Can I paint lime render?
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Accordingly, can lime render be left unpainted?
Lime render can be left unfinished, but traditionally lime render was limewashed. More recently, breathable silicate paints are an option instead of limewash. Depending on the circumstances we can advise on which is best and apply accordingly.
Additionally, what Colour is lime render? Heritage Mortar and Lime Putty Lime mortar made with local sands to produce pale yellow or off-white coloured mortars using Morstead, Wareham or Extra Fine White sand.
Accordingly, what is the best paint for lime plaster?
If you are looking for an alternative to using lime wash on interior walls, ensure you opt for a breathable paint for lime plaster. Claypaint has a very high level of breathability that is it fully compatible with lime.
Do you have to paint render?
Render finishes Thin coat render systems are designed to be self-coloured so that they don't need painting. As well as a choice of colours, different finishes are also available, from very smooth to textured. If you have chosen rendering that needs painting, make sure you choose a weatherproof external paint.