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MPP44 – Blinkhorn Cct Roof Cassettes – Oct 2022
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The Meyer Timber NSW pre-fab team have done it again. This time it was roof cassettes made with 240mm deep meyJOIST rafters. Once on-site, it was installed in only 2 hours. The ease of installation along with the safety benefits of a stable working platform...
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MPP43 – meyBRACE to the fore – Aug 2022
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The important role that the meyBRACE plays in timber-framed construction was further exemplified when we received the call to replace a couple of steel truss braces. The steel option required additional carpentry work around to fit within a 90mm timber frame, but also caused headaches...
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MPP42 – Macleay Island Mansion – July 2022
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Building on an island can be quite difficult. Transport on barges is expensive, you need to make sure you have all the equipment, and getting rid of waste materials adds to the cost. These were some of the issues faced by Sam Dennis who wanted...
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MPP41 – The versatility of meyBRACE – June 2022
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Recently we responded to an unusual request from a builder, to supply our meyBRACE timber portal to fit within an already installed wall frame and floor system. The meyBRACE was required to replace a steel truss brace, specified by the project engineer, that couldn’t be...
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Timber in flood prone areas
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Floods have been a part of Australian Life. Towns and rural houses have historically been built close to rivers for easy access to water. This has had the negative impact that when there are large rain events the river floods and inundates the homes and...
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MPP40 – Meyer Wind Beam (MWB) – May 2022
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We are always trying to find new innovative solutions to help our customers with the latest offering in NSW being the Meyer Wind Beam, or MWB. This is manufactured by the pre-fab team, consisting of a number of solid pine timber laminated together to finish...
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MPP39 – Qikpanel floor cassettes #4 – Apr 2022
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In this edition, we feature yet another sub-floor cassette project that was successfully completed a few months ago. Comprising of meyJOISTs and a mixture of Os’floor and Constructafloor (wet areas), along with set-down showers and under-floor insulation, these floor cassettes gave the builder a complete...
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MPP38 – Henley Townhouses (Kalkallo) – Mar 2022
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Timber Building Systems (TBS) have added yet another feather to their cap, by helping Henley Homes to transition from traditional building methods to pre-fabricated residential homes, the first of its kind in the builder’s 30-year history. The maiden project comprising of ten 2-storey townhouses is...
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Air Tightness and OSB
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The energy consumed in running a home is a growing concern for home owners and governments, but the role of airtightness is often not well understood. A lack of air-tightness in the home raises energy bills, as owners pay to heat or cool the air...
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