How to Set A Budget for A Timber Frame House?

Building a home always calls for some decision-making, especially on the design, materials and budget. When you’re thinking of designing and building a home of timber frames and trusses, it’s best to target a figure or budget for planning purposes. If the budget is on the lower side, make sure that your hard-earned money is spent on the most important components of the build.

In contemporary home designs, you commonly see a combination of techniques in its construction. For example, the amazing timber frames and trusses can be proudly shown, while the framing that is generally and commonly done is positioned in the bedrooms and other private spaces. This way, you can spend money freely on an elegant, though small timber frame structure and still be able to save some money on other things.

In budgeting and designing your own timber frame house, it is important that you consider your lifestyle, before you even plan. Most of the time, people think that certain things are important and necessary for them, which later they realize wasn’t essential. Remember, the money you save on your building footprint can be redistributed in other areas of the build.

Never make the mistake of spending on over-decorative details, by neglecting the doors and windows, which are the most important components of your home. There’s reason for this is it can cause a timber frame house to be cold and uncomfortable in the winter and warm and uncomfortable in the summer. So, you need to take all these things into consideration before starting the construction of your home.

If you don’t have a budget in place for your timber frame house, you will not be able to evaluate the design of your home and make comparisons for timber roof truss and wall frame suppliers and contracting builders. With a budget in place for the entire structure, including timber frame and truss we will help you make a realistic plan.

If you’re in the Australian Central Coast, in regions covering Gosford, Copacabana, Terrigal, MacMasters Beach, Avoca, Bateu Bay, Ettalong, Umina, Killcare and Patonga, you can easily get in touch with Gosford Frame and Truss to dices your needs and budget.

The company has over 30 years’ experience in the timber home industry.  Our timber products are all certified for quality and our prefabricated frames and trusses which are strong and flexible. We use only our most up to date and cost-effective materials. These many years of experience has taught us to offer our customers cost savings and innovative solutions

Our team designs your prefabricated roof trusses and wall frames using state of the art technology and pioneering methods, which is why our products prove to be a perfect fit, every time. Please contact us for more information.  

Gosford Frame and Truss – Call us on 02 4322 8034 or visit us at

We will be happy to let you experience our expertise in the design, fabrication and installation of timber roof trusses and wall frames in the Central Coast. Our prices are reasonable and cost effective and our customers are prepared to support our quality products and service.