“The team from Rubio Monocoat presented us with the solution. They were able to five us exactly what we wanted in terms of the "look and feel" and ensured a quick and easy application process. The application also did not require a specialist to do it, and we were able to leave it in the hands of our more competent painters. ”
Lanzerac Hotel & Spa
Lieux :Stellenbosch, Afrique du Sud
Types de boisÉpicéa
DescriptionIn May 2017, the Main Building which housed the lounge, dining, reception area, and the Taphuis Bar, was gutted in a fire. Only the walls were left standing and all of its contents were destroyed. Because of the historic significance of the building, the project team needed to move through a strenuous process of permissions and approvals to start the rebuild. Part of the brief, was to ensure that as far as possible, original materials would be used, that would reflect the previous look and feel, making the sourcing and availability of crucial importance.
This building in particular, dates back to the early 1700's and finding timber for the roof structure was a challenge. They decided to use Spruce.
The biggest drawback of using Spruce is that it is a very light and pale coloured timber. To achieve the aged look and feel of the original timber, they used Rubio Monocoat's PreColor and Hybrid Wood Protector.
The end result is a finish with an aged and completely natural look that not only fits perfectly with the surroundings, but also enhances it.
RMC PreColor Smoked brown and HWP Teak applied to: Spruce Ceilings, Trusses, Floating Purlins and Mock Beams.
"It was fantastic to be able to rely on the professionalism and support of the Sales Team and the Technical Department of Rubio Monocoat, in their concerted effort to ensure that we got what we wanted from a product that already ticks all the right boxes in terms quality, finish, durability and environmental friendliness. Another major advantage is the ease and simplicity of the application. It is a very forgiving product!" - Con van der Colff (Project Coordinator)