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Timber veneered MDF or plywood – damage

Timber boarding, veneered MDF or plywood – clear finish too dark

  • Old varnished or shellacked wall panels have darkened with age, or wall panels have always had a dark finish

    How to repair

Clear finish failure on timber

  • UV light causing breakdown of the timber surface under the clear finish

    How to repair

  • Moisture was absorbed into the timber, typically at the ends of boards or around fixing points

    How to repair

Timber, particleboard, plywood, cork floors – clear finish worn

Timber overlay flooring – surface wear

Cupping of stained or clear-finished timber weatherboards

  • Thermal expansion and contraction of timber

    How to repair

  • Swelling/shrinkage due to moisture absorption 

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Black staining on stained or clear-finished timber weatherboards

  • Mould growth on timber surface; occurs most commonly on south-facing walls

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Uneven weathering of clear-finished timber weatherboards

  • Weatherboards having different levels of exposure to weather – for example, protection from eaves or verandah roof 

    How to repair

  • Stain or clear finish has little or no pigments 

    How to repair