You may be focused mostly on how your metal structure will be designed and constructed, but you’ll also need to consider the place where it will be built. This is especially important if you want to avoid problems down the road.… Continue Reading
When designing a self-storage facility, it’s important to choose a material that balances durability with aesthetic appeal and maintenance needs. Steel happens to check all those boxes, which is why it’s the material of choice for self-storage facilities.
We discuss the advantages of using steel in storage facilities in detail below:… Continue Reading
Adequate ventilation is essential to protecting red iron steel buildings from moisture damage. Compared to non-metal buildings, steel buildings are more prone to forming condensation thanks, in part, to metal’s excellent conductivity or ability to transfer heat. Ventilation allows fresh air to enter and circulate throughout the building, pushing out excess heat and moisture.… Continue Reading
It’s important to consider local climate conditions when planning steel buildings. Yes, steel buildings are known for their durability and buildings up-to code should be able to withstand straight-line wind speeds of up to 90 mph. However, they’ll still require extra support if, for instance, strong winds frequently blow through the area.… Continue Reading
Behind many homes are small outbuildings called prefab sheds. A prefab, or prefabricated, shed is commonly used for storage or as a workshop space. It can come preassembled or be built from a kit. If you are planning to install a metal shed at the back of your home, you will need to find good metal building components. Here are the key features:… Continue Reading