Gecko Gauges for increased productivity! We know what a fantastic product JamesHardie fibre cement boards are. Installation is much easier if you are fixing with a colleague. However, if you are working alone you need a Gecko Gauge.
The Gecko Gauge and JamesHardie planking
Firstly, the Gecko Gauge clamps help users install fibre cement siding up to 48% faster than traditional methods. The user clamps a pair of Gecko Gauges to the siding course, allowing them to gauge and support the next course for nailing; a Friction-Cam mechanism on the gauge provides the holding power to support 12-foot siding lengths.
Working as a pair, the Gecko Gauge clamps to each siding course, acting as a second set of hands to gauge and support the next course for nailing. Therefore you should get fast, accurate installation with less fatigue. The Gecko Gauge has been recognised as the fastest and simplest fibre cement siding tool.
While the product is made in America it has been modified for European metric boards. Therefore the gauge adjusts at 10mm for 100mm-240mm reveals and is designed for 8mm thick fibre cement cladding products.
Gecko Gauges act as a second set of hands to gauge and support the next course for nailing. Please note, this product (SA9038m) is designed for the 8mm European boards, many products sold elsewhere are intended for the American market.
Southern Timber are James Hardie’s Premier Stockists for the South West England. We use our own transport for weekly deliveries of HardiePlank to Devon and Cornwall. James Hardies main product offerings are based around fibre cement as a raw ingredient.
HardiePlank Cladding is a fibre cement plank for residential and commercial buildings. JamesHardie HardiePlank is a versatile weatherboard offering the texture and visual appeal of timber combined with the low maintenance durability of fibre cement. Sealed, primed and painted in the factory the HardiePlank cladding is available in 21 colours.
Installing HardiePlank cladding is relatively quick and easy, especially when cutting planks using the HardieGuillotine or HardieBlade. Furthermore the 10-year limited warranty guarantees that, unlike wood, HardiePlank cladding will stay looking good year after year. Finally this cladding stands up to the toughest weather conditions without cracking, peeling or chipping.
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