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FastFrame Small Cabin 2 steel framing
25
May

Steel Framing – The Green Choice

Steel Framing - The Green Choice Cold formed steel has many advantages, including being the green choice. Why is steel so environmentally friendly? Here are a few reasons: Strong and lightweight: Cold formed steel has a high strength to weight ratio. It's stable, not susceptible to the warping, splitting or rot that wood framing can be. This means less materials over all used to in a build.Recyclable: Not only is…

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Picture of a two-tone two door stand alone metal building by JD Metals
18
Jun

How to Pick the Perfect Colors for Your New Metal Building

A new metal or post frame building can be a beautiful addition to your property, but the color choices can be overwhelming, to say the least.  There are twenty-three colors to choose from, and finding that perfect color combination is not always simple. There are, however, certain points that can be taken into consideration to make the decision easier.  By starting with the big picture and fine tuning your selections,…

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This is a photo of a Post Frame and a Steel Frame building that look very similar
11
Apr

Can You Tell the Difference? Post Frame and Steel Frame Buildings

[caption id="attachment_2428" align="aligncenter" width="413"] JD Metals Post Frame and FastFrame Premium Steel Buildings[/caption] Look at the picture above- one of these buildings is post frame and one is steel frame.  From the outside, you can't tell which is which.   [caption id="attachment_2427" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Interior of a JD Metals Post Frame building.[/caption] Post Frame buildings feature large, solid-sawn posts or laminated wood columns.  When they are embedded into the ground or…

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