Though it's initially more expensive than wood framing, steel will save you money by eliminating many callbacks by Jeff Loughead

We'd been building wood-framed houses for more than two decades, but seven years ago, we decided it was time to make the move to light-gauge steel framing. The quality of the lumber we'd been getting was just terrible. At one point, we found that we were only using a little more than a third of every truckload of lumber, and the price was going...

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