10 Benefits of Galvanized Steel

Corrosion of metal happens especially with construction projects. Sustainability is a significant factor when choosing materials and contractors, due to enforced regulations as well as conscious and ethical decisions, to ensure that buildings are as sustainable as possible. Hot Dip Galvanizing […]

What Is Galvanized Metal?

If you’re new to the world of metal and steel supply, you may have heard the word galvanize thrown around a few times. But what does galvanized mean? Tampa Steel and Supply is here to provide you with all the […]

Benefits of Cable Railing

If you have a beautiful view at your home or business, whether overlooking the mountains, oceans, or cityscape, you want to be able to see it. Railing is necessary to keep everyone safe, but you don’t need to obstruct your […]

How To Save Time + Money Buying Steel

We know you don’t make money at the steel shop. You only make money once you have the material in your possession, cut to your desired sizes, and ready to install. However, to get to that point you need to […]

Inside Steel: Tips from Sales Reps

As we’ve covered before, buying steel isn’t the simplest process. Some knowledge is necessary to make your purchase successful. Now, what’s the best source of knowledge you could get when it comes to steel? The people who sell it, of […]

Methods of Galvanization

We all know the rule of thumb when it comes to purchasing goods: the better the quality, the more it will cost. And it is no different when it comes to steel and corrosion protection. That is where galvanization comes […]

Mild Steel vs Stainless Steel

What Is the Difference Between Stainless Steel and Mild Steel? One of the most frequent questions we receive from our customers, from novice to experienced, is what exactly is the difference between mild steel and stainless steel? Sure, aesthetically you […]

Expanded Metal Uses

If you’ve ever walked the streets of a city, you’ve walked over expanded metal. If you’ve ever taken a seat on a bench in the park during a crisp fall day, chances are you’ve sat on expanded metal. And, if […]

Types of Rebar

The saying “bend but don’t break” is usually served to describe subpar defenses in a sports setting. However, with rebar, it is a way of life. Rebar is traditionally paired with structural concrete to reinforce the amount of stress and […]