Timber Damage by Insects and Fungi

Timber Damage by Insects and Fungi
Timber Damage by Insects and Fungi
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Different wood-decaying organisms feed on wood and can deface or degrade timber. When damage is found, identifying which insects or fungi are responsible both informs the repairs required and the approaches for future prevention.
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Loft Conversions with Timber
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Converting a loft into an active living space needs careful consideration due to modification of structural timbers and increased loads. But utilising timber improves performance thanks to its thermal and acoustic insulation properties.
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Timber in Joinery
Timber in Joinery
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Joinery timber is used in the manufacture of machined and assembled timber products, which make up the second fix elements of construction distinct from structural and construction timber uses in the first fix. Both softwood and hardwood species are used in joinery.
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Decorative Timber Flooring
Decorative Timber Flooring
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A popular flooring material for centuries, the range of colours and grain patterns offered by timber provides both decorative and functional value to interiors, as well as warmth, durability, and versatility.
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Timber and healthy buildings: indoor air quality
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This Research Summary examines the business case for healthy buildings, focusing upon the health and wellbeing certifications available for the assessment of buildings, building comfort, indoor air quality, and the role that timber can play within a healthy internal environment.
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Timber external doors
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Discover the different ways timber can be used for doors and doorsets with the different requirements, considerations, the storage and installations that go along with it.
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Life-cycle costing
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Understand the importance of life-cycle costing and how it can benefit a construction in the long run and how to calculate those life-cycle costs.
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Decorative timber flooring
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Explore different aspects and benefits of using decorative timber flooring, where different species provide its own appearance and performance
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Specifying timber for healthy buildings
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Understand the importance of timber when used in construction and how people interact with it directly and indirectly
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Modified wood products
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Appreciate the benefits, uses, properties and appearance of modified wood including the different processes it goes through
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