Month: August 2021

What are the main uses of oak beams?

Oak beams, also known as oak timbers or oak planks, originate from oak trees that are large and mature. Their purpose is to support the roof of a building or form the framework for a ceiling. They can also be used as structural components in structures such as doors and windowsills. Originally the use of

How to check if a property is a listed building

Listed buildings provide a lot of character to a home, but how do you check if the property you wish to purchase is listed? In England and Wales, there are three levels of listing.  Grade 1 is a building of exceptional national architectural or historic importance. Grade 2* are buildings of particular national importance or