11 May
Timber Frame vs Steel Frame

Timber Frame vs Steel Frame

Although it comes down to personal preference, and there’s no definitive answer to the question of which building material is best, with steel becoming an increasingly popular material for construction, we’re looking at the pros and cons of both steel and timber to see how the two measure up.   Speed of construction A timber…

Timber Frame vs Steel Frame
22 Apr

How To Fell A Tree

Felling a tree is a task which requires the relevant know-how and technique to be done properly. There are various stages involved in the felling of a tree, and here we break these down to make the task as simple as can be: Prepare Familiarise yourself with your chainsaw before setting to work, making sure…

How To Fell A Tree
29 Mar

How Is Timber Graded?

Any timber that is to be used in construction must be graded in terms of its strength and stiffness. Timber grading is a process through which timbers with similar structural properties are sorted into different groupings. Though there are, naturally, significant overlaps in properties in the groups, there are still noticeable and verified differences which…

How Is Timber Graded?
18 Feb

What’s the difference between timber and lumber?

Timber and lumber are often grouped together with one another and this, for the most part, is not wrong; the two are fairly synonymous of one another. There is, however, a difference between timber and lumber which separate these two terms. Wood is the product yielded once a tree has been felled, but it is…

What’s the difference between timber and lumber?