How to keeping house cool with SCG Wood Plank

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How to keeping house cool with SCG Wood Plank

“If your house is located in Tropical or another zones which have quite long summer season, let’s see an alternative material as to be your choice to keep your home become cool. Here, we show How to Keeping a house cool with SCG Wood Plank

The summer season in some country lasts quite long. When the sunlight reflects on the brick wall, the heat can be transferred into the house. One of the solutions to reduce the heat is to install a steel-frame SCG wood plank, attached to the wall that must be exposed to the sun regularly, especially on the westside. In this way, the SCG wood plank will be an area that is exposed to direct sunlight firstly.

The sun’s heat will be stored in the air passage and transmitted through the wall into the house. Another effective way to keep your house cooler is to install insulation. In addition to reducing the house temperature, these solutions help reduce power consumption of air conditioner and are wall decor ideas that add style to your house.

There are 2 wood plank installation methods to protect your home cooler, you can choose a proper one which macth with your house.

How to install wall insulation with wood plank

How to keep house cool with wood plank - How to install wall insulation

From the above picture:

  1. 1. Installing a steel frame SCG wood plank and attaching them to the wall
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  3. 2. Insulation and steel frame SCG wood plank installation

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The Difference Between Wood Substitute Decking and Natural Wood Decking

What is the Difference Between Artificial Wood Decking and Natural Wood Decking
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What is the Difference Between Artificial Wood Decking and Natural Wood Decking

The Difference Between Wood Substitute Decking and Natural Wood Decking

“Here, we show The Difference Between Wood Substitute Decking and Natural Wood Decking. Let’s see which one is the right choice to you 

Real wood decking vs wood substitute decking

“Wood Substitute” or “Fiber Cement Wood” or “Artificial Wood” is a material that is produced to replace wood. The installation process is different from natural wood in terms that the natural wood can be installed by nailing on the wood joist (Screws can be used to fastened the wood if the wood is soft).

Artificial wood is installed by fastening screws to steel or attaching wood to a finished lock. It can be placed on cement floors with adhesive cement, in the same way as placing tiles, by using screws and plastic anchors to help secure the floor.

The benefits of SCG wood substitute over real wood

Difference between real wood and wood substitute decking installation

From the above picture:

Real Wood (Lumber):
– The screw head is larger than that of the nail, so the screw head needs to be concealed.

Wood substitute (Fiber Cement Wood): 
– Ready-made coloring from the factory, the colors are durable.
– Ready-to-use after installation
– Install over cement floor with cement adhesive just like ceramic tiles. Use anchor bolts and fix with screws.

Wood synthetic decking is an alternative to replace real wood when you want to decorate your house by keeping natural style. Don’t miss pick up this materials to be one of your choice!! 

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Simply take away the heat in your house with SCG ventilation ceiling system

SCG Fiber Cement Board Ventilation Series Site reference
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SCG Fiber Cement Board Ventilation Series Site reference

Simply take away the heat in your house with SCG ventilation ceiling system

“The first step in reducing the heat in your house should start from the roof. A well circulated roof system with ventilation ceiling can significantly take away the heat accumulated under the roof, while the owner should also consider well on how to prevent insects from going in beneath.

Speaking of the ventilation ceiling system, many home owners might be left wondering why they would have a ceiling with ventilation system that can lead to problems like insects or unsanitary.

However, not only this system keeps your roof ventilated, but it also helps in taking away the heat underneath the roof; making it perfect for houses in tropical areas.

SCG Ventilated Board Site reference

Fiber Cement Board for Ceiling system
SCG Ventilation System. It can help reduce heat from your house

What many home owners do not know, is that over 70% of the heat entering their house come through the roof. It is no wonder why the roof is the best place to start in cooling of the house.

With heat naturally rises to the higher area, houses with taller roof are better in keeping the heat away from the living space underneath it (Which is why the upper floor tends to be hotter).

With that being said, ventilation is much needed for all the heat accumulated under the roof, and one of the best ways is to install the ventilation ceiling system.

How to reduce heat from house - SCG Ventilation system
Ventilation System

Ventilation ceiling system comes with holes made for cool air to circulate in and replace the heat underneath the roof, significantly bringing down the temperature under the roof. This is a very effective way to make your house cooler.

 The system comes with a wide selections of design, and fits for every need of any home owner. Users can get creative, mixing designs and creating new patterns, perfect for any appearance the user desires.

 Other possible options are to use wooden battens or use SCG Smartwood Eaves liner series.

SCG Fiber Cement Board Ventilation Series - top quality fiber cement board ventilation
SCG Smartboard Ventilation Series, made from high quality fiber cement for ceiling application
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SCG Smartboard Ventilation Series (Left) and SCG Smartwood Eaves Liner (Right)

By this point, home owners probably establish a good understanding of the benefits the ventilation ceiling system.

Not only it helps making the house cooler, but it also helps greatly in reducing the electricity consumption. With that being said, one should always consider about preventing insect problems when using the ventilation ceiling system or wooden battens, which home owners have the options of putting in wired screens or using ceiling system with pre-installed wired screens.

Interested in hearing more about SCG Ventilated Ceiling System?

Connect with us through Email: napolpra@scg.com. We will contact you back shortly.

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Q&A: How to repaint the SCG Wood Plank to keep it new

How to repaint SCG Wood Plank wall to keep it new
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How to repaint SCG Wood Plank wall to keep it new

Q&A: How to repaint the SCG Wood Plank to keep it new

“Wood Plank Lath gives you a natural vibe. It helps filter the sunlight, make your house look fresh, and blend well with the outside area.

  1. How to repaint Wood wall to keep it new

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  3. Look at your wall and partition, is its appearance still the same as 5-10 years ago? You would like to keep it or change to the new one as to rejuvenate your house.When you want to change something with your wall, the color is the easier way to do.
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  5. The SCG Wood Plank (which we call SCG Smartwood) is easy to switch up the look in order to make it more pleasant to the eyes, we recommend using the coarse sandpaper to scrub the old paint so that the surface becomes rough (creating texture) since the old paint is quite oily itself. After that, dust it out and wipe it clean.
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  7. If any holes found on the SCG Wood Plank, please use the wood filler to fix that. Then paint it with the wood primer twice. Once the primer is dry, paint it over with the acrylic paint (once or twice depends on how opaque you want it to be).

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  9. Once again, wait until it’s completely dry. Voila! Now you get the new shade of SCG wood which is ready to be used.

How to repaint SCG fiber cement wood board to keep it new
Using the coarse sandpaper to remove the old paint
How to repaint SCG Wood substitute to keep it new
Using primer twice after cleaning and waiting until it’s completely dry.
How to repaint SCG artificial wood plank to keep it new
Painting with acrylic paint once or twice as opaque as you like

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SCG Wood substitute - Denmark

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SCG Wood plank for outdoor wall - Denmark

SCG Wood Plank - Denmark

Car park decoration idea by SCG Smartwood

Car park by SCG smartwood site reference

*Please note that this way is only suitable for the fiber cement wood* 

 

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