Durability

Timber Cladding
Timber Cladding: An Introduction
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In the UK, timber cladding is becoming increasingly popular, as more and more people appreciate its warm, natural appearance.   Bernie Roberts, National Product Manager for Cladding Solutions at International Timber, reveals the latest cladding trends and how to correctly specify and install timber cladding. The timber cladding market in the...
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Timber species
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Understand the differences between species of timber, how they are classify and main differences in the softwood and hardwood groups.
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Treated timber
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Read on some of the key considerations to be made when deciding between specifying naturally durable or treated timber.
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Moisture content and durability
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Read on the moisture content and durability of timber, the different drying processes and the movement or shrinkage when in loss of moisture.
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Preservative treatment for timber – a guide to specification
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Learn the different processes that timber goes through when it gets a preservative treatment that will enhance its durability.
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Timber cladding – detail design
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Understand cladding and the different selection of timber available for it and how to control moisture from natural weathering.
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Durability by design
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Understand the importance of planning the life cycle of the structure in dvelopment when choosing a particular timber species and how to preserve it regarding the desire life cycle that timber is meant to have.
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