Hi all. The existing (sand & cement) render on my house is in terrible condition and needs re-doing. Ideally I'm wanting to get it done with some kind of coloured synthetic render, possibly complete with external insulation. The house is a small to medium 2 bed detached in West Yorkshire. I've had a couple of firms round to talk / quote, plus an excellent plasterer I've used in the past has quoted me for a sand & cemet re-render. Basically, the guys quoting for the synthetic stuff are talking telephone numbers, and I got the distinct impression is was a case of 'lets see how much we get for this job...'! The last bloke never even got out his tape measure, told me he typically charges £7k for a semi-detached, then came up with £20k for mine!!!! Errr... £13k for one extra wall....???? So to my question.... can anyone recommend / know of / work as an honest, reputable, decent tradesman doing synthetic rendering at realistic sensible prices?? Cheers in advance.