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 building industry and structural engineers are continually working to improve building performance during extreme weather, […]

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Metal Building Bolt Tightening

Bolts are used on all metal buildings. So whether you are a general contractor or a DIY-er, bolts are important to your metal building makeup. Bolts make connections in both primary and secondary framing members. These bolts might differ in the type used. It’s important to understand the difference in bolt tightness as the installer […]

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Metal Building Trends

The metal building industry is ever changing. Across the industry, we are currently seeing some common trends from business to business. If you are in the process of planning your metal building, these identified trends may help you better make decisions for your own project. Let’s discuss some of these trends. Metal Building Color Trends […]

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How Much Does a Steel Building Cost?

We have previously discussed metal building quotes and estimates. However, cost is still a big topic that we get questions on every day. Let’s break the cost of a metal building into even further detail.   Size Obviously, the size of your metal building is going to play a factor on the end cost. Generally, […]

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Connecting the Pieces with Frame Connections

We’ve discussed metal building framing and given an overview of general framing. Now, let’s dive into a little more detail about frame connections and discuss the technical terms. Don’t worry! We can help get you up to speed to speak the metal building language with your contractor.   What are frame connections? A metal building […]

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Steel Buildings vs. Tubular Buildings

Over the years, we’ve received a couple of inquiries on tubular buildings. Heritage does not sell tubular buildings. Curious as to what a tubular building is and what Heritage steel buildings are made of? Read on to find out more!   What are steel buildings? All Heritage building frames are made of steel, also known […]

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Metal Training Facilities

Southern states see exceedingly hot temperatures in summer, while northern states experience bitterly cold winters. Regardless of the location or season, sports are still played by millions around the nation. How does one plan around mother nature for sports? We build indoor practice facilities to accommodate our love of the game.   Benefits of an […]

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Bolt-Up vs. Weld-Up Metal Buildings

If you are looking to build a steel building, you’ve probably come across the words “bolt-up” and “weld-up” in your metal building research. Do you know the difference between a bolt-up steel building and a weld-up steel building? How do you choose the right option for you?   What is a bolt-up steel building? Prefabricated […]

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Roofing Options: Choosing Between a Standing Seam Roof and a Screw Down Roof

In our previous blog post, we discussed the difference between a through-fastened system and a concealed-fastened system. But where do standing seam roofs and screw down roofs come into play? What are the features of each? Let’s explore Heritage’s product offerings on standing seam roofs and screw down roofs to better help you decide what […]

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The Differences Between a Through-Fastened System and a Concealed-Fastened System

You may have seen the verbiage “through-fastened” and “concealed-fastened” when shopping around for your metal roof. Do you know the differences of each system or are you having trouble choosing the right system? No problem! Heritage offers both through-fastened and concealed-fastened roofing systems and we will take a look at the differences and benefits of […]

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