Your commercial metal carport offers the best benefits when placed in a location that suits them the most. For this reason, one essential thing you should consider before constructing your metal carport is the location. Not only will it affect your experience, but choosing the ideal spot for your metal carport is very important for its durability and functionality.… Continue Reading
Snow may look nice on your metal building, but too much of it can become detrimental to its structure. Newly fallen snow can usually weigh 10 to 12 pounds per cubic foot on your roof, but its density can change when it sits too long and starts to melt. On average, the snow can weigh up to 16 to 30 pounds per cubic foot depending on its depth, sometimes even more if rain conditions occur!
A steel shed is an ideal storage space for all your tools, equipment and other important items. However, it can be appealing to wildlife, especially mice, rats and certain insects. Once they move into your steel shed, they can damage your belongings, spread diseases and deteriorate the materials and components of the whole structure. As the local source of pre-engineered steel buildings, we recommend these tips to keep small critters out of your shed.
In today’s market, there are many kinds of fencing materials available that you can use to enclose your property – from chain links to traditional wooden fencing or even glass. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages and getting the right one largely depends on your unique needs as well as your own personal preferences. However, in today’s post, one of Texas’s top fabricators of pre-engineered steel buildings makes a strong case for steel pipe fencing and shares three of its key benefits.
Hailstorms cause over $1-billion worth of damage to buildings and property every year, and unfortunately, the forecast doesn’t look too promising. Over the last 20 years, hailstorms have become worse in frequency and strength. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has even placed Texas as the worst-hit in 2015 with 783 storms in a single year. While pre-engineered steel buildings are designed to be more resistant to hail impact damage than most other types of buildings, they can still get hit pretty hard.