"I am a bricklayer by trade and worked in the building trade all my life, so when it came to extending my own house, obviously i was thinking block work, not timber frame. However I took the advise of my architect and couldn't believe how much easier this kind of extension can bet using this system"
Mr Mick Sadler, Chesterfield.
Day One- A full first floor extension providing 3 beds, 1 en suite and bathroom at first floor level. The roof is stripped off progressively.
Day Two- The new floor zone being fitted progressively to allow temporary weather protection in order to maintain existing ceilings at ground floor level.
Day Three- The speed of the erection operation and the temporary weather proofing eliminates the need for expensive canopy scaffolding (in some cases the clients have remained living in the property throughout the duration of the build).
Day Three- The first floor wall panels are erected, in the same day, any beams or purlins for the roof are positioned using the crane. Our aim is to maximise the use of expensive crane time. Just one crane day was required for this project.
Day Five- The completed timber frame structure ready for eaves and roof finishes to be applied. Once felt and battens are in place, the following trades can begin internally.
The Completed Project
SMS Timber Frame | Unit 3 |Near Bank| Shelley | Huddersfield| Yorkshire | HD8 8LS
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