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seeing more and more metal being used

Posted by Moderator, Steve on April 24th, 2002 09:01 PM
In reply to metal frame homes vs wood frame by Dwain May on April 23rd, 2002 10:03 PM [Go to top of thread]

Like everyone stated, this is a wood alternative and one that will soon be used in a widespread manner.

The labor is higher because you do not cut and affix a metal stud like a wood stud. The metal needs different tools But esentially its the same principal.

Studs in metal without the rock attached look and feel like a vertical set of spigetti noodles, but once the rock is attached, this wall is super strong.

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