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Timber Cladding & Lining

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

Architecture in Australia has embraced timber cladding and commercial and residential properties tastefully embellished with wood boards are becoming more and more popular.

Timber cladding uses specially profiled boards to seal out weather with edge-profiled overlaps.

Outdoor timber cladding can be customised to suit your building and style preferences – it can be done with horizontal, vertical, or angled boards. The use of timber cladding has become increasingly popular due to its classic aesthetic appeal and its wide array of benefits.

Timber cladding benefits:

  • Sustainably-sourced, natural Australian and imported timber

  • Versatility and usability

    • Engineered to be lightweight and solid

    • Easy to use & install

    • Strong and long lasting when maintained

  • A timeless, warm aesthetic

  • The highly durable material can withstand extreme climates all year round, providing full protection and privacy

  • Our extensive and superior range of hardwood and softwood timber cladding material options and profiles suit all design types, styles and projects. The perfect contemporary design element to your property, timber cladding works on the exterior of your home, on a feature wall, inside a pergola roof and more.

  • Increases the resale value of your home or building

Exterior timber cladding can be seen in many homes especially used for:

  • Patios

  • Alfresco areas

  • Fencing

  • Pergolas

  • Retaining Walls

  • Shingles and shakes

Internal timber lining - the perfect natural 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, boards and wood panels with a simpler profile can be used for ceilings. Timber lining offers a beautifully finished look, bringing a touch of natural warmth into the interior design of the space. 

 Boards are available in many timber species suiting all interior requirements including insulation, high walls, flooring or other technical needs.

Austim timber cladding & lining range

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

  • Our most popular Vulcan

  • Australian IronAsh

  • Traditional spotted gum (new or recycled wood)

  • Tried and tested Western Red Cedar woods

  • Weatherboard options

  • Shiplap options

Depending on your vision and specifications for cladding or lining, whether it be for a decorative feature wall, a shiplap ceiling, a detail in your home’s siding, or another application, the knowledgeable staff at Austim will ensure you are satisfied with the colour, grain, and the groove on the boards.

Which architectural cladding or lining is right for your project?

Perth goes to Austim for the best advice 

Apart from our impeccable services to our clients, we offer extensive knowledge and industry experience.  In order for your cladding or lining project to live up to your expectations, you’ll need to understand a few things: species of timber, including qualities and suitability for different applications; as well as installation and maintenance specifics.

Speak to the experts to make sure you choose the best material and type of timber for your lining or cladding project. The team at Austim has over 30 years of experience and can offer advice on all of our timber cladding and lining products.


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.

Want to know how to choose the right wall cladding material? Learn More
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
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 who can easily install the materials to achieve the desired results.


Austim sources the best cladding timber supplies Perth wide and has everything you need to complete your project including answers and advice, maintenance tips, and information to help you get the right finish. 

Contact Austim and ask about timber cladding and lining boards today!