THE Benefits of
Steel Framed Housing
Once only the domain of Skyscrapers and large commercial projects, Steel Framing is now making it’s way into mainstream building use as the numerous benefits of this material are being realised. Below are some of the standout benefits of using Australian Steel Framing for your next building project.
Steel Framing offers unsurpassed durability when compared with Timber. Frames made from TRUECORE® Steel are 100% Termite and Borer Proof. What’s more, Steel Frames have one of the highest strength to weight ratios of any building material available. It won’t warp or flex as timber does, meaning the lines of your building remain straight and true over time. Steel Frames are fireproof and will stand up to the toughest weather conditions. You will also be reassured with a staggering 50 year warranty for eligible applicants.
2. Cost Effective
Australian Steel Framing is pre-engineered in our factory on the Central Coast and are supplied, ready to erect onsite. Due to the precision and accuracy of the prefabrication, assembly time is significantly reduced, meaning that your Australian Steel Framing will save on costs along with decreasing the overall build time.
Due to the durability of the material, you will save on maintenance and repair costs. There is no need to pretreat with insecticides or worry about costly termite checks. Insurance costs are also in many cases lower for homes with a steel frame construction.
3. Environmentally Sound
Australian Steel Framing can earn builders points towards green certification programs. Furthermore steel is made from recycled materials (it is one of the most recycled products on the planet) and can be recycled at the conclusion of it’s life. A quality Australian Steel Frame can be used for create an airtight and well insulated, energy efficient home.