Areyou thinking of renovating the outside of your property? Or maybe you arethinking of replacing your existing cladding with a more modern and energyefficient solution? No matter what your reason might be, timber cladding isbecoming a very popular design feature for property owners in the UK.
Thereare a number of reasons why timber cladding is becoming popular, but theprimary reason is the visually stunning transformation it offers your home.Timber is naturally beautiful and can immediately add warmth and character toany property. By being a natural material, it also offers each customer a uniquecharacter that you simply do not get with other materials.
Thefact that it is a natural product is also one of the many reasons people areopting to install timber cladding. Not only is it environmentally friendlycompared to other options on the market but it is also the only trulysustainable building material. Fully renewable, the product is the mosteco-friendly option there is to renovate your home.
Ofcourse one of the biggest benefits of installing cladding to your home howeveris that timber has very low thermal conductivity; much lower than traditionalbuilding materials such as concrete. This means it will help to reduce theenergy consumption of your property; saving you money!
Hereat Timber Focus our Viking Siberian Larch Secret Fix range is the perfectsolution to transform the exterior of your home. The slow grown heartwood hasbeen specifically selected for its durability, ensuring your home will alwaysbe protected from the elements.
Comingin a host of sizes, the range is suitable for diagonal, horizontal and verticalapplications so it can be accommodated to any home. Not only that but the quickand easy tongue and groove installation helps to ensure your home can betransformed in hours. The Viking Siberian Larch range has also beenspecifically designed to hide all nails and screws, giving you a clean, smoothfinish.
Ifyou fancy transforming your property, then check out the full range here.
Garden Landscaping: choosing the rightdecking
GardenDecking had a huge revival back in the late 1990s and early 2000s thanks to TVshows such as Garden Force and since then it has become a staple of the Englishgarden; acting as the hub for social gatherings and family BBQs.
Itmight seem like a very simple upgrade to make to your garden, but if you arelooking to give your garden a new lease of life with a timber decking, then youwill quickly realise that there is a huge array of choices and options outthere. This can make things a little tough when choosing what materials to optfor however typically there are three main choices; Softwood, Hardwood orComposite.
Eachchoice has their pros and cons, but we believe that there very littlesubstitute for a traditional wooden decking. That is why we believe ourtraditional softwood Siberian Larch timber decking is the perfect option fortransforming your garden. The moderately durable timber is better known asRussian Larch and is commonly used in a wide range of outdoor products.
Grownin the colder regions of Siberia and Mongolia, the wood is perfect for outdooruse and can be stained and painted to provide you with the exact look that youare dreaming of. Without painting it, the Siberian Larch will turn a naturalsilver colour as part of the weathering process – this is perfectly fine as thewood does not need to be treated in order to remain working in prime condition.
Whatmakes the Siberian Larch Decking so popular is not only its durable performancebut also its budget-friendly costs. You can either leave it natural or oil,paint or stain it as needed to create the ultimate garden decking. Alongsidethat, it is very easy to maintain and a simple jet wash will help keep yourdecking clean and ready to use all year round.
Wehave a full range of decking, and cladding, available in all sizes and costs socheck out the full range here.