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Tongue-and-groove end joints

Tongue and groove patterns, whether it is for flooring or cladding, create a tight and seamless fit. Local building codes must be consulted when building an exterior facade with tongue and groove products.

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Nails & screws

LDCwood® ThermoWood® products can be fixed in a traditional manner with nails and screws like any other timber products. Because of ThermoWood® products’ pH value (acid), any fasteners must be made of stainless steel or stronger material in order to prevent corrosion. 

Grad® & B-FIX

To achieve a homogeneous good looking end result,
various hidden fastening systems are available:

  • Grad®
  • B-Fix

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LDCwood® ThermoWood® has a prolonged life and it doesn’t necessarily need a surface treatment applied to it. Some people choose to add a finish or paint to their timber to enrich its colour, but if it’s left untreated, the wood will naturally change to a silvery grey (similar to that of cedar or larch). This process will begin immediately and, depending on the amount of UV exposure, may take several months to a year. This does not make the wood less resistant to decay.

Unlike pressure impregnated wood, LDCwood® ThermoWood® can be recycled as untreated wood when it is no longer required.