18 August 2023

K Rend, The Housebuilder's Partner

At K Rend we place an enormous importance on our partnership with housebuilders.

At K Rend we place an enormous importance on our partnership with housebuilders. K Rend is the largest independent UK manufacturer of external renders and has excellent national coverage via distributors and builders’ merchants.

We work with housebuilders across the country providing attention to detail, expertise and support for housebuilders and offering ongoing project advice from design through to completion.

Our Offering to Housebuilders

Our aim is to ensure that your project runs smoothly from start to finish. The following is a summary of some of the key documents and support that we will provide when working on your projects.

  • Full site-specific specifications
  • Pre-start site inspections
  • Site registration form
  • On-site technical assistance
  • Comprehensive list of regional recommended applicators
  • Best Practice guides
  • Plot product warranties
  • Dual branded after-care brochure
  • On-site demonstrations for new K Rend applicators
  • Regular updates to commercial teams
  • Extensive nationwide distribution network

Product Range

As a specialist render manufacturer, K Rend has a portfolio of products to suit any substrate and project requirements. We offer a wide range of textures and finishes to suit the design and needs of your project. Our core product ranges are available in 20 standard colours with the ability to colour match to NCS colours if required. We provide products which are optimised for hand or machine application depending on the preference of the applicator and the scale of the project. K Mono, the latest product added to the portfolio has been optimised for machine application, ideal for larger projects and can be applied in one coat, one pass. It offers exceptional workability and market leading setting times making it a pleasure to use but also giving flexibility and time savings to the applicator.

Sales & Marketing Support

We have an Area Sales Manager for each area within Ireland and the UK, available to make site visits and provide support or advice as required. They are also backed up with an internal salesperson who can offer additional help for your region. The internal salesperson is office based and easy to contact, ensuring a timely response at all times. This also offers consistency, talking to the same team members each time, allowing your unique mini team to become familiar with your team and the projects being carried out.

The Marketing team at K Rend are also designated to cover specific geographic regions, ensuring you have a consistent point of contact. They have a range of materials available for housebuilders and can also organise professional photography to be taken and shared with you to showcase your project, which can also be featured within a case study.

R&D & Technical Support

K Rend has a strong, widely experienced Research and Development department that incorporates Technical Support members who can offer advice for more challenging or less routine projects and can make site visits or offer remote support as necessary. The Technical Team offer regular product training courses at our Head Office in Kilwaughter, Country Antrim, which your applicator can attend if required. This provides a mix of classroom and practically based training helping you to deliver a best practice solution, every time.

Customer Services Team

The Customer Services Team co-ordinate all of our deliveries to our supplier network throughout the country. Our aim is to ensure timely delivery of goods when expected to ensure they are ready when you need them.