These classic timber weatherboard profiles have a well-earned reputation for weathertightness and durability—but, like any cladding, only if they are installed properly.
Corroded fastenings. Water damage. Weathertightness failure. These are all too common sights for disappointed homeowners whose cladding has interacted unexpectedly with incompatible nearby materials.
Even the best laid plans don’t always work out exactly as intended—sometimes, product substitutions are required. But substituting one weatherboard material for another isn’t a reason to substitute good building practice as well.Read more
It’s well-known within the construction industry than many building materials don’t fare well on coastal homes without extensive treatment and maintenance. So when a client approached Kerry Bos with Dynex uPVC soffit—a low-maintenance soffit board impervious to salt corrosion—it was an instant winner.Read more
To make Palliside weatherboard cladding even easier to install, we’ve developed new finishing options around windows, doors and internal corners. These accessories will further speed up our weatherboard installation process and help builders deliver great looking homes on time and within budget.Read more
They say, “don’t judge a book by it’s cover,” but ironically, that’s exactly how many people choose a book. And the same can be said of a home’s exterior. A house that looks great from the street will attract a higher value and stand as a beacon advertising your skill and expertise.Read more
When it come to exterior cladding on your designs, do you like to experiment, or do you stick to one or two conservative profiles? Your approach could be costing you business.Read more
uPVC weatherboards are becoming more popular with homeowners wanting a timeless look without the hassle of regular maintenance. As an architect, you can help your clients to make decisions about how their home will look and perform over the years.Read more
When you talk about uPVC (plastic) cladding with a client, their immediate thought is that it must be flimsy, and difficult to make weathertight. But the truth is much more interesting.Read more
One of the most stressful aspects about building a new home is sticking to a pre-determined timeline. The longer a home build takes, the more it will cost – and the longer you will have to wait before you can move into your new abode.Read more