First post here and I am really hoping someone can help me.
I've just had an external wall rendered on a shed I am having built. The render went on over a week ago and all seemed fine.
Recently we have had heavy rainfall and I have noticed there's quite a bit of wet coming through one of the external walls. The other three are bone dry; the one that's an issue is more exposed to weather conditions.
I don't know if the renderer used SBR, but I did notice he used a plastic bottle of something (can't recall the name) but I did notice it said 'Waterproofing' on it.
I don't have a clue. I fix pcs, so I haven't any idea what to do. I'll post some pics and perhaps someone would be kind enough to offer me advice.
The joints look a little too thick, but elsewhere the walls are dry so I'm not sure that's the issue (probably doesn't help though). I'm quite worried and was hoping I would be able to paint something over the render to help waterproof it.
The surface seems damper in places. This was after we'd had heavy rainfall for about two days. You can see where the fibreglass edging has come away due to the crazy heat we had this summer, but it's like that in two other places (I'll be fixing it soon) and it's bone dry there.
What options do I have other than having to take the render off that wall?
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