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Timber windows – stain failure: peeling/flaking

  • UV deterioration of the timber surface beneath the coating

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  • Thermal expansion and contraction of the timber frame

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Timber door finish has deteriorated

  • The door finish was not suitable for an exposed location – many external doors are only suitable for use in sheltered locations

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  • Lack of maintenance (repainting or re-staining)

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Cupping of stained or clear-finished timber weatherboards

  • Thermal expansion and contraction of timber

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  • 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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Deterioration of weatherboard surface under clear or stain finish

  • UV light deterioration

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  • Cracking of the clear finish resulting in: moisture penetration and timber swelling mould growth loss of adhesion and flaking or peeling of finish 

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Cracking/flaking of film on stained or clear-finished weatherboards

Stain failure at base of timber weatherboard walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

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  • The back surface of boards is too close to the ground, not sealed and absorbing moisture

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Erosion of penetrating clear/stain finish on timber weatherboards

Staining from run-off from cedar or H3.2 treated pine weatherboards

  • Leachate from cedar weatherboards or treatment chemicals 

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Leaking through stained or clear-finished timber weatherboards