Scratch coat

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Scratch´ coat`


1.The first coat in plastering; - called also scratchwork. See Pricking-up.
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Restore original stucco finish to the masonry portion of house, apply three-coat natural hydraulic lime and sand render coat system, removal and installation of downspouts, window shutter and miscellaneous items.
Replace pebbledash render to front and rear elevations and apply a smooth stone colour render coat to all elevations including new gable end, 103 Granny Hall Lane, Brighouse.
Brick Plus provides a solution to the dilemma of having to finish externally insulated brick buildings with a render coat.