Answering Some Common Questions About Timber Framing and Trusses for a Home
21 November 2017
Timber framing and trusses for a home can make the structure look rugged and rustic, as well as open and airy. Timber framing and roof trusses are also very strong, so a house is less likely to settle and shift over time when you choose this style and material for its construction.
If you've considered timber framing trusses for your home, or enjoy timber features in a home's interior, note a few questions you might have about this material.
Common Fibre Cement Installation Mistakes to Avoid
20 November 2017
Many homeowners opt to install fibre cement siding when they are renovating their homes. But some of those homeowners make costly mistakes during such DIY installation projects, which leads to poor results. Below are major mistakes that you should avoid making when you are installing fibre cement siding on the exterior of your home.
Some homeowners make the mistake of placing nails very close to the bottoms or edges of the siding.
Symptoms of Hail Damage on Your Roofing
17 November 2017
When it comes to roof damage, the most common form that homeowners pay particular attention is water damage, which is unsurprising considering that precipitation can cause a host of conditions ranging from corrosion, decay and more. Nevertheless, this does not mean that hail damage is not a serious concern too. Spotting the signs of damage can mean the difference between minor repairs and entire replacement. So what are some of the symptoms of hail damage to be wary of?
Answering Your Questions About Timber Framing for a Home
16 November 2017
Timber frames refer to a home's framework being made from very large, solid timber beams as opposed to smaller studs. Very often this timber framing is left exposed so that the home has a rustic look, but it can also be covered with standard drywall and other such materials. If you're having a new home built, and are wondering if timber framing is a good choice for its overall structure, note a few questions you might have about this material, and this can help you decide if it's the right choice for you.