What Is Weatherboards

Weatherboards have many names such as clapboards, bevel sliding and some also refer these as lap sliding. In different regions people know it by it different names but all of these are the same thing. A weatherboard is actually a sliding made of wood. This sliding is made of horizontal boards of wood that in most of the cases overlap with each other. In America people use the terms of clapboards often but in New Zeeland and Australia these are always referred by the name of weatherboards.

Weatherboards by  Plaster Wholesalers are originally designed to cover some external part of a structure usually the roof of some house. Sometimes these are also used to cover the walls of the house as well. The weatherboards are designed in such a way that these give the rood an attractive look and also protect the inner roof from the intensity of every weather. There are many materials from which the weatherboards could be made. The common type of materials used are wood or vinyl. However, there are many types of wood as well which can be used in its manufacturing. The most common and famous type of wood that is used in these is the timber or the hardwood. The weatherboards made from wood can be painted to look more good or these can be polished. Timber is the type of wood that is durable and pretty but it requires maintenance to retain its look and finish. Timber weatherboards need to be repainted after some period.

On the other hand vinyl is free from the trouble of painting and maintenance after every couple of years. Manufacturers are making vinyl weatherboards to look like timber weatherboards so that people could get benefit from the look of the timber without having the trouble to repaint it. Vinyl weatherboards need to be cleaned after some time and a simple cleaning with some detergent will do the job and will make the vinyl weatherboards good as new.

Another best option for weatherboards is the weatherboards made from fiber cement. The very famous weatherboards in this sense is provided by the james hardie fiber cement weatherboards. They provide various categories in their range of fiber cement weatherboards. Each has its own individuality both in looks and in texture. These weatherboards offer many advantages. These are termite, fire, rotting and water resistant unlike weatherboards those which made are from wood. Although these weatherboards also need to be maintained in order to get the maximum advantages from these.