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Timber Cladding & Lining

If you’re wanting to bring style and external protection to your building or outdoor space, you can’t go past timber cladding. 

Timber cladding involves using specially profiled boards to keep out the weather with edge-profiled overlaps. 

For outdoor timber cladding, horizontal, vertical or angled profiling are all possible. 

The use of timber cladding has become an increasingly popular choice due to its array of benefits:

  • Hardwood timber cladding is made from natural Australian timber offering comfort and beauty.
  • It is highly durable and can withstand extreme climates all year round providing full protection.
  • Our extensive and superior range of hardwood timber cladding options and profiles suit all design types, styles and projects.

timber lining- internal beauty

When we talk about lining, we usually mean ceiling lining (e.g. eaves or patio). Since weather does not need to be kept out, you can use a more simple board profile.

Lining boards offer a beautiful finish, bringing a touch of nature into your space.  Boards are available in many timber species suiting all internal applications.

Austim timber cladding & lining range

There are many great timber choices available for your timber cladding and lining project. 

  • Our most popular Vulcan
  • Australian IronAsh
  • Traditional spotted gum (new or recycled)
  • Tried and tested Western Red Cedar

 

Perth goes to Austim for the best advice 

Without first understanding the various species of timber, their suitability and considerations in regards to installation and maintenance, your timber cladding or lining project may not live up to your expectations.


TIMBER CLADDING CONSIDERATIONS

Ticking all the boxes

At Austim, we know the key to outstanding timber cladding is making sure you choose the right timber and finishing for your unique project.
 
Here are a few things to consider:

Timber durability
Choose H3 treated timber or Class 1 or 2 Natural Durability rated timber
Timber stability
When exposed to the elements, timber will expand and contract. Allow for this by selecting the correct profile and fixing method
Surface checking
Surface checking happens when timber takes up and releases moisture. You should be aware that the extent to which this will occur depends on your timber choice and the level of exposure to the elements
Finishes
You can slow the rate of moisture uptake and release by applying a protective coating (products that penetrate or provide a film / coating) to your timber.

timber cladding installation 

To guarantee the correct installation of your product, consult a professional contractor.

sustainability

Austim sources the best cladding timber supplies Perth wide and has all the answers, from maintenance tips to the right finish. Contact Austim and ask about timber cladding and lining boards today!