Preparing and Retreating Windows and Cladding

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I've taken note of my previous topic regarding fitting replacement UPVC windows and have decided to have one last go at the wooden windows and cladding.

The window frames appear to be of hardwood from the colour of the base, but unsure what the wood cladding is.

Firstly I've some repairs to carryout, such as some of the glass beadings need to be replaced and some of the sills and claddings need repairs.

As the house is half brick and half cladding, I've been to the Holkhams Website and alittle confused as what to use.

I think if I'm wrong, I should apply a good heavy coat of raw linseed oil, then several layers of linseed paint and the same again with linseed paints in 4/5 years. After firstly removing as much of the old water based paints and others used in the past to start with.

But as front of the house is in the worst state as it faces south with the sun and the winter elements should this be treated differently?

I thank all those who replied on my previous topic. :)
 
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Your next move should be to ring Holkham and ask for their technical help department. They know their stuff and they can tell you the answers you need.

Large quantities of oil may not be a good thing. Just as too much fertiliser is bad for plants.
 

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