3 Important But Often Overlooked Construction Safety Tips

With the many rules and regulations here in Australia, maintaining a safe worksite is a legal requirement. You’ve likely got strict protocols in the way work is conducted to ensure that safety is the number one priority at all times. But there are a few aspects of...

Preventing injuries from nail guns

Each year, many workers are injured by discharged nails when working with nail guns. We recommend the following to reduce the risk of injuries such as the one above: replace bump fire nail guns with sequential (only) firing nail guns wherever possible. In sequential...
Amazing Kitchen Design Ideas with Timber Made Furniture

Amazing Kitchen Design Ideas with Timber Made Furniture

Timber is an extremely versatile material and one which can play the most vital role as one of the best building supplies in the design and decoration of your kitchen. Whether you are looking for a timeless country-style design or something modern and contemporary,...

Timber frames – lower cost than steel and concrete

A study carried out on behalf of the FWPA, compared the cost of constructing four commercial building types in timber and using traditional materials. Each building type was designed and then independently cost for a timber option as well as a more conventional...

Don’t leave a gap when using Joist Hangers

Joist hangers and truss boots are widely used in both residential and commercial buildings.  It’s important that these are installed correctly. Roof trusses or floor joists, should fit snugly into the brackets and sit hard against the girder truss or bearer. We...