How do the different technical elements fit into a Gablok building?
Wood frame construction and self-build techniques
You've decided to take the plunge and build your timber frame home yourself
If the Gablok insulated wood blocks fit together to form the load-bearing walls of the home's structure, a few more technical questions may come to yourà mind.
Among these, the one of the installation of the electricityé the alarm or even the sanitary casing in your wood frame self-construction.
Don't worry,Gablok has seen it all.
The distance, called « sheathing », between two rafters which hold the insulated wood blocks together is +- 40 cm. Distance that you can easily place the various technical connections necessary for the proper functioning of your daily.
Then you just need to close the technical ducts with finishing plates such as Gyproc panels, for example.
The flooring are also provided with a 10-cm gap allowing passage of your various adductions, sanitary loads and câlectrical.
Structural plans known in advance to facilitate the implementation of special techniques
Self-building with Gablok insulated wood blocks is quick.
The Gablok insulated wood blocks can be used for a variety of purposes.
In fact, your architect's plans are tailored based on our construction method.
Thus, you have a plan to assemble your insulated wood blocks and build the structure of your house, in the best way.
Grâce to the plan, you know à in advance the dimensions of all the parts of the structure of your self-build. This allows you to contact the various tradesmen who will handle the upstream techniques and finishes.
This saves you time and allows you to choose, without hassle, your châssis and other electrical systems ahead of time so that everything flows smoothly.
In practice, a Gablok self-construction is composed of insulated wood blocks of 3 different lengths : 30 cm, 60 cm and 90 cm.
Other frequently asked questions?
- Where are the self-build blocks produced?
- How do the different insulated wooden blocks fit together? Do Gablok blocks require a joint?
- Can you renovate your house with Gablok wooden blocks?
- What materials make up a self-build block?
- Can beams or a concrete overlay be placed on top of the insulated wooden blocks to build a storey?