Building your own home can be extremely rewarding in many ways, including financially, and building your own home using structural timber systems as the main structural component gives you a great head-start.
Structural timber systems have been used in self build construction for years – it’s nothing new. However, what is new is the approach that we take today. STA members have the expertise and skills to keep ahead of the game, utilising the latest technology and engineering to create amazing homes for their clients.
Structural systems to choose include:
Structural timber systems homes are basically large sections of your home manufactured in a factory environment to strict quality standards. This means you get a home that arrives on site and is erected in a matter of days, almost regardless of weather conditions. As you might imagine, this means you can install the roof covering (tiles or slates, for example) and quickly make the structure weather-tight and secure so you can get on with electrical and plumbing installation. It all adds up to a faster and more controlled project.
Building with structural timber systems is sustainable, economic, thermally efficient and fast. In short, it’s a great way to build!
Check out the latest project profiles from members to give you inspiration, and if you would like to find an STA member that specialises in self-build click here.
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