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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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In-Situ Timber Repair
In-Situ Timber Repair
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In-situ repairs are necessary when timber components in a structure are no longer safe or serviceable for their intended purpose. They can also restore the appearance, performance, and functionality of timber.
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Timber Thermal Regulations
Timber Thermal Regulations
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New homes and buildings across the UK must produce significantly less CO2 under new Approved Documents to help the country move towards net zero.
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Timber Vibrations Regulations
Timber Vibration Regulations
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While vibration can occur in any part of a structure, inhibiting vibration in timber floors is important in design considerations. Eurocode 5 includes a vibration assessment method as part of its serviceability limit state design.
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Construction Site Timber Best Practice
Construction Site Timber Best Practice
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To keep wood products in an appropriate condition for installation and to protect workers’ safety and health on site, some simple guidance is provided in this knowledge sheet.
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Structures with Green Oak
Structures with Green Oak
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Green oak has been used as a building material in Britain and Europe for millennia, with existing green oak walls and doors over 1,000 years old still found in British buildings.
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Upgrading Doors for Fire Resistance
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While it is preferable to install new third-party certificated fire resisting doors incorporating latest technologies, there are circumstances where it may be desirable to use existing doors but with increased fire resistance, such as in heritage buildings.
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New technology makes it possible to recycle MDF fibres
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MDF profile manufacturer W.Howard Group has agreed a multi-year licence deal that will bring a unique MDF recycling technology to the timber industry. For many years W.Howard has been working closely with MDF Recovery and investing in the development of this technology, which recovers fibre from waste MDF. Research suggests...
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Timber shows its resilience at Hampton Court Palace
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DHH Panel Products took great pride in supporting the RHS Resilient Garden at this year's Royal Hampton Court Palace Garden Show. A selection of hardwood and marine plywoods were used, including Eucalyptus Plywood and Okoume Marine Plywood. The Okoume was chosen for its moisture-resistant properties, which is particularly suitable for...
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Scotts Timber Engineering awarded Carbon Footprint certification
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Scotts Timber Engineering has been awarded a Carbon Footprint certification from Go Climate Positive, a provider of carbon management and offsetting services. To date, Scotts is the only timber engineering business to receive a Go Climate Positive certification. This shows that Scotts is currently producing a third less carbon per...
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