Treated Douglas Fir Cladding Boards Vertical Shadow Gap Hidden fix is a popular choice for exterior applications due to its natural beauty, durability, and versatility. .Douglas Fir a type of softwood tree native to western North America. Treated Douglas fir timber Cladding is used to cover the exterior walls of buildings, adding both aesthetic appeal and protection. It refers to the use of Douglas fir wood as a cladding material for buildings, typically for the purpose of providing an attractive and protective exterior surface.
Douglas fir is very well suited for cladding as it is very strong and versatile it will not mark and dent easily compared to other softwood species. It has a high resin content so will be able to withstand many years of harsh weather. When freshly cut it bears a pink colour that changes to a Reddish brown and as is the case with almost all timber it will slowly change to a silver grey colour when exposed to the weather.
- Appearance: Douglas Fir has a reddish-brown to yellow-brown heartwood with a pale yellow sapwood. It has a straight grain pattern with occasional knots. The texture is medium to coarse, and the wood has a natural lustre.
- Density: The density of Douglas Fir varies depending on the specific variety and growing conditions. On average, it has a density of about 480 kg/m³ (30 lb/ft³), which makes it a moderately heavy and dense softwood.
- Installation can be hidden fix or face fix stainless steel screws – nails.
Price per 1 square meter – £51.00 plus VAT
Douglas Fir cladding boards treated with premium Menns clear oil
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