Timber frame consultancy

frameCHECK - independent third party consultancy on the design and build quality of timber frame buildings

Exova's timber frame specialists visit sites to inspect and report on the timber frame elements to ensure that the building is being constructed in accordance with the specification and best practice, specifically looking at:

  • timber frame detailing
  • structural stability
  • fire resistance
  • acoustic performance
  • thermal performance

Inspections can be carried out during the construction process, or on completed or stalled projects, giving you assurance that the timber frame building you have commissioned is being built correctly and to your requirements.

This specialist service aims to improve the quality of build, reduce call backs and confirm compliance. It is designed to benefit users of timber frame including:

  • affordable housing providers
  • house builders
  • developers
  • contractors
  • architects
Benefits of frameCHECK
  • Improve quality – an expert pair of eyes overlooking the build process
  • Increase performance – suggest best practice details to exceed current regulations
  • Save money – identify efficient construction methods and order of work
  • Reduce call backs – train people how to do a job right first time
  • Demonstrate compliance – assess materials and building systems against standards
Design detail evaluation
A technical review of client’s detail drawings and / or literature for a project of building system, highlighting areas of concern and recommending improvements.
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Email: Timber
+44 (0) 1494 569966
Timber frame consultancy

Lewis Taylor

Timber Frame Consultant


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Robin Lancashire

Senior Timber Frame Consultant


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Timber frame consultancy