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Timber Decking

How to care for your Timber Decking

As soon as the summer rays hit the garden, us Brits always try to make the most of the little warm weather we have.

We grab the sun loungers, slap on the suncream and head to our own at-home oasis for peace and tranquillity to soak up the rays.

But soggy ground underfoot and sun-dried grass can sometimes ruin a beautiful summer’s afternoon, making the area unappealing and uncomfortable to sit on for friends and family.

Well, a lovely timber decking area can create an extension to your living space, allowing you to use this space all year round for drinks parties and alfresco dinners. Continue reading

Timber Cladding

How to Prepare Your Timber Cladding

Over the years, there seems to be one frequent question that always pops up – “how is timber cladding installed?”

Well, as the experts in timber cladding, we thought we would answer this for you in two parts, with the first being about how to prepare your timber cladding.

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The Benefits of Using Timber Cladding

The Benefits of Using Timber Cladding

Many people choose to have timber cladding in their homes, as it is a highly diverse building material. This is as well a number of advantages the material can provide, significantly more than other materials such as steel, PVC and aluminium. But what are the benefits of using this material? Read on to find out.

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What do those Cladding terms mean?

There are many different types of home and shed cladding, which means that there will be numerous amount of terms that you will have to know. Thus allowing you to know what you are getting for your money. Below we have listed some of the terms, with brief descriptions, that you should know. Continue reading

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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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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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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