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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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

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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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Timber fencingnavigation-arrow

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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