Timber suits flood situations

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Timber is a surprisingly adaptable material when floods occur, explains Philip O'Leary.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2014

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This document contains a fully comprehensive list of all the most up to date Wood Information Sheets (WIS) published by TRADA. Available to members for free or non-members for £12.00, these Wood Information Sheets provide technical guidance related to almost every timber topic under the sun.

 

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