How Can We Use Metal Fabrication Services in Our Tiny Home?

Hello, my name is Ian and this is my industrial manufacturing blog. I do not work in the manufacturing business myself, but I have always taken a keen interest in the industry. I subscribe to International Industrial Manufacturing Magazine. I also like to visit my friend Ted who runs an industrial plant on the outskirts of Perth, Australia. He lets me walk around the place and explains what is going on. I have learnt lots of cool and useful things about manufacturing so I decided to write a blog so I could share my vast knowledge with the rest of the world.

How Can We Use Metal Fabrication Services in Our Tiny Home?

3 November 2016
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog


Constructing a tiny home means taking on all aspects of the building process. Though you may not be building everything on your own, you will be able to choose the materials and construction options used along the way. One of the options you may have is to go with metal fabrication in certain areas of your tiny home. Here are a few of those options and how they may affect the build and durability of your tiny home.

Steel Trusses and Beams

One of the first and most common ways you can use metal fabrication services in your tiny home is to have steel and metal used as the material for your trusses and beams. This can give you several benefits including adding durability to your structure, especially if you will be travelling a fair amount of the time. You can also cut down on insect and bug infestation possibilities with metal rather than timber options. If you are looking for durability in your foundation, then metal fabrication beams on the floor or trailer of the tiny home may also be ideal for your needs.

Metal Fabricated Roofing

The roofing of your tiny home should be durable and able to withstand all manner of weather, especially if you will be travelling and not staying in one specific spot. You can go with traditional roofing options, but a metal fabricated roof may be more suitable. You can choose everything from the colour to the thickness and the layout of the roofing in order to appeal with the overall look you are going for with your tiny home. You can also have gutters added to help with rain runoff during heavy rainy seasons.

Retractable Metal Awning

One of the aspects of a tiny home that you may want to enjoy is having a covered patio or awning on the front. This can be achieved a number of ways, but one of them is through metal fabrication. You can have a retractable metal awning made to the specifications of your tiny home. This will allow you to have a covered patio whenever you like, wherever you like. You won't have to worry about removing the patio canvas tarp, since it will retract easily and stay protected from weather conditions.

These are only three options metal fabrication can do for you and your tiny home. For more examples, pricing, and options consider a consultation with a metal fabrication contractor

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Hello, my name is Ian and this is my industrial manufacturing blog. I do not work in the manufacturing business myself, but I have always taken a keen interest in the industry. I subscribe to International Industrial Manufacturing Magazine. I also like to visit my friend Ted who runs an industrial plant on the outskirts of Perth, Australia. He lets me walk around the place and explains what is going on. I have learnt lots of cool and useful things about manufacturing so I decided to write a blog so I could share my vast knowledge with the rest of the world.

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