Many homeowners are now opting for coloured timber cladding instead of natural timber cladding. The beauty of this is that you still get the beautiful feel and texture of wood, but it can be personalised for your particular space, both inside and outside the home. Below we explore the beauty of coloured wood cladding and
Timber decking and cladding are becoming increasingly common in most homes in the contemporary world. Timber adds sophistication and warmth to anything that it is made of or used on. It’s also lightweight and simple to carve, which makes it easy to use for many building activities. However, with so many timber options out there,
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
Larch, Siberian Latin name: Larix sibirica Also known as: Siberian larch, Russian larch Wood Type: Softwood Durability: Slightly durable, Moderately durable Treatability: Extremely difficult Moisture Movement: Reported to be small Density (mean, Kg/m³): 590 (Ranging from 570 to 650) Texture: Fine Use(s): Cladding, Joinery – Exterior, Flooring, Decking, we also supply preweathered old look larch and
True or False about Wood Cladding ? Wood is more expensive than other types of exterior timber cladding. NOT NECESSARILY. Wood may initially cost more than vinyl or certain types of wood imitation cladding such as wood plastics, fibre cement composite, but it is less expensive than masonry or steel. You also need to take
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,