Is oak frame expensive?

People who are self-building or looking to have a home built for the first time often shy away from timber frame buildings because they think they might be too expensive.  But this isn’t the case and oak frame, in particular, makes an excellent first time self-build option. You can work with a company that creates…

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Is a timber home more likely to burn down?

There’s a long standing fear that using a timber frame for your home or extension makes it more likely to burn down but like a lot of ideas, this is one that isn’t based in fact.  For starters, structural timber is not quick to burn. Firefighters have shown in research that they would prefer to…

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How do you create an exposed oak frame?

One of the most common ways to make an oak frame home is to encapsulate the timbers in SIP or other cladding materials including brick and render.  But if you want to have exposed wood inside or outside the property, even both, then this can be achieved in a few different ways. One example is…

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