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Can incising of timber before preservative treatment improve service life asks BM TRADA's Senior Technical Consultant John Williams?

Article from In Touch with Timber Issue 14 (2014)

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Achieving long-lasting timber fencing through specificationnavigation-arrow

Ben Sharples looks at the considerations for durable timber fencing.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015

01/01/2015 |  Magazine Article  

Preserving traditional timber claddingnavigation-arrow

Using treatments to increase service life means there is a greater choice for specifiers. Philip Emsley identifies the most common species used for cladding and what preservatives, coatings and finishes are available.

 

Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article  

Assessment and repair of structural timbernavigation-arrow

Repairs become necessary when a building is no longer safe or serviceable for its intended purpose, or to restore or improve its appearance, performance or function.

 

Timber structures can be repaired using traditional all-timber methods, mechanical fasteners and adhesives, but only following survey and assessment that take account of...

25/03/2019 |  Wood Information Sheet