Blue board, is a strong, pre-primed base sheet that is finished on-site with a specialised texture coat system, which includes joint reinforcement. It is the original way to create a decorative, monolithic rendered look without the need for masonry. Fast, great finish and cost effective!
When it comes to double storeys in particular, two big cost-drivers are scaffolding and structural beams. Using pre-primed, lightweight blue board base sheet instead of rendered masonry can help significantly reduce those costs, and when it comes to renovations around the home for families or couples looking or a cost-effective solution to great looking homes, blue board is the way to go.
The seamless, monolithic look created blue board system makes it a perfect foil for a special design accent. A variety of textures and colours can be achieved with a site-applied texture system, making blue board perfect canvas for a diverse mix of colours and textures. It is also to possible to use acrylic rendering over the blue board, greatly widening the variety of finishes available to the home or business owners? Need vibrant colours or more traditional looks? Acrylic rendering can help with that!
Blue board base sheet can also be used as bracing. Manufactured by the likes of James Hardie for more than 20 years, blue board base sheet is the ‘original’ blue board fibre cement cladding designed for the application of a third party specialised 2mm thick acrylic texture coating. HardieTex blue board base sheet is resistant to damage from termites, rot and fire