How to Remove Rust From Metal

We’re often asked, “How can I remove rust from metal?” There are actually several remedies you can try to get the rust off of your metal. First, let’s explore what causes rust and how to prevent rust in the first […]

Metal Facts

Metals are interesting, overlooked — and everywhere! In fact, it’s estimated that about 75% of known elements in the world are metals. Metals are used in so many ways that we see, use, and enjoy in our everyday lives, and […]

Can You Weld Pot Metal?

There are many questions about welding pot metal. This is a popular way to reuse the scrap metal that you have leftover from your welding. Let’s dig into what pot metal is, the welding process for pot metals, and the […]

How is Aluminium Welded?

A common question is, “How is aluminum welded?” Aluminum can be very tricky to weld, so you need to be careful when doing so. This article will outline how difficult it is to weld aluminum, how to weld it, what […]

Galvanized Steel Raised Garden Bed DIY

There are many ways to DIY your very own galvanized steel raised garden bed. This article will explain why you should use raised gardening beds, the pros of raised gardening beds, the tools and various materials you will need for […]

Can You Weld Aluminum to Steel?

We get many welding questions here at Tampa Steel & Supply. One of the most common welding questions is, “can you weld aluminum to steel?” Let’s explore the different ways you can weld aluminum to steel and some safety tips […]

Can You Weld Stainless Steel?

Many people ask us about their metal needs, especially when it comes to welding their materials. A common question we get is, “can you weld stainless steel?” This article explains what stainless steel is, if it’s hard to weld, what […]

Can You Paint Galvanized Steel?

A common question at Tampa Steel & Supply is, “can you paint galvanized steel?” This blog post will explain what galvanized steel is, if you can paint galvanized steel, the tools and materials you would need, and the four easy […]

Does Stainless Steel Turn Green?

A frequent question at Tampa Steel & Supply is, “does stainless steel turn green?” We know how common stainless steel is, from jewelry to appliances, to handmade art. We know you want to keep your stainless steel as perfect as […]

How to Etch Stainless Steel

Many people think it is difficult to etch stainless steel. However, this is only sometimes the case. It is relatively simple to etch stainless steel at home for a low cost. This article will outline what etching stainless steel is, […]