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Centurion Trim

Centurion Trim

Claymark Centurion™ is the highest performing exterior finishing system manufactured by Claymark from New Zealand Radiata Pine.

Centurion™ is a timber cladding system which has been developed to protect your greatest asset – your home. This product has been developed specifically for the USA market and includes all of Claymark’s state-of-the-art technologies to provide a product that will last and which gives a superior finish.

The features of Centurion™ are:

  • Manufactured from New Zealand Radiata Pine using timber from well managed and FSC® (FSC-C008215) certified forests;
  • Manufactured to the highest precision strandard and with a high quality finish;
  • Produced from the highest quality finger jointed block;
  • The Tru-Core® treatment system provides excellent durability characteristics and protects against fungal decay, insects and termites;
  • Pre-coated with a 100% acrylic primer and UV sealant undercoat;
  • 50 year warranty against fungal decay/rot and insect attack (including Formosan termites); and
  • 5 year warranty on the paint finish (conditions apply).

Tru-Core® Treatment Process:

The Tru-Core® treatment process is a highly effective way to protect wood in exterior environments. The Tru-Core® process uses a unique carrier system that ensures preservative is carried directly into the timber to achieve 100% penetration of both the sapwood and heartwood. The carrier system is water based so it contains no organic solvent or harmful chemicals. The mix of bio-actives ensure that the timber is effectively treated for fungal attack and rot, insects and termites.

Coating Technology:

Centurion™  comes pre-coated with an acrylic  primer and undercoat system with the following benefits:

  • The latest in waterborne coating technology for safe handling and performance;
  • 100% acrylic compositon
  • Resistant to tannin and resin bleed;
  • A finish that provides better adhesion and flexibility for the coating;
  • Coated on all 4 sides for protection and enhanced stability; and
  • Claymark Centurion™ 5 year limited primer warranty.

Sleep Soundly at Night Knowing You are Offering Customers a Primed Exterior Trim Product that is Unrivaled by Any Other on the Market Today.

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How to Install Exterior Trim

 Centurion Trim

Claymark Centurion™ is the highest performing exterior finishing system manufactured by Claymark from New Zealand Radiata Pine.

 

Centurion™ is a timber cladding system which has been developed to protect your greatest asset – your home. This product has been developed specifically for the USA market and includes all of Claymark’s state-of-the-art technologies to provide a product that will last and which gives a superior finish.

The features of Centurion™ are:

  • Manufactured from New Zealand Radiata Pine using timber from well managed and FSC® (FSC-C008215) certified forests;
  • Manufactured to the highest precision strandard and with a high quality finish;
  • Produced from the highest quality finger jointed block;
  • The Tru-Core® treatment system provides excellent durability characteristics and protects against fungal decay, insects and termites;
  • Pre-coated with a 100% acrylic primer and UV sealant undercoat;
  • 50 year warranty against fungal decay/rot and insect attack (including Formosan termites); and
  • 5 year warranty on the paint finish (conditions apply).

Tru-Core® Treatment Process:

The Tru-Core® treatment process is a highly effective way to protect wood in exterior environments. The Tru-Core® process uses a unique carrier system that ensures preservative is carried directly into the timber to achieve 100% penetration of both the sapwood and heartwood. The carrier system is water based so it contains no organic solvent or harmful chemicals. The mix of bio-actives ensure that the timber is effectively treated for fungal attack and rot, insects and termites.

Coating Technology:

Centurion™  comes pre-coated with an acrylic  primer and undercoat system with the following benefits:

  • The latest in waterborne coating technology for safe handling and performance;
  • 100% acrylic compositon
  • Resistant to tannin and resin bleed;
  • A finish that provides better adhesion and flexibility for the coating;
  • Coated on all 4 sides for protection and enhanced stability; and
  • Claymark Centurion™ 5 year limited primer warranty.

Sleep Soundly at Night Knowing You are Offering Customers a Primed Exterior Trim Product that is Unrivaled by Any Other on the Market Today.

Click Here for Product Sell Sheet

Shrub Cover

The time it will take to build this will vary between 30-90 minutes.

The following are tools and supplies needed to complete your tree/shrub cover project.
Stop into your local GNH Lumber and pick up any items that you may need.

Step 1

First, decide that size or sizes or tree/shrub coverings you want. Then, bring your list of material needs and measurements for the wood to GNH Lumber and we will be happy to help you with your tree/shrub cover needs. We recommend trying to maximize your measurements with the ability to transport your wood home in your vehicle. GNH Lumber does offer delivery for a nominal fee of $35.00

Step 2

GNH can cut your boards for you to the nearest full inch, we have a $1.00 fee per cut. Be sure you have the right length as cut products are not returnable to GNH Lumber.

Begin by putting on your safety glasses. Measure your 1×4 pine boards to the length you wish to cut (our demo was 18″). Remember to measure one last time before you cut. Use the framing speed square and pencil to get a nice clean straight line across your 1×4 for your cut. Cut your 1×4 to get all of your vertical pieces. Most covers will have eight pieces.

Step 3

Next, get ready to cut your horizontal pieces. Take one last measurement, then use your framing speed square and pencil to mark where you will cut. Cut your horizontal pieces to the length you need. Save your scarp pieces of 1×4! These will come in handy when getting the spacing between boards to match. Stack your vertical pieces together to make sure they all came out the right length. Adjust accordingly if you desire.

Step 4

Shrub Cover Step 2

On a flat surface, lay your 1×4 vertical pieces out side by side. Use one of your scrap 1×4’s for spacing between the boards (using the 3/4″ thick side), and use your framing speed square to make your first piece straight. Take one of your horizontal pieces and lay it on top of the vertical 1×4’s perpendicular (at a 90-degree angle). Get your drilling device of choice. Remember if using a cordless drill be sure that you have a freshly charged battery it will be easier to drill your pilot holes and drive your wood screws. Load your drill bit of choice in the drill.

Step 5

Shrub Cover Step 3

If unsure that your drill bit is long enough, compare the drill bit on the edge of 1×4 to see if the bit will be long enough to get to the lower 1×4 board before you drill. When drilling, most drills have a “drill” setting. Set to drill. Be sure you are at least 3/4″ from any edge. When you drive the screw the wood may still split.

Step 6

Shrub Cover Step 4

Firmly hold the two pieces down, plunge the drill bit into the top 1×4 and proceed down so it penetrates into the lower board a bit. Switch the drill to reverse, pull trigger and extract. Repeat this process in a zigzag pattern; making two holes in each vertical piece and three on the two outer pieces.

Remove your drill bit and put in your magnetic bit holder with the #2 phillips bit. Open your box of #6 or #8 x 1 wood screws. For safety keep your safety glasses on and put on your leather gloves. Take your drill off of the “drill” setting. We recommend a driving speed of 14. Put your screw on the phillips bit and firmly push the screw into the pilot hole and squeeze the trigger, keep the drill as straight as possible and drive the screw down a little past the face of the 1×4. Repeat this step on the other three horizontal pieces.

Step 7

Shrub Cover Step 5

Your panels are now together. Open your strap hinge package and choose which will be the top or your cover. Place both hinges down on the horizontal 1×4 line up to make sure the hinge screw won’t land on one of the other screws. Mark the locations with your pencil. With your drill and drill bit drill, pilot holes for the hinges. When you are done, place the hinges back over the pilot holes and drive the screws into the holes. When this is complete, place another panel next to hinges and repeat the process.

Step 8

Shrub Cover Step 6

Once all are finished, lift up your new tree-shrub cover, opened like an “A”, and admire your handy work!

Shrub Cover Step 7

LP SmartSide Siding

Exterior trim and siding can make or break a home. It can either look beautiful for many years to come, or possibly break down and cause further damage around windows and inside walls. With so many options, it can be hard to choose the right kind of trim and siding – until you know the facts! LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding are in a class of their own when compared to traditional wood, vinyl or fiber cement. Both beautiful and exceptional durable, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding give any home the warm, natural look of real cedar, and the toughness of engineered wood. It’s the perfect accent to brick, stone or stucco homes.

With a full array of trim choices, including cedar texture, smooth, narrow or wide, and siding choices including traditional, bold, and cedar shake, you can capture that perfect look with your home’s exterior. Plus, LP® SmartSide® products resist Mother Nature’s attacks of fungal decay and termites, thanks to our propietary Smart Guard Processs. So, it’s an excellent choice for nearly any climate, especially areas where high humidity, sun, snow, and termites can take a toll on a home.

LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding products offer multiple advantages over fiber cement. Unlike SmartSide, fiber cement products require special safety training, special gear to protect against airborne silica and specific cutting tools. LP SmartSide products are far less likely to break or crack than fiber cement. And LP SmartSide products are significantly lighter than fiber cement siding, which means quicker, easier installation.

LP SmartSide products work and cut just like traditional wood, taking nails and screws with ease. They’re factory pre-primed to take paint, delivering optimal adhesion and consistent application. Compare LP SmartSide Trim & Siding to fiber cement, and the difference is clear: LP SmartSide products are the smart choice.

One of the Most Competitive Warranties on the Market
5/50-Year Limited Warranty provides a 5-year,100% labor and replacement feature and a 5/50 Year Prorated Limited Warranty on LP® SmartSide® products.

AW Hastings Installation Series

Installation Series with Marshall Baser. The Marvin Integrity Installation Series will bring you through the steps of installing Integrity windows and doors properly to create a top quality purchasing experience for your customer.

The installation instructions through this video series will ensure the products being installed will operate properly and last over time through the weather elements.

Part 1 of the installation series covers different wall types as well as different types of siding and how they all play a big part in how water drains away from the structure and how to install in order to prevent leaks.

Watch all 7 installation videos of the Marvin Integrity Installation Series found at the right to learn the ins and outs of Marvin window installation. Also, click the link below to view the Marvin products that GNH has to offer.