Turns out you can save quite a lot of money by making your own render.
But you have to start with quicklime, a volatile substance which reacts with water to make lime putty, which then needs to mature for three months before you mix it with sand to make render. So I need to do it NOW! so that it’s ready to use in May.
I’ve ordered a ton bag to be delivered on Monday 15th Feb. Anybody fancy coming over to play Dangerous Chemical Reactions?
Here’s what it looks like on quite a small scale. I’ll be doing seven bathtubs full of the stuff.