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Building homes with light gauge steel framing offers several advantages, making it an increasingly popular choice in the construction industry. Steel framing is faster and more cost effective to build.

Newberry will handle all the fabrication and manufacturing for your house plans. We will design your house plans in our software, and then build it in steel.

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Build With Steel Overview

Watch this video to learn more about the features and benefits of using steel framing in your next construction project.

Behind the Build | Build with Steel Cost Overview

Learn more about building with steel as Mike and Chad Newberry discuss considerations of using steel in your next project, along with potential cost savings.


Building your deam home is a significant investment, and you want it to be sturdy, durable, and beautiful. That’s why building with steel is an excellent option to consider. Steel framing offers many advantages that make it a popular choice amont homeowners and builders alike.

Strength and Durability:

  • Light gauge steel framing provides high strength and durability, offering a robust structural framework for homes.
  • Steel is resistant to pests, rot, and decay, providing a longer lifespan compared totraditional wood framing.

Precision and Consistency:

  • Steel framing components are manufactured with precision, ensuring consistency in size and quality.
  • This results in straight walls, level floors, and accurate dimensions, reducing the chances of issues like warping or sagging.

Fire Resistance:

  • Steel is non-combustible, offering a higher level of fire resistance compared to wood framing.
  • This can contribute to improved safety and lower insurance costs for

Lightweight and Cost-Efficient:

  • Light gauge steel is lighter than traditional building materials, making it easier to handle and transport.
  • Construction with steel framing can be faster and more cost-effective due to
    reduced labor and transportation costs.

Design Flexibility:

  • Steel framing allows for versatile and open floor plans, offering architects and builders greater flexibility in design.

Termite and Mold Resistance:

  • Unlike wood, steel is not susceptible to termite infestations or mold growth.

Resistance to Natural Disasters:

  • Steel framing is hurricane resistant withstanding over 200 mile per hour winds.

Long-Term Stability:

  • Steel framing maintains its structural integrity over time, reducing the likelihood of settling or shifting in the building.

Environmental Sustainability:

  • Steel is a recyclable material, making it an eco-friendly choice for construction.

Reduced Waste:

  • The manufacturing process for steel framing produces minimal waste compared to traditional construction materials.

Insulated Panels

For insulated panels, Newberry Incorporated uses ROK-ON™. This fiberglass re-enforced ceramic cement board is structural, non-combustible, will not rot, will not support mold, is water and impact resistant and bug-proof. It contains no harmful ingredients and is totally recyclable.

Using insulated panels for homes offers several advantages:

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Cost Savings
  • Comfort
  • Quick Installation
  • Space Efficiency
  • Moisture Resistance
  • Durability
  • Versatility


When considering light gauge steel framing, it’s important to work with experienced professionals who understand the unique requirements and construction techniques associated with steel-framed homes.

Call Newberry Incorporated to be your shell contractor for building steel homes. Newberry Incorporated offers an all-inclusive, comprehensive service including both fabrication and erection that will simplify the construction process for you, the builder.

To learn more about building with steel contact 800-945-4278.

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