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    How Much Does It Cost to Build a Metal Workshop?

    Do you need extra space to house your power tools and start some epic projects? Maybe you need an easy-to-erect, prefab metal workshop to house your crafts or photography studio. Whether you are taking your hobby to the next level or just tooling around on home projects, you will find the cost to build a… Full Article

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    Pre-engineered Metal Building Project Management Trends

    Every day I get calls from customers who are excited to take the next step in the steel building process. It’s a lot of fun to focus my attention on each venture, ultimately helping each individual person see their dreams become a reality. In fact, the true beauty of Armstrong Steel metal building kits is… Full Article

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    Will Your Steel Garage Hold Up Against Strong Winds?

    Wind can be fun. Put yourself in your favorite convertible for a moment. You’re driving down the highway with the top down and the wind through your hair. Sounds like fun, right? It’s not fun when winds get destructive. In some parts of the country, hurricanes and devastating winds have the potential to cause significant… Full Article

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    Solar Energy and Steel Buildings

    If you watch TV or listen to the radio long enough, or even pay attention to politics, chances are you’re going to hear about renewable energy. It’s clean, affordable, and unlimited. More and more, people are looking for ways to make the world a better place to live. Americans put an emphasis on ‘building green’… Full Article

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    The Armstrong Advantage

    Right now, it’s your tomorrow. Right now, it’s everything. Right now, catch that magic moment. Right now, it means everything. It’s enlightened me, right now. What are you waiting for? Van Halen had to have known these words would become popular when they put pen to paper more than 23 years ago. Their lyrics and… Full Article

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    Steel Industry Gets Big Win

    It’s been a big week for the steel industry. In all actuality, it’s been a big couple of months. In July, a decision handed down by the U.S. Department of Commerce made it difficult for companies from nine different foreign countries to import steel into the United States. Those companies were “dumping” steel into the… Full Article

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    Do’s & Don’ts When Hiring a Steel Building Contractor

    So you decided to buy a pre-engineered steel building. First of all, congratulations on making the right decision! You are well on your way to realizing your dream. Once you go through Armstrong Steel’s Direct Buy program, you’re ready for the final step: delivery and erection. As you go through the process, you might realize… Full Article

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    5 Great Construction Safety Tips

    According to the United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the nation on any given day. These workers build our roads, houses and buildings and maintain the world’s infrastructure.  At Armstrong Steel, we have joined forces with some of the… Full Article

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    Steel Buildings 101: Self-Framing Windows

    You need windows. We’re not talking about a computer operating system here. When you’re figuring out the cost of a steel building, it’s important to include windows in your initial budget. When it comes to windows, don’t let cost be the first factor in deciding what kind of window to use. The best window for… Full Article

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    6 Ways To Raise Money For Your Practice Field

    High School football season is approaching, if it hasn’t begun already. Your team needs a new practice field, and it’s not going to pay for itself! Not to mention, you’ll need to erect a prefab steel building to house equipment, a bathroom and a locker room. Luckily, there are more than a few ways to… Full Article