Timber cladding: Fact sheet no. 2

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This wood for good fact sheet gives readers an overview of the various different options which are option to those specifying timber cladding, including some of the more common species and the finishing and treatment choices on offer.


  • Specifications
  • Species
  • Treatment
  • Finishes
  • Fixing tips
  • Pre-finished interior cladding
  • Plywood for cladding
  • Specification
  • Fixing methods

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