15 March 2024

Insurance & Warranties for Timber Frame Builds

By Self Build Zone
Insurance & Warranties for Timber Frame Builds

Timber System Benefits

Modern timber homes are precisely crafted, often offsite in factory settings or workshops, adhering to stringent quality standards that ensure durability and structural integrity. Backed by many certifications and guarantees, these innovative systems are a blend of craftsmanship and technological advancement – empowering self-builders to realise their dream homes with confidence now and in the future.

Timber construction is considered a mainstream approach and offers numerous advantages, including sustainability and quick assembly on site. Nevertheless, it’s essential to understand the risks associated with this type of construction and ensure they’re managed effectively. Timber can be susceptible to hazards such as fire, decay and insect infestation.

From a warranty perspective, the focus will be on selecting quality materials and using proper installation methods to minimise future risks to the structure. These aspects will be assessed and picked up during the build phase through design assessments, technical audits, and surveys.

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