How Steel Buildings Can Last A Lifetime

June 26, 2017 0

Steel buildings offer surprising cost advantages over other building materials. This is important, especially because the creation and purchase of any building is quite the investment. When it comes to building structures for commercial purposes such as operations and maintenance buildings, factories, churches, retail spaces, etc., longevity is a factor in how cost effective a […] Read More

Steps To Take When Hiring A General Contractor

June 26, 2017 0

Hiring a commercial general contractor in Amarillo, Texas can be difficult and it’s not because they are hard to find. In fact, general contractors are everywhere. It seems like a new one shows up on Google Maps every day. Hiring a contractor can be like comparing apples to apples. On the surface, they look exactly […] Read More

The Most Famous Steel Buildings Ever Created

June 26, 2017 0

For the past 150 years, steel has shown to be a vital building material in every corner of the globe. During the Industrial Revolution, an inexpensive way to produce mass quantities of steel was discovered. It was then that steel began to grow as a building material. These structures are more than beautiful. They highlight […] Read More

How Steel Will Save the World

June 26, 2017 0

According to the World Steel Organization, by the year 2050, 2 billion people will be living in the world’s cities. This will create a drain on resources and energy. Engineers will need to find better ways to construct new buildings so they are sustainable and environmentally friendly. The answer to this problem lies in an […] Read More

How General Contractors Keep A Job Site Safe

June 26, 2017 0

Creative Commons License It’s no secret that the construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries to work in. Consider these facts from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):  In 2013, 4,585 construction workers were killed on the job, that’s more than 12 deaths each day.  Fatal work injuries involving contractors make up […] Read More

How To Build A Strong Relationship With Your General Contractor

June 26, 2017 0

  Hiring a general contractor for a commercial construction job is a lot like marriage. It takes open and honest communication, diffusing conflict before it gets out of hand, considering the other person’s needs and being respectful of one another. It takes effort to create a strong, lasting relationship. Hiring a general contractor can either […] Read More

Steel Vs. Wood For Commercial Construction Projects

June 26, 2017 0

Buildings can either be built with a wood frame or a steel frame. Wood is meant for houses and residential construction, not for business places or skyscrapers. Here’s how steel clearly wins over wood for large scale building projects. Steel is stronger. In fact, steel is 33 times stronger than wood, according to HGTV Remodels. […] Read More

Health Benefits Of Steel Buildings

June 26, 2017 0

We already know that steel is a widely versatile, strong, and cost effective building material. However, one lesser known benefit to utilizing a steel building in Amarillo is the fact that steel buildings offer some surprising advantages over other materials when it comes to the health and safety of occupants. Steel buildings create a healthier […] Read More

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