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 […]

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 […]

Uses for Rebar

Reinforcing steel bars – otherwise known as Rebar for short – are primarily used to help alleviate tension forces that concrete may experience. Concrete on its own is plenty strong enough to go up against most forces of nature, but […]

DIY Metal Surplus Project Ideas

Today is a perfect time to recycle surplus metal into metal surplus projects or metal surplus creations. With terminology like “Vintage”, “Retro”, “Recycled”, and “Eco-Friendly” showing up everywhere, it is easy to see people want meaningful connections between the past […]

15 Iron Gift Ideas for 6th Year Wedding Anniversary

This is for the lovebirds out there! Husbands (and wives) make sure you remember your spouse on their anniversary to make them feel loved and appreciated. First Through Sixth Year Wedding Anniversary Gifts Just in case you do not know […]