Discoloration: prevention and cure
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Peter Kaczmar, Senior Technical Consultant at TRADA Technology, explains the results of recent research into the reasons for discolouration of unfinished exterior timber cladding and ways to treat it.
Article from In Touch with Timber Issue 12 (Summer 2013)
When an image of a novel timber product graces the front cover of House & Garden magazine's Trends supplement, you know something is afoot. The stunning image of glossy blackened timber, hinting at the material's Japanese roots sparked considerable interest among clients and designers of prestigious new projects, always keen...
There has been an increasing trend to use uncoated wood cladding as the exterior facade to new building projects, both domestic and commercial. Such facades can provide an attractive, long-lived and above all, natural alternative to man-made cladding options.
Uncoated cladding has been used primarily because of its low...