8 September 1995

Building board keeps out the weather

MINERIT HD weatherproof building board is available in a new thickness of 18mm from manufacturer Cembrit.

It claims the boards are tested for aggressive agricultural conditions and are suitable for external cladding or lining, where a strong, weather-proof barrier is required. They are made of tough fibre-reinforced cement and said to be asbestos-free, with a smooth surface for easy pressure washing. The boards can be fixed with standard tools and proprietary fasteners, says Cembrit. A variety of sizes are available through merchants at about £17/sq m (01446-742095).