6 Types of Bollards

If you’ve ever been to a gas station, grocery store, or anywhere that a car enters or exits, chances are you’ve encountered a bollard. Now, you may not have known the name for the protective barrier other than “that pole […]

8 Materials Used in The Construction of Bollards

The world of bollards is wide and expansive. From the type of bollards that exist to their utilization, the protective measure is diverse as it is secure. However, the materials bollards can be created from also range in a wide […]

The Truth About Wrought Iron

The next time you think you see a wrought iron gate on a structure less than 100 years old, think again; it’s probably mild steel! Wrought iron is a crude alloy with a carbon content below 1%. It doesn’t meet […]

Iron Fence vs Aluminum Fence, Which Should I Go With?

Congratulations! You have decided to put up a fence around your home or business? This fence can give you a lot of benefits — security, beauty, protection, noise barrier, value and peace of mind. Not sure which kind of material […]

H-Beam vs I-Beam

The question of the day! Do you know how H-beams and I-beams are used differently? Keep reading and we will help you answer this important question. In the construction industry, many people still cannot explain this information properly. Steel beams […]

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 […]

The Sunshine State: Once Upon a Time the Steel State?

Today, people sometimes react with surprise when they discover that sunny Florida once served as an important wartime steel fabrication center in the U.S. The fascinating relationship between steel and the Sunshine State is an interesting chapter in our state’s […]

Building Materials Explained: ETFE and PTFE

When we picture the construction of the impossibly tall skyscrapers of New York or the industrial neighborhoods in our own town, steel and the like typically comes to mind. But if you work in the construction industry, you likely deal […]