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Healthcare Facilities

Eco-friendly composite cladding that never needs painting

Dura Cladding Type 150 shown here in Cedar can be installed vertically or horizontally to enhance the look of any building. Dura Cladding Type 150 shown here in Cedar can be installed vertically or horizontally to enhance the look of any building.

Easy to install exterior wall cladding that never needs painting, coating or treating

When it comes to architectural facades for hospitals or healthcare facilities, deciding on the right look can be challenge. Do you futureproof your healthcare cladding project using modern materials for a sleek and fresh look or stick with using traditional cladding options such as wood for a natural finish? In past years, natural wood cladding represented a sizeable chunk of the exterior wall cladding and façade marketplace, but now WPC cladding (also known as composite timber) is fast becoming the number one choice for architects and designers looking for an eco-friendly and futureproof cladding option. Unlike cladding made from spruce, fir and pine, Dura Cladding requires no preservative treatments and is an attractive and sustainable option for the external walls of low-rise buildings.

Dura Cladding is designed for new builds and renovation projects

Composite Timber Dura Cladding offers huge advantages over traditional wood cladding thanks to its wood plastic composite nature. The cladding is made using a highly developed extrusion process and contains up to 87% recycled wood so you can still enjoy a stunning timber finish to your cladding, but unlike wood, Dura Cladding won’t rot or split and is warp resistant.

With traditional timber cladding, the main cause of failure is fungal decay where moisture content within the timbers is in excess of 20%, but with strong and durable WPC wood plastic composite Dura Cladding, this is a thing of the past.

 

Dura-Cladding-Type-150-in-Cedar-installed-vertically Dura Cladding Type 150 in Cedar adds an original look when installed horizontally or vertically.

Low-maintenance timber-effect composite cladding

As well as contributing to the overall design of your healthcare facility, Dura Cladding is easily installed using standard tools, needs minimal maintenance and is extremely fade-resistant and stain-resistant. Combining long-term durability, a stunning natural wood look and a range of widths and colours, Dura Cladding meets the needs of architects and designers who want to specify a timber-finish cladding product without the hassle and added cost of ongoing maintenance. Requiring nothing more than an occasional pressure wash with water, our composite timber exterior wall cladding is well suited to battling the elements over an extended life cycle in all weather conditions. It also comes with a fantastic 10 year warranty, so you can be confident that your project is designed for the future thanks to Dura Composites.

 

Dura-Cladding-Type-150-in-Cedar-installed-vertically Dura Cladding Type 150 in Cedar installed vertically.

150mm to 250mm cladding that’s suitable for both horizontal and vertical installation

Choosing whether your composite cladding will run horizontally or vertically, and the width of the planks you want will make a huge difference to the look of your building. Vertical cladding will emphasise the height of your building, whilst wider boards installed horizontally will reduce the apparent size of a large blank wall.

If your healthcare building has lots of windows and doors, but you want to install your cladding panels horizontally, you may be better choosing a smaller width plank, as this will make the overall appearance less disjointed. If you’re looking for a rustic or traditional appearance then Dura Cladding Weatherboard Type 150 in Barn Black will give you the look you need.

Dura-Cladding-Type-150-in-Cedar-installed-vertically Dura Cladding Type 150 in Cedar installed on a range of buildings at this hospital looks attractive.

Try our free Cladding Visualiser

Dura Cladding is available in both flush and weatherboard styles and in 3 widths from 150mm to 250mm ‘face’ coverage. To check colour availability for product types, please visit the product range page. Free samples are available on request so you can see your chosen cladding colour for yourself before you buy. If you’d like some help visualising how your exterior wall cladding might look, then check out our free online tool here.

Available in a variety of colours and finishes

Our composite cladding planks are available in a variety of colours, to complement their natural appearance. From barn black and charcoal to more earthy tones like desert sand and cedar, there is an option to suit every application. Whether for commercial or domestic use, or new build and refurbishment projects, our planks are designed to withstand extreme weather conditions and temperature ranges

Dura Cladding Type 150 in Cedar installed vertically (1)

Dura Cladding Type 150 in Cedar installed vertically (3)

Dura Cladding Type 150 in Cedar installed vertically (2)

Composite Cladding in Cedar, Grey, Teak, Charcoal and Barn Black

Our cladding planks are available in five colours. To check colour availability for product types, please visit the product range page. Colour samples are available on request, or for large orders, bespoke colours can be selected.

Please note that colours shown are representative only; actual colours may vary slightly. Whilst Dura Cladding is relatively colour stable, there will likely be some initial colour lightening as the product weathers, which typically occurs in the first 3 months.

Our manufacturing process results in a high level of colour consistency although some variation in colour may be apparent across planks from different production batches.

Type 150 in Cedar

Dura Cladding Type 150 Flush

Width: 150mm

Depth: 21mm

Length: 3660mm

Max Span: 600mm

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Dura Cladding Type 200 Flush

Width: 200mm

Depth: 21mm

Length: 3660mm

Max Span: 600mm

 

Dura Cladding Type 150 Weatherboard Barn Black

Dura Cladding Type 150 Weatherboard

Width: 150mm

Depth: 21mm

Length: 3660mm

Max Span: 600mm