Metal Builder

The popularity of metal buildings is explored through news, features and product profiles, geared toward the professional builder.

Metalmaster Roofmaster success story featured

The story of how Metalmaster Roofmaster began as a small gutter and downspout business and grew into one of the largest commercial sheet metal and roofing contractors in North America is told in a six-page article in the March issue … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Gutter Products, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Products, Profiles, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged Metal Master Roof Master, Metal Roof Snow Guard, Metalmaster Roofmaster, Roof Attachments, Sno Gem, SnoGem, snow retention | Leave a comment

Video: Making of the new Galaxy FBO at the Lone Star Executive Airport

A time lapse video published Jan 13, 2014 on YouTube by GalaxyFBO. This incredible video shows the year-long construction process of the new Galaxy FBO at the Lone Star Executive Airport (KCXO) in Conroe, Texas.

Posted in Construction Videos, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged airport hangar, Galaxy FBO, Lone Star Executive Airport, metal building | Leave a comment

Lessons learned for builders from the Joplin tornado: Government report released

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final report  for its technical investigation of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo.—the deadliest tornado in the United States in the 64 years that official records … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Post Frame, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs | Tagged building disasters, building failures, national institute of standards and technology, nist | Leave a comment

When is a metal building a pimple?

In Ingelside on the Bay, Texas, along Corpus Christi Bay, residents are questioning the issue: when is a metal building a pimple? According to an article on aransaspassprogress.com, an increasing number of large metal buildings in residential areas are popping … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products | Tagged Ingelside by the Bay, metal buildings | Leave a comment

Opus Virtual Offices Offers Roofers Opportunity

While on the roof, roofers are difficult to reach. But by having a professional receptionist answer their phones, roofing companies can now present a professional image and convert business at a higher rate than before. Traditionally, if customers are in … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Residential, Supplier News | Tagged metal roofing, opus, roofers, virtual office | Leave a comment

UNA-CLAD Delta Panels Now Come in Perforated Options

INDIANAPOLIS – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” portfolio of products, announced today its existing UNA-CLAD™ Delta Concealed Fastener Panels are now available in perforated profiles. The Delta Series, an … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Products, RB March 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged concealed fastener panels, Firestone Building Products, una-clad | Leave a comment

Bigger and better: Nothing about this metal building project was small

- By Sharon Thatcher – When Tri-M Construction got its first opportunity to general contract a project in a high-end air community near Benton, Kan., it did so in a big way.  What resulted was the largest project thus far … Read more »

Posted in Doors & Windows, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products, RB March 2014, Rural Builder Green, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs | Tagged GBS Enterprises, Greg Soelter, Miles Millspaugh, PowerLift Hyrdraulic Doors, Stearman Estates, Tri-M Construction | Leave a comment

Safety first: How to select fire rated systems for your clients

- By Charles Praeger – It’s not always easy to check every box on a client’s check list. Some customers  need guidance to understand what is feasible, as well as reassurance to validate decisions. For those with safety as the … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products, RB March 2014, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged charles praeger, fire rated buildings, MBMA, metal building manufacturers association, metal buildings | Leave a comment

Metal Sales Brings New Life to Historic Building

Transit-Oriented Development Project Utilizes Metal Panels. Metal Sales roof and wall panels balance the old and new at the AB&W Building at 157 Washington Street in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. The former auto showroom and candy factory site was redeveloped as a mixed-use building with retail … Read more »

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Open Houses Set For March 18-19 At Englert Tenn. Field Offices

Englert, Inc. will be holding open houses for customers and prospects Tuesday, March 18 at the company’s Knoxville Field Service Center and Wednesday, March 19 at its new Nashville center. The Knoxville daylong event will be held from 8 a.m. … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Gutters, Industry Experts, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing | Tagged Englert, march 18, march 19, open house, Tenn. | Leave a comment