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Stratosphere Steel offers the latest technology Steel Frames & Trusses, giving Australian builders and homeowners the strongest, most durable framing product on the market.

  • RESIDENTIAL

    House Framing that is 100% termite proof, lightweight, and super strong.

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  • COMMERCIAL

    Commercial Framing used in various commercial projects across Australia.

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  • INDUSTRIAL

    Industrial Framing manufactured in various sizes for industrial projects.

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  • Accuracy

    Our Steel Frames and Trusses have consistent material strength and comply with strict quality controls and tolerances.

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  • Termite Proof

    You no longer have to worry about termites eating away your frames because there isn't a specie of termite that can eat steel.

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  • Durability

    Steel frame housing components have the impressive benefit of fire resistance and can withstand strong weather conditions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I get a quote?

Email or call us on (02) 8188 1968 for an obligation free quote.

If I give you a plan, how long does it take to get a quote?

Usually 1-3 days.

What is the lead time to get an Engineering Certificate for council submission?

Three weeks from deposit.

What is the cost of getting the Design and Engineering done?

Usually 10% of the price.

Can the frame be installed by my builder if he hasn’t had any experience with steel?

Yes it can.

Can you build 3 storey homes/buildings with Stratosphere Steel frames?

Yes. Stratosphere Steel have built many and are currently building them now.

Do you supply all engineering?

Yes, Stratosphere Steel engage a third party registered engineer to certify all of our steel framing.

What do I get as a package?

With the frame, you get everything that is required to install the frame so that other trades can fix the roof, fix the linings externally and internally. For more information call us on (02) 8188 1968.

Do Steel Frames rust?

Not when fully enclosed. If left exposed eventually they will rust. External steel needs to be coated. If you leave untreated timber it will warp and rot.

If my builder can’t do it, do you have anyone that can do the installation?

Yes, Stratosphere Steel can recommend many Licensed Contractors to carry out the work.

Is it faster to use steel?

Yes.

My area floods, is there a guarantee the frame won’t rust?

Not if it is submerged in water.

What size jobs do you do?

Stratosphere Steel cover small buildings to very large projects.

Do you supply and install?

No, Stratosphere Steel only supply frames but we have an extensive list of installers who can install for you.

How do you fix materials to the frame?

There is a vast range of screws and nails specifically designed to fasten steel frames and linings to steel frames now offered in the market place.

Can you supply framing installers, if needed?

Stratosphere Steel can recommend licensed installers to help with your project.

Do you need to know the cladding or roofing material?

Yes.

Do you require a deposit or full payment, as I have a bank loan with progression payments?

Stratosphere Steel require a deposit in order to instigate our shop drawings and for engineering costs.

Do the steel floors squeak?

When installed correctly neither steel or timber joists should squeak.

Is steel framing flimsy?

The frames are light weight but once fixed together they are extremely strong. In weight to strength ratios steel frames they are far superior to timber.

Does a carpentry licence cover steel frame installations?

Yes.

Do I have to be a builder to buy frames?

No.

How much are the delivery costs?

The delivery costs are built into the supply price and are different for each job as all jobs have different loads and distances.

I’m adding an extension to my home, can I use steel in a timber home?

Yes.

Do you have to earth the frames?

Yes. It is a requirement to earth all homes. But during construction, steel frames should be earthed in case of lightning.

Is steel environmentally friendly and sustainable?

Steel is completely recyclable, possesses great durability, and, compared to other materials, requires relatively low amounts of energy to produce. Innovative lightweight steels (such as those used in in automobiles and buildings) help to save energy and resources. The steel industry has made immense efforts to limit environmental pollution in the last decades. Producing one tonne of steel today requires just 40% of the energy it did in 1960. Dust emissions have been reduced by even more.

What makes steel construction superior to wood?

Steel buildings are more durable than wood, and more resistant to water damage. Steel will not warp or expand like wood does, and it does not rot, so it will be less likely to attract fungus. Termites and other insects who eat wood will also steer clear of a steel construction.

Why should I build in steel?

The steel industry is always evolving. Approximately 75% of modern steels have been developed in the past 20 years. If the Eiffel Tower were to be rebuilt today, the engineers would only need one-third of the steel that was originally used. For example, modern cars are built with new steels that are stronger but up to 35% lighter than in the past.

Are steel frames energy efficient?

Steel framed homes are energy efficient. Compared to homes built from timber or brick, steel framed homes are more energy efficient in terms of thermal regulation. So they are cooler in summer and warmer in winter. This means you will need to spend less money on heating and cooling a steel framed home.

Is steel construction more cost effective?

Not only are steel buildings quicker and more convenient to build, but they are also cheaper and easier to maintain. Unlike other building options, steel is most often thought of as a one-time cost. Steel is impervious to many extreme weather conditions and is designed to survive for decades to come.

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