Sub-floor components.

Sub-floor components. QBISHelping non-builders gain a better understanding of how timber framed houses are supported and structured.

Sub-floor and its components

Typical sub-floor construction of a high-set timber house.

Sub-floor components 2

Split level:

Split level section a sub-floor structure.

The sub-floor area of this house was suitable for use as storage or workshop area only, but not suitable for use as a habitable area, such as living, rumpus or bedrooms.

Sub-floor components and their locations 

Important note: 

The majority of home buyers do not realise that Ceiling heights are not the only requirement of a sub-floor area needed to conform with Council requirements for use as habitable areas.

This is only one requirement of a number to conform with building code for habitable areas.

Related information:

Link: Location of roof parts.

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