Timber external doors

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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Trussed rafters
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Learn about the various performance requirements for timber fire-resisting doorsets and key recommendations on their specification.
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Non-destructive testing of timber
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Learn the importance of Non-destructive testing when a building of high importance might present signs of structural timber decadence and further testing needs to be done without damaging the structure.
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Surveys of timber frame houses
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Understand the form of construction of survey timber houses and how it applies to proffesionals in the construction industry
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Design of structural timber connections
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Understand the different types of connections that can be used in timber and how it varies according to the needs in the structure.
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Timber in playground equipment
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Review some of the more important factors to consider when purchasing or designing playground equipment components of timber.
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Specifying metals for use with timber
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Understand the use of different metals when using fixings, connectors and flashings when used in timber, and how according to the timber species it could accelerate or slow the corrosion process.
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Specifying wood-based panels for structural use
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Differentiate the changes in marking on products placed within the UK, considering the departure from the European Union.
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Fasteners for structural timber: nails, staples, screws, dowels and bolts
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Read on the different types of mechanical fasteners and the technical way of how to use them on timber.
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