Material Specification – Timber Frame

Timber Frame Material Specification at Value Mobile Homes Ltd

Value Mobile Homes Ltd takes pride in offering mobile homes and static caravans that are not just aesthetically pleasing but also built to last, conforming to both the Caravans Act and conventional housing building regulations. At the core of our construction excellence is our timber frame structures, manufactured in our workshops and assembled on-site with meticulous attention to detail and quality.

Overview of Timber Frame Construction

  1. Conformance to Regulations: Our timber frame structures are designed to conform to the Caravans Act and building regulations for conventional housing, ensuring a high standard of durability and safety.
  2. On-site Assembly: The pre-fabricated timber frame panels are carefully manufactured in our workshops and then assembled on-site, allowing for flexibility and precision in the construction process.

Timber Frame Material Specifications

  1. External Panels:
    • Studs: We use 140 mm studs, providing robust structural support and ensuring longevity.
    • OSB Board: The external panels are reinforced with 11 mm OSB (Oriented Strand Board), known for its strength and durability.
  2. Internal Panels:
    • Studs: The internal panels are constructed with 89 mm studs, offering a sturdy framework for the interior walls.
    • Panel Integration: The internal panels are seamlessly integrated, ensuring a cohesive and stable structure.
  3. Roof Trusses:
    • Constructed with 190 mm timbers, our roof trusses are designed to support substantial weight and withstand environmental stressors.
  4. Floor Joists:
    • The floor structure is supported by 220 mm joists, providing a solid foundation and ensuring a level and stable floor surface.

Beyond BS:3632 Requirements

Our timber frame specification significantly surpasses the general BS:3632 requirements for residential park homes:

  1. Superior Timber Sizes: We use the same timber sizes as those found in building regulation houses, reflecting our commitment to quality and durability.
  2. Quality Assurance: Every timber frame component is rigorously checked for quality, ensuring that our mobile homes and static caravans meet the highest standards.
  3. Longevity and Performance: The substantial nature of our timber frame structures not only ensures longevity but also enhances the overall performance of the mobile home or static caravan, including better insulation, soundproofing, and structural integrity.

At Value Mobile Homes Ltd, our focus on superior timber frame specifications is an integral part of our commitment to delivering high-quality, durable, and safe mobile homes and static caravans. By exceeding industry standards and aligning with conventional housing regulations, we ensure that our customers enjoy the comfort and security of a well-constructed home.

The timber frame structures for our mobile homes and static caravans are build to conform to both the ‘caravans act’ and building regulations for conventional housing. We manufacture the timber frame panels in our workshops and assemble the pre fabricated panels on-site.

External Panels

  • 140 mm studs
  • 11 mm OSB board

Internal Panels

  • 89 mm studs

Roof Trusses

  • 190 mm timbers

Floor Joists

  • 220 mm joists

This timber frame speciation is substantially greater than the general BS:3632 requirements for residential park homes. Our specification used the same timber sizes as building regulation houses.