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    How Do You Get the “Juice” to Your Job Site?

    While each construction site may be different, they all have one thing in common: they all require some sort of steady power supply. That isn’t always easy, considering sometimes a steel building erection site is in a remote location, and sometimes it’s in the middle of a busy city block. The ability to harness electricity… Full Article

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    Storing Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings Before Erecting Them

    It’s not your birthday or Christmas, but somehow this day has a similar feel to it. Today is the day you take delivery of your pre-engineered metal building kit! Maybe you remember waking up on Christmas morning and running to the tree to see what Santa left you, right? After months or years of planning,… Full Article

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    Can You Save Money on Insurance Costs by Building with Steel?

    Natural disasters are impossible to predict, and we constantly have to deal with the aftermath. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre estimated that 220,000 people in the U.S. were displaced or removed from their homes due to natural disasters in 2013. It’s a startling fact when you put it in global terms; 22 million people lost… Full Article

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    Myths Busted: The 4 Most Common Misconceptions About Steel Buildings

    There’s a lot of information about steel buildings out there. Several misconceptions about pre-engineered steel buildings are keeping you from pulling the trigger, and sadly, they’re not true. We’re here to help you debunk four myths about steel buildings so you can get started on your next project right away. “Steel Buildings are too expensive.”… Full Article

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    5 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Steel Building

    As a first time builder, one of the greatest rewards of a steel building purchase is being able to complete a project yourself, from the very beginning to the very end. I like to say, “from conception to completion.” In fact, customers often tell us that their steel building is the culmination of years of… Full Article

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    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

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    Why a Steel Building is the Most Important Piece of Farm Equipment

    Cultivators. Balers. Air Seeders. Mowers. Grinders. Combines. Corn Pickers. Harvesters. Diggers. Grain Bins. Hay Heads. Plows. Tillers. If you’re a farmer, you’ve used one of these pieces of equipment at one time or another. Chances are you’ve used all of them. Which is the most important? Every single machine has its own function and importance… Full Article

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    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