When it comes to commercial and house cladding, two of the most popular materials used are aluminium and vinyl.
Aluminium is one of the most sustainable building materials in the world and is used in a large range of applications.
Aluminium comes from bauxite ore. Australia is the largest producer of bauxite ore in the world and has the second largest bauxite reserves after the Republic of Guinea.
Bauxite is first processed to make alumina (Aluminium oxide) and Aluminium is refined from alumina.
Vinyl is one of the most popular house cladding materials used today.
Abbey’s Vinyl Cladding is superbly manufactured with long-lasting unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) resin, backed with insulation that is fire retardant and self- extinguishing.
The insulated back provides greater insulation that will improve your home’s energy efficiency and cost savings. It is manufactured tough to last and protect the exterior walls of your home.
National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 – Building Code of Australia (BCA) requires compliance for vinyl wall cladding for new constructions.
If certain vinyl wall claddings do not meet NCC 2019 test compliance in writing, they should not be used and cannot be certified and any property become difficult to sell.
Australian based NATA laboratories tests are government approved, recommended and generally accepted in OECD mutual recognition.
Tests to NCC 2019 include:-
Information of extensive tests under NCC 2019 can be found at www.abbeythermalboards.com.au/compliance-with-national-construction-code-ncc/
We would highly recommend Abbey Thermalboards. I saw a newly completed house in our town and emailed them for a quote. Within 2 days we had a visit from Pete (who was in our area) & measured and quoted. Prior to this he gave me a list of completed homes in our town. Spoke to a local lady who had hers done 20 YEARS ago - and still looks like it was freshly painted - she also had outstanding comments about workmanship & the company. The installers Mick & Steven turned up 5 weeks later with everything they needed - took less than 2 days to install on our 3 bedroom home. They were lovely friendly guys where nothing was an issue and all our needs were met - including framing up and covering some glasses panels and a window. Very professional installers who worked non stop and did an amazing job... Now to make the rest of our house look so great. Thanks Abbey Thermalboards!