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What is Thermally Modified Wood Decking and Siding?

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Mar 3, 2020 @ 04:03 AM

There are many types of thermally modified woods. In general, the thermal modification process makes woods more stable, more rot resistant and longer lasting.  There are many thermally modified woods species and different thermal modification processes.  Thermally modified wood is an environmentally friendly high-performance option to consider for decking and siding projects.

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What is Thermowood Decking?

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, May 16, 2017 @ 06:05 AM

Mataverde thermowood is a thermally modified hardwood that performs better than the original hardwood.  The patented Thermowood technology allows ordinary hardwood boards, without adding any chemicals, to simply heat and steam the boards until they become a modified wood that performs very well. The result is a highly stable and durable wood product that can be used outdoors for decking or siding. 

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Mataverde Thermowood Approved for Climate-Shield Rain Screen System

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Apr 18, 2017 @ 06:04 AM

We have been testing and evaluating thermally modified woods for some time now and have found it to be a unique wood siding product with exceptional stability. Thermowood was developed and tested in Scandinavia about 20 years ago. And the Thermowood technology permanently modifies the cell walls of ordinary woods to create a sustainable siding material with great looks and remarkable performance. Because of its performance, stability and durability, Mataverde Thermowood has been approved for use with the Climate-Shield Rain Screen System.

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Topics: Rain Screen, Thermally modified wood