Reasons to Use I-Beams in Construction

Ever walk into a warehouse and look up? What you will find more times than not are I-beams. Those I-beams are most likely being utilized as the framework for the building and other support structures. A beam, metal or wooden, […]

Surplus Steel Uses

Whether you’re looking for cheap material on the job site or have a small budget for a project at home, look toward surplus steel to fit your needs. Surplus steel has plenty of advantages – good for the environment, durable, […]

Surplus Steel Benefits

You just got tasked with purchasing steel for a project. What do you do? Well, you could go to a steel supplier/warehouse and get all new material. That wouldn’t be a bad idea but depending on your needs, it may […]

Diamond Plate Benefits and Uses

In the world of steel, there are plenty of plates and sheets. They vary in thickness, durability, and uses. However, when it comes to diamond plate – whether steel or aluminum – it’s distinct in its benefits and overall look. […]

4 Reasons to Use Diamond Plate in Your Truck Bed

If you work in any sector of construction, you most likely own a pick-up truck. And if you do own a pick-up truck, it’s most likely one of your most prized possessions. That said, you would do anything to make […]

Best Tools to Use When Cutting Angle Iron

Cutting through metal can be a tedious, time-consuming task. This is especially true if you’re doing multiple cuts needing precision. This is a problem many people come into when purchasing steel angles for the first time. Most likely because they […]

Ways to Use Round Bar & Square Bar

Are you a welder looking for a material to practice on? Do you want the rustic look of steel as part of your décor? Or, do you simply want the practical advantages of steel while benefiting from the aesthetics of […]

Why Steel Is Used in Residential Construction

You’ve just purchased a home. You want to tear down the house so you can start from scratch. Now you’re faced with the question of what materials and what look you’re going for in the home of your dreams. A […]

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 […]