Here we look at how a Vapour Control Layer (VCL) works, whether you need to use taping and if vapour check plasterboard is a viable alternative. With a plethora of membranes on the market, each designed to do a different job and behave in subtly different way it is easy to be confused about which membranes are required to create a building structure.
We often get asked why our renders are lime and not cement based. People query why breathability matters if you’re rendering on to impervious materials and why you'd pay more for no clear benefit? We supply Baumit renders because they are lime based, technically very good and high quality.