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    Arent timber framed houses a pain in the arse! 20X more screws and the site im on at the moment the timber panels are very warped. Joints are so bad one will be deep and the next the box will leave massive edges where the boards are all in and out.

    The ceiling lines look awful when they are finished and painted!

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    No doubt the recession isnt helping when some contractors use any old cheap sh!t and leave the timber lying around outside in the rain.

    I read an article somewhere last week about timber kits suffering a higher percentage of fire damage than other types of builds. We all know this but some Einstein has just made it official, so there may be changes to regulations at some point.
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    plenty more screws to be spotted,the job i look forward to doing the most
    cheap crap,,i often wonder how long the big fancy huts will last!!30 or 40 years??does anybody know the shelf life of a kit house..

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    Im not sure how high they should be? but they build them pretty high!

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