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Austruss Customers Keep Coming Back for Cost & Time Savings


Austruss has been leading the prefabricated light gauge steel (LGS) industry in New South Wales, Australia since 2003. They design, manufacture and install LGS framing and provide wall, roof systems, floor cassettes and facade panels to residential, commercial and public sectors. Their focus on swiftness, affordability, and excellence has positioned them as a preferred supplier for customers seeking efficient and reliable construction solutions using light gauge steel framing. 

Topics: Case Studies, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Residential

Steel Framing is the Way to Stronger, Straighter & More Precise US Homes


In the ever-evolving landscape of residential construction in the United States, developers constantly seek innovative solutions to build homes that stand the test of time. One such technique gaining traction is the use of steel framing. This article will delve into the numerous benefits that accuracy, straightness, and precision bring to US residential construction projects, demonstrating how this technology is reshaping the industry and empowering developers to create better, more durable homes. 

Topics: eBooks, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Residential

CFS is Transforming US Residential Construction and Boosting Profits


The US residential construction market is witnessing a growing trend towards steel framing as an alternative to traditional wood framing. With its numerous advantages such as durability and design flexibility, cold formed steel framing offers developers an opportunity to optimize both cost and margin.  

This article will explore how using CFS framing can improve cost control and increase margins in residential construction projects. 

Topics: Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Residential

The Rise of Build-to-Rent: Transforming the US Housing Landscape

In recent years, the construction industry has witnessed a shift in the housing market with the rise of Build-to-Rent (BTR) developments. These purpose-built residential properties, designed exclusively for rental purposes have emerged as a significant force reshaping the approach to residential construction.  

We believe that the BTR trend is not just a passing fad but a lasting and transformative phenomenon that will continue to redefine the housing rental landscape. In this comprehensive article, we will delve into the enduring nature of the Build-to-Rent movement, explore its impact on the real estate industry, and analyze the key factors driving its sustained success including the use of steel framing as a material. 

Topics: Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Residential, Build-to-Rent

The Benefits of Hybrid Construction

Timber has been the building material of choice for many centuries, but with an increasing demand for more sustainable and efficient building solutions, many are looking to incorporate steel into their projects. 

Instead of transitioning to steel frames for the complete structure of a building, using both timber and steel together is a good first step to a hybrid approach. 

Topics: Onsite Construction, Building Applications, Residential

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