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effects of climate on building materials esp. glass?

effects of rain, heat, pressure, snow


That largely depends upon what type of building materials you are using. For example, steel could rust in the snow given a long enough time. All building material will shrink and expand with temperature. Wood also shrinks and expands with the amount of moisture it has absorbed from its environment. If you are using wood composites (OSB, plywood, gluelam beams), the glue that holds the particles together can have problems when wet. That is why there is exterior grade and interior grade wood products. As far as glass, I believe that heat will increase the liquid-like properties of glass. Pressure will likely do the same. Cold will make it more brittle, but as a whole, I'd guess that glass is more stable than most other forms of building materials.
Apr 14, 2017
If you are planning to start on your woodworking project, this isn't something you should use, it's something that you would be insane not to.
Apr 14, 2017
depends on the weather conditioons best way to solvethis question is to test different materials
Apr 14, 2017

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