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fastframe premium pre-engineering steel framing residential framing
17
Jul

Why is Pre-engineering Steel Framing Important?

Why is Pre-engineering Steel Framing Important? Building your home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. To make sure you are receiving the highest standard of quality in our framing, all residential steel framing packages are pre-engineered to ensure code compliance, strength, longevity, cost effectiveness, and more. Structural Integrity Pre-engineering steel framing ensures that the home's structure is designed to withstand various loads and forces it may…

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10
Jul

5 Reasons to Choose Prefabricated Steel Framing

5 Reasons to Choose Prefabricated Steel Framing Steel framing has a number of benefits from easy assembly to durability. The reasons to choose prefabricated steel framing packages are many, but we will take a look at five today. Reduce installation times Better Scheduling Improved Turnaround Times Design freedom Advantages of Steel Installation Times for Steel Framing As anyone building a home knows, waiting for the completion of each step can…

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FastFrame Steel Structures steel framing residential framing
20
Jun

Applications of Steel Framing

The Diverse Applications of Steel Framing in Modern Construction Steel Framing for Commercial Building Construction Residential Steel Framing Industrial Steel Framing Applications In the ever-evolving world of construction, innovative materials and techniques are continually being embraced to meet the demands of modern design and construction challenges. Steel framing, with its remarkable strength, durability, and design flexibility, has emerged as a go-to solution for various construction projects. Let's explore these diverse…

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why choose steel framing
26
Apr

Why Choose Steel Framing

Why Choose Steel Framing? Steel framing is fast becoming the building material of choice for those looking to build a home or accessory building. With cold formed steel, the framing is manufactured to last far beyond traditional wood framing structures. Building with this material has many benefits. From the way the framing is manufactured to the many benefits of the steel itself, contractors and potential homeowners alike are looking to…

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19
Apr

Benefits of Steel Building Kits

Time Savings Steel building kits from FastFrame Premium Steel structures will save you time when erecting your garage, barn, or shop building. Your new accessory building will arrive in pre-assembled panels, from walls to trusses. Following a detailed instructional blueprint, you (or your contractor) will be able to assemble the steel framing in no time. Lightweight, Yet Durable The steel framing used in a FastFrame Premium building is manufactured using…

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FastFrame Military
09
Jan

Cold-formed Steel In the Military

The U.S. Navy and Cold Formed Steel Cold-formed steel has many uses, including being a quick way for the US Navy to build structures wherever they may be. Resistant to the elements, steel framing can be shipped anywhere in the world without being damaged. The footprint of the framing when shipped is smaller than standard wood framing. Naval construction groups have added cold-formed steel framing fabrication to their training. With…

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FastFrame Small Cabin 2 steel framing
25
May

Steel Framing – The Green Choice

Steel Framing - The Green Choice Cold formed steel has many advantages, including being the green choice. Why is steel so environmentally friendly? Here are a few reasons: Strong and lightweight: Cold formed steel has a high strength to weight ratio. It's stable, not susceptible to the warping, splitting or rot that wood framing can be. This means less materials over all used to in a build.Recyclable: Not only is…

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10 Reasons to Frame Your Next Project with Steel
07
Oct

10 Reasons to Frame Your Next Project with Steel

  10 Reasons to Frame Your Next Project with Steel           Why is steel the best choice for framing your new home or building? This article by Steel Framing Industry Association lays out ten good reasons. Choosing the right material to frame your next commercial project can significantly reduce costs while maintaining, or even improving, work quality and output. Cold-formed steel (CFS) framing has a proven…

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Wood Versus Steel Framing
07
Oct

Why Are We Still Building Houses Like It’s 1832?

        Why Are We Still Building Homes Like It’s 1832? Building professionals are turning to cold-formed steel (CFS) framing to build structures that meet the sustainable and economical needs of today’s homeowners. This informative article by the Steel Framing Industry Association explains why steel framing is the future of construction.    The building method for wood-framed homes in the United States has changed little since the mid-1800s. Due…

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05
Oct

Cold Formed Steel Myths

Cold Formed Steel is an excellent material for wall studs, as well as floor and ceiling trusses.  This informative article from buildsteel.org explains these cold formed steel myths.   When some building owners consider structural systems for their construction projects, they overlook cold-formed steel (CFS) framing. Why? There are many common misconceptions about the effectiveness of CFS as a structural material. However, a range of successful projects have proven these cold…

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