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Doors and windows steel framed

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Doors and windows steel framed (post #216542)

Hello there,
i don't know exactly if this topic fits in here but would like to ask you what you think of doors and windows with steel frames? Have you had any experience with this?

Don't see the point of it.  (post #216542, reply #1 of 6)

Don't see the point of it.  They'd rust easily, they'd be nearly as heat-conductive as aluminum, and the strength wouldn't be that much greater.

Steel is used for some commercial/institutional windows, I suspect, but they're expected to take more abuse.


Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.  --Herman Melville

I agree with most of what you (post #216542, reply #2 of 6)

I agree with most of what you are saying Dan, except that I almost never see steel used in commercial construction. Everything is aluminum. 

I'm pretty sure the windows (post #216542, reply #4 of 6)

I'm pretty sure the windows in my 1955-era elementary school were steel.


Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.  --Herman Melville

Spam, and once again Dan (post #216542, reply #3 of 6)

Spam, and once again Dan bites.

Florida Licensed Building Contractor, 50 years experience in commercial remodeling, new homes, home remodeling and repairs and all types building maintenance.

Spam? (post #216542, reply #5 of 6)

Sir, how do you know the OM is spam? Dan is merely trying to be helpful. If I am missing something please educate me/us.

Mel Fros froscarpentry.com

Certainly Mel, I'm here to (post #216542, reply #6 of 6)

Certainly Mel, I'm here to help. The OP registered right before he/she/it  posted, the grammar in the question is off and he/she/it hasn't been back since then nor asked another question. Many 3rd world spammers come here and post similar stuff. I could be wrong but not usually. Dan answers even the obvious spammers. 

Florida Licensed Building Contractor, 50 years experience in commercial remodeling, new homes, home remodeling and repairs and all types building maintenance.