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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Protect Your Metal Building From Snow and Ice Accumulation

Although many parts of the country are still experiencing pleasant fall weather conditions, winter is not far behind and this means potential snow and ice accumulation on your metal building. This may not be top of mind considering the current[…]

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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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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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The Cost of Steel Buildings

When you consider purchasing a steel building, the first question that may come to mind is, “How much does a steel building cost?” Many people then think, “I don’t want to get ripped off!” or “I want to do this as[…]

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Building for Extreme Weather Part 2: Maintenance Considerations

In part one of this blog series, we reviewed how preventing extreme weather damage starts before construction even begins. While designing for extreme weather certainly helps prevent damage, proper maintenance is just as important. Read on for practical maintenance tips[…]

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Building for Extreme Weather Part 1: Engineering and Construction

The damage extreme weather events can do is well documented. From torrential downpours to the high, gusting winds of tropical storms and hurricanes, extreme weather poses a significant threat to building structures—regardless of the material they’re built with. While the[…]

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