T 111 Siding
Despite the variety of modern materials for the walls, the classic and most environmentally friendly material is T 111 wood siding or T 111 plywood siding or in general t1 11 siding. In areas with T 111 siding is easy to breathe; they are not so stuffy in hot weather. And walls decorated with T 111 siding remain warm no worse than many modern synthetic materials. With regard to aesthetics, the machining of high quality of T 111 siding from a variety of siding species is still considered an interesting material for the walls in the rooms. At this point, as they say, a matter of taste. T 111 siding for interior can be positioned both vertically and horizontally. T 111 siding should be covered with a light clear coat, or painted with colors. For sheathing are taken siding with a width of 10-12 centimeters and a thickness of 18-22 millimeters. You can use the so-called simple trim, i.e., no sheeting siding.
Expressive paneling obtained from T 111 siding with angled or triangular groove along the length of the board with a depth of 2 - 4 millimeters. If the sheathing will be covered by clean and clear lacquer, it is desirable to hide the heads of nails or screws. This can be done if you will take groove T 111 siding. You can also mount board to wall with special decorative screws. Also you can use drowning of cap screws or nails into a board by 2-3 millimeters. Then obscure this place with a special putty-colored wood, and after it dries then skin should be fine with emery cloth. It becomes almost invisible where a nail has been hammered.
On flat wooden walls, for example, frame-plumbing or planks, as well as on board batten of wall sheathing you can nail T 111 siding directly, without preparing the surface, the direction of boards can be both horizontal and vertical. Rows of nails are desirable to be made smooth, the distance between the nails, about 60-70 inches. And on the wall with horizontal beams, boards should be nailed vertically. For brick or concrete walls should be pre-attached bars or boards with a spacing of 60-70 cm. If the siding is intended to be used for insulation of walls, they are nailed with bars with section of 5 by 5 inches with a spacing of about half a meter. Between the bars should be placed sheets of thermal insulating material of 50 to 100 centimeters and a thickness of no more than 8 inches, then to the bar should be nailed T 111 siding.
Once the boards are nailed to the wall surface it should be covered with lacquer or varnish. Varnish is applied to the board in several layers. It is best to use an oil varnish coating of boards. The first layer, the so-called primer, applied with liquid polish. After drying liquid oil varnish boards should be sandpaper by emery cloth. To do this, it is not necessarily to use the new cloth. After drying of the second lacquer coating it is necessary to check it with his hand, is the board enough treated? If the on the surface remained roughness you should sandpaper them again. Usually in the third time the varnish obtained the highest quality, and the boards can be mounted on the wall.