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Weatherboard – Bored or not, it hardly matters whether…..

The superficiality of any building is immediately apparent in its cladding. When weatherboards are the cladding of choice, the next decision is direction – horizontal, vertical or slanted? Within the parameters of direction, there are a variety of possibilities, and materials, but this article will be on timber. Horizontally speaking………. A word on shingles…………busy! Another […]

Gutters and Downpipes – Sustainability Meets Design

I sold building materials for a long time – wouldn’t mind having a dollar for every time I was asked for a bigger gutter. Apart from bragging rights, this is of almost no use. There is a series of ratios that connect roof area with average storm surges, with gutter size and the availability of […]