It’s been a hot topic for some years now however an ecological approach within the construction industry is starting to become a standard practice with more buildings being constructed using green procedures to minimise their carbon footprint and safeguard natural resources.
With businesses as well as home owners across the globe being encouraged to think about the environment, many people don’t just look at the costs for projects but think about their carbon footprint and energy waste.
There has been significant improvements within the building trade over the last decade with more recent developments in home improvement products all with the business owner and the homeowner at the forefront for their inspiration and how they will use them to reduce their environmental impact. A key example of this is the advances made in the wall coatings industry which makes the products as well as the techniques used to apply them more ethical than they have ever been.
Previous wall coatings used to be solvent based causing them to have a serious environmental impact due to the sheer amount of greenhouse gases created during the manufacturing process. Often the materials used to create the product were wasteful with a large amount of resources being unusable for anything else.
Many modern wall coatings are now water based meaning that the wall covering is an environmentally friendly choice for the customer long before they have started to enjoy the benefits it brings.
Wall coatings provide an added layer of insulation to your home stopping heat from escaping whilst some latest technologies even allow the building to stay cool in the summer making it the perfect environmentally friendly solution in improving your homes energy rating. Reducing your carbon footprint is becoming increasingly easier and more affordable due to the demand gradually growing.
If you would like more information on the benefits associated with external rendering, or would like to discuss the green deal in more detail please contact a member of our team on 01132 898 839 (Leeds) or 01274 881 829 (Bradford).
- A need to repaint frequently
- Crumbling mortar
- Cracked render
- Damp penetration
- Hollow areas under render or
- Dirty / soiled pebbledash
- Eroded brickwork
- Algae / mould / moss
- Surface blemishes and scars
- Flaking / blistering paint
- Discoloured / faded paint