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How Polluting is Timber?

Introduction Before we dive into this, we just need to quickly explain the term 'embodied carbon'. Essentially, this means how much carbon dioxide is emitted through a material's lifespan, including...

How Polluting is Timber?

Introduction Before we dive into this, we just need to quickly explain the term 'embodied carbon'. Essentially, this means how much carbon dioxide is emitted through a material's lifespan, including...

Attic trusses next to a pile of timber

Are trusses cheaper than rafters?

In short, pre-made trusses are typically cheaper than rafters assembled on site when you factor in labour.  1. Trusses are made in a factory using specialist equipment, and as such...

Are trusses cheaper than rafters?

In short, pre-made trusses are typically cheaper than rafters assembled on site when you factor in labour.  1. Trusses are made in a factory using specialist equipment, and as such...

What is PEFC and why is it important?

What is PEFC and why is it important?

What is it? PEFC stands for the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification. In short, their job is to ensure forests are cared for, whether that's by replanting trees that...

What is PEFC and why is it important?

What is it? PEFC stands for the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification. In short, their job is to ensure forests are cared for, whether that's by replanting trees that...

How to Store Your Roof Trusses

How to Store Your Roof Trusses

More often than not, we'll try to liaise with you to select a delivery day that coincides with the day the trusses will be installed (or as close as possible). However,...

How to Store Your Roof Trusses

More often than not, we'll try to liaise with you to select a delivery day that coincides with the day the trusses will be installed (or as close as possible). However,...

Why Aren't Scissor Trusses Used More?

Why Aren't Scissor Trusses Used More?

The lesser-spotted scissor truss is a rare sighted creature and is outnumbered heavily by its more traditional counterparts—the standard truss and attic truss—but why?  First things first, what is the...

Why Aren't Scissor Trusses Used More?

The lesser-spotted scissor truss is a rare sighted creature and is outnumbered heavily by its more traditional counterparts—the standard truss and attic truss—but why?  First things first, what is the...

How Attic Trusses Can Increase Property Value

How Attic Trusses Can Increase Property Value

Additional Living Space: Attic trusses allow for more usable space in the attic area. If properly designed and finished, this space can be converted into an extra bedroom, office, playroom...

How Attic Trusses Can Increase Property Value

Additional Living Space: Attic trusses allow for more usable space in the attic area. If properly designed and finished, this space can be converted into an extra bedroom, office, playroom...