Yearly Archives: 2016

Winter Shed

Prepare your Shed for Winter

As the months get colder and the shed feels as if it is situated in Narnia, we tend to care for our gardens less. But it’s the ideal time to think of protecting your shed against the winter elements. And we have compiled a handy list to ensure that your shed and shed cladding remains in tip-top shape, whether it rains, snows, sleets or it is below zero.

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Timber Shiplap Cladding

How do you make your timber cladding long-lasting?

You’ve decided to go for exterior timber home or shed cladding and you have had it installed. How do you now make sure it is long-lasting? Well, a number of factors should be taken into account, read on to find out what they are.

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timber cladding

Which timber cladding should I use for my garden?

There are many external buildings that you may be interested, such as a garden shed, summerhouse or cabin any of which can be a great addition to your garden.

Garden sheds, in particular, act as a multi-functional space that can be used to store your gardening implements and tools.

They come in a variety of shapes and sizes so it is certainly possible to find one that suits your lifestyle and the purpose you require it for.

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How to repair shiplap siding

Shiplap siding is a building material that protects the underlying structure of your house from water and damage from the sunlight.

The separate boards which are used to make up the siding are designed to lock together tightly with one another to create a shell around the house.

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Timber Frame Houses

Timber Frame Houses

The frame of the house is similar to that of a skeleton, providing the building with that much needed structural support and shape.

Timber framing is an exceptionally ‘green’ material, which is why it is highly used around the world today. Keep reading to find out more about timber framing structures.

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Painting Your Timber Garden Shed

Acquiring a timber garden shed is a great addition to any garden. It provides that much-needed storage space for garden tools and spare pieces of wood.

If you’d like a wooden shed but aren’t too fond of the colour of wood, or have a certain colour scheme in your garden you want to keep, you might want to look into painting your garden shed; but how do you go about that? you ask.

Below, Timber Shiplap Cladding are sharing a 5-step guide covering how to paint your garden shed!

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Pros and Cons of Exterior Cladding

We understand that timber cladding holds many accountable properties, but what exactly is the downside?

Like all timber, wood cladding is susceptible from damage from insect and fungus attacks. Less durable timber like European redwood should always be treated and, depending on how and where it is used, may need to be recoated. If your building is in an inner city or a difficult location, access will prevent a challenge.

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