1Why steel frames for my tiny house instead of wood?
Our steel frames from Volstruct are engineered from cad designed, high strength, cold rolled steel. The leader in tiny house steel frames. Steel frames with screws instead of wood and nails not only make your tiny home up to 25 times stronger, but also make it up to 70% lighter than wood framing. In addition, steel framing is engineered; straight, square, stable and precise without water absorption, warping and twisting. Steel frame production generates 2% scrap, which is 100% recyclable, indefinitely. Also, steel does not support mold growth, rot or termites, has no chemicals and does not emit gases or VOC's
2Are Lighthouse Tiny Homes Certified
YES! Lighthouse is a members of both Bildsworth International. This organization inspects every home we build in progressive milestones. Without passing one inspection, we cannot proceed to the next.
These standards incorporate nationally recognized safety, construction & energy efficiency standards currently used by the Home Building & RV industries:
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
NEC - National Electrical Code
IRC - International Residential Code; Appendix Q
NHTSA - National Highway & Transportation Safety Association (for Tiny Houses on Wheels)
Every home we build has the certification seal that leads to better financing and insurance.