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Rendering & Roughcasting In Glasgow

All types of rendering & roughcasting across Glasgow, Bearsden & Milngavie

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Kitchen Remodelling Specialists - Bell & Higgins, Glasgow
rendered extension - Bearsden
Improve Kerb Appeal & Protection By Rendering Or Roughcasting Your Home.
Experts In Applying External Renders & Roughcasts

We have over 30 years’ experience of applying different renders & roughcasts to all types of homes across Glasgow & the West of Scotland.

Technology has improved over the years, and we proud to call ourselves experts in:

  • spray-applied render systems
  • hand-applied lightweight silicon renders
  • roughcast systems
  • external wall insulation.
Rendering & Roughcasting: Renovations & Repairs

Please contact us for projects of all sizes, from renovating a full house to carrying out minor repairs.

We work across Glasgow, Bearsden, Milngavie and all surrounding areas.

Choosing the right type of render or roughcast can seem confusing, and we can explain a few of the features & benefits below. However, the easiest way to decide what’s best for your home, is to arrange a free survey.


Gives a sharp, fresh finish and comes in over 30 colours.


This flexible, non-cracking render, comes in a huge choice of colours.

Roughcast /

The most frequently-used exterior wall coating in Scotland.

Wetcast /

One of the most resilient and weather-resistant wall coatings.

Scratch Render - Bell & Higgina
Scratch Render

This render can be used both internally & externally. Relatively new to the UK, the render is scratched with a nail float, to create a weathered appearance…which is where the name comes from.

You have over 30 colours to choose from, all of which leave a fresh finish which will last for years to come (no fading). The only maintenance required is an occasional spray with a pressure washer. We apply this render by machine so, while the materials are more expensive than other renders, the application is much faster (and only one coat is required).

Acrylic Render

Sometimes referred to as silicon render, Acrylic Render is much stronger and more flexible than traditional rendering mixes. This means that it is much less likely to crack after application. Acrylic render comes in any colour you can imagine, leaves a perfect finish and will last for years.

We’ll often recommend Acrylic renders to refurbish properties with a history of substrate cracking and to coat the external walls on newer buildings. An acrylic render could also be the ideal solution if you have a larger property and little time for maintenance.

Acrylic Render - Bell & Higgins
Roughcasting - Bell & Higgins
Roughcast / Pebbledash

This the most commonly-used exterior render in Scotland, for a few good reasons. There’s a huge choice of colour, is fast to apply and is very affordable. This coating is very weather-resistant hard-wearing and resistant and will not fade as all the elements are naturally coloured.

There is a mind-boggling amount of background renders and decorative aggregates, but we’ll help you choose the perfect combination for your home.

Wetcasting / Harling

Wetcasting or harling is one of the only traditional methods of protecting a building that is still used today. Applied correctly, this method is one of the hardest, most weather-resistant exterior render finishes available. This explains why harling is so popular in towns situated around the coast in Scotland.

We usually use Wetcasting when renovating older properties and listed buildings. When we combine this traditional coating with our modern methods of construction, we can make a stunning difference to the appearance of your property.

Recent Projects

Here is a small selection of homes that we have rendered. We’ll be able to show you more examples, including some before-and-after photos when we meet up.

New build render - Jordanhill - Glasgow
Rendered Rear House Extension Milngavie
Rendering - extension - Lenzie
rendering - Stepps
Federation of Master Builders - Bell & Higgins, Glasgow
Constructionline - Bell & Higgins, Glasgow
Gas Safe - Bell & Higgins, Glasgow
rendered house - Jordanhill

Where We Work

  • Glasgow
  • West End
  • South Side
  • East End
  • Clydebank
  • Dumbarton
  • Bearsden
  • Milngavie
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Lenzie
  • Stepps
  • Cumbernauld
  • Hamilton
  • Bothwell
  • Uddingston
  • Cambuslang
  • East Kilbride
  • Bellshill
  • Newton Mearns
  • Paisley
  • Bridge of Weir
  • Houston
  • Bishopton
  • Renfrew

Ready To Talk About Wall Coatings For Your Home?

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1220 Govan Rd,
Glasgow, G51 4RA


Unit 8, Woodilee Ind. Est.,
Lenzie, G66 3UU


Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8am - 4.30pm
Sat - Sun: Closed
(Available at any time for appointments).