Metal Roof Types and Roof Slopes Explained

A roof is one of the most expensive investments you’ll make in any home or building. Understandably so, roofs are expected to hold up in thunderstorms and snowy conditions so they must be designed effectively. Choosing the right roof and slope is essential to your steel building. There are two main roof lines that Heritage […]

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The Benefits of Metal Churches

Metal churches are becoming an increasingly common occurrence across worship facilities. But, why should you choose to build your church with metal as opposed to some other building material? From ease of installation to minimal general upkeep, metal churches give way to efficiency, affordability and cost savings. Here are a few reasons why you should […]

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Metal Buildings in Extreme Weather

From torrential downpours to high winds to snowy conditions, extreme weather can take a significant toll on building structures. Efforts to improve buildings to withstand extreme weather have improved significantly. Resiliency has been an increasingly important topic in the metal building industry and while we are in the middle of hurricane season, there’s no better […]

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Steel Building Framing Systems

When planning the layout of your steel building, one of the factors to consider is framing. While it may not be top of mind, providing your project consultant with a few important details can help determine what custom frame option would work best for your metal building.   Clear Span Frame Buildings With no interior […]

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Jambs, Headers and Framed Openings

We’ve discussed several key pieces of a metal building over several blog posts: basic components, features, accessories and bracing. Doors and windows go hand-in-hand when planning your metal building. With these important pieces in mind, it may be beneficial for you to learn a few technical words that are associated with doors and windows. If […]

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Metal Buildings Prime for Pet Daycare and Kennel Facilities

Have you been interested in starting a dog daycare or a pet boarding facility in your neighborhood? Haven’t figured out exactly where to begin? Metal buildings make for easy cleaning, sustainability, affordability and design flexibility which is important for animal facilities. Whether you’re looking for a large facility that has significant indoor space or a […]

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Horse Barn Design Considerations

Horse owners have their fair share of responsibilities and considerations when it comes to properly caring for a horse. Whether you are a new horse owner or have owned horses for many years, having the proper housing for your animal is important. Horses are most commonly housed in horse stables or barns however, there are […]

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Metal Hangars for Your Aircraft

Metal hangars are used in the storage of airplanes across the world. Have you ever noticed that they are often made of steel? Airports use metal hangars because of several advantages including sturdiness, ability to house massive airplanes in wide open spaces and low maintenance to name a few. There are many considerations that need […]

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Metal Building Considerations

There are many considerations when planning for your metal building. Save yourself time and curb potential issues by planning ahead. We will discuss a few of the most significant to keep in mind. Drainage It’s important to plan for the size and location of your metal building. Do you have the proper system set up […]

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