This will provide you with approximate volumes and quantities for external rendering or stucco.
Due to the varying geographical costs for materials and labour this render price calculator should only be used as a rough guide.
Rendering provides very good weather protection and appearance - if it is well done.
Rendering mortar is essentially the same as those for laying masonry with the exception that it should be made with clean washed plastering sand.
There is an almost endless variety in the textures and patterns that can be given to the final coat by scraping, trowelling, brushing or other means, or by using a rough cast or dry-dash finish.