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  BU431 Care of kiln-dried framing timber

BU431.jpgKiln dried timber is used extensively in the building industry and is popular with builders and designers because it can be put to its final use immediately, but it does need a high level of care.

This bulletin provides practical advice for the care of kiln dried framing timber so it will perform as the manufacturers and specifiers intend.

The bulletin covers:

  • advantages and disadvantages
  • use
  • moisture content
  • planning
  • delivery
  • protection on site
  • construction use and care
  • prenailed frames and trusses.

Publication date: September 2002 Keywords: framing, management, timber, weathertight