FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, our experienced detailing team can design and draw up custom jobs to the clients specifications.

No, we supply our own certificate for our frame systems.

Yes, we offer an install package with all our jobs.

Jobs have to be taken on a case by case basis. However, on average, steel frames have proven to be cheaper than timber in the current market.

Yes. Although we mainly work with builders, we are happy to take on work from the general public.

Phone: 02 46474907 or 0421 395 757

Email: info@truebluesteelframes.com.au

or visit: 2/17 Dunn Rd, Smeaton Grange NSW 2567

Yes, we are the choice of frames for granny flats and kit homes.

Our trucks all have cranes attached. The driver is capable of unloading jobs for the client without assistance.

Perfect. Our designs are created specifically for the wind classifications of the jobs’ location, and therefore are braced sufficiently to combat wind loads.

Steel frames are no noisier than timber frames. The CSIRO conducted studies and found that the opposite was the case. Volunteers mentioned less noise than timber framed houses.


The home truth about steel house frames

Yes, we supply all fixings for assembly of the steel frames.

This includes:

  • Hex screws – 16mm and 40mm
  • Low profile head screws – 16mm
  • 60mm, 10g screw bolts
  • Washers for screwbolts
  • Triple grips
  • Multi grips
  • L-grips
  • Speed brace
  • Temporary bracing lengths
  • Bracing blocks
  • Trimmers
  • Tension buckles
  • Ceiling, valley and window battens
  • Grommets for service holes

TRUECORE® Steel is safe to use up until 300mm away from breaking surf.

TRUECORE® Steel is proven to be non-combustible and will not contribute to a house fire.

In most cases, the pre-fabricated panels and strapped in packs and loaded onto a crane truck, to then be transported and unloaded on-site.

Depending on the size of the job, a house frame can usually be detailed, made and transported to site within 1 week.

BlueScope offer a 50 year warranty on their TRUECORE® Steel for eligible applicants.

Yes, including service holes for plumbing and electrical services. Are floor joists have a webbed body and all align perfectly, allowing easy access for plumbing stack work.

Our frames come with K-braces and cross strap braces where necessary.

If ply/sheet bracing is required, this is installed on-site.

Yes, our standard sizes we use are 0.75mm and 0.95mm, however we can manufacture works from 0.55mm to 1.2mm thick.
We can easily design systems to accommodate parti-wall systems. We can offer install on the Shaft-liner system from James Hardie. Supply can also be arranged through one of our trusted suppliers.

We manufacturer 300mm webbed floor joists, made from 0.95mm BMT (Base Metal Thickness)

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