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Why build with SIPs?

Could structural insulated panels be the most suitable system for your self build?
This striking home was created using SIPs panels supplied by SIPS@Clays

Structural insulated panels, usually referred to as just SIPs, are manufactured off-site and formed of two layers of orientated strandboard that sandwich a highly insulated rigid core. The preinsulated timber components offer ultra-swift build speeds and excellent thermal performance, as well as a host of other benefits – here are the key considerations:

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Build It is Britain’s longest running self build magazine. Each issue is packed full of inspirational and informative readers’ homes, as well as expert advice on issues from budgets and planning to project management and design. This month: - Smart homes for every budget - Timber frame FAQ - Choosing outbuildings - How to maximise your mortgage chances - Guide to finding land