Owner Builders Series

NASH articles written for the Owner Builder magazine

Steel frames and the owner builder

If you are an owner builder, steel framing is especially attractive as little trades skill is needed for erection. Nearly all frame suppliers produce installation manuals or sets of instructions, and some basic and instructional videos. Because steel framing is an engineered product it is important to adhere strictly to the supplier's instructions on the number and positioning of fasteners, brackets, bracing etc

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Manage your risk

In the wake of the devastating bushfires in Victoria earlier this year, an extract (June/July 2009) from The Owner Builder Magazine discussing:

  • the latest changes to the legislation pertinent to building
  • the use of steel products in bushfire areas