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Different shades of grey – how wood weathers

If wood is outside, exposed to the wind, rain, and sun, its aging, or weathering, will inevitably start to happen. Understanding how timber weathers will help you select the right wood and the right maintenance schedule, for your external timber installations.

Our guide to Thermowood

Beautiful, sustainable and offering a range of benefits over untreated timber, Thermo treated wood is a popular choice for a wide range of wooden construction projects, especially decking and cladding. Here, we take a closer look at this innovative material.

Case study: Siberian Larch cladding

EcoChoice recently supplied timber cladding for a project on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The building, which had been completely renovated, was clad in Siberian larch and the finished result looked fantastic.

From glulam to CLT – laminated timbers explained

Laminated timber is being used more and more often in the construction industry. Strong, sustainable and attractive, it offers a range of benefits over other building materials. Here, we take a closer look at some of the most popular forms of laminated timber available.

The timber types most suitable for flood defence

One of the best ways to protect land and property from the rising waters is timber flood defences. Effective and environmentally friendly, timber can be used to help hold back swollen rivers and raging torrents, protecting homes, businesses, and infrastructure in the process.

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