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Recent Projects near Fort Worth Texas:

WORKSHOP - CRESSON, TEXAS - Residential - 1200 sqft

FRIO CITY RD. - SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - Commercial - 5000 sqft

SELF STORAGE - GRANBURY, TEXAS - Commercial - 3600 sqft

SHANNON WALKER - CIBOLO, TEXAS - Residential - 1500 sqft

BUS BARN - MESQUITE , TEXAS - Commercial - 1000 sqft

STORAGE BUILDING - CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS - Commercial - 700 sqft

ERECT 25X25 STEEL BUILDING - MICO, TEXAS - Residential - 625 sqft

AFFORDABLE STORAGE - EDINBURG, TEXAS - Commercial - 73000 sqft

STORAGE / OFFICE - HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS - Residential - 1200 sqft

ERECT BUILDING - MICO, TEXAS - Commercial - 625 sqft

WATERFLEET BLDG - SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - Commercial - 12000 sqft

RANCH - CHARLOTTE , TEXAS - Commercial - 1500 sqft

CHRIST OUR KING CHURCH - SOUTHLAKE, TEXAS - Commercial - 10600 sqft

CHRIST OUR KING CHURCH - SOUTHLAKE, TEXAS - Commercial - 1000 sqft

NEW HOUSE - JACKSONVILLE, TEXAS - Commercial - 2400 sqft

RESIDENTIAL HOME - EL PASO, TEXAS - Residential - 2400 sqft

SHOP - NEW CANEY, TEXAS - Commercial - 2000 sqft

YAZOO - JOURDANTON, TEXAS - Commercial - 2400 sqft

METAL BUILDING QUOTE - PHARR, TEXAS - Commercial - 875 sqft

FULSHEAR FARM - FULSHEAR , TEXAS - Residential - 2400 sqft

WATER FLEET 1 - SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - Commercial - 12000 sqft

WORKSHOP/GARAGE - CONROE, TEXAS - Commercial - 1500 sqft

GARAGE - NATALIA, TEXAS - Residential - 1200 sqft

CANOPY, FT BLISS TX - EL PASO, TEXAS - Commercial - 5115 sqft

BUILDING 2 - MANVEL, TEXAS - Commercial - 11000 sqft

MORGAN BUILDING REMOVE/INSTALL - DALLAS, TEXAS - Residential - 100 sqft

ALL MINI STORAGE - SEALY, TEXAS - Commercial - 9600 sqft

PERRY HOME - NEW ULM, TEXAS - Residential - 3200 sqft

NAVARRO ISD GYMNASIUM - SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - Commercial - 9500 sqft

EDWARDS - FRISCO, TEXAS - Commercial - 1200 sqft

HOME - BAYTOWN, TEXAS - Residential - 3000 sqft

ASFE FLEET SOLUTIONS - WYLIE, TEXAS - Commercial - 9400 sqft

COUNTRY HOME - BLOOMING GROVE, TEXAS - Residential - 1200 sqft

MY GARAGE AND WORK SHOP - NEDERLAND , TEXAS - Commercial - 2400 sqft

1433 - COVINGTON, TEXAS - Residential - 3500 sqft

HOME - HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS - Residential - 3000 sqft

SHED - FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Farming - 450 sqft

109 MIDLAND - MIDLAND, TEXAS - Commercial - 32000 sqft

GARAGE - GEORGETOWN, TEXAS - Residential - 2100 sqft

HANGER - EL PASO, TEXAS - Commercial - 4550 sqft

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A SPORT BUILDING BY SCHERER BUILT
Scherer Built was originally founded in 1980 under Scherer Welding. Since that time, we have been serving the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex, North Central Texas, and Southern Oklahoma. Shortly after establishing the company, M.R. developed and patented his own unique design of building structure. Scherer Built offers a wide array of turn key buildings that are contstructed from the dirt work up to the overhead doors. We have complete CAD capabilities and comply with all metal building policies and procedures in constructing only the highest quality buildings at the very best value available. M.R. Scherer provides representation at the Tarrant County Board of Adjustments and has also been called as an expert court witness and as an outside inspector in both small and large, personal and commercial steel buildings. Contact Scherer Built for your Building needs today.
Builder/Erector
Servicing North Texas. Specializing in turn key metal building Projects. From Commercial to the Country we can get you covered
Butler Bldg Hands Needed ASAP
Need EXPERIENCED Butler Building hands ASAP! Wind Farm projects in West Texas. Must be tooled up and have transportation, lots of work. Only experienced erectors need to apply, under 1 year exp don't waste my time.
Cross Metal Buildings - Specializing in Design/Construction
Cross Metal Buildings is a subcontractor specializing in the design and construction of component metal buildings. We have built over 500,000 sq. ft of self storage as well as commercial and agricultural structures. In order to grow our business we are seeking partnerships with general contractors that may be interested in using our services as a subcontractor, or who may be willing to act as a GC for our customers that require services in addition to those we offer. We are a first rate organization, in business practices as well as operationally and can work in the following states: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida as well as Nevada, Utah, Colorado and Kansas.
District Sales Manager Position
TX Based Metal Building Manufacturer seeking experienced sales manager to develop builder network for Southeast Texas. Salary plus commission, great benefits and incentive plan (profit sharing). Experienced applicants send resume via email toabove link.
Erector
Looking for erection work on pre fab metal buildings. Been in business sice 1977. Have done work on most brand name metal buildings have tx. workers /comp. an G.L. insurance. Ready to work . Texas , Louisiana. call an we be glad to talk an give you a bid.Thanks, Robert
Free Steel Building Quote
Free quote on Steel Buildings. We also erect in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas,and Missouri
Freelance Detailing Services
I am a freelance Metal Building Detailer and a Structural Steel Detailer. My name is Jim Sprouse and I am based in the Tyler, Texas area. My regular rate is $15 an hour for drafting time. If you would like for me to send you any examples of my work please send me an email and I would be more than glad to do so. Thank you for your time, Jim Sprouse
General Contractor, Texas
Vaquero Construction is a design/build firm that meets the needs of commercial, residential, and agricultural markets. Visit Vaquero at www.bhvaquero.com.
Help wanted
Kat's Crew is now hiring full-time experienced metal building erectors in Stockdale, Texas. Must be willing to travel. Pay depends on experience. Please call Kathy @ 830 433 8000 to schedule an interview. No subs please!
Hiring now! Metal Building Co.
Seeking honest, hard working individuals, experienced in metal building construction. Our buildings are all weld up. Pay based on experience. We work mostely in the Texas hill country.Call me, e-mail ,or fax to: 830-966-5615.
Metal Building Supplier and Erector
We provide pre-engineered kit buildings and/or weld up kits. We can provide turn-key construction. cement, metal, electrical, plumbing, interior finishout. We are located near Austin Texas, and are willing construct anywhere in Texas and southwest Louisiana. Visit our website www.mikesmetal.net or give Mike a call. If it's made of steel, Mike's Metal can build it.
Metal Building Construction - All phases
We have been a Texas Corporation since 1949 and can do anything from selling you a pre-engineered metal structure all the way through to erection and complete turn key construction including finish out.
Metal building crew
South Texas metal building crew,15+yrs experience. Insured and workers comp coverage available. No job to small, will travel w/ 24 hr.notice.Quality & Satisfaction guaranteed. 1 yr.warranty on all projects.
Metal Building Erector
We erect metal buildings in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas. We are fully insured for your protection and can even help you find a quality building package if needed. Call for a free quote 479-644-6336 or visit www.jonesbuildingsystems.com
Metal Building Manufacturer
Call South Texas Steel Buildings and let us quote your next project. From small storage buildings to large commercial warehouses, we can take care of you. 866-811-5906
Metal buildings
http://www.rigidbuilding.com Rigid Global Buildings is an international metal building manufacturing company located in Houston, Texas. Rigid manufacturers metal buildings, steel buildings, pre-engineered buildings, metal roof panels and metal wall panels. In addition to the extensive metal component line up, Rigid also offers two options in renewable energy roofing through crystalline solar panels and laminate solar panels.
Metal Panel Manufacturer
LANSON METALS 900 McDuff Ave. Grandview, Texas 76050 817-768- 6351 Lanson Metals manufacturers metal panels for metal roofs & privacy fencing and is now in Grandview, Texas to serve contractors & installers & distributors of metal roofing & metal roofing trim. Panels are 1st grade in 26 gauge or 29 gauge. All of our panels have a 40 year warranty. Our paint holds up in the Texas sun & will not fade out in a few years like some competitors that even have 30 or 40 year warranties. Paint fade should be a great concern to you so you won't be getting complaints from your customers on fading paint. Why have the hassle from an irate customer on their colored metal fading. Our metal is painted by the largest coating manufacturer in the world & tested in 37 locations in the world next to other manufacturers painted panels. Our manufacturer is far superior on their paint process & not fading! If you are now buying panels from a distributor or manufacturer that has only a 25 year warranty you would be able to offer your customers a panel with a 40 year warranty & better paint coatings at the same or lower price. You could be ahead of any competition that is selling a 25 year warranty panel & many are a 2nd grade! We have many colors to select from. We offer pick up at our location or we deliver by our trucks to your business or to the job site. We cut panels in the lengths you need in a kit form so all you have to do is put it on-already cut to order for the job you are doing. No extra charge! Delivery ON OUR TRUCKS is $35 on orders under $3500 & Free On Orders for $3500 Or MORE. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR FOR PRICES CONTACT ME: Dennis McMonigle – Regional Sales Manager 817-723-4088 – Cell 123ns@sbcglobal.net
Metal Panel Manufacturer
LANSON METALS 900 McDuff Ave. Grandview, Texas 76050 817-768- 6351 Lanson Metals manufacturers metal panels for metal roofs & privacy fencing and is now in Grandview, Texas to serve contractors & installers & distributors of metal roofing & metal roofing trim. Panels are 1st grade in 26 gauge or 29 gauge. All of our panels have a 40 year warranty. Our paint holds up in the Texas sun & will not fade out in a few years like some competitors that even have 30 or 40 year warranties. Paint fade should be a great concern to you so you won't be getting complaints from your customers on fading paint. Why have the hassle from an irate customer on their colored metal fading. Our metal is painted by the largest coating manufacturer in the world & tested in 37 locations in the world next to other manufacturers painted panels. Our manufacturer is far superior on their paint process & not fading! If you are now buying panels from a distributor or manufacturer that has only a 25 year warranty you would be able to offer your customers a panel with a 40 year warranty & better paint coatings at the same or lower price. You could be ahead of any competition that is selling a 25 year warranty panel & many are a 2nd grade! We have many colors to select from. We offer pick up at our location or we deliver by our trucks to your business or to the job site. We cut panels in the lengths you need in a kit form so all you have to do is put it on-already cut to order for the job you are doing. No extra charge! Delivery ON OUR TRUCKS is $35 on orders under $3500 & Free On Orders for $3500 Or MORE within 100 mile radius of Grandview, Tx FOR MORE INFORMATION OR FOR PRICES CONTACT ME: Dennis McMonigle – Regional Sales Manager 817-723-4088 – Cell 123ns@sbcglobal.net
Need a Forman ?
Commercial Buildings Iron Worker, Crane Operator, Back Hoe , Fork Lift, Heavy Equipment of all types . Can run a crew of 5 to 130 . Skills as of the following Trim , siding , down spouts , gutters Skylights, bar joyce,Decking. Buildings have done 34 prisons in Texas,Stalf Bomber Hanger for Whiteman AFB ,Diamond Carpet Mill AL GA , Budwiser Plant Nasville TNN, USA Steel Plant TNN. Rebuilt for St. Tomas for Harricane Repair 18 months , Mars Statuim in Maryland ,North Carloina Middle schools, Chevey Dealership, watertrement Plant .All types of metal roofing ,all types of standing seem roofs,hips and valleys ,insul.and complete metal roofing systems ,roof curb sections,flashing and detailing ,vent pipe detailing . Will travel Has the following truck ,3 men , tools Work Experience Dates Employed Job Title Company 1/1999 - 11/2004 Construction Worker HCC constction Richmand VA/N/A Job site forman , crew leadder, installer,heavey machain opperator ,welder, Languages Proficiency Level Spanish Basic - Familiar Current Career Level: Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff) Years of relevant work experience: More than 15 Years Military Service: Active Security Clearance: Work Status: US - I am authorized to work in this country for any employer. Desired Type: Employee Desired Status: Full-time Desired Salary: 27.50 USD Per Hour Job Titles: Construction Worker, Super Company Size: No Preference Categories: Construction, Mining and Trades Industries: Construction Locations: US, US-Florida, US-Florida-Daytona, US-Florida-Ft. Lauderdale, US-Florida-Ft. Myers/Naples, US-Florida-Gainesville/Jacksonville/Ocala, US-Florida-Melbourne, US-Florida-Miami, US-Florida-Orlando, US-Florida-Pensacola/Panama City, US-Florida-St. Petersburg, US-Florida-Tampa, US-Georgia, US-Kentucky, US-Maryland, US-North Carolina, US-South Carolina, US-Virginia, US-Florida-Sarasota/Bradenton Willing to relocate: Yes Willing to travel: Up to 100% Desired Work Shifts: First Shift (day), Second Shift (afternoon), Third Shift (night) Weekend Preference: Yes I can start Immediately
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NOW TAKING ERECTION BIDS
We erect Steel Commercial Buildings such as: Warehouses, Retail buildings, Small stores, Metal Workshops, Aviation Hangers and Storage Building. Recently we have traveled to northern Oklahoma and also northern Texas. However, we would prefer to stay in Kansas. We bid a turn key finish. If you have any questions or need a bid please call (316) 295-0207 or email us at southcentralerectors@yahoo.com. We look forward to doing business with you. Thank you.
PEMB Construction Superintendent
We are a desgin-build general contractor looking for a Pre-Engieered Metal Building Superintendent with extensive experience in erecting metal buildings. Interior build out experience is a plus. Canidates will need to be willing to relocate to the Texas area. Cost of living and travel expenses are a possiblity. Pay based on experience. Please contact me or send resumes to sgoss@westernllc.net for further details.
PFG Construction
PFG Construction is a general contractor serving southeast Texas. We offer top quality steel buildings and complete construction services.
Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings
DELTA Consolidated, LLC provides its customers with over a century of combined metal building and components experience and is committed to providing you the quality products and expertise you need to complete any size project. Visit www.deltametal.net or call (504)-368-5433 We service Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Regional Sales Manager
BC Steel Building is looking for a qualified Regional Sales Manager for the DFW and north Texas region. Pre-engineered experience is a must. Must be able to do complete take-offs, quote and contract writing. We over competative base pay, commission, paid expenses, 401k, insurance and vacations.
Regional Sales Manager Needed
BC Steel is looking for experienced sales person for the DFW, North Texas area. Experience is a must. Must be able to do complete take-offs and have great customer skills. We offer great benifits.
SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS SALES & ERECTION
We erect Pre-Engineered/Prefab Steel Buildings. Family owned & operated. We treat every customer the way we ourselves would like. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Steel Buildings & Carports
Custom Fabrication Steel building sales and erection , We also install carports .For a free quote call (409)466-3870. Serving Texas for five years.
Steel Erectors
Quality Steel Erectors In Texas Quality turn key jobs Pad Sites, Concrete ,supply building and erection
Structural Steel and Metal Building Erector in Texas
Structural Steel and Metal Building Erector experienced in Varco-Pruden and Butler structures. We have crews that have 29 years of experience and will travel throughout the United States. Please call Greg at 281-543-3237 for your free quote.
Sub Contract crews needed
Erection company based in N Texas looking for experienced PEMB erection crews for sub contract work. Must have a full crew, your own tools,transportation and insurance. References will be checked! Work in TX,OK and surrounding states. Pay by sq ft or hourly.
Texas Contractor
Looking for projects erecting metal structure's. stroage units, churches, gyms, schools. etc send blue/prints., P.O. Box 8688 Lumberton Texas 77657-0688 are call me will travel.
Texas Erector/Contractor
Provide quality buildings and erection since 1995
Texas Erectors
We specialize in sales,erection,repairs,and fabrication of pre-engineered metal buildings, mini-storage buildings and structural steel buildings. Our company has experience in installation of almost all standing seam roofs available. We also have experience in building roof retrofits. Size of the projects does not matter.
TEXAS METAL BUILDING ERECTOR/CONTRACTOR
WE ARE A LICENSED GENERAL CONTRACTOR IN THE NORTH TEXAS AREA.WE DO TURN KEY WORK.SPECIALIZED IN PRE-ENGINEERED METAL BUILDINGS. CALL GARY TODAY @ 817-988-4995
Texas Metal Building Erectors
Family owned and operated. FREE ESTIMATES!!!!!!!!
Texas Metal Panel and Accessory Installer
Experienced Metal builder and sheet metal wall,metal decking, metal framing,metal roof panels and gutters. Give us a call for best pricing. Mauro Velador
Want to buy used metal building
Starting a new church in central texas. Looking for a used metal building to be used for church. Should be between 3000 and 10000 sq ft. Used is fine paint will do wonders
Western U.S. Territory Sales Rep's Wanted
We are looking for commissioned representatives for Insuloc Insulated Panels, in the territories of California, Arizona, Colorado, Texas or other Western U.S. states. Should have understamding of product and be calling on general contractors or refrigeration contractors now. Cal Dave at 425-417-1863 or send resume to: davehaugen@comcast.net
 
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20 (or so) Questions with the RCI
The Roof Consultants Institute (RCI) is the largest and most web-savvy of all the non-profit organizations we have reviewed here at MetalBuilding.com to date. Judging by their size, many of you are probably already familiar with them. We weren't, so we asked their CEO to field our questions. We learned a lot - and maybe you can too…
Alberto Gonzales to Deliver Keynote at METALCON 2010
Alberto Gonzales, Former U.S. Attorney General, to Deliver Keynote at METALCON International 2010.
Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing, Inc. Achieves NSF Certification for Waterproofing Membrane
Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing Incorporated (CCW), a leading manufacturer of waterproofing products, recently achieved NSF/ANSI 61 Certification for its CCW MiraCLAY® GM product.
Coating Solutions for Corrosive Environments
High performance coating solutions for the toughest corrosive environments around the globe. When choosing a coating system for corrosive environments, think “high solids”.
Fasteners for Metal in Construction
Manufacturers focus on corrosion, resistance, color matching and technical assistance.
FIELD TIP - Things Are HEATING UP with COOL Roofs
A presentation from the NCCA (National Coil Coating Association) Conference in Chicago, October 2001
Here We Grow Again
MetalBuilding.com 2002 in review - a look at the numbers.
How I passed the Jack Miller Seminar on Marketing for the Construction Industry
My mostly true story of the Jack Miller Seminar on Marketing for the Construction Industry. Those of you who have attended one of these seminars can follow along in your manual (page numbers will appear in parentheses).
Metal Wrap
A Remodeled Home is Encased in Metal
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Perforated aluminum from Kalzip adds dramatic element to award-winning green building
The Ben White Branch of the University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) in Austin, TX uses curved panels from Kalzip to create a unique but highly functional element of this dynamic green building.
PRESS RELEASE Posted 3/31/03: Dominion Building Products Introduces Windstorm Approved Doors
Dominion Building Products, the the leading steel door and aluminum window supplier to the Metal Building Industry for two decades, has successfully tested and passed 4 door lines with various windstorm and impact resistance requirements for metal buildings.
PRESS RELEASE: Combilift - The Right Platform for the Metal Industry
Combilift the global leader in multi-directional forklift trucks exhibits its C10000XL model and the new COMBI-CB at Metalcon 2009.
PRESS RELEASE: High Tech Roofing Brings Energy Efficiency to DoD
High Tech Roofing Brings Energy Efficiency to Department of Defense. Retrofit metal roofing helps heat and cool buildings, produces electricity for the grid, and harvests rainwater.
PRESS RELEASE: Kalzip helps turn massive parking structure into attractive building element
2000 McKinney is a 21-story office complex in the Uptown District of Dallas, a busy, developing area of commercial, residential, and retail establishments.
PRESS RELEASE: Marino\Ware Announces Partnership with Pliteq
Marino\WARE announces a partnership with Pliteq to carry the GenieClip Impact and Airborne Sound Control Clip
PRESS RELEASE: MarinoWARE and CEMCO
Marino\WARE® and CEMCO receive ATI Evaluation Service Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR-0154) verifying that ViperStud meets the IBC & IRC building codes.
PRESS RELEASE: MarinoWARE's ViperStud receives ICC-ES Report
ICC-ES ESR # 2620 Verifies the ViperStud Drywall Framing System; Viper25, Viper20S (Select), Viper20D (Deluxe) meet the IBC 2006 Code.
PRESS RELEASE: MCA Leads Study
MCA Leads Study with the U.S. Dept. of Defense on Integrated Energy Efficient Roof Technology
PRESS RELEASE: MCA Recognized its 2014 Chairman's Award Recipients
Metal Construction Association (MCA) Recognized its 2014 Chairman's Award Recipients
PRESS RELEASE: The 22nd METALCON Hits the Mark for Exhibitors
The 22nd METALCON International Hits the Mark for Exhibitors
PRESS RELEASE: Action-packed 2013 METALCON Generates Fantastic Results
Action-packed 2013 METALCON Generates Fantastic Results
PRESS RELEASE: Agreement Made to Manufacture ViperStud Drywall Framing System
Marino\WARE and California Expanded Metals Company (CEMCO) announce today that Telling® Industries, LLC has signed an agreement to manufacture the ViperStud® Drywall Framing System under license.
PRESS RELEASE: CEMCO & MarinoWARER Form Eastern-States Sales Agreement
California Expanded Metal Products Co. has entered into a formal agreement with Marino\WARE for Marino\WARE to manufacture and sell SureBoard in the eastern United States.
PRESS RELEASE: Marino WARE Announcement
Marino\WARE becomes Certified "IBC 2006 Compliant" in the new SSMA Certification Program
PRESS RELEASE: Marino\Ware & StructSoft
Marino\Ware and StructSoft to Deliver BIM-Compliant Framed Walls and Ceilings in Revit
PRESS RELEASE: Marino\WARE First Company to Announce Third Party Code Compliance
Marino\WARE® is the first company to announce Third Party Code Compliance Certification from either of the two major industry associations for STRUCTURAL & NON STRUCTURAL Stud & Track.
PRESS RELEASE: MCA to Sponsor Roof & Tool Demonstrations at METALCON
MCA to Sponsor Commercial and Residential Roof & Tool Demonstrations at METALCON
PRESS RELEASE: Steel Stud Manufacturers Association Announces New Technical Director
Steel Stud Manufacturers Association Announces New Technical Director
Rigid: They'll Grow on You
One of our busy Metworkers here is Rigid Building Systems. We offer this look into how they came about and what they have to offer.
 
Ask the Expert Questions in 'TEXAS'
Q: I am wanting to build a metal framed house on the Texas coast it would need to withstand 120 mph winds at 3 sec. gust. All of the builders I have contacted can meet these requirements but none have been able to proved or tell me how to build a pier system to get the house off the ground 10'and still be able meet Texas wind storm requirements. I am in the steel manufactoring bussiness and I feel that by useing steel(galv)columes and beams with a bell holed type slad this could be done but I would need to have it stamped and designed by an engineer where or who sould i contact?
A: RICK : THE LIGHT GAUGE RESIDENTIAL FRAMING MFGRS. CAN GIVE YOU THE COL. REACTIONS AND CODE COMPLIANCE CALCS FOR YOUR LOCAL FOUNDATION ENGRS. TO DESIGN THE FOOTINGS. THEY ARE THE ONES WHO DETERMINE EXISTING SOIL CAPACITIES ON YOUR SITE. SUGGEST U CONTACT WEB SITE OF STEEL HOMES INTER'NL www.steelhomes.us--AND CONTACT MODERN TRADE COMMUNICATIONS -- WHO PUBLISH A TRADE MAG. SPECIFICALLY FOR STEEL FRAME HOMES --EMAIL REQUEST FOR COPY TO SHAWNZUVER@MODERN TRADE.COM . FROM: D.V. RED MC-1, ROOF HUGGER, INC.
Q: I bought a 17 year old metal building that was converted into a house. It has some kind of foam sprayed on the outside top of the roof that was to act as insalation. It is worthless and deteriating. I was able to talk my wife into this crazy house/metal building by promissing her that we would ad a new roof with a greater pitch on top of the existing roof. Once this happens we intend to make the existing roof our ceiling. Do you have any contacts in the San Antonio, New Branfells, Boerne (Texas) areas that will be able to do this and do you have any advise when searching for a contractor for this type of challenge.
A: Darryl, I would call one of the following: Alice Roofing and Sheet Metal, San Antonio, (210) 661-5211 AEP Span, 800-527-2503 and maybe Horizon Structural Systems, (830) 629-8000 (I have not heard from Horizon in several years so I'm not sure they are still around) Let us know if you need any more info. Thanks for your question. Dale Roof Hugger, Inc.
Q: A customer of ours has an existing pre-engineered steel building in Port Arthur, TX. The building was constructed in 1985 wherein a full height steel stud wall with (2) layers of 5/8" thick type "X" gypsum board was applied to both sides up to the underside of the roof deck. This type of construction carried a 3 hour fire rateing without a roof penetrating parapet in Wisconsin. We are trying to determine if Texas code allows the above construction to qualify as a 3 hour occupancy seperation without the need for a parapet. Thanks in advance for your help with this matter. Respectfully Requested by, Ludwig G. Habada President, Habada Corp
A: Ludwig, I don't know the details of the Texas codes and only a local engineer can help you with that however this website may be of help to you. http://www.nationalgypsum.com/resources/firesound/goldj.pdf It will give you the properties of various assemblies from the national gypsum assoc. Good luck Dale Roof Hugger, Inc.
Q: I am considering purchasing a used equestrian metal building, 120' x 250' in Lucas, Texas and relocating it to Abilene, Texas. I have been told that only the frame can be used because the existing screw holes in the siding and roof will never align with the holes in the frame.. therefore I will have to purchase new siding and roofing. Is this true? If I cannot locate the original plans is there a way to get new plans for the permit? How much should I budget for the demolition, shipping, and erection in Abilene? How do I locate someone who is capable of disassembling the building and moving it…? Thanks for your assistance! Del
A: Del, Move slowly on this adventure. I have seen where it costs more to move and re-erect an existing building than it does to build a new one. Remember you must remove all the sheeting, not so bad on the walls, but the roof is a real problem due to the mastic in the side and end laps of the sheeting. Often the walls can be reused if they are not too faded or banged up but never the roof. You must then disassemble and tag the building structure and sub-structure. Often in equestrian usage there is considerable corrosion in the lower areas of the columns, girts and sheeting unless the building was carefully maintained. To relocate this building you will need to load it on 2 or 3 flatbeds, and haul it about 200 miles. You will ...
Q: I have a metal building construction office building with R-19 roof insulation with vapor barrier on inside of the building. The space above the ceiling is used as a return air plenum. The local code officials said the roof had to be R-30 to meet the city energy code. The architect added 6" fiberglass batts without vapor barrier below the existing insulation. The building owner says this will cause moisture collection at the existing vapor barrier and mold. I say it will not due the the movement of air through the plenum and the air temperature being at about 75 degrees and 50% RH because mold is less likely not form at about 60% RH or less and the HVAC unit will remove any moisture when the air is returned to the unit by refrigeration...
A: Ron, I don't have any first hand experience with an assembly like this. I would agree with you however there should be no moisture accumulation in the conditioned cavity even in a warm moist climate. 2 comments however: 1)I would check with a local mechanical engineer or moisture control expert in the Dallas area and discuss this assembly; again I have never seen this assembly in 30yrs of Florida construction (a similar enviornment). 2)I would also check with the engineers about "free glass fibers" in this type of system. Loose glass batts tend to shed fibers when they are not contained in some way. Is the actual intake at the air handler filtered? Do the glass fibers create a risk of any kind? Dale Nelson Roof Hugger, Inc.
 

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