Steel for Your Housing Projects
Make sure that you are using the most appropriate material for your housing projects
When constructing a home, choosing the proper materials is of utmost importance. Building resources often comes with a large cost, so in order to make the right decision, several criteria’s should be taken into account and ensure they are met.
First of all, it’s important to consider the life expectancy in addition to the upfront material cost. Often people are quick to assume that quality is associated with cost, however the most expensive materials aren’t always the best fit. Cheaper options often require frequent replacements, as they become more expensive in the long run. Moreover, energy-efficient materials result in reduced energy costs in the long haul, so it’s important to consider the amount of insulation and understand just how energy efficient the materials are. Last but not least, as an increasing trend in building – to different people, some types of materials are more aesthetically pleasing than others. Depending on the type of home you’re building, this can be a third criteria.
From building sheds to upgrading your garage space
Whether you want to build a storage shed, upgrade your gutter or pipeline system, or set up new roof sheets; steel is a great source for homes as it’s affordable without compromising on qualities.
As steel is a light building material, steel structures can be securely and easily transported. Compared to other building materials, the assembling process is easier and can be done on site, reducing construction time and saving costs during the building stage. Once the construction is over, insulated steel panels help your home become energy efficient as heating and cooling costs are reduced. Moreover, its durability results in lower maintenance costs throughout the entire life cycle of the building.
Safe and sound
Steel offers one of the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any construction material. Whether internally or externally used, it will never rust, warp or shrink. Moreover, the material is highly fire resistant, climate resilient and termite proof, ensuring that whatever you’re building, your equipment and goods are kept safe and secure. No added chemicals are needed to protect your framing from being eaten away at the depths by these silent destroyers.
As steel is 100% recyclable, it’s an intrinsic property that makes it one of the most sustainable materials. Any object made of steel can be reused and recycled into a new product. Furthermore, buildings made with steel last more than 100 years and provide a lifetime guarantee for a safe home.
In today’s modern designs, visual appeal is becoming more important and functionality is no longer the only criteria for building a home. Exposed structure steel members are emerging as a new aesthetic feature trend for any home. Offering flexibility, versatility and adaptability, steel enables us to be creative with any space, structure, conversion and repositioning. Span capabilities, large open plan living areas as well as architectural features, can be constructed. The possibilities in housing projects are endless! Contact us for more information.