Online DIY Post & Beam Estimate

Please fill IN all required fields (Outlined in RED)

Enter the required information in the form below and you will then be able to view your estimate online and print it off.

It will help if you sketch out a plan of where you want posts, walls, and braces before you use this estimator. Hovering over the blue i symbols next to the entry fields will provide further information on how to determine these requirements.

If you are familiar with building drawings and Post & Beam construction, you may wish to get straight into entering your data. If not, then please read our basic instructions which should help you to work out what you need to enter to create your own estimate.
 
Step 1: Enter Your Details (* denotes required field):
Your Name (*)
Tel:
Address 1 (*)
Mob:
Address 2
e-mail (*)
Town / City (*)
County (*) Post Code (*)
 
Step 2: Enter Delivery Details (* denotes required field):
When would you like delivery ?
Calendar
Calendar
Delivery Adrress (*)
Delivery Post Code (*)
 
Step 3: Enter your Post & Beam requirements:
Structure Type
Your description
Number of Bays
Number of Dormers
Timber Type
Frame type - style & shape
Roof Angle
Room in Roof
 
Number of Posts Required
Up to 1.99m high

Posts can be spaced at maximum centres of 3m without walls between, and 6m with walls between

2m to 2.49m high

Posts can be spaced at maximum centres of 3m without walls between, and 6m with walls between

2.5m to 2.99m high

Posts can be spaced at maximum centres of 3m without walls between, and 6m with walls between

3m to 3.49m high

Posts can be spaced at maximum centres of 3m without walls between, and 6m with walls between

Total length of Beams required
External Beams
metres

Add up the total length of all external beams needed.
You will need beams on all outside walls and between outside posts.

Internal Beams
metres

Add up the total length of ALL internal beams.
1 Will be needed between all bays for Garages and Carports.

Number of Corner Braces required

A corner brace will be needed where ever an open wall meets a post as indicated in red below.

Total length of wall panels
Infill
metres

Add up the total length of ALL walls that are to be solid (infilled)

Open sides
metres

Add up the total length of all walls that are to be left open. As in a carport for example.

Maximum wall height
metres
Roof gables required Main Roof Gables
metres

Add up the total length of the Roof Gable Ends. With a hipped roof there are no gables.

Half Roof Gables
metres

Add up the total length of the Half Roof Gable Ends. Used for lean-to structures such a log store.

Floor Areas Required
Ground Floor
Roof Area on Plan

This should be the same as the Ground Floor area.

First Floor

This is the total area under the roof and is often the same as the ground floor area.

 
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