Coverage will depend on the skill of the applicator, the density of cover required and wastage during application. As a guide application rates in the order of of 3kg per sqm may be expected. ie a 15kg pack could be expected to cover approximately 5sqm.
Description & Application:
Mix of UK Sourced crushed natural scallop and cockle shell specifically sized for Pebble Dashing (harling). The shell is also suitable for use in exposed concrete surfaces.
The 15kg pack is typically used by those wishing to renovate existing cladding or for initail trials and product approval.
Our mixed shell harling tends to has a broader range of colour and texture than the more uniform mid cream colour given by the crushed cockle harling.
The mixed crushed shell is also suitable for seaside themed gardens and photographic assignments.
Harling is a Scottish term describing the technique of providing a decorative waterproof render. The technique has also been adopted in other parts of the UK where it is known as Pebble or Dry Dashing.
Based traditionally on lime, but more recently cement mortars have been used to provide a provide a base course. Stone chippings, pebbles, crushed or whole shells are then broadcast onto the surface and lightly pressed in to provide a durable, decorative surface.
The technique has been used on buildings form modest sea-side cottages to famous buildings including the Great Hall in Stirling Castle.
Crushed mixed shell harling from Specialist Aggregates.