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Our Self Build House Products
Our quality range of self build house products doesn't stop at the prefabricated timber frame. We can provide a variety of quality material options, including doors, windows, plasterboard, insulation and so on, to supply as a kit package if required. This helps the continuity of a self build project as it significantly reduces your supply chain. It also presents a cost effective solution and ensures the supply of quality materials from our accredited suppliers. To find out more, please click the links below.
In summary our standard specification includes all of the structural materials required to erect the timber frame superstructure plus items such as plasterboard, insulation, external doors, windows, internal doors, skirtings, architraves, staircase, and so on. However, our standard specification is entirely flexible. Materials can be omitted, included or amended to suit your specific new build project.
Timber frame is a long established build method in the UK and throughout the world. Over 85% of homes in the developed world have been built using a form of timber construction. Timber frame is the fastest growing construction method for domestic housing within the UK, notably due to the inherent benefits associated with this method of construction. Speed, quality, flexibility, sustainability and the ease in which greater thermal performance can be achieved make timber frame construction a supreme building method.
Fleming Homes provide maximum flexibility when it comes to self build insulation solutions so that you can choose the right system and detail for your individual project. We provide five wall insulation details as a starting point, ranging in U-value from a 0.19 – 0.11W/m²K.
Our standard specification includes quality self build window products if required. All of our windows are sourced from reputable suppliers who have a proven track record for quality, service and remedial support.
Our standard specification includes quality external door products if required. All of our doors are sourced from reputable suppliers who have a proven track record for quality, service and remedial support.
Our standard specification includes quality internal door products if required. All of our doors are sourced from reputable suppliers who have a proven track record for quality, service and remedial support.
Quality staircase products are supplied within our standard specification if required. The design process for your stair is entirely bespoke and manufactured to suit the requirements of your specific timber frame self-build project.