poor finish if you plan on doing it yourself!

The trouble with pebbledash and other heavily textured wall coverings is the fact that because it has the sharp stones and various undulations and pits, painting it, with a brush or roller, is fraught with difficulty and problems  and what you end up with may not be what you had 1st imagined!

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Repairs and replacement of cracked pebbledash in Brighton

“Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!…” as the song goes, and we really did love working on this charming house in Brighton, Sussex.

Extensive cracked and hollow pebbledash was replaced and then protected with a NEVER PAINT AGAIN textured exterior coating, in Polar White.

This nice house was near the sea, in an exposed area, catching the rain driven wind that whips up from the English channel.

Time had also taken it’s toll on the building and the house was covered with badly cracked pebbledash, some so bad, it was more or less falling off the wall. Read More