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DIG 422 Painting exterior wood
Explains the principles underlying the successful application of paint to exterior wood and gives details of paint systems and of the initial and maintenance painting process. The structure of wood and its effects on the application and durability of paint are discussed, together with moisture content and dimensional changes, effects of surface finish and end grain sealing. The Digest also considers external influences such as water, solar radiation, micro-organisms and the risk of decay.
Replaces - BRE Digest 354, 261, and 106. Whilst this publication can still be purchased some of the information in it has been superseded by more recent research and standards. The BRE Group does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage, including - without limitation - indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from use, or loss of use, of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this document.
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