Lots of contractors tend to choose metal for the main building materials of
their construction project. There are some reasons why they prefer to have them
as the main materials. Building material from metals are much stronger and they
are less vulnerable when they have to fight with weather and time.
Metal building materials have inorganic characteristic and it becomes the
main benefit for the home owner. The building will have strong support structurally
and there will be no damage related with mold, termites and the like. When a
contractor is using metal as the building materials, there will be less risk
that the structure is warped on the progress of construction. The building can
be built with best estimated angles and all doors and windows can function well
in opening and closing in proper way on long time.
Still, there is another feature which makes lots of individuals consider to
have metal as its building materials. This building material can withstand the
heat and it is very much perfect for building a house in such tropical climate
like Bali and other parts in Indonesia. Metal as the main building material is
the best material to withstand with any form of heat, even of explosion or
fire. Surely this is the best choice for building materials compared with
The main reason for this is that metal has a characteristic in which its
burning point is much higher compared with other building materials,
particularly wood. Due to its inorganic substance, there will be no fire can
attack this metal and this is different with the impact to organic substance. It will be very hard for fire on reaching
certain temperatures required to strongly metal building structure in certain point
in which the structure can collapse. On the contrary, other structure with
other building materials which are made of organic substance can be prone to
fire attack and they can be destroyed easily in short time.
Most contractors in Bali are now using metal with heat resistant character
which can be used for frames of the building, columns on interior and slabs
support. The choice of metal is commonly steel which is very common nowadays as
the most favored metal for building material. The use of metal can make important
building areas heat resistant at its best. There will be no circumstance where
the building’s structural stability can fail due to fire attack. As a matter of
fact, any property owner in Bali is now turning out to choose metal for the
main building material for his house due to its high benefits. Though there
might be fire attack, it may only be the furnishings or the walls which will be
Another advantage of metal building material is that the property owner
doesn’t have to replace the whole building, just in case it has to be replaced
due to several damages caused by natural disaster, for instance. It is easy to
replace walls and tiling when other structural supports are from metal.
Prices may be a bit higher than woods or other materials. But with all those
benefits that metal building materials have, there is no other reason than
using it as the main support for your house structure.