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Breathe Easier with Metal Buildings- Part 2

Two Reasons Mold Does Not Grow in Steel Buildings As we discussed in the first article, pre-engineered metal buildings do not outgas and pollute indoor air like lumber and wood building materials do. However, that is only part of the story. Building with steel improves indoor air quality other ways, too. Steel is Mold Resistant There are over 100,000 types of mold. Like all growing things, mold needs two resources to start and flourish: food and water. Mold and mildew… Read More

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Breathe Easier with Metal Buildings- Part 1

How Steel Buildings Reduce Indoor Pollution Metal buildings provide significant advantage for chemically sensitive people. They will literally breathe easier in a pre-engineered steel building. Why? Metal buildings improve indoor air quality. How? Several benefits of prefabricated steel buildings work keep the air clear. Steel is Inorganic Like any other plant, wood can cause allergies. Wood dust itself can be aggravating to many people, causing breathing problems, eye irritation, and skin rashes. During the aging of an organic building material,… Read More

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7 Ways Steel Buildings Resist Damage from the Elements

Pre-engineered Steel Buildings vs. Mother Nature Whether for agricultural, commercial, industrial, or personal use, a building represents an investment.  Pre-engineered steel buildings protect your investment— as well as its contents.  When winds howl, lightning flashes, fire rages, or the earth trembles, prefabricated steel buildings stand up to the challenge better than traditionally constructed structures. Engineer-certified to meet or exceed all local building codes, commercial-grade steel framing provides maximum damage protection for your investment.  Here are just seven of the many… Read More

In Health and Steel Buildings, Steel Building Benefits

7 Health Benefits of Steel Buildings

Breathing Easier with Pre-engineered Metal Buildings People do not think often enough about health issues when building.  Pre-engineered steel buildings supply a number of health benefits. The choices made about building materials affect the environment, certainly, both in the present and long term.  However, eco considerations aside, building material choices also affect the health and well-being of the structures’ occupants. 1. Steel Buildings Avoid Chemical Termite Treatments Lumber often requires pressure treating with harsh chemicals to provide at least some… Read More

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Mold-Free Metal Buildings

Prevent mold and fungus by choosing pre-fabricated metal buildings. Mold is a fungus that thrives on two things: moisture and organic material. It breeds and spreads, filling the air you breathe with its insidious spores. Mold infiltrates a building so covertly. You don’t know it’s there until you suddenly spot “something” in that corner, or you notice a musty, earthy, odor like rotting leaves. Your eyes and nose are usually the first to pick up on the presence of a… Read More

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