Why Timbers are Used in Building Construction?




Hello friends, in this article we will discuss Use of timber in building construction. and its benefits. lets get start.

Timber has been used as a construction material for thousands of years, and continues to prove useful for builders and architects to this day. Thanks to it’s versatility, timber is still a widely used building resource with excellent load bearing and thermal insulation properties.




Here are a few reasons why timber is still one of the best construction materials around.

  1. ENVIRONMENTAL SOURCING & RENEWABILITY
  2. INSULATION PROPERTIES
  3. TENSILE STRENGTH
  4. VERSATILITY



Why Timbers are used in building construction:

Wood is favoured as a material because of the wide variety of properties depending on type. It is readily available and economically competitive, as well as being extremely strong in relation to its weight.

it provides good insulation from the cold. Wood is highly machinable, and can be fabricated into all kinds of shapes and sizes to fit practically any construction need. Wood is also the perfect example of an environmentally sustainable product; it is biodegradable and renewable, and carries the lowest carbon footprint of any comparable building material.




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Founder & Admin of civilengineeringinfo.com I am Civil Engineer working as a Site Engineer. With a good subject knowledge in civil Engineering. And I have started the blog to share my valuable information with civil engineer students. Civil Global is the Civil Engineering learning Home around all over the world.

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