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In short, the role of a carpenter-joiner is to build, erect or repair a construction (usually chipboard, steel or wood). In addition, they are responsible for the following tasks:
If choosing a wooden frame can stroke fear about its durability, the fact remains that this material has passed the test of time. Engineered wood, in particular, is recognized for its great strength and is well suited to large constructions.
It offers very good insulation (in comparison with concrete and steel) and this ecological material allows carpenters to carry out projects more quickly due to the modular nature of its elements.
Unfortunately, wood requires the application of treatment product before its use, which means that its composition contains products that can have an adverse effect on health. Sensitive to moisture, it is also naturally less fire-resistant.
If wood is a popular choice, steel or concrete framing is more and more popular. Learn more about these types of frames in our article, How to strengthen the structure of a building
The construction of your staircase
The carpenter-joiner is the right man for the job when comes the time to build your new staircase.
As pointed out in our article How to design a staircase, the standards to be followed in the construction of a staircase are numerous and these concern each of its components (including the height and the depth of the step, the depth of the tread, the breakaway and the width and height of the landing).
To avoid getting a lot of headaches, doing business with a carpenter is definitely the best option available to you.
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