How To Buy a Metal Building

A steel building is a significant investment, so it’s important to make sure that it’s specifically designed to meet your unique needs. Once you receive a quote, it’s crucial to evaluate it to make sure that all of the specifications[…]

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Top Things to Consider When Buying a Metal Building

A metal building is a significant investment, so it is important to do research before beginning the buying process. There are several things you should consider when buying a metal building. 1. End-Use When purchasing a custom metal building, it[…]

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Exterior Finishes for Metal Buildings

One of the best advantages of choosing a metal building is the design flexibility that comes with it. The strength of steel framing delivers endless options to customize the exterior-look of your building. Whether you are looking for a traditional,[…]

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Questions to Ask a Metal Building Supplier

Buying a metal building is a significant investment. It’s important to do your research before making a purchase to ensure you receive a high-quality product from a reputable supplier. Here are a few questions to ask metal building suppliers. How[…]

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Choosing Insulation For Your Metal Building

After deciding to purchase a metal building, you’ll have to decide whether or not to insulate and what type of insulation to use. This decision can be crucial to improve interior comfort and preserve the structural integrity of your building[…]

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How to Prepare a Metal Building Site

To ensure the success of your metal building project, there's one important thing to consider before the erection process begins: site preparation. A properly prepared installation site is crucial to create a strong foundation and ensure that your building is[…]

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Steel Building Snow Loads – Part 2: Design and Removal Considerations

Snow and ice are typical during winter in many areas of the country. While common, it's unwise to overlook the devastating effects they can have on building structures. In Part One of this blog series, we reviewed steel building snow[…]

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Steel Building Snow Loads – Part 1: Understanding Load Limits

Winter is upon us and many have already seen snowfall this season. This weather doesn’t just impact road conditions and thermostat temperatures. Buildings and their roofs are also affected by snow and ice accumulation. For those living in snow-prone areas,[…]

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Galvalume: Protecting and Preserving Steel

Paint systems certainly play a role in protecting steel building panels from damaging elements. However, the coating between those paint systems and the steel substrate of the panels is arguably more important. In this post, we’ll review Galvalume—the industry-leading steel[…]

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Advantages of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

Offering unique benefits, pre-engineered metal buildings are a cost-efficient alternative to conventional metal building applications. They can help ensure all local code and load requirements are met, streamline vendor management and optimize construction schedules to save time, money and hassle[…]

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