How do you specify preservative-treated wood?

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Gordon Ewbank emphasises the importance of accuracy in achieving the desired service life for timber.

 

Article from Timber 2021 Industry Yearbook

 

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Contemporary advances in coatings technology have led to an increased variety of available board profiles and decorative options for exterior timber cladding. Peter Kaczmar examines the pros and cons of specifying uncoated or finished timber as a cladding material.

 

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Finishes for external timbernavigation-arrow

Timber that has no protective finish will often weather to an attractive appearance. However, in many situations, it is necessary to specify a protective finish. Appearance is often the main reason for specifying a finish, but other characteristics are important too.

The technology behind protective finishes moves rapidly...

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Timber has proved to be a particularly suitable material for a wide range of domestic and commercial fencing applications throughout the UK. Easily worked and readily available in a variety of types, shapes and sizes, it can last longer and perform better than many alternative materials - either in its...

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