Painting Pebbledash Options

Pebbledash isn’t the most straight forward surface to paint. The heavily textured nature of the render means painting it using traditional methods (brush & roller) can be considerably more challenging than painting a smoother surface. The same is also true of painting other rough surfaces such as Spar Dash, Roughcast and Tyrolean.

When using a brush to apply paint to pebbledash a dabbing or stippling motion will probably be required to ensure all the nooks and crannies receive a covering of the paint. If using a roller, a “long pile” roller will be essential to ensuring the textured surface gets a good and even covering of paint. If the walls of the property to be painted are particularly high, scaffolding may be required as the dabbing/stippling motion required would be quite difficult and potentially dangerous when several feet above the ground on a ladder.

If using these methods to paint pebbledash it is likely that some areas of the pebbledash will receive a thick layer of paint while some other hard to reach areas between the stones will receive a very light covering. Several coats may therefore be required to achieve an even application of paint.

There are other options to consider if you are thinking about painting a pebbledash property:

 Wall Coating on Pebbledash

Exterior Wall Coatings are an ideal solution for providing an attractive, long lasting, decorative finish to pebbledash.

  • Spray application ideal for pebbledash – gives excellent coverage and an attractive finish
  • Lasts up to 30 years
  • Bagging coat used to prevent de-stoning
  • Breathable
  • Attractive range of colours and textures
  • Guaranteed up to 15 years
  • Weatherproof and resists penetrating damp
  • Will not chip, flake or peel

To read more about exterior wall coatings click here. Please also visit our case studies page to see some pebbledash properties we have worked on and the transformation we can achieve.

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