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The History of Steel Framed Homes

When it comes to homes in Australia, many people think Steel Framed Homes are a relatively new concept in modern housing.  However, what many people don’t realise is that steel has been used as a building material for homes in Australia for over 50 years! Looking back even further steel has been used as a [...]

By | 2018-06-14T23:29:14+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do You Want To Build A Sustainable Home? Think Steel Framed!

When building a new home, we think it’s important to consider how it will impact our environment.  Far North Queensland is undoubtedly a beautiful part of the world and we would like to keep it that way!  At Homefab, we realise that our choice of building materials now, will impact future generations and we are [...]

By | 2018-05-08T00:48:39+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Steel Frame Homes – Built To Last!

Steel is fast becoming a popular building material for Australian homes. With its high strength to weight ratio, it has proven to be a superior construction material in many ways.  Many builders choose wood out of habit without considering the benefits of building with steel.  Steel, however, offers many advantages over timber as a building [...]

By | 2018-04-13T04:11:15+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Debunking The Myths Of Steel-Framed Homes

Building a Steel-Framed Home, also known as a Kit Home is becoming a popular option for people looking to build in Australia. Despite their increasing popularity, there are still many common misconceptions or myths about the use of steel that cause some people concern. Many people remain unconvinced about the suitability of steel structures mainly [...]

By | 2018-04-13T04:10:32+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Homefab QMBA Award Winners – FNQ Region – “The Best Use of Steel Framing Housing”

When artist David Vivian’s rainforest retreat was destroyed by fire, Homefab came on board to create ‘The Perch’ – an innovative new home that would rise from the ashes and go on to take top honours for ‘best use of steel framing’ in Queensland’s Master Builders Housing and Construction Awards. David was due to [...]

By | 2018-05-10T08:54:27+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments