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, […]

How to Get Your Home Memorial Day Ready

It’s that time of year again! Burgers being flipped, hot dogs being pressed with grill marks, and pools being swam in – summer is around the corner. But as we all know, the official kickoff to summer is Memorial Day […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Expanded Metal

Now, you may know some of the uses of expanded metal: grilling, ventilation, walkways, or stairs; however, not all expanded metal is built the same. There are various types of expanded metal – each created to fulfill a different need […]