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Christmas & New Year Closure

Christmas & New Year Closure As the end of the year is fast approaching, Unitex and Unitex Render Warehouse would like to inform you of our closing dates over the Christmas & New Year period. Unitex Head Office (Dandenong, VIC) Closing and Reopening Dates: Closing Tuesday 22nd December 2020 from 12:00 Noon, reopening on Monday [...]

Christmas & New Year Closure2020-12-07T15:08:35+11:00

An update on Unitex Australia’s operations throughout stage 4 restrictions

An update on Unitex Australia’s operations throughout stage 4 restrictions As the effects of COVID-19 ripple across Victoria, people and businesses are attempting to adapt as best they can. For many businesses, stage 4 restrictions have resulted in a temporary shutdown, and the overall economic impact of these restrictions has been severe. Unitex Australia is [...]

An update on Unitex Australia’s operations throughout stage 4 restrictions2020-08-11T15:53:36+10:00

No airborne nasties!

No airborne nasties! The clean air we all breathe is something we have in common. Whether it be cutting down on C02 emissions, or the public risk of second-hand smoke, keeping the air clean is important. Especially in and around the places we spend a lot of time – homes and workplaces. One area where [...]

No airborne nasties!2019-12-16T16:04:22+11:00

Achieving Fire Performance in Heritage Projects – While Maintaining Aesthetics

Achieving Fire Performance in Heritage Projects – While Maintaining Aesthetics In the recent article on Architecture and Design - https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/…/achieving-fire-p… - the very real issue of fire performance in heritage listed projects is discussed. For the purposes of Fire Performance, there are two types of structures – Historically significant, and those that are not. New and Existing [...]

Achieving Fire Performance in Heritage Projects – While Maintaining Aesthetics2019-12-16T16:02:59+11:00

Announcement of Sale of Unitex to German Company Sto SE & Co KGaA

Announcement of Sale of Unitex to German Company Sto SE & Co KGaA 1st August 2019 - The Acquisition will provide Unitex with an expanded range of products and access to wider untapped Australian Markets. The owners of Unitex are pleased to announce that after 36 years in business are proud to pass ownership onto [...]

Announcement of Sale of Unitex to German Company Sto SE & Co KGaA2019-08-08T08:54:39+10:00

The Big Issue: Building Cladding Compliance

The Big Issue: Building Cladding Compliance The current and ongoing furore concerning Non-Compliant Cladding is of great concern on High-Rise Buildings.   The Age Friday July 2019 ‘Construction Confidence plummets’ – Author Clay Lucas '…pursue nationally consistent building standards, amid the flammable cladding crisis…' 'The meeting resulted in ministers agreeing that the Australian Building Codes [...]

The Big Issue: Building Cladding Compliance2019-07-19T10:46:01+10:00

Unitex: Accredited Base Board Systems

The Unitex Base Board System is fully accredited and has been in use for over 30 years without issue. Unitex has always chosen to be aligned with Industry and international best practise providers of Accreditation, currently Branz and Bureau Veritas. The certifiers of Unitex systems carry out stringent audits of the Unitex products and processes [...]

Unitex: Accredited Base Board Systems2019-02-22T15:15:10+11:00

From Ugly Duckling, to Swan… Unitex refreshes The Block Gatwick Facade

Unitex is proud to be a major sponsor of The Block yet again for 2018.    This year, Unitex's unique products and systems have been used to repair the badly damaged Gatwick Apartment facade, and turn it into a beautiful display of Melbourne Architecture.  With architectural mouldings, and cutting edge render/texture/sealer coatings The Gatwick will [...]

From Ugly Duckling, to Swan… Unitex refreshes The Block Gatwick Facade2018-10-12T09:53:40+11:00

Polymer Render Wet

Designed for application over difficult substrates as primary key coat. The strongest adhering render in the range. Requires the addition of 5-10% cement (drill mixed) into the Unitex Polymer Render just prior to use, which aids in faster cure and setting. Coverage for key coating is approximately 8-10 m2 per pail. Product size: [...]

Polymer Render Wet2021-08-02T14:06:33+10:00

Beach Render Non-Combustible

Unitex® Uni-Dry Cote® Beach Render is certified Non-Combustible and is fully compliant with AS 1530.1. Designed for application over clean brickwork and block work, Unitex® Uni-Dry Cote® Beach Render is available as a fine - medium grade render for sponge finishing. It is applied in 2 passes – a build coat and then a final sponge finish. [...]

Beach Render Non-Combustible2021-08-02T14:15:42+10:00

Aero Render

Designed for application over clean brickwork, blockwork and AAC Panels. It is available in medium grade and used for 1 coat application to thicknesses of skim coat to 10mm. Can be finished to a tight and smooth surface. Easy to use for all skill levels. Product size: 20kg bags Coverage: 4-7m2 Substrate suitability: [...]

Aero Render2021-08-02T14:17:50+10:00

Tanami Polished Concrete Finish

Unitex Tanami Unitex® Tanami is a premium product that gives the appearance of a polished plaster ‘moving’ wall. Inspired by the Tanami Desert in Northern Australia, an Indigenous protected area known as Kukatja and Walpiri country, Unitex Tanami takes inspiration from the feeling of the arid, constantly changing, and beautifully [...]

Tanami Polished Concrete Finish2021-09-20T15:05:52+10:00

Harbour Fine™ Non-Combustible

Unitex® Uni-Dry Cote® Harbour Fine™ is certified Non-Combustible and is fully compliant with AS 1530.1. Designed for application over clean brickwork and block work. It is available as a fine grade render for sponge finishing. Generally for skim coat work, it is applied in 2 passes – a build coat and then a final sponge [...]

Harbour Fine™ Non-Combustible2021-08-02T14:14:35+10:00

Veneto Mineral Coloured Finish

Unitex Veneto Veneto Mineral Coloured Finishes are pre-coloured exterior wall finishing products designed to produce a stylish aged look. Available in a range of warm and earth colours, moderate weathering will bring out subtle shade differences in these exterior wall finishes to quickly produce an aged patina that adds character and [...]

Veneto Mineral Coloured Finish2021-09-20T14:04:27+10:00

Bagging Finish

Provides a course covering to rough non-rendered masonry surfaces. Can also be applied with a broom (brooming finish), mitten (hand rubbing), and traditional bricklayers bagging process. A simple and easy to apply product that requires minimum skill level. This texture product can be tinted or colour matched to almost any colour. NB: Deep tone [...]

Bagging Finish2018-05-31T14:09:34+10:00

Trowel On Dry Texture

Unitex Trowel-Applied Dry Textures Unitex Trowel-Applied Dry Textures are dry, powder-based products. They are a cement modified, polymer-based blend of fine marble, quality-graded mineral and polymeric additives to provide a 100% active product. On-site, all that has to be added is water to provide a ready-to-apply finish. Unitex Applied [...]

Trowel On Dry Texture2021-09-20T15:02:24+10:00

Marble Grain Texture

Unitex Marble Grain Unitex Marble Grain Texture is a premium product that gives a smooth multi-coloured glistening stone effect that enhances the style of large concrete structure externals as well as foyers and lobbies. Available in 0.5mm or 1mm variants, Unitex Marble Grain consists of washed and graded granular [...]

Marble Grain Texture2021-09-20T16:20:24+10:00

Panel Patch (4hr Fire Rating)

Specifically formulated for application over steel joining plates in concrete tilt-up panel construction. Panel Patch has a 4-hour fire rating when used as per the Unitex specifications, and is suitable in fire rated walls. Product size: 8kg bags Coverage: Approx 10 joining plate recesses Substrate suitability: Precast Panel, Concrete repairs Application tools: Trowel [...]

Panel Patch (4hr Fire Rating)2021-08-02T14:08:23+10:00

Roll On Texture

Unitex Roll-On Textures Unitex roll-on textures are generally applied by spaghetti roller to achieve a gentle peaked effect. However, they can also be spray applied to give a smoother finish or to reduce the application time on larger jobs. Our roll-on products prioritize ease of application without sacrificing on [...]

Roll On Texture2021-09-20T15:09:39+10:00

Trowel On Texture

Unitex Trowel-Applied Textures Unitex's range of Trowel-Applied Textured Finishes are tintable wall finishing products designed to produce a variety of exterior and interior styles. Our Trowel-Applied Texture Finishes are available in varying grades of coarseness and glossiness and can be tinted to almost any colour. This gives premium flexibility [...]

Trowel On Texture2021-09-20T14:59:44+10:00

Polished Concrete Finish (Uni-Rock)

Designed specifically for skim coating of prepared masonry surfaces to yield a polished smooth and decorative feature wall (internal and external). Can be beeswaxed coated for internal feature walls staining and gloss level effects.  The Unitex finish made famous on Channel Nine's 'The Block'. Available in four unique colours: White Off White Grey Dark [...]

Polished Concrete Finish (Uni-Rock)2019-08-09T10:16:31+10:00

HiLite Render™

Suitable for all high and very high-build applications over uneven surfaces. Can be applied over many substrates including Brickwork, Concrete slabs and Panels. It is ideal for multi-substrate application. It is possible to achieve 30mm depth in 2-3 passes. A lightweight render, not adding excessive weight to the structure. Easy to use for all [...]

HiLite Render™2021-08-02T14:08:42+10:00

Base Board Render BBR 8.5

Designed for application as a build coat for the Unitex Base Board™ and IB Board systems. Applied at minimum thickness of 5mm. A super lightweight product (8.5kg) and easy to use for most skill levels. Product size: 8.5kg bags Coverage: 1.5-2m2 Substrate suitability: Uni-Base Board systems Application tools: Trowel Dry time: Minimum 72 [...]

Base Board Render BBR 8.52021-08-02T14:17:22+10:00

Polymer Render Dry

Designed for application over difficult substrates as primary key coat. The strongest adhering render in the range. Coverage for key coating is approximately 8-10 m2 per bag. Product size: 19kg bags Coverage: 8-10m2 Substrate suitability: New & / or Old Brick, In-situ Concrete (Rough), Fibrous-Cement Sheeting Application tools: Trowel Dry time: Minimum 72 hours [...]

Polymer Render Dry2021-08-02T14:07:35+10:00

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