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Understanding Timber Movement and How to Work Around It Understanding Timber Movement and How to Work Around It

If you are planning to use timber cladding or decking for an upcoming project, it’s important you consider the effect movement can have on wood and...

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What is Fireshield Intumescent Timber coating? What is Fireshield Intumescent Timber coating?

When it comes to timber, choosing the right coating is crucial in preserving its natural beauty, enhancing its durability, and ensuring its longevity...

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Which timber coating is right for my project? Which timber coating is right for my project?

When it comes to timber, choosing the right coating is crucial in preserving its natural beauty, enhancing its durability, and ensuring its longevity...

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Concrete and Timber architecture | 5 stunning completed projects Concrete and Timber architecture | 5 stunning completed projects

In this guide, we explore how external vertical timber cladding and concrete and timber architecture have been used in five distinct styles to create...

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Modern Timber Ceiling | 8 Real Life Examples Of What Is Possible Modern Timber Ceiling | 8 Real Life Examples Of What Is Possible

Modern timber ceiling design is a chance to make a statement with your home. Whether it’s adding a distinct warmth or character to your space,...

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Pros and Cons of Timber Cladding Pros and Cons of Timber Cladding

Timber cladding is a popular choice for homes and businesses across Australia. Its natural look, eco-friendliness and versatility make it a trusted...

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Why is wood a good insulator? | The ideal solution to the Australian climate Why is wood a good insulator? | The ideal solution to the Australian climate

Wood is a highly versatile and sustainable building material that has been used for centuries. And its ability to insulate homes and buildings makes...

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What is tangential shrinkage in wood? | Everything you need to know before choos... What is tangential shrinkage in wood? | Everything you need to know before choosing your timber

Tangential shrinkage occurs when wood shifts along its growth lines. This process is one of several that occur once the wood has been chopped from...

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Horizontal Vs Vertical Timber Cladding: Know Which One To Choose Horizontal Vs Vertical Timber Cladding: Know Which One To Choose

Timber cladding is the exterior layer of timber that protects your building against the natural elements from pests like termites, weather, and even...

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Is Jarrah and its use in building sustainable? Is Jarrah and its use in building sustainable?

Australian jarrah wood is a sustainable and renewable resource, harvested exclusively from new growth forests in Western Australia. Thanks to its...

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Understanding Timber Durability Classes Understanding Timber Durability Classes

How do you know what timber will be right for your project? Is it durable enough, or will it be an easy target from termites, harsh weather...

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Examples of Sustainable Architecture to inspire your next project Examples of Sustainable Architecture to inspire your next project

Sustainability is fast becoming one of the most important considerations when designing human-centric homes, workplaces and public buildings. With...

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What is Kiln Dried Timber? What is Kiln Dried Timber?

Kiln drying is a method of drying out green timber in order to reduce the moisture content in the wood. Kiln dried timber is green wood that has been...

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What is the Difference Between Hardwood and Softwood? All Pros and Cons What is the Difference Between Hardwood and Softwood? All Pros and Cons

Hardwood and softwood both have different physical properties and the growth patterns of the trees from which the timber was produced vary....

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Can You Get Different Shou Sugi Ban Textures? Can You Get Different Shou Sugi Ban Textures?

Charred timber cladding, also known as Shou Sugi Ban or yakisugi, has its roots in 18th Century Japan but is making a modern comeback. Loved for its...

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Architectural Timber Facade Screens: Inspiration & Ideas Architectural Timber Facade Screens: Inspiration & Ideas

Timber facade screens remain a staple feature in architectural design thanks to their versatility and...

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