Why KoSCAD

Why choose KosCAD building designers for your building company?

  • Some builders have been with us for over 12 years, bringing to us their clients for a full design service
  • Over 20 years of architectural design experience
  • Creative and practical design with cost effective structural solutions
  • Honesty and integrity are the core values in our company

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KosCAD Co.

47. Reuben St. Cornubia 4130

07 3806 0800

office@koscad.com.au

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Kelie Savage Camp Hill
We are very happy with the work Otto has done for us in the design for townhouses. He is very easy to deal with, open to our suggestions and very happy to listen to our requests and explain why he...

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Questions & answers

What are the advantages and disadvantages of steel and timber frame?

There are many misconceptions about choosing steel or timber structure, such as steel structures are noisier than timber. However, with the refinement of the newer steel structures, there is a less noticeable difference.

Advantages of building with timber.

Slightly less expensive then steel frame Easier to work with Easier to fix errors on site Can be treated for termites. Timber has better a thermal transfer rate when comparing a house using similar building insulation (timber frame will keep your home cooler) Easy to install hooks and brackets off walls in the future

Advantages of building with Steel.

Termite resistance (keep in mind that using steel structure does not protect 100% of your home. Proper termite protection system should still be used to protect other items in your home (timber flooring, cabinetry, etc.) More accurate

It is also important to note that timber is a more environmentally friendly solution as the...

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