Cut above the rest
In This Series
Ben Sharples looks at the considerations for durable timber fencing.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015
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
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...