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About Steel Construction

We have long relied on steel to provide the strength and durability required to build skyscrapers, bridges, and ships. Light gauge steel is a thinner more flexible version of the heavy steel used for those massive projects, but offers many of the same advantages. As the quality and availibility of wood declines and as more areas are destroyed by hurricanes and earthquakes, many are now looking to rebuild their homes and businesses with steel.

Advantages of steel construction:

To learn more about the advantages of steel, the Steel Framing Alliance website offers a variety of Issue Papers on the performance of steel.