Monthly Archives: May 2020

Facades by Pelasgos Homes – steel frame homes Cyprus

Steel frame homes Cyprus – At Pelasgos Homes we are building metal frame houses in Cyprus, here we will present you different ways for finishing your facade: Exterior paint At Pelasgos Homes we use Sherwin Williams paints, a smooth, protective and decorative finish, for use on most exterior masonry surfaces and exterior grade building boards. Resists dirt retention • 10 years proven durability • Anti-carbonation certified • Excellent weather resistance.   Fiber Cement Siding Fiber-cement siding has the durability of cement, a class 1A fire rating, is impervious to wood-boring insects, does not rot, and is resistant to deterioration from salt and ultraviolet rays. Fiber-cement siding is low- maintenance, impact-resistant, and available in finished or painted options. Most companies warranty this product for 20-years, which is proof of its durability.   Fiber Cement Panels Fiber-cement panels has the durability of cement, a class 1A fire rating, is...

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Foundations of our steel frame houses

At Pelasgos Homes we are making the foundations for our steel frame houses following these procedure: House foundations: A layer of 10cm crasher run is installed. Applying a layer of crusher run on top of the soil will help the concrete remain in place and last much longer and it also ensures waterproofing of the foundations. Polyethylene (250gr/ m2) is installed underneath the concrete to provide waterproofing of the foundation. Reinforcement of the concrete foundation on 2 levels (Y12/15cm) extra reinforcement of the areas where the columns are installed(Y16). Concrete foundation of 40 cm with C25 quality. Foundations of the verandas: A layer of 10 cm crasher run is installed. Applying a layer of crusher run on top the soil will help the concrete to remain in place and last much longer, as it ensures waterproofing of the foundations. Polyethylene 250 gr/ m2 is installed...

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Ceiling structure of our steel frame houses

CEILING SYSTEMS by Pelasgos Homes For our ceilings we are using the Ceiling system of KNAUF. The Suspended Ceiling System with metal grid consists of lower/furring and upper CD channels. Main channels are attached to the ceiling slab with hooked wires and rapid hangers or with Knauf Nonius Suspension System. Upper/main CD channels are attached to lower/furring channels with Knauf Clips in the Knauf D112 System. The Knauf UD channel is installed flush on the existing bearing system of the building with anchoring screws. This facilitates the proper alignments and installation of all base and bearing studs and channels. Knauf Gypsum Boards are installed on metal grids with screw attachment, starting at one end and gradually advancing towards the other. Fiberglass mesh is applied on the gypsum board joints that are then filled in with Uniflott by Knauf. CEILING STRUCTURE Suspended skeleton metal grid structure...

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