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When it comes to building methods, there are a few options to consider. Let’s take a look at some of the options and what their respective benefits are.
If you want to build your home on your own, you should know which materials to use. You can choose to build with traditional masonry, or choose timber. Self-builders are increasingly using timber as a material and with good reason. But then there are alternative building methods.
Alternative building methods are sustainable and eco-friendly. Some of the alternative building methods include green oak, concrete formwork and block work. You can also make use of structural insulated panels as well as rammed earth and more. You can visit a supplier directory online to get a list of companies to help you with these materials.
There are a variety of courses available to teach you about alternative building methods. It is always helpful to know all the pros and cons of specific construction method before you build. With these directories you will find many companies that can help you with tips and advice. They can supply you with building methods you need so that you can complete your own building project.
Always remember what your budget will be upfront so that you can use this to carefully plan your project. This will also help you to determine which construction method to use. You want to reduce costs and building times as much as possible.
Are you looking for a self build consultant to help you with your building project? Our chartered civil engineer specialises in timber frame building, offering project management throughout all stages of the process. Alexander Project Management work with construction companies and individual home builders throughout Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Contact us or call 01525 240679