We supply five "closed" i.e. provides a solid wall - PTGV, tongue and grove, shiplap, shadow gap, and feather edge. And two "open" - Rain Screen and PAR (planed all round) also know as square edge board which allows air to circulate.
Above are images of the different types of cladding we supply, it's very much a personal choice depending on whether you want a rustic, traditional or contemporary finish.
Co2 Larch® is available as Grade A or A+ grade, FSC compliant with a positive environmental implications the annual growth far exceeding the annual felling rate. It is a sustainable resource and we aim to keep our carbon footprint to a minimum and encourage sustainable practices.
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Due to it adaptability there are thousands of situation which lend themselves to cladding with timber rather than PVC or alternative materials.
Typical uses :- Summer houses, Green houses, Conservatory, garden offices/workshops, fencing, and as the traditional cladding of barns, houses and offices. We have some images on our Customer Projects.
Durability is the ability of a species to resist decay either naturally or through preservatives. The Class is based on the ability of the heartwood (inner part of the tree) to resist fungal decay. The sapwood (the living outermost portion of the tree)is considered not durable and should not be used for external projects without preservative.
Class 1 to 3 can be left as untreated timber, a natural ageing process will accrue e.g. Larch will turn a grey colour. Class 4 and 5 will need to be treated with preservatives.
For further information see www.greenspec.co.uk/building-design/cladding-durability-quality