There is significant damage to my garage walls and someone has told me it would be possible to remove the roughcast and seal/paint the walls rather than having the whole garage roughcast again. Is this possible, and if so what materials should I use and where can I get them?
See our project on waterproofing external masonry. If, after rough cast removal, the condition of the masonry is OK, sealing with a breathable sealer should be fine. You may have to repoint the joints though. See our project on repointing brickwork.
DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!