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The Importance of Metal Building Screws

The Little Part that Makes a Big Difference In a recent post on tools, we discussed using a high-performance screw gun with a clutch to install metal building screws. Now let’s look at why that is so important. Start with High-Quality Metal Building Screws Inferior steel buildings with cut-rate screws tend to leak. Not only does a leak make a…

The Nuts and Bolts of a Steel Building

High-Strength Fasteners Connect the Best Metal Buildings An integral part of a pre-engineered steel building system rests on the strength and quality of the bolts, nuts, and screws connecting it. Every building is only as strong as its connections. Nails vs. Screws First, let’s dispense with the controversy over which are stronger, nails or screws. Wood builders contend that nails…

Metal Buildings: Doing It Right, Sealing It Tight

Premium-Quality, Rust-Resistant Fasteners for Steel Buildings The type of fasteners used for metal buildings may seem like an insignificant detail. It is not. Beware of Rust and Corrosion Cheap screws rust out. Rust spreads to the steel panels, streaking the steel panels with unsightly rust discoloration. However, rust is much more than a cosmetic problem. Once rust forms, it spreads.…