Fixings

Timber Topics January 2024 | Stock up for winter
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Here, Timber Development UK offers some top tips to make sure you’re selling the right products, and how you can upsell and encourage additional purchases.
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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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Always check cladding drainage and ventilation
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A recent flurry of cladding inspection requests received by the Timber Decking and Cladding Association has revealed that basic, fundamental installation principles for timber cladding are being ignored. Timber cladding is installed as a rainscreen on buildings across the UK. This means the cladding should be fitted over a drained...
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Timber Trade Topics Wood Campus – Full book
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Timber Trade Topics is a compilation of documents that have 18 key basic timber topics for builders, they go from sourcing sustainable timber to the use of timber on coatings, cladding, decking, among other topics.
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Mechanical fixings for wood
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Understand the considerations that must be made when selecting fixings, including how a specifier's job differs depending on the type of wood, whether the fixing is internal or external and whether or not the product will be loadbearing.
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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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