10 Benefits of Steel Studs

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 13, 2016 9:45:00 AM

The Steel Framing Alliance indicates that more than 40 percent of commercial structures are now built with metal studs and nearly 500,000 homes have been built with steel framing over the past decade.  Times have certainly changed as steel studs have gained popularity. Even though they are more costly than the traditional wood stud, they offer superior quality and strength to the structure once installed. 

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Topics: Scrail Fasteners, Steel Studs, fasteners, metal studs

Why We Love Steel Studs - the Details You Need to Know!

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Different materials are right for different types of jobs. Sometimes traditional wooden framing is more appropriate in a construction project. But don’t discount the alternative of steel studs. Cold-formed steel framing is produced from sheet steel that is then formed into the shapes and sizes of traditional lumber that is used in construction. There are many reasons why steel studs can improve your next build. We looked to the Steel Framing Alliance and Bethepro.com to outline some of these benefits.

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Topics: Steel Studs

3 Simple Steps to Building Your Perfect Tool Storage

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 6, 2016 9:27:24 AM

Santa knew you wanted to finish the basement this year. Because he is wise, he knew you’d choose to frame it out with steel studs. They’re lighter weight, 30% cheaper, never warp, and aren’t susceptible to insect or water damage. Because you’ve been good, he gifted you a pneumatic nail gun and plenty of SteelThread SCRAIL® to go with it. Now that you have the right tool, your job will be sturdier, last longer, and be done sooner. You’ll go from boring basement to Man Cave in no time. 

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Topics: Steel Studs


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