Timber or Brick Construction

Construction with Timber or Brick?

The question of which is better, brick and block construction or timber frame, isn’t one for a straightforward answer, as a rule no one method is intrinsically better than the other.

The options depend on the preferences of the builder, the project owner, the environmental requirements and factors including site compatibility and restrictions.

The project will start, regardless of being timber or brick in pretty much the same way whichever. Ground survey and foundation digging will not alter, and blockwork or concrete to ground level is similar for both types of construction.

Traditionalists will maintain that brick and block will Continue reading “Timber or Brick Construction”