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What is a rusticated weatherboard?

What is a rusticated weatherboard?

Traditional rusticated horizontal cedar weatherboards are a derivative of the bevel back weatherboard and have a shiplap with a distinctive scalloped rebate allowing water to fall off. Rusticated weatherboards deliver a classic look and provide reliable performance.

How far must the fixing be above the bottom weatherboard?

Paragraph 9.4. 4.1 of E2/AS1 requires 32mm lap for non-rebated bevel-back boards with single fixing 10mm above top of lower board. The above results in nail fixings at 42mm from lower edge of weatherboard; in contrast to the relatively consistent on-site measurement of 37mm.

How wide is a weatherboard?

HardiePlank woodgrain and HardiePlank smooth are wide board weatherboards which come in two widths (heights), 230mm and 300mm.

How much do you overlap weatherboards?

Weatherboards are made from timbers such as cedar, cypress, baltic pine or hardwood. The weatherboards used on the outside of the building are 170mm wide, the manufacturer specifications give a minimum overlap of 25mm, therefore the coverage for each board is 145mm.

What is Linea weatherboard made of?

Linea™ Weatherboard is a 16mm thick, pre-primed bevel back fibre cement weatherboard and is classified as lightweight wall cladding suitable for residential and light commercial construction using timber framed external walls. Linea Weatherboard is available in 135mm, 150mm and 180mm widths.

What is accoya timber?

What is Accoya wood? Accoya timber is the world’s leading long life wood. It is timber that has been modified via a process called ‘acetylation’, which increases its durability, enabling it to resist rot, defy the elements and stay strong and resilient for decades to come. All without effecting its natural appearance.

What nails do you use for Weatherboards?

FIXING WEATHERBOARD Weatherboard shall be securely fixed to studs with one flat head nail per board at centres not exceeding 600mm. Corrosion resistant nails are essential. Tilling Timber recommends the use of silicon bronze or stainless steel flat head annular grooved nails for added withdrawal resistance.

What is the minimum clearance for timber weatherboard cladding above paved ground?

The ground level should always have a minimum clearance of 100 mm beneath the cladding to a paved area, or 175 mm if unpaved. If this gap is less, or if the stucco or weatherboards are in fact buried, water could fail to drain properly, or seep through the damp cladding, and make its way inside the timber structure.

What material is Weathertex?

What are the main ingredients of Weathertex? Weathertex is 97% hardwood timber and 3% natural wax for water repellency. White acrylic primer is then applied to the surface. The accessory products are made from a range of materials including PVC (poly vinyl chloride), aluminium and galvanised steel.

Can you screw Weatherboards on?

Until now, the building code has told you that nails are the only solution for weatherboard fixing. These 7G 305 grade stainless screws come in two lengths (65mm and 75mm) and install via the Quik Drive® PRO300 screw gun. …

How often should you paint Linea weatherboard?

As part of the LINEA® system, Resene offers James Hardie customers a 15 year paint guarantee. The maintenance regime includes regular washing of the exterior, checks of the finish, and a repaint after 10 years.