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Can I Install Metal Roofing Over Shingles? Read more

Can I Install Metal Roofing Over Shingles?

One of the biggest advantages of metal roofing is that it is light-weight – making it the perfect material to install over an existing asphalt shingle roof. However, there are some considerations you should think about before installing a new metal roof over an existing roof.

Things To Consider Before Installing Metal Over An Existing Shingle Roof

5 Great Agricultural Uses for Metal Buildings Read more

5 Great Agricultural Uses for Metal Buildings

Anyone who works in agriculture knows that equipment, stock, feed, and other assets on a farm are vulnerable to the elements. Getting the most out of these assets - at the most basic level - involves covering them and providing protection from rain, sun, and extreme temperatures. Metal buildings and pole barns are great solutions to this age-old problem.

But, with modern manufacturing techniques and materials technologies, metal buildings have become an affordable, easy to install, and extremely durable option for modern agriculture needs.

Today’s metal structures are more than just [...]

What Will I Need To Install A Metal Roof? Read more

What Will I Need To Install A Metal Roof?

Considering that metal roofing is durable, energy-efficient, eco-friendly, and attractive, it’s no surprise that it’s surging in popularity as more aesthetic options have become available. Whether facing sun or snow, rain or ice, metal roofing can withstand the elements longer – and remain attractive and functional longer – than other roofing materials, making it the perfect option whether you are a homeowner or business planning new construction, or replacing an older or dilapidated roofing material.

In addition to its strength and sustainability, metal roofing can be repainted instead of being replaced, and according to the Metal Roofing Alliance, can last up to 50 years or more, increasing the resale value of your home or business, and has qualities that can even lower your insurance costs. Here’s what you’ll need in order to successfully complete your [...]

Tube Framed vs. Iron Framed Metal Buildings: Which is Better? Read more

Tube Framed vs. Iron Framed Metal Buildings: Which is Better?

Metal buildings are versatile structures that when constructed properly can last for generations. They are also good for the environment—steel and iron are the most recycled materials in the world.


When shopping around for a metal building, especially pre-fab metal buildings like carports and storage buildings, inevitably the question comes up: tube frame or red iron frame?


Both choices have their advantages and drawbacks. Here is how to decide whether tube framing or iron framing is right for your project.

ADCO Metals Launches New Product Line Read more

ADCO Metals Launches New Product Line

Lacombe-based ADCO is now offering its rigid framed metal buildings with a hot-dipped galvanized coating. This helps to prevent rust and make the buildings last longer.

Lacombe LA: ADCO Metals and Delan Hale are pleased to announce the launch of a new product line from the company. The new product release is designed to prevent rust and make rigid framed metal buildings last longer. The structurally premium metal is coated with a hot-dipped galvanized surface. The resulting structures are energy efficient and corrosion-resistant. The galvanization of steel describes a process of treating steel to make it more resistant against corrosion and rust. While there are various ways to complete the galvanization process, hot dipping is usually considered to be the preferred method.

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