Houses with trade oak frames are enjoying a resurgence in popularity. It’s not surprising that a lot of homeowners are building this type of home. It’s beautiful, durable, and eco-friendly. Plus, it takes less time to construct as they don’t need interior walls.
But as with building a new home, there are things a homeowner should consider:
Design of the Frame Structure
One of the primary reasons homeowners choose oak frames is its integration into the design. However, picking the right frame can be challenging. When selecting a frame, make sure you consider things like your budget, the number of rooms you want, and the home style you prefer.
Materials to be Used
Give careful consideration to the materials you want to use and where. You want to make sure that you pick the best wood for the job and the right processing for the house’s structure and style. You have to decide on:
- Wood Species: Are you gunning for cedar, oak, pine, or spruce? Your options regarding wood species are limited to the design you chose and the wood’s availability and cost. For example, red cedar and douglas fir are quite popular in Canada because it’s durable and prolific