4 Uses for Flat Bar

When it comes to steel, versatility is king. That is why items like square/rectangle tubing, angle, and sheets/plate are so popular. They can be utilized in various projects. The same can be said about flat bar. But what is flat […]

How to Choose the Best Steel for Your Project

Sometimes the best things in life are planned – like buying steel. Of course, you will most likely encounter emergency situations on a job site that require you to buy steel the day of and call around to all local […]

FAQs at Tampa Steel & Supply

Summer is almost here. The construction industry is booming. And, if you’re reading this, you’re either about to do one of two things: work on a job site that requires steel or accomplish a household task you’ve been putting off. […]

Steel Frame vs Wood Frame

As the United States begins to enter some sort of normalization since the pandemic occurred, the construction industry has entered a boom. Attributed to the continuing of many paused projects that were started pre-pandemic along with a fruitful housing market, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]