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The exterior The exterior surface of a building.
A building paper that envelopes the exterior walls or roof frame prior to the cladding being fixed. Reduces air movement and helps avoid the risk of water ingress.
A cladding A building paper that envelops the exterior walls or roof frame prior to the cladding being fixed. Reduces air movement and helps avoid the risk of water ingress. should envelop the exterior walls prior to the cladding being fixed.The cladding, 12.5 (1/2″) A piece of wood made of three or more layers of wood veneer laminated together with glue. can then be fixed to the studs. All joins should be on a A 100×50 (2×4) vertical framing member used to construct walls. and with a gap of 3mm (1/8″) between sheets.
Timber Narrow board used to cover claddingThe exterior surface of a building. joins or used for decorative purposes. 75×25 (1×3) to go over each join. The battens should have a groove each side of the join to The part of the plywood wall panels that overlaps the door and window frame, and protrudes into the door or window area and covers any gaps between the door/window and the surrounding frame. It acts as a stop for the door and also stops the rain getting in. water being drawn up by capillary action.
Extra battens can also be fixed to intermediate studs. This is for decorative purposes only.