THE TECHNOLOGY

TOUNGE N GROOVE TECH
The Tongue and groove is a method of fitting similar objects together, edge to edge, concealing the effect of wood shrinkage minimizing the use of nails.

WIND BRACING
Wind bracing is an adequate measure taken to prevent the twisting, racking or falling off the wall or roof in order to provide longitudinal stability of the wood house empowering it to fight and withstand up to force 8 wind.

THE WOOD

FSC CERTIFIED WOOD
The finest Canadian pine wood is processed, tested, handpicked and certified by FSC ensuring highest standards of quality of wood most suited for construction projects

STEAM DRIED
The wood is further dried by steam in order to reduce the moisture level to bear minimum making it the most ideal and durable wood for home building.

WEATHER PROOF
Wood is weather coated to withstand any tropical condition. Down a valley, up the hill, in the countryside, right on the beach, the snowy Santa zones, the scorching sunny deserts, the wet and moist rain forest. It can take it all at ease!!!

PEST TREATED
The wood is pest treated to resist termite and any other wood bug increasing the life span, durability and the strength of the wood.

DOORS & WINDOWS

Wooden Doors and window frames with glass and accessories are required to be installed as per the floor plan which is included as the part of the standard package. UPVC doors and window are available on request.

ROOF

The roof is a three layer structure, primary layer is of wood, secondary layer of weather proof material and the exterior layer is of Asphalt Shingles.

INSTALLATION

The cottages will be prefabricated as per the design and specification and will be assembled on site. The buyer will be required to provide with plinth or base as per the layout and specifications of which will be advised at the time of purchase for all products other than turnkey Projects. It takes approximately two days to assemble one cottage.

PRODUCTS

Our product line is broadly classified into two categories; a) Based on Designs b) Based on quantity.

TAILOR MADE COTTAGES
Cottages that are built as per the design and floor plan advised by customers, Designs and specs of such cottages are exclusive and will not be repeated for a second customer.

STANDARD COTTAGES
Cottages that are predesigned structures designed by Wooden Homes India keeping in mind requirements of people on a day today basis and also the usage i.e domestic and commercial use.

 

FAQ's

What is the life span of the wooden Cottage?
The are some who boast centuries of wooden structures while some complain of its early collapse; despite the fact both the structures are made of the same wood. Therefore the lifespan of the any wood simply depends on the fact how well it is maintained.

What is the basic maintenance to be done?
Basic routine maintenance includes weather proofing, Pest Control and Alignment of Doors n windows, Periodic check and clean up of mud and weed or plant growth. The maintenance will also depend on the location where the cottages are installed.

How often do I need to do my maintenance?
The resilience and durability of the wood is well proven under least maintained conditions for over two years however as the saying goes “Prevention is better than cure” WHI recommends quarterly overall maintenance check, Quarterly Pest Control treatment and all other basic treatments at least once a year.

Can I dismantle my cottage?
Yes, the cottages can be dismantled at any given point of time without any damage to the wood.

What are the Legal formalities involved?
Approval from all local statutory bodies like Panchayat, municipal, corporation etc. under whose jurisdiction the construction site is covered and any other legal body whose approval is mandatory for erecting the structures depending on the nature of the project. Please note, the approvals thus required vary from state to state and all the necessary approvals are to be obtained by the customer prior to assembling the structure.

What does the Package include?
• Onsite assembly with all partitions as specified in the plan
• Wooden roof with asphalt shingles or onduline sheet.
• Materials and Assembly of Door, Window with glass (4mm),
• Locks, latches (main door- antique aldrop, others powder coated), Powder Coated gate hooks, Powder Coated tower bolts (w-4”, door- 6”),

Where all do we supply?
Anywhere in India.

What is the delivery period
The time period for delivery will be 10 days for models available in stock and 90 days for those not readily available in stock. The validly of delivery period will commence from the date of receipt of advance and /or completion of plinth whichever is later and

What are “TURNKEY” projects
Turnkey projects are those projects wherein in addition to manufacturing and assembling of cottages all work including Plinth, Landsacping, Plumbing Electrical work will be undertaken by WHI. Such projects should consist a minimum of 10 cottages and are only taken between the month of January to June. The Costing for such projects including per cottage cost can be ascertained only after site visit and will vary depending on the location of the site. Please note the buyer will be required to obtain all necessary Permissions required for the purpose of erecting the structures.

What are the other Buyers Scope of Work
• To Provide with plinth/ base as per size.
• All other Jobs not specified in Sellers Scope of work like Plumbing, Electrical, Furniture Etc.
• Provide with electrical points and basic assistance for the Assembling Team.
• Food and accommodation for all projects outside the state of Goa

FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE ABOVE OR ANY OTHER QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE PLEASE FEEL FREE TO WRITE TO US AT caesar@woodenhomesindia.com