Jan 01, 2006 10:04 am
Does anybody know of a www discussion on the comparison between Primeline Hardiplank weather vs wood weatherboards. We are rebuilding (a weatherboard house) after a house fire and looking for advice.
Rebuilding 3BR home after house fire
Re: Primeline Hardiplank weather vs wood weatherboards2
Jan 02, 2006 10:24 am
There is no comparison!
Primeline HardiPlank is resistant to moisture, rotting, termites and fire when installed and maintained as directed. Why would you use wood again?
Go to James Hardies website for more info.
Re: Primeline Hardiplank weather vs wood weatherboards3
Feb 27, 2006 12:45 pm
Have alook at Weathertex cladding. Its made from hardwood and has a 25 years guarantee against rotting, splitting or termites. It has been proven to outlast Hardiplank and other fibre-cement type cladding
insulative properties and weight?5
Aug 10, 2006 9:49 am
Does anyone know what the insulative properties of the Hardiplank or Weathertex are compared to radially cut wood? How would the weight compare??
We are thinking of getting a pole house built, and I like the idea of getting something more fire resistant, but the pole structure requires relatively light walls.
Re: Primeline Hardiplank weather vs wood weatherboards6
Aug 11, 2006 9:47 pm
Weathertex plus R1.5 sarking is about R1.7. I'm not sure about fibre-cement but I imagine it to be about the same. A 300mm cover x 3660mm Weathertex board weighs approx. 10kg.
Hope this helps a little