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We look at the improved energy efficiency of timber frames, and what makes them a great build system for any self build eco home
Years of exposure means the exterior face of a timber frame may be in need of some TLC
Wet rot, dry rot and wood beetle are treatable so we show you how to identify and remedy them
Timber cladding is more popular than ever - but how do you get it right? Our guide reveals all.
Timber frame homes are often referred to as a lightweight form of construction, but don’t be misled – like the skeleton in your body, it is a custom made structure that is remarkably strong and durable.
Patinated, craggy timber is central to an old home’s charm, but long-neglected wood may require attention. Roger Hunt offers solutions
Timber frame is improving all the time — it’s quicker and greener than ever, and those traditional complaints about noise and cost are slowly fading away. Mark Brinkley reports on the benefits of timber frame, including speed of construction and the...