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Luis Torres

Nov 12, 2001, 4:31 PM

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Why buy a Steel Framed Lifetime Home ?

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Lower Energy Costs<p> allows for nine inch R-30 insulation
save up to 60% on utility bills
you can build these homes for $35 to $60 a Sq.Ft. <p>Higher Strenth, Better Protection<p> suffer little or no damage with hurricanes and earthquakes
will withstand winds up to 150 mi/hour
engineered for Seismic Zone 4, the most severe earthquake rating<p>Fire and Termite Resistant, Recyclable<p> doesn't warp, rot, buckle, creep, split splinter or burn like wood framed
housing
won't contribute fuel to a fire like wood
virtually termite-proof
made from 66% recycled American-made steel(recycled steel contained in 3
to 4 junked cars)
saves 1/4 acre of timber for other uses<p>Design Flexibility<p> no "load-bearing" interior walls are necessary, allowing open, clear span interiors
not stuck with a one-size-fits-all floor plan not suited to your lifestyle
future expansion and remodeling is also easy and economical<p>Economical Building Costs<p> steel is so much stronger than wood, fewer pieces build a highly stable
structure
smaller building crew is required and less time is necessary to construct
the frame
no need to pay for warped and defective materials culled from the framing
lumber
pre-engineered Lifetime Home have no waste
save both time and money over conventional wood framing<p>



empty lot owner

Nov 13, 2001, 8:52 PM

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After the framing, then what

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still need inner and outer walls and a roof. What do you suggest
 
 
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