When planning for your metal building, it is crucial to consider the type of roof the structure will have. The roof is an extremely important aspect of any steel structure, as the roof’s design affects the cost, the amount of interior space, energy performance and the aesthetics of your building. There are several options in roof shape, finish and accessories that must be considered.
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Cees and zees are a critical component of many metal buildings. Also known as “secondary structurals”, these secondary framing components run in between primary framing elements, creating a structure-within-a-structure, much like cross-beams in a wooden building.
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Square tubing is commonly used in industrial and domestic settings because of the numerous benefits it provides. Industries value square tubing for its strength and ability to withstand extremes of temperature, pressure and destructive elements. In domestic settings, square tubes are used in appliances, pipes and fencing. Here are just a few of the many benefits and applications of square tubing.
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You have a variety of options when it comes to fencing your property, from affordable chain link to high-end glass or even metal. They all have their advantages, but pipe fencing can be an ideal choice for numerous reasons. Before deciding on a material and design for your fencing, make sure to note a few of those advantages we will list in this article.
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Texas weather is warming up, the trees are blossoming, and we are beginning to get some moisture. Many of us are coming out of hibernation mode as we spend more time outside, both working and playing. It is the time of year that we want to spruce up our homes and landscapes with a little Spring cleaning. As a steel building owner, your Spring cleaning routine should extend to your structure. This is the ideal time of year to perform regular maintenance on your building and inspect it for damage or other issues. Fortunately, the maintenance for steel buildings is minimal compared to other types of buildings. Here are a few Spring cleaning and maintenance tips.
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Many bargain shoppers are familiar with the seasonality purchasing strategy. The sales and discounts pop up every year around the same time, when retailers offer steep price declines to clear their shelves. These sales assist retailers prepare for the upcoming season while also helping consumers find quality goods at cheaper prices. While seasonality is often associated with the purchase of household items or other small items, the strategy also applies to bigger purchases, including steel metal buildings. If you are in the early stages of project planning, you should consider ordering your steel metal building sooner rather than later. Seasonality is one factor, but there are a few more that make the early months of the year a prime time for getting your project started.
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Owners — and prospective owners — of metal buildings in Bastrop frequently want to know how much maintenance is necessary, and what they need to do. One of the many benefits of steel metal buildings is that there is little maintenance involved. However, little maintenance should not be confused with no maintenance. Here are a few important things to do when it comes to maintaining your Bastrop steel metal building.
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Steel has become the ideal construction medium for warehouses and other industrial buildings in Brenham for numerous reasons. Not only are Brenham steel metal buildings economical and durable, they also provide the simplest solution for building designs requiring large expanses of open space as well as significant design flexibility.
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If you are looking to invest in a metal building in the rural Houston or rural Austin areas, DDM Buildings has you covered. We have a large selection of metal building styles and colors to choose from. Our metal buildings are designed look good and engineered to last. Over the years, DDM Buildings has been commissioned to design and fabricate many different types and styles of metal structures, including buildings with gambrel roofs, sloped roofs with mansard eaves, portable buildings, emergency and even disaster relief housing, specifically for the rural Houston and rural Austin areas. This article will discuss the different styles of metal buildings we have designed for both Houston and Austin, so you know which one best suits your needs.
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If this is your first time purchasing a rural Houston metal building or a rural Austin metal building, then there are some important factors you should consider. Every Houston and Austin area steel building project is unique, but they all share a common quality; its inception begins with a simple idea, and a call to action. As you begin to picture your steel building project, take the following factors into account and be ready for every step of the process.
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