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Why It's Necessary to Choose Your Metal Building Foundation According to Climate Conditions

What is a Metal Building Foundation? Metal buildings are some of the most convenient structures on the market; they are strong, durable, and last for years. It's no wonder that they're in such high demand. But do you know what makes or breaks any metal building? It's the foundation. Like all good things, a strong foundation is necessary for creating a high-quality product. Remember the adage, 'a house built on…

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Level the ground for Your New Metal Carport or Custom Metal Building

  So, you’ve chosen a quality metal carport and picked out the perfect spot for it. What now? Whether you’ve purchased a metal carport kit or are planning on having it professionally installed, it’s important to level your site before the first pole is placed.   Site Leveling   Why Leveling Your Site is Important If your site is unlevel by more than four inches, you’re asking for trouble. There…

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Why Cold-Formed Steel Is Quite Possibly the Perfect Building Material

As far as many residential and commercial building projects go, wood is still the gold standard of building material, right? Wrong! Cold-formed steel is stronger and more durable, while also being more flexible. When you get right down it, there’s really a lot to like about cold-formed steel for numerous framing, roof, and wall paneling applications. Codes & standards development for cold-formed steel Cold-formed steel usage as a building material…

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Gauging the Importance of Steel Thickness: Framing and Paneling Gauges for Metal Buildings

  Wood became a popular material for framing and construction over two thousand years ago, but advances in materials and technology have led more and more modern home and business owners to choose cold-formed steel (also referred to as light-gauge steel) as the main structural material for their building applications. What makes light-gauge steel a better building material than wood? Among other features, light-gauge steel is stronger, more durable, more…

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How to Insulate a Metal Storage Building or Metal Shed?

The main reason for insulating a metal storage building or metal sheds, is to reduce the transfer of radiant heat. A lot of energy can be wasted in metal buildings, and good insulation ensures that the carport or any other metal storage building remains warm in winters and cooler in the summers. It also helps to minimize noise filtering from a metal building. Further, if you reside in an area…

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