Preserving traditional timber cladding

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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

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Exterior timber cladding: a coating conundrumnavigation-arrow

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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Durable timber deckingnavigation-arrow

Janet Sycamore of the Timber Decking and Cladding Association looks at specifying decking that will stand the test of time.

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