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Timber Topics June 2024 | External Cladding
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Timber Development UK and The Timber Decking & Cladding Association are working together to help merchants better understand the features and benefits of external timber cladding. Choosing the right cladding for the task, and ensuring it is fitted correctly, can help prevent poor performance, drainage and ventilation issues on site....
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Understanding of UC4 grows
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Mystery shopper research among merchants shows that the supply chain's understanding of Use Class 4 timber treatments has improved since 2020. The Wood Protection Association (WPA), supported by Timber Development UK (TDUK), has long been fighting to improve knowledge of the different timber treatments and when they should be used....
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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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