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BU468 Fixing timber weatherboards


Product Description

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 these objectives. Successful use of timber weatherboard claddings is dependent on careful timber and profile selection and correct fixing.

This bulletin covers:

  • weatherboard selection
  • cavity requirements including fixing cavity battens and laminating battens
  • fixing weatherboards, including fixing positions, nail types, nail length, type of head, type of shank and metal used for nails.
Product Information
Publication date 1 December 2005
Product type Bulletin
Availability Available
Product code BU468