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  1. General Discussion
    I have used a number of protective paints / coatings / epoxies over the years to protect mild steel from oxidization and the general ravages of the outdoors. What is your favorite product to use to protect mild steel in an exterior setting? I have a project with some structural steel that will...
  2. Commercial Construction
    Hi guys; My company has leased a small office in an existing bldg. As part of the lease we build it out. It's about 700sq ft. and square so I simply drafted out the blue prints etc. On my enhanced fire wall attachment; the MPC kicked back the plans and has asked: Provide more detail as to...
  3. General Discussion
    Hello all! I have been searching and searching online for a metal building. However, I was wondering if anyone has had any good (or bad) experiences with a particular company. I also wanted to know if anyone has heard or has had experience with priceabuilding.com. I dont want to get...
  4. Remodeling
    I am curious what I would have to use, if possible at all, to replace a wooden beam in the floor of my house. I want to use a steel i-beam if possible. The span is 25' and I do not want to sacrifice strength. I simply want to have more head room where the beam is located....thanks. It is for...
  5. Insulation
    This looks really impressive. I'm looking into building the ultimate shop/apartment and I want to do a steel structure with 12" of fiberglass - this method looks great. any thoughts on pros/cons with this idea? looks very good in everyway. I haven't seen a system quite like it, but I'm not a...
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