Top 10 FAQs

Our aim is to improve your business by creating more productive
workplaces with innovative storage solutions.


To help make the process as fast and easy as possible,
we have our Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions – Answered.


How long does it take to install a mezzanine ?

As our mezzanine components are all prefabricated prior to delivery
this makes installation fast, easy and reduces downtime onsite.
With a clear area, our install team can install between 50-100m²
of mezzanine floor area per day.

Depending on the size and scope of the job; we can turn around a storage
mezzanine using our Hi-Span standard in-stock components in as little as
2 weeks from order to completion.


How does the cost of a mezzanine floor compare
to purchasing additional warehouse space?

Generally speaking mezzanine floors can be installed at a fraction of the cost
compared to purchasing additional space additional warehouse space.
For instance, in Melbourne industrial areas expect to pay an average price
of around $1600 per m² of floor area compared to approximately $250 per m²
for a mezzanine floor. ( based on a 150m² Hi –Span Mezzanine using standard sizes)

By utilising previously unused “ airspace” we can also save you tens of thousands
of dollars in relocation fees alone whilst avoiding the hassle of moving.


Is a site inspection required?

We can certainly put together a proposal based on any photos and sketches.
We will always do a site inspection prior to fabrication to get accurate dimensions and
discuss in more detail post locations, escape routes and review any site-specific limitations.


Are there standard mezzanine sizes?

Yes, we manufacture and stock a range of standard beam spans, column heights and stairs.
These are prefabricated and finished in an attractive charcoal painted finish. This ensures
faster turnaround as products are in stock and a more economical mezzanine solution compared
to a full customised mezzanine. We can design a mezzanine based on our standard sizes to suit
your exact requirements.


Do you come to us to measure up onsite?

Yes, we have a team of knowledgeable staff with years of experience in designing and
building mezzanine floors who can visit you onsite to do a full site evaluation and get
a grasp of your requirements. We will then come back to you with a solution and proposal
to best suit your needs.


What Permits do I need for a mezzanine floor?

Mezzanines floors range from small freestanding removable storage structures which
only require engineering certification to large scale mezzanine office areas which require
planning and building permits. We can guide you on what is required and as we are
registered commercial builders we can arrange any required permits for you as part
of our turn-key solution.


How much does a storage mezzanine floor cost?

As a guide, our storage mezzanines start from around $200 – $250 Per m² supplied and installed,
this is loosely based on a 150m² mezzanine using our modular Hi-span mezzanine system.
There are a lot of variables and options such as stair finishes, handrails, gates, flooring materials
and load ratings.

And of course, the size of the mezzanine which will impact the cost of the floor,
we offer a FREE measure up and quotation service so please contact us for a no obligation quote!


How much weight can a mezzanine floor take?

Great question – our mezzanine floors start from 3Kpa Loading (300kg capacity per m² of floor area)
for general office space and lightweight storage.

And 5Kpa (500kg capacity per m² of floor area for medium to heavy Storage floors and we can also
customise a mezzanine to take up to 1000Kg per m² for very heavy-duty applications.


What can mezzanine floors be used for?

Typically, mezzanine floors are used to provide raised storage space, office space, production areas,
workrooms, canteens etc but can be used for anything that requires additional floor space.


What is a standard mezzanine floor height?

Our standard finished floor heights (using our Hi-Span system) are 2580, 3000 and 3400mm.
Our mezzanines can be manufactured to any floor height to best suit your requirements.
Although, keep in mind that any floor height over 3400mm will require an additional landing in
staircase to comply with Australian building codes and regulations.


Please contact us for a no obligation
FREE measure up and quotation service.

Call 1300 668 468


  • “Thank you also for your excellent advice, installation and service during our fit out. You've been a pleasure to deal with and have made a very stressful exercise a whole lot easier.”
    - Campbell Graham, Manager, Keables Pty Ltd, WEST FOOTSCRAY VIC
  • “DWS were super quick and efficient in installing the mezzanine and developed a thoughtful design which has greatly assisted our business. The outcome was a high quality, well installed and functional extension almost doubling storage capacity for our business. Highly recommend this company to deal with.”
    - General Manager, Designer Plants CARRUM DOWNS VIC
  • “Your design and layout service was of great assistance in our decision making process, we are very pleased with the quality of the pallet racking shelving and mezzanine floor installation and we have no hesitation in recommending your products and services to anyone.”
    - Director Import and Distribution Business CHELTENHAM VIC
  • “You have now installed several raised floors for our clients and we have been continually impressed with the quality and durability of the floors, and the fact that they come complete with safe load signage, and engineers certificate to comply with worksafe requirements. ”
    - Commercial Real Estate Agent MELBOURNE VIC
  • “We are very pleased with our Pro-lock pallet racking installation. The quality and finish of the racking is excellent and the installation team were very easy to work in with accommodating some last minute changes! Thanks Again!”
    - Procurement Manager Warehouse & Distribution Company PRESTON VIC
  • “We are very pleased with the outcome, looks great. Your time lines, communications and ease to deal with were fantastic. Will certainly recommend you to any one looking for warehouse fitouts. Thanks to you and your team for all your help.”
    - RNT Property
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