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Installing Windows in Metal Buildings

Any Style Window Can Be Used In Steel Building Window Installation Steel building window installation is quick and easy. You may choose any style window that you would use in any other building for a steel building. No Limits on Windows in Metal Buildings Most metal building suppliers offer metal building windows in several styles and colors. Designed specifically for the metal building industry, these windows allow light and ventilation into the structure. However, there are some limitations on window placement… Read More

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How to Prevent Ice Dams

How to Prevent Ice Dams Winter can be beautiful and picturesque, but it can also wreak havoc on buildings. Those sparkling icicles hanging from your roof could be hiding a major problem: ice dams. An ice dam is a ridge of ice that develops on the edge your roof, preventing snow from draining off the roof. Ice dams rip gutters from their moorings, loosen asphalt shingles, and warp and rot wood sheathing. The water from snow gets backed up behind… Read More

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Vampire Power Bites into Your Energy Budget

How Standby Power Wastes Your Electricity As you read this, “vampire power” is quietly sucking money from your pocket. So diabolic is this insidious electricity-guzzling ghoul that you never even know you are being robbed. Standby Power Here is the real shocker: your appliances and electronic devices are lying to you. They pretend to be turned off. Don’t believe it. Most electrical products continue to draw small amounts of currents even when turned off. The current used by appliances and… Read More

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Metal Buildings Save Money on Operating Costs

The Lifecycle Advantages of Pre-engineered Steel Structures Metal buildings save money on purchasing and construction. However, the greatest savings happen over the lifetime of the structure. Smart investors look not only at the initial costs of building, but also at the lifecycle costs. This cradle-to-the-grave philosophy counts the cost over the years of using the structure. Buying a cheap, inferior structure does not save in the long run if it costs too much to operate and maintain. Looking Beyond the… Read More

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7 Ways Steel Buildings Save Money on Construction

How Building Kit Construction Cuts Building Costs Well-made steel buildings save money when you buy, as you build, and as you occupy them. Steel building costs are lower when you buy, as you build, and as you occupy them. Let’s look at the ways metal building costs are lower during the construction of a pre-engineered metal building. Time Is Money in Construction The longer it takes to finish the building, the more the project costs. Pre-engineered steel buildings save money… Read More

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How Buying a Steel Building Saves Money

Cut the Purchase Price of a Structure with Steel Buying a steel building saves money during three phases: At the initial purchase During construction During use This blog covers how a reputable steel building company with a premium product cuts up-front costs. The next blog shows the reasons a steel building saves money during construction. The final blog explains how metal buildings save on operating costs. How Steel Buildings Provide the Best Price Pre-engineered metal buildings dominate the low-rise market… Read More

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How to Buy Insulated Windows

Tips on Choosing Energy Efficient Windows Insulated windows for steel buildings save money, decrease energy usage, make the home or building more comfortable, and increase the value of the structure. Choosing insulated windows over single pane windows is a no-brainer for new construction. Replacing energy wasting, uninsulated windows with high-performance windows in existing structures makes sense, too— especially in bitterly cold or extremely hot climates. How do you choose which kind of insulated window to buy? Here are a few… Read More

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5 Tips for Choosing Energy Efficient Appliances

TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY WHEN YOU BUY—AND AS YOU USE— APPLIANCES Energy efficient appliances carry two price tags: the purchase price and the usage cost. Many appliances cost more to operate over their lifetime than they do to purchase. To make sure you getting the greatest bang for your buck, look at the total price for new appliances— both the cost to buy and the cost of appliance electricity consumption. The following tips for saving energy will help you evaluate… Read More

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