Storing timber and wood-based products in distribution facilities
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Timber is a reasonably resilient material, but bad handling and poorly organised storage are major causes of damage and wastage.
This can affect your business performance, particularly forspecials or materials with a long delivery time.
The problem of material wastage is also an environmental concern, so it is important to try to reduce it.
Poor handling and storage procedures are a health and safety hazard. Good, well-organised storage practice, which follows all relevant Health & Safety guidelines, will help to minimise these risks.
Timber is a reasonably resilient material, but bad handling and poorly organised storage on building sites are major causes of damage and wastage.
This can affect your building costs, particularly for 'specials' or materials with a long delivery time. Replacements or remedial works may delay completion and result in...
This Fact sheet by wood for good is a brief introduction to loft conversions - room in the roof.
The sheet contains a run-down of the various timber elements which might feature in a loft conversion (including beams, joists, cladding and fire doors) and also covers some of the...
TRADA Technology senior technical consultant John Kirkby explains why the moisture content of timber is a critical factor in any joinery project.
When you look around at all the beautiful examples of timber wall panels, windows, doors, flooring, staircases and furniture in buildings ancient and modern, it is easy...