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  • What Roof Style Will You Choose For Your Metal Building?

    Remember the old Burger King slogan, “Have it your way?” While I might have some pretty awesome grill skills, I’m not talking about burgers here. If you think you might be interested in a metal building, you truly have a lot of options when it comes to the exterior design of your structure. You can… Full Article

  • How to Plan for the Perfect Steel Airplane Hangar

    Whether flying is a hobby or your business, you’ll need a place for your Cessna, Piper, or jet aircraft to call home. Nowadays, steel is the industry standard for airplane hangars across the country. In fact, a report from the U.S. Department of Defense says that “the superstructure of the hangar bay shall be a steel… Full Article

  • 5 Signs You Might Need More Space

    If you have mastered the art of cramming your belongings into every nook and cranny of your house, or your closets are bursting at the seams, it may be time to look into more storage space. A steel garage is one of the most economical, durable and versatile solutions on the market today, and they… Full Article

  • The Peculiar Thing about a Roof Only Steel Building

    Perhaps one of the most nonsensical engineering wonders that you’re going to encounter on your ranch or farm or even in your backyard is the ‘roof only’ structure – and why it should usually cost more than a building with four walls, doors, and windows. Perhaps you’ve got hay to store, a tractor to keep… Full Article

  • How to Plan for the Perfect Steel Barn

    Are you dreaming of the perfect steel barn? You don’t have to dream any longer. First, what are the characteristics of the perfect barn? To me, a barn should be cool in the summer, and warm in the winter. It should house all your animals or store your farm equipment and keep things safe and… Full Article

  • The Direct Buy Process: What are Approval Drawings?

    First of all, let me be the first to congratulate you on buying your new pre-engineered metal building. At Armstrong Steel, we realize this purchase is the culmination of years of thought, planning and saving. Now it’s a reality, and we’re ready to help you along the way. Remember, it’s not everyday that you buy… Full Article

  • Controlling the Temperature in Metal Buildings

    You have questions when it comes to your metal building. That’s perfectly fine, because I have answers. When it comes to heating and cooling a metal building, I get a lot of questions from concerned clients that don’t know where to begin. While there are several design options to consider, my main goal is to… Full Article

  • How To Build Your Fantasy NASCAR Garage

    Whether you are storing your everyday SUV, an old classic or working on a stock car to race at your local circle track, your garage is a direct reflection of your commitment to cars. Are you organized? Do each one of your tools have a specific place on the wall? Do you wish your garage… Full Article

  • Top 10 Most Interesting Metal Buildings

    Metal buildings don’t have to be a four sided structure with uniform windows. While I respect and admire the clean lines of classic architecture, there are some buildings which deserve attention for their outrageous and one-of-a-kind architecture. The following structures are just a few of the interesting metal buildings that have caught my eye recently. 1. Experience… Full Article

  • 7 Things to Know When ‘Finishing’ a First Time Steel Building Project

    A Steel Building – the name alone sometimes sends the wrong message about the aesthetic possibilities. Some people envision a boxy warehouse. Some people might think of a rounded military-bunker, Quonset hut or a shed like structure. Sure, these are steel buildings, but are they your only options?   Absolutely not! Creative engineering has given… Full Article