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Adding Security to Your Metal Buildings

Metal buildings and carports are durable and can withstand a lot of abuse from the weather. The same sturdy construction that makes them so stable also creates a minor amount of security, but you’ll need to do some upgrading if you want to store anything valuable in the structure. Metal buildings are easily modified to increase their security, beginning at the doors and windows and ending with measures that keep criminals from even approaching the area.
Alarms at All Entry Points
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Start Your Profitable Lawn Care Business with a Steel Shed

The booming economy has everyday people seriously considering going into business for themselves, and a cost-effective steel shed may be just the facility to get a lawn care operation off the ground. These versatile commercial grade structures deliver all the amenities of a brick and mortar building…

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Insulation Options for Metal Carports

Whether you have a regular roof carport, A-frame carport or vertical roof carport, proper insulation is vital for comfort—especially if the area is utilized regularly. While galvanized steel metal roofing his highly resilient to the weather and elements, it is a highly conductive material. Essent…

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Should You Choose a Used or New Metal Carport?

After yet another summer storm damages your car with hail or failing branches, it’s natural to decide to get a carport as soon as possible. As you shop for metal carports, you may find what seem like great deals on used models. However, used carports don’t tend to age quite as well as most used cars…

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6 Tips for Turning a Metal Building into Your Mancave

Man caves are all the rage  as a way for men to dedicate space to their hobbies and interests. Rather than being regulated to a dark basement or cramped guest room, men who enjoy model airplanes, video gaming, or woodworking can build as much space as they need. Metal buildings and carports are ide…

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Sustainable Metal Buildings

According to the American Iron and Steel Institute, the use of steel as a sustainable building material is growing. Steel is one of the most recyclable materials on the planet. The AISI states that structural steel can be recycled entirely with a 98 percent recovery rate. Construction steel has a sl…

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Moisture Control in Metal Buildings

Homeowners that choose open-sided carports may expect the occasional rain blowing in sideways under the roof edge, but most people purchasing fully enclosed metal buildings need waterproof storage. Controlling moisture inside of a metal carport or similar structure requires more than just basic encl…

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Turning A Metal Building Into A Comfortable Home

The sticker shock that comes from shopping for a new or custom home from a traditional builder leads many people to think outside of the box for more unique construction methods. When you start shopping around and notice how much square footage you can get for a low price with prefabricated metal bu…

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Why Are Metal Buildings the Green Construction Choice?

Green construction is transforming from a short-term trend into a long-term industry goal, and many homeowners are glad to see their options expand for more earth-friendly building. However, don’t overlook some materials that have been available for years that were always a little greener than you…

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5 Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency For Metal Buildings

While galvanized steel paneling may make metal carports durable and long-lasting, the material also tends to transfer heat readily between the interior and exterior of these buildings. This has led to metal buildings developing an unfair reputation that they are inefficient to try to heat or cool. W…

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