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Painted timber weatherboards – paint chalking

  • Weathering, UV light exposure – chalking will be more visible with darker colours

    How to repair

Painted timber weatherboards – paint failure at base of walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

    How to repair

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

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Cupping of timber weatherboards

Rot in timber weatherboards

  • Timber is or has been continuously damp

    How to repair

  • Timber was inadequately treated – radiata pine must be treated to H3.1 if painted and H3.2 if installed unpainted or stained

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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

Timber trims – splitting or cupping

Timber trims – rotting battens or cover boards

Texture-coated fibre-cement – vertical cracking at sheet joints

Texture-coated fibre-cement – horizontal cracking

Timber slat decks – moss/mould/lichen growing on decking

Timber slat decks – decking slippery when wet