Gooding Timber and Hardware are suppliers of quality fibre cement products and accessories. Fibre cement is an abbreviation for Fibre Reinforced Cement (FRC). Fibre cement building materials were developed by James Hardie in the early 1980s, pioneering the use of alternative reinforcing materials to create asbestos-free cement-based building products.
Small amounts of other chemical additives are often used to help the manufacture process, or provide products with particular characteristics. The FRC manufacturing process produces a durable, easily worked, aesthetically pleasing product, using a process that substantially reduces the curing time when compared to other air-cured concrete products.
Fibre cement building material will not burn, are resistant to permanent water damage, termite resistant and when installed as directed, resistant to rotting and warping. The products are easy to work with and they are practically maintenance-free, making them the ideal choice for professional builder, designers and architects, and the do-it-yourself enthusiast.
Fibre cement is manufactured into a range of building boards or sheets. They are all used extensively in renovations, commercial buildings and in the construction of new homes for:
The product range is diverse enough to suit most architectural styles, from classic to contemporary home design. Talk to us about how we can choose what works for your existing home design.
As there is such a diverse range of products made from this material, come down to our yard at Gooding Timber and Hardware and talk to us abouth your design requirements or building plans. We can source the right fibre cement products to suit your building project, at the right price.