Thermally modified wood siding can be fastened using different installation methods but I suggest that you follow the manufacturers recommended installation guidelines. I recently visited a job site in Burlington, Ontario where the contractor was installing the thermally modified wood siding on a private residence and the contractors took some time to explain their installation […]
Had the pleasure of recently traveling the roadways of Washington and Montana State with two of Specialty Forest Products salespeople. The purpose of my trip was to listen to what Specialty Forest Products dealer customers had to say about thermally modified wood products and how the product would be received in the eyes of the […]
I was wondering that exact same thing until I came across a product called ProBond Max. It works great and is readily available here in the Canadian marketplace. I picked up my bottle at my local Home Hardware store. Gluing thermally modified wood can pose some issues. I found that the processing time needed for […]
Improper wood preparation and over applying stains could pose an issue with thermally modified wood.
It has come to light recently that the extremely fine milling process used in the manufacture of thermally modified woods creates such a smooth surface that little in the way of coatings can adhere to. Coatings need surface roughness to adhere for any length of time. Tints that are available for example, with the Cutek […]
WUI or what they call “Wildland Urban Interface” is a regulation that requires building products to comply with specific standards when used in the Wildland Urban Interface area as defined within the State of California building code. For products to be used in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), there are some regulations that required building products […]
We often hear the term but don’t really understand what it means. Its a process where wood is altered from its original makeup by using a combination of heat and steam with the absence of oxygen. This changes the cell structure of the wood in order to increase the woods durability. Lack of oxygen prevents […]