Do your bit for the Earth with the sustainable Weathertex Natural range.
Our planet has an abundance of renewable natural resources that we can use to build a more enjoyable, healthy and sustainable urban environment. Plant-based materials like timber are renewable and available on a global scale. The natural appearance of timber helps a building blend into the landscape.
Timber has always been used in construction, with most individuals attaching positive associations between grown materials and the natural environment. Buildings constructed with greater use of natural materials have the potential to improve the health and wellbeing of those who live and work in and around them, without the legacy of environmental destruction that accompanies the production of other building materials.
It is well established that increased contact with the natural environment improves the health and wellbeing of those living in a primarily urban environment. It would seem that people respond to natural materials in the built environment in a similarly positive manner.
Weathertex ticks all the green boxes in terms of sustainability and low-cost construction. Timber is the ultimate renewable resource and all Weathertex products are made from 97 per cent hardwood and three per cent wax, which helps to repel water and further increase the durability of the product.
The Weathertex Natural range is a series of un-primed weatherboards and architectural panels that are available in a variety of different profiles. Its high-end design features the knots and grooves of organic timber. When the Natural surface is stained, the look of fresh brown timber can be maintained. Alternatively, the product can be stained a lighter or darker colour depending on personal preferences and the aesthetic of the home.
When allowed to weather naturally, the depth of colour will vary, subject to location and sun exposure. This provides the environmentally conscious designer with a sustainable solution for their residential and commercial projects.
A durable and versatile cladding system, the Weathertex Natural range is easy to install using standard carpentry tools. Manufactured without any nasty chemical additives, Weathertex uses waste timber from PEFC-certified state forests and controlled sources recognised by the Australian Forestry Standard (AFS). The Weathertex Natural Range is the only timber product to be covered by a 10-year warranty against rot, split or crack. It is also the first manufactured product in the world to receive Platinum Global GreenTag certification.
Made from a mix of Australian hardwoods, with the ability for the timber to be aged and stained, there is the capacity to attain an amazing spectrum of colour to make your next project one of a kind. Weathertex is the healthier cladding choice, naturally.
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