2018 Wood Awards winners demonstrate the possibilities of timber From a playful pavilion reminiscent of follies found in 18th century landscapes to one of the largest timber structures in the UK – this year’s Wood Awards had it all. The winners captivated judges with their incredible workmanship and diverse but inspiring designs. They were announced
Wood Cladding is a popular choice for many homeowners. It’s a time-tested material that gives homes a distinct look and a natural, timeless beauty. Before choosing wood cladding for your house, however, you need to weigh its advantages and disadvantages to decide if it’s the right choice by your home. Pros of Wood Cladding 1.
Timber Focus is a leading timber cladding supplier for the Merchant and Construction sectors. We work closely with Architects and Specifiers. Thousands of calls a year are handled by TRADA’s Technical Helpline on how to design and build with wood. Well designed and installed timber cladding provides a great-looking, long-lasting low-maintenance rain screen. But when
External Wood cladding is becoming increasingly popular once more as a facing material, replacing brick or rendered finishes with warm and practical facades that are seen as a more sustainable option. It is used for both internal or external applications, although you must consider the durability of the timber when selecting material for external use.
Whitewood, European Latin name: Picea abies, Abies alba Also known as: European whitewood, silver fir, Norway spruce Wood Type: Softwood Durability: Slightly durable Treatability: Extremely difficult Moisture Movement: Medium Density (mean, Kg/m³): 470 Texture: Medium Availability: Readily available at timber merchant Price: Low Use(s): Joinery – Exterior, Joinery – Interior, Flooring, Structural use, Cladding, Painted,
We at Timber Focus Ltd Manchester UK are a leading supplier of factory finished, reclaimed, painted and fire retardant timber products from deckings claddings and floorings as shown in our project gallery. Painted Cladding with 10yr and 15 year warranty Charred-Burnt-Scorched-Cladding and Reclaimed Rustic timber paneling and furniture Fire Retardant Timber Cladding Internal White
Traditional Materials Whether you are upgrading the timber cladding on your home or selecting timber cladding for a new home, it is an exciting time. But it can also be a confusing time. There are so many options that it may not be an easy decision to make. Each timber cladding choice also presents pros and cons;
Did you know that if you are buying fire retardant treated timber cladding e.g Euro Class B EN13501–1 the manufacturing company needs to be independently inspected and certified by an Independent Body NANDO. There very limited companies in Europe or UK that can legally issue this Fire treatment Certificate and one of those organisations is
Timber Focus will be exhibiting with its main Partner Puidukoda OU at Grand Designs Live Exhibition. Grand Designs Live exhibition runs at the same time as the UK Construction week and Timber Expo at the NEC Birmingham. Timber Focus and Puidukoda will be on Stand B515 from the 10th to the 14th of October. Timber
Timber cladding has enjoyed a rapid elevation to the heights of fashion – yet the knowledge to design with this new-old material successfully hasn’t evolved at the same rate. One reason that timber cladding is popular is that it can usefully contribute to a building’s sustainable footprint. It’s also a powerful visual signifier of the