Which Metal is the Best Conductor of Electricity

Let’s go back to the periodic table to explain which metals best conduct electricity. The number of valence electrons in an atom is what makes a material able to conduct electricity. The outer shell of the atom is the valence. […]

How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

Stainless steel is commonly used to add a polished, modern touch to our bathrooms, kitchens and outdoor living spaces. While it’s beautiful, stainless steel is also a delicate material. You will need to keep your appliances properly maintained to hold […]

Benefits of Stainless Steel

With so many different types of metals on the market, choosing the right one for your home can be confusing. But with all of the benefits that stainless steel touts, selecting the right metal is a no-brainer. Stainless steel is […]

Cooking With Stainless Steel

The holiday season is a time for friends, family, and of course, food. But if you’ve taken the responsibility of preparing a holiday feast for your guests this year, your meal will only be as great as the appliances you […]

Interesting Facts About Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is an ideal metal for many different environments. It’s corrosion resistant and low maintenance, making it desirable for both indoor and outdoor applications. Want to learn more about stainless steel? Here are six interesting links from around the […]

How to Polish Stainless Steel With Olive Oil

At Tampa Steel and Supply, we love our stainless steel for its sleek, contemporary look. However, this “stainless” metal doesn’t always live up to its name, especially when used in the kitchen or exposed to outdoor elements. To keep your stainless […]

Is Stainless Steel Cookware Safe?

Stainless steel is a popular metal known for its durable, versatile and corrosion properties. While stainless steel is used in everything from automobile parts to medical tools, it is also commonly found in kitchens. Are you using stainless steel cookware […]

5 Differences Between Stainless Steel and Aluminum

Whether you realize it or not, it’s nearly impossible to go about your day without coming into contact with stainless steel or aluminum. From your car to your kitchen sink, these two metals are everywhere. Although stainless steel and aluminum […]

Famous Stainless Steel Sculptures

The 1970s were a monumental era for stainless steel, as artists began using the steel s a medium in their work. Since then, sculptors from all over the globe have used stainless steel to craft iconic pieces of art. Here […]