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. […]

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 […]

How To Save Time + Money Buying Steel

We know you don’t make money at the steel shop. You only make money once you have the material in your possession, cut to your desired sizes, and ready to install. However, to get to that point you need to […]

Inside Steel: Tips from Sales Reps

As we’ve covered before, buying steel isn’t the simplest process. Some knowledge is necessary to make your purchase successful. Now, what’s the best source of knowledge you could get when it comes to steel? The people who sell it, of […]

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, […]

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 […]