5 Reasons Why Architects Use Timber

Wood is one of the most diverse materials humans have ever used in construction and there are over 118 different workable types to choose from meaning whatever the need, there's a timber to match. The allurement of wood is that it affects all of our senses, the texture and colours give it a depth and life that other man-made materials can only try to recreate.

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The best timber for your outdoor space

A deck in the backyard is an Australian standard. It’s a place for relaxation, where you can have a few drinks with friends as the meat sizzles on the BBQ or watch the kids launch themselves from as they bomb into the pool.

 

If you are building a deck in the near future, you have probably considered what type of decking you should use. If that’s the case, then you’re in the right place. In this article, we will look at a number of factors that will help you decide which decking material is the best option for you.

 

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How To Clean Your Deck: A Step-By-Step Guide

As the summer months approach, you might be thinking about preparing your outdoor area for more frequent usage. That means giving your BBQ a scrub and wiping down the patio furniture. But have you thought about giving your deck a clean? This article will teach you what you need to know to get your deck ready for summer with a thorough clean.

Sprucing up your deck will reduce the amount of maintenance needed to keep it structurally sound. By cleaning your deck properly, you will ensure your deck looks beautiful, so you can enjoy it with family and friends for years to come.

To get the most out of your investment, we’ll teach you the correct way to clean your deck. 

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Timber Cladding: The Only Guide You Need

Timber cladding, also known as weatherboard or siding, has evolved from an architectural style primarily used in agricultural buildings (e.g barns) into a popular design for residential and commercial buildings. 

Despite its emergence on the market, many consumers are in the dark when it comes to understanding what cladding is and how it’s used. If you are considering installing cladding on your home or simply want to educate yourself about the versatile timber material, read on, because this simple, yet comprehensive guide will teach you all you need to know.   

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Choosing Decking: A Step-By-Step Guide

However, many customers have misconceptions about composite material. Although composite is a man-made material, it is still a great choice for decking. Nearly any problem timber decking encounters– staining, warping, rot, insect damage, wear and exposure is eliminated with the installation of composite decking. 

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