The birth of your wooden dream house

Houten Huis builds houses and chalets according to two different techniques and always entirely according to your taste. Both construction techniques offer fundamental advantages compared to traditional brick building, and are also ideal for extending your existing home. In the form of an extension, or even adding an extra floor.

Finncotec-system

The Finncotec system was invented by our Finnish partner, it's a unique combination of solid wood and timber frame construction. This allows us to combine all the benefits of both systems.
Thanks to the solid beams on the outside, the house is extremely sturdy. The wooden skeleton on the inside provides extra stability and insulation. The log beams are firmly secured to the wooden skeleton, so they can never sag under their own weight, as will sometimes happen with pure solid wood construction.
If you prefer to see a brick around your home, then we simply reverse this system: the solid log beams are attached to the inside of the wooden frame. The exterior is then finished to your choice: a stone facade, crepi, fiber-cement panels, ...
An additional advantage of the Finncotec system is that all beams are cut to size, so you can partly or completely build your home yourself!

Specifications

  • Solid log bars
  • Vertical uprights
  • Insulation
  • Vapor screen
  • Services cavity
  • Interior finish of your choice

Timber frame construction

This is the timber construction method that is widely used in Belgium and abroad. Its basis is a wooden skeleton, with a wood-fiber insulating board or vapor barrier on the outside, and exterior finish of your choice: a stone facade, wood, fiber-cement board, ... On the inside, OSB is placed as a stiffening plate and airtight seal. Then a conduit cavity for electrical and sanitary pipes, and interior finish of your choice: wood, plaster fiber boards, ... With this method we can build and finish in any desired style!
We pay a lot of attention to perfect airtightness, which has a major impact on the energy performance of the building.

Specifications

  • Exterior finish of your choice
  • Wood-fiber insulating board
  • Vertical uprights
  • Insulation
  • OSB
  • Conduit cavity
  • Interior finish of your choice

Insulation and airtightness


We pay a lot of attention to the airtightness of your home, this is important in various areas: It guarantees the proper functioning of the ventilation system, limits heat losses, prevents construction damage due to moisture in the construction, helps prevent heat breakdown in the summer, ensures optimum sound insulation and makes the building more fireproof.

We prefer to insulate the walls and the roof with ecological insulation materials such as wood wool or cellulose flakes, the pipe cavity with cotton insulation.

Wood wool and cellulose flakes are ideal for timber frame construction and roof constructions. The insulation material is vapor-open or breathable: built into a vapor-open construction, the excess moisture in the house can find its way out. The insulation has a moisture-regulating effect: it can store and release a quantity of moisture. Due to its density, it ensures much better sound insulation than mineral wool or PUR, and the temperature in the house will rise less quickly in the summer.
Then there is the ecological aspect: The raw materials from which the insulation is made grow back and are therefore inexhaustible, their production usually requires little energy, and no harmful substances are released, neither during or after installation.

A good air seal in combination with the right insulation guarantees optimum durability and unsurpassed comfort!

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Pascal

Customer

The communication went very well, the works were carried out according to plan!

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Anoek

Client

My dream has come true!

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Hilde

Client

I can definitely recommend Houten Huis, as well as living in a wooden house (I would not want to live in a brick house anymore)! Thank you for making such a nice, warm home for us!

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Eric

Client

Your work fully met our expectations, for which thanks. The collaboration went very smoothly, nothing to complain about ...

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Sami

Customer

Your colleagues were flexible and adjusted to our wishes where possible. The communication went well and the construction site was always left in an orderly manner.

Nail on the head advice

Contact us for free advice or a transparent offer. If you share your (housing) dreams with us, we are happy to help make them come true.

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