Perfectly straight walls & ceilings no warping, buckling, moisture, swelling or movement, no delays waiting for frames to dry. Every piece comes labelled and cut to length reducing work & waste on site, with prepunched holes for pipes & wiring reducing the work of other trades.
It's an end to end process from design to construction, while still offering design flexibility. Steel frames are durable and do not distort, so there are fewer call backs. C.H.Engineering will assist on your first few jobs with on-site training & supervision if needed. There is almost no set-up cost to start steel framing as you will already have most of the tools.
C.H.Engineering uses 0.75mm steel, 30% thicker than most other steel frames in NZ homes. This thicker steel specification combined with very high strength to weight properties means frames never distort, are easy to handle, have greater strength for longer spans and higher walls where needed.
Steel is the building material of the future. CH Engineering will be ensuring that framing prices are competitive with conventional timber framing, allowing you to enjoy the additional onsite advantages of faster, smarter construction.
This is provided by C.H.Engineering, who use high quality galvanised steel, well- tested fasteners and technology from FRAMECAD - world leaders in steel framing technology.
Steel is competitive against timber and with a shorter build time, there is less labour to pay for.
There is a 50 Year Warranty on all steel framing. It will not rot, warp or expand, so the house stays watertight. And because it won't rot it's also healthier to live in. Steel is resistant to fire, as well as borer and termites. A solid investment!
Light gauge steel is sustainable and a great environmental choice. There is also no waste Every piece is cut to precise length, punch, predrilled, labelled and often assembled before it leaves the factory.
The first step is easy. Just send your next set of plans to C.H.Engineering and they will provide you a quote for supply of steel framing within 5 working days. C.H.Engineering can supply steel framing competitively throughout New Zealand. C.H.Engineering provides full customer service to give you all the help you need, especially in the early stages of your move into steel framing.
Generally the framing will come to the site perfectly fitting, but if alterations are required it is handy to have a quality pair of aviation snips. You'll also need a cordless impact driver with a selection of bits, including 150mm bits for the deep corners, and either a 34mm hole saw or 34mm stud punch. There is no welding equipment needed. To understand more about the benefits of steel framing for your business, call C.H.Engineering and discuss the options with their qualified sales people.