The high performance weber. rend MT render system from Saint-Gobain Weber has been specified for a bespoke, luxury private home on the south Hampshire coast.
Network Weber recommended applicator Complete Rendering Systems Limited of Lewes, East Sussex, carried out the render application for main contractor MGS Building & Electrical Contracts of Botley, Southampton.
There were two substrates, totalling 360m2, which required the application of the lightweight weber.rend MT system: the house structure features timber frame with Bluclad render substrate boards, while the garage facility is built of traditional blockwork. The finish colour is white for the majority of the property with the stair core picked out in grey.
Designed by A R Design Studios, Winchester, chief architect Andy Ramus said that the palette of materials used in the design of the property is intentionally modest and understated: “White and grey render adorn the floating-box which accommodates the upper sleeping floor while local stone is used for the walls that dominate the ground floor providing a rugged contrast.”
Weber.rend MT is a multi-coat system which incorporates glass fibre
meshcloth reinforcement and a resin-rich adhesive coat that carries a choice of textured finishes in a wide range of colours. The clean aesthetic lines of this stylish property
are enhanced by the striking textured finish.
Bradley Halls, director, Complete Rendering Systems, said: “To create the weber.rend MT system, we pump spray the first coat of weber.rend LAC onto the stable Bluclad boards which provide good adhesion. We immediately lay in the meshcloth which is covered with a second spray-applied coat of weber.rend LAC. We float the surface flat and drysponge to achieve a smooth, flawless finish.”
When dry, weber PR310, a pigmented primer, is applied which starts the colour buildup. It also reduces the suction levels in preparation for the top coat to achieve uniform colour and texture. The weber.sil TF150 textured silicone-based decorative finish coat was
Built on the site of a single bungalow this one-for-one property offers spacious accommodation over three floors. It has a lower ground floor with cellar and cinema and an impressive ground
floor lounge with large sliding glazed doors. Flush thresholds provide a true sense of inside/outside living while glazing to the bedrooms provides beautiful tree top views of the lake and the four themed private gardens. A moat surrounding the house is crossed via a bridge providing direct access to the main entrance.