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5 step guide to building your own home

Posted by ACJ Group on  March 14, 2020
ACJ’s Simple five-step guide to building your own home There’s a lot to think about when building your own home. It can feel overwhelming.  You’ve watched Grand Designs. You’ve seen Kevin McCloud shaking his head wistfully as elaborate self-build projects run over budget and over time. You’ve seen couples spending

Therm-u-wall system development by ACJ group.

Posted by ACJ Group on  February 1, 2020
Therm-u-wall is one of the most efficient wall systems in the timber frame industry providing a multitude of benefits. With its 4 layered insulated build-up, twin wall detailing and full thermal breaks with a dedicated service zone, this system can accommodate for any structural requirements without the impact of losing

Design Concept

Posted by ACJ Group on  January 1, 2020
Over the years we’ve noticed that there are mainly three types of inquiries when it comes to self-builds First inquiry somebody already owns a plot of land and is now looking around for companies to either price for a project that they’ve already had designed or they’re looking for somebody

Architectural services

Posted by ACJ Group on  December 1, 2019
ACJ Design architectural services There are many benefits with getting architectural services through ACJ design ACJ design isn’t just an architectural practice but specialise in structural timber frame construction, passive house systems and close panel fabrication. During the planning process of your project, we do not only go to a

Timber Frame Construction

Posted by ACJ Group on  November 1, 2019
Timber frame construction has evolved a great deal over recent years. From the days of thin timber used to construct reasonable (but not the warmest or most sound proof of constructions), you can now build a timber frame construction that contains enough insulation to allow you to construct your home

Foundations

Posted by ACJ Group on  October 1, 2019
Two important factors to consider in relation to foundations are site investigation and specification. Site Investigation A site investigation helps determine what sort of work will be required to achieve a good solid load bearing sub-soil, prior to foundation works starting. The foundation is the first most important part of

Erecting closed panel timber frame

Posted by ACJ Group on  September 1, 2019
Due to current building regulations and the government pushing for more sustainable homes “Code 6”, construction related companies from timber frame suppliers to on-site manufactures are looking at modern methods of construction. Erecting closed panel timber frame systems can be an attractive option. Timber Frame Systems There are many timber