Solving the cladding conundrum
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When an image of a novel timber product graces the front cover of House & Garden magazine's Trends supplement, you know something is afoot. The stunning image of glossy blackened timber, hinting at the material's Japanese roots sparked considerable interest among clients and designers of prestigious new projects, always keen...
TRADA Technology's Senior Technical Consultant Peter Kaczmar discusses a TRADA research project into the causes of discoloration of external cladding
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012
There has been an increasing trend to use uncoated wood cladding as the exterior facade to new building projects, both domestic and commercial. Such facades can provide an attractive, long-lived and above all, natural alternative to man-made cladding options.
Uncoated cladding has been used primarily because of its low...