Top 5 Tips for Vertical Wood Rain Screen Installation

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Nov 19, 2019 @ 04:11 AM

Many builders appreciate the beauty of real wood cladding. The benefits of a well-designed rain screen system, are frequently specified, and many architects and design professionals want to run the wood siding vertically. If you are bidding on or installing a vertical wood rain screen project, here’s a few installation tips we hope you find helpful. The Climate-Shield system allows for lots of flexibility for vertical, horizontal and even diagonal rain screen installations.

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Topics: rain screen installation

Incredible Ipe Wood Rainscreen Design in Boston

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Nov 12, 2019 @ 05:11 AM

On the former site of the iconic Anthony’s Pier 4 Restaurant in Boston, 110 new luxury residences are reclaiming the beauty of the Boston waterfront.  The Ipe rainscreen design is exceptional, featuring curves and bends that resemble a wooden ship’s hull.  And the workmanship and woodworking would make even a master craftsman stand up and take notice. Check it out.

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Topics: Rain Screen, Rooftop Decks, rain screen installation

Trespa Pura Siding Plays Well with Others

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Nov 5, 2019 @ 05:11 AM

Trespa siding looks great when used with other claddings. These new luxury homes in Hayvenhurst neighborhood in Encino, CA all sport a different Trespa Pura wood décor cladding. And they look great with the stucco and brick on the rest of the homes.  Nothing says “welcome to the neighborhood” like Trespa sidings.

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Topics: Trespa

Ipe Siding...really?

Posted by Chris Nolan on Fri, Nov 1, 2019 @ 11:11 AM

"When someone first suggested that I consider Ipe hardwood for my wood siding, I was shocked. But the more I learned, the more sense it made."

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Topics: Rain Screen

Ipe Hardwood Bridge Unites Providence

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Oct 29, 2019 @ 05:10 AM

The recently completed Providence Pedestrian Bridge is a welcoming and naturally beautiful marvel. The bridge features sustainably harvested Ipe hardwood decking. This tough decking is well known for its great looks, long durability and high performance. That’s why Ipe hardwood is the material of choice so many high pedestrian traffic areas including boardwalks and bridges.

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Topics: Marine Decking and Boardwalks, Ipe lumber