There are 3 types of ceilings for houses of different heights:
- basement (basement, bottom);
- attic (upper);
Any of them consists of 2 structural elements: supports (beams) and plating (flooring). Depending on the purpose of wooden floors for their devices use different materials. Since they are all made of wood, installation work can be done by hand, without involving complicated lifting equipment.
Wooden floors can be built only if the width of the span between the structural elements of the building is no more than 8 m.
Beam selection criteria
The following materials are used as supporting elements:
- solid timber;
- knocked down boards;
- peeled logs.
The standard cross-section of the beams is 150/150 mm or 20/150 mm for timber, 140/240 or 5/20 mm for boards. You can use glued laminated timber. (more…)