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Five Up-And Coming Building Products – #4, Steel Frames for Decks


When it comes to decking, many pros are finding that steel frames offer benefits when compared with pressure treated lumber.

Unlike wood frames, which sometimes warp, bow, or twist, steel frames provide a perfect, dimensionally stable surface. And like prefab walls, steel deck frames are developed to spec and may be shipped precut and ready to assemble.

Installation is easy (there’s no need to break out a welder), because steel framing attaches with self-tapping screws and L-brackets and can be cut with a standard circular saw and a metal cutting blade.

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