Under the New Zealand Building Code, timber weatherboards must withstand the forces acting on them and protect people and the building structure from the effects of moisture entry.
The way timber weatherboards are installed is critical in meeting the above objectives. Successful use of timber weatherboard claddings is dependent on careful timber and profile selection and correct fixing.
This bulletin covers:
Publication date: December 2005 Keywords: cladding, deformation, fastener, joint, moisture, movement, nail, preservative, shrinkage, stainless steel, timber, ventilation, wall, weathertight, window