Are steel roof trusses more expensive than wooden roof trusses? Are steel roof trusses more expensive than wooden roof trusses?

Steel roof trusses may be considered in certain building projects. To use them in a basic building such as a home or garage is a bit of overkill.

  • The cost of steel continues to rise so they are far more expensive than wooden roof trusses.
  • Steel roof trusses can also be more expensive to install since you will need a crane or other lifting device to move them. You may also need a welder to secure them in place in certain parts of the truss.
  • Most steel roof trusses are built to order or built on the construction site, which also makes them very expensive.

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