Category Archives: Build a Steel Frame House for a permanent home

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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Aluminium windows and doors

ALUMINUM WINDOWS AND DOORS Sliding, Hinged, Projected, Pivot, Tilt & Turn opening door and window systems will be provided based on the architectural design and requirements of the customer. We offer one of the most comprehensive and flexible aluminum door and window systems available today. Each system features a variety of safety and security options and provides flexibility in design and style which satisfies the demands of modern architecture. Outstanding weather resistance can be achieved with a high-performance thermal break which improves energy efficiency and savings. The systems come in a multitude of colors and finishes with a broad collection of high-quality fittings and accessories to complete any design. Recommended are the Thermal series which provide: PERFORMANCE & CLASSIFICATIONS 1. Thermal insulation Uw: 3.2 -1.3 W/( m2K) 2. Sound reduction: 38db 3. Air Permeability: 4 4. Water Tightness: 6B 5. Resistance to wind load: B2...

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Flat roof structure

Flat Roofs presented by Pelasgos Homes Flat roofs represent the most efficient use of urban space, offering architectural freedom, control of the downflow of the water to the drainage system as well as energy savings. Roofs of a very low slope are usually selected for one or more reasons; aesthetic design, provision of a promenade roof /deck and ease of covering for structures of complex plans. We design our roof structure according to the architectural drawings of our Customers! Flat roof structure: Metal structural trusses are positioned every 40-150 cm, based on the engineering drawings. A galvanized trapezoidal profile which is being used in the construction of large spanning composite decks is installed on top of the metal trusses. Polystyrenobeton 7 cm with Quality 1200 is installed on top of the metal deck Reinforcement is then installed Y8/20 cm Concrete 8 cm, Quality C25 with the forming of...

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