The key to a beautifully finished build is the way it starts, the frame is more than just another stage in the building process, it has a huge influence on the integrity of the home itself. For a 21st century building solution, more and more tradies around Australia are skilling up on steel.
Take your next project forward with confidence with frames made by Bretts using TRUECORE® steel. Precision engineered to exact specifications, we offer design flexibility, strength and accuracy.
If steel is not for you and you would rather a traditional timber frame, find out more about our Timber Frame and Truss Options
Light gauge steel frames and trusses are market proven in competitive volume residential housing projects.
The technology has been used in residential applications in 80 countries, commonly used in low rise residential housing to five level apartment buildings.
The light gauge steel framing technology has excellent commercial capabilities. The 140mm Panelised Fabrication System can build standalone light gauge steel structures up to 8 levels high.There is no height limitation when used for external building facades or internal walls of multi-storey buildings.
Panelised fabrication system allows high speed manufacture of transportable and modular houses in factory environments. The technology is well proven offsite manufacturing for modular, transportable and bathroom pod markets.
Lighter than other framing materials - no lifting equipment required on site, one person can easily carry a 5-metre fabricated panel.
Easy material selection - no need to cull or sort.
Straight walls and square corners.
Call backs due to cracks are eliminated.
Windows and doors open and close as they should.
Less scrap and waste (2% for steel vs. up to 20% for timber.
Environmental selling and green positioning.
Consumer perceives steel as better.
No drying out period in wet weather, resulting in fewer delays.
100% termite proof.
Prefabricated for on-site efficiency.
Enhanced corrosion resistance.
Efficient to work with and fast to install.
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If you’re new to light gauge steel frames you might be surprised just how easy they are to work with.
Prefabricated and dimensionally accurate, strong and straight.
Steel building frames are efficient to work with and fast to install.
Our steel frames are 100% termite and borer proof.
Our frames are delivered to site, numbred for easy designation.
Our frames include pre-punched service holes improving on-site efficiency.