Don’t Get Timber Wet! / 木材は濡らさない

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We Japan Homes have the Japanese carpentry culture that we try our best to keep timber dry.

Timber frame for residential construction is usually water/mould resistant to some degree so most of builders leave the timer under wet condition at their construction site.

However, if they are left for weeks in wet weather like this period of the year it may cause some problems such as expansion, contraction, etc. , especially for the floor structure because water stays on the floor.

Therefore, to provide the best quality of building we keep timber frame as better condition as possible.

Placing Plastic Cover Over Floor

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Here is our construction site. Ground Floor frame is being erected.

We do not like to expose the floor to the wet weather so….

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We places the plastic sheets over the floor.

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Site Manger Tiger and Company Director Mickey

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We also put a roof above the staircase to avoid rain to fall in understairs.

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Also cover the timber left above the ground for use.

 

We believe these kinds of small jobs are very important and finally lead us to the satisfying quality of work for our clients.

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本日も私あまぞんのBlogに訪問頂きありがとうございます!

私たちジャパンホームズは、木材は濡らさないという日本の大工文化を受け継いでいます。
ニュージーランドの住宅構造用木材フレームは、一応防水防腐工されておりある程度濡らしても大丈夫だといわれていますので、ほとんどのビルダーは現場でフレームを雨ざらしにしています。
ただ数週間ほど、現在のような雨季に雨ざらしになっていると、収縮や膨張などの原因になるかもしれません。特に雨水が残りやすい床材は注意が必要です。
そのような訳で、私たちは良い仕事をする為に、なるべく木材を良い状態に保つようにしています。

 

プラスチックシートで養生する

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こちらが現在工事中の現場です。
フレームを建てている途中ですが、床を濡らしたくありません。

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床をシートで覆います。

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現場監督のタイガーと社長のミッキーです。

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階段室も下の階に雨が入るのを防ぐ為に屋根を付けました。

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もちろん、その他の材料もシートで覆います。

 

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お読みいただきありがとうございました。

 

Amazon Okuchi

JAPAN HOMES LIMITED
Email: jphnzokuchi@gmail.com
Phone: 0800 00 5055

Please visit us at our showhome: 31A Atkinson Papatoetoe Auckland

Author

Amazon OkuchiArchitectural Designer
Qualification: Degree of Architecture Studies and Graduate Diploma of Psychology (University Of Auckland) ; 2nd Grade Cad Technician (Japan)
Family: Extremely lovely wife, wonderfully kind mother in low, awesomely hardworking chickens, surprisingly lazy cat and unbelievably naughty dog.

I love architecture and design so much that I have been to so many buildings and places around the world such as Sydney Opera House in Sydney, CCTV building in Beijing, Empire State Building in New York, Royal Palace in Bangkok, Houryu-Ji in Nara, etc. However, the residential building attracts me the most. For nearly 10 years I have visited heaps of local and historical homes around New Zealand which I feel the builders’ great workmanship as well as occupants’ life.

From this experience my aim is to design and provide the comfortable and affordable houses with the spirit of Japanese workmanship that people enjoy and improve their quality of life.

In this blog I write my everyday experience of work to show what is a designer’s work and how it goes at Japan Homes.

Any comments or questions are very welcome.
Please let me know!