BM TRADA’s timber frame consultancy specialists, frameCHECK inspect and report on the timber frame elements to help ensure that the building is being constructed in accordance with the specification and best practice, specifically looking at:

  • Timber frame detailing
  • Durability
  • Fire resistance
  • Acoustic performance
  • Thermal performance

frameCHECK Timber frame consultancy 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. 

frameCHECK Timber frame consultancy services

This specialist service aims to help 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
  • Warranty and control bodies
  • 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 

frameCHECK includes:

  • Timber frame training
  • Timber frame publications
  • Design detail evaluation 
  • Site inspections
  • Defect and remedial consultancy