Reasons to Consider Timber Wall Frames for Your Home

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

If you are thinking about building a home, there will be many decisions to make. You must decide on the size of the property and the style and floorplan that will suit your family. You will undoubtedly spend a considerable time looking for the perfect location for your new home so that you are close to where you work or your children's school. These things are all important, but there are other factors that you may not have considered but can impact how you build your new home. One consideration you may not have thought about is how your house wall frames are constructed.

What are timber wall frames?

When building a home, it is essential that the building can sufficiently support the expected loads and transfer that load to the foundations. Buildings with timber wall frames use the timber studs inside the walls to bear the load and transmit it safely through the structure to the foundation.

Why do wall frames matter?

There are several ways that your choice of wall frames can affect your new build. Perhaps, most obviously, timber wall frames can be used to significantly increase the speed at which your home is constructed.

Timber wall frames can be built off-site, reducing the time that construction workers and machinery must remain on the site, and reducing your costs considerably. Spending less time on site reduces the risk of interruption from poor weather or other environmental factors that could add to the costs of your build.

Less wasteful – Manufacturing wall frames in advance, rather than using a stick construction and building them on-site, allows for precise construction. Creating the perfect wall frames means that not only will the final construction be perfectly level, but there will be less waste overall, providing a home that is better for the environment.

Cheaper foundations – Timber wall frames are much lighter than some alternative options. A lighter frame from the building means that simpler foundations can be used, saving both time and money during the building process and allowing you to move into your new home sooner.

A known design – Timber wall frames are usually built to known designs or well-established procedures. When working with timber wall frames, you know how your property will perform regarding structural stability, energy efficiency and fire safety, among other factors. Understanding the characteristics of timber wall frames allows you to build with confidence from start to finish.

For more information about wall frames, reach out to a local service. 


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