Non Traditional Timber Frame Houses

Non Traditional Timber Frame Houses

Don't detay call our surveyors todayNon Traditional Timber Frame Houses were built after World War - take a look at our video below to find out more.

This video looks at property investment in non-traditional buildings and the risks and rewards, and how we as Building Surveyors can help you buy the right property at the right price.

What are Non Traditional Timber Frame Houses?

In the 1970s architects, builders and developers looked for quick ways to build timber frames that fitted their criteria and does not need any drying time and is generally economical however we are still not aware of the long term impact of this type of construction.

The building of timber frame properties came to a drastic halt when the World in Action BBC television programme ‘exposed’ the bad and poor practices that were taking place on building sites, which were used in this type of construction, such as leaving the timber frame out in the rain (wet wood is never good). Also there were examples of timber covered in mud where it had been stored incorrectly or damage to the membrane that was meant to keep the timber frame dry when built and numerous other issues.

The effect the World in Action programme had on timber framed properties in Britain was to almost stop the building of this type of property overnight, as no one wanted to purchase them.  Many builders went under/into receivership/had bad times because of this.

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