How do I render a Blueboard?

How to render blueboard

  1. Start at the bottom of the surface to be rendered and apply the render with a steel trowel in an upward pushing motion from left to right keeping an even flat finish.
  2. Use the float in a circular motion to get a smooth finish.

How thick should render be on blue board?

Render It™ can be applied in a thickness ranging from 2mm to 10mm in a single application. If subsequent coats of render are to be applied, the surface should be raked or scratched within 30 minutes of application to provide a rough surface to aid the adhesion of any subsequent coat.

Can you use blue board outside?

Uses. Cement boards are best used outside the house as siding or in wet areas inside the house such as bathrooms and kitchens, due to their durable and water resistant/waterproof nature. In fact, greenboards and blueboards should not be used for wet applications and as tile backing boards.

Is Blueboard a Fibre cement?

Manufactured by James Hardie for more than 20 years, HardieTex blue board base sheet is the ‘original’ blue board fibre cement cladding designed for the application of a third party specialised 2mm thick acrylic texture coating. HardieTex blue board base sheet is resistant to damage from termites, rot and fire†.

Can you just paint Blueboard?

While it is still drywall, unlike typical drywall, you can paint directly over the blueboard. The surface, prepared to receive coverings, is an ideal surface on which to paint directly as it adheres ideally to a variety of finishes, particularly paint.

How much does Blueboard cost?

Blueboard Pricing Getting started with Blueboard could range from $19,500 to $37,500, depending on your office location(s). This budget does not expire. Exact and personalized figures are provided by the vendor.

Can you render straight onto cement board?

Most render manufactures state that their product can be applied over cement particle boards however from experience although that is correct I would advise that the render is kept as thin as possible, probably a maximum of 10mm in thickness.

Can I just paint Blueboard?

What’s the difference between drywall and Blueboard?

Blueboard is a good answer to all the problems that are caused by regular drywall. It is essentially the same as drywall in the interior composition of gypsum. The difference is in the blue paper covering on blueboard. This paper is specially treated to bond with a specially formulated plaster.