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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Advantages of a Metal Storage Building

Whether you want a garage for vehicle storage, a plane hangar for your aircraft, an equipment storage facility for machinery or a roof-only structure for any number of items, metal storage buildings are preferred over other conventional methods by building owners across the nation. Let’s look at the advantages of metal storage buildings. Misconceptions about […]

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Erecting a Metal Building – Contractor vs DIY

It’s important to know that not all businesses go to market the same way. While Heritage does not install the building for our end customers, we provide all of the building materials and plans to properly erect your steel building. After you’ve received your materials, our customer service team is available to help you should […]

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Types of Bracing For Metal Buildings (Part 2): Temporary, Flange and Knock-in Bracing

In our previous blog posting, we defined what bracing is and discussed the differences of portal bracing, cable bracing and rods. As a refresher, bracing is used between structural members and there are several different types of bracing in metal buildings. Let’s finish explaining the other types of bracing. Temporary Bracing Used at the discretion […]

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Types of Bracing For Metal Buildings (Part 1)

We’ve discussed several key pieces of a metal building: basic components, features and accessories. In keeping with the structure of defining what makes up a metal building, let’s discuss the glue that holds the building together, bracing. There are many different types of bracing, so let’s define what bracing is and explore the different types. […]

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Purlins, Girts & Eave Struts – The Basic Components of Metal Buildings

Metal building terminology can be confusing if you are not accustomed to the language day in and day out. Truth be, you may just want to know what your contractor is talking about when he is installing your metal building. Let’s talk about the differences with purlins, girts and eave struts so you can help […]

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Prepare & Protect Your Metal Building Materials in Winter

It is always important to be cautious of how the environment affects your metal building materials, but there are certain precautions to take in the winter months. During winter storms and the colder months, deicers are used to clear the road ways which can pose a problem while your metal building is in transport to […]

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Importance of Eave Flashing, Trim and Gutters on Metal Buildings

Accessories on metal buildings play many different roles and offer far ranging benefits. Having each of the following on your building provides significant long-term benefits for you as the building owner: eave flashings, gutters and trim. Below we will go over the importance of each of these accessories for metal buildings. Eave Flashings Eave Flashings […]

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Metal Building Quotes & Estimates: How Does the Process Work?

The most common question we receive from our customers is, “What is the price of the building and what will it cost me to have it delivered?” However, there are many questions to address before you receive your final quote. The quote will depend on what you want, what you need and balancing that within […]

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