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Green Building Bible, Fourth Edition
Green Building Bible, fourth edition (both books)
These two books are the perfect starting place to help you get to grips with one of the most vitally important aspects of our society - our homes and living environment.

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    • CommentAuthordickster
    • CommentTimeMay 12th 2020
     
    Well nearly 10 years.

    With a bit more time on my hands, the " I hope my unprotected sweet chestnut cladding isn't rotting under all that black stuff" worry came to the fore.

    A good part of the house has turned just a silvery grey, but where it's exposed to full sun (and rain) it has turned just a bit too black.

    I had thoughts of sanding it off to see, but had a go with a hosepipe and scrubbing brush and "et voila!" I think they say, comes up nearly new and surprisingly nice.

    Didn't fancy a pressure washer, as it would probably lift the grain and get a lot worse very quickly.

    No sign of any deterioration, but I wonder, should I treat it with something, or just let it darken again over time.



    Any ideas?

    If this post posts, I'll follow it up with a photo.
    • CommentAuthordickster
    • CommentTimeMay 12th 2020
     
    Here it is, with George, who's always in the way.
      cladding 3.jpg
    • CommentAuthordickster
    • CommentTimeMay 12th 2020
     
    almost got it right:confused:
    • CommentAuthortony
    • CommentTimeMay 12th 2020
     
    👍
    • CommentAuthordickster
    • CommentTime6 days ago
     
    Almost there!
      small.jpg
  1.  
    Looking good!
    • CommentAuthortony
    • CommentTime5 days ago
     
    Sweet
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