Why Should I Choose Steel For My Building Instead Of Concrete?
That is a great question! Here are several reasons why steel is a better building material than concrete:
- Strength: Steel has a higher strength/weight ratio than concrete. That means that you need far less material to build a steel structure that can bear the same weight as a comparable concrete one will.
- Safety: Steel can bend more easily than concrete without breaking. This makes steel structures much safer, especially in areas prone to earthquakes.
- Integrity: Since steel is produced in a closed mill, it is consistent through and through. Concrete, on the other hand, might be mixed at a job site. This means that it is exposed to the elements, possibly resulting in irregularities.
- Eco-friendliness: Recycled concrete can only be reused as roadbed and not as the primary construction material in a new building. Steel, on the other hand, can be recycled indefinitely without losing any of its integrity.
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