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How to Hire a Roofing Contractor

It’s frightening and upsetting to learn that a storm damaged your roof, and only the corrugated steel decking was left. It needs to be constructed immediately, but it can be challenging while juggling the burden of making an insurance claim to fix or replace...

Fun Facts About Steel

In today’s world, steel is a precious commodity. This practical and adaptable material has numerous uses. It has supported multiple livelihoods because it’s used in roof joists, and structure foundations, and even a massive production of steel floor...

What is B Decking?

The most popular structural deck for roofs is called the B decking, and it is the strongest, lightest, most affordable, and easiest to install. B deck is usually offered in 3′ x 22′ galvanized 22GA sheets and is 1 1/2″ deep. Additionally,...

What Is a Dovetail Deck?

When combined with a standard assembly, a quality dovetail deck can offer unprecedented design flexibility and exceptional sound performance, having a range of floor assemblies and finishes that provide sound impact ratings over 50 and sound transmission ratings. A...

Understanding Steel Joists

One alternative that offers significant savings when it comes to building construction is using a Steel Joist and deck system. Steel joists are open web, light-weight trusses with a triangulated web structure and parallel chords that are proportioned to span between...

What Is A Bar Joist?

Ever wondered what those bars are on the roof or floor? BAR JOIST is framing members that support low-slope or flat ceilings and floors. Their makeup includes a pair of parallel chords connected by a series of intersecting supports known as the web. Bar Joist 101 How...

How to Effectively Soundproof a Room 

When planning a soundproofing project, the acoustical metal deck should be on your material list. This metal decking has excellent sound blocking attributes you may not know about.  What You Should Know About Soundproofing a Room Benefits of Soundproofing Your Space ...

Does Metal Contain Asbestos? 

Discussing composite deck installation and construction will always touch on the topic of asbestos. Since its hazards were first identified, this formerly popular construction material has fallen out of favor. Is there a reason to worry about exposure when installing...

What Is Metal Deck Made Of?

Have you ever wondered what the terms “metal decking” or “steel decking” mean? Perhaps you have a set of blueprints that call for a Vulcraft metal deck, and you want to know more about it. In this blog post, we will go through what metal...

Tips to Prolong the Life of Your Steel Deck

Having a STEEL DECK comes with a commitment to maintenance. You can protect your family from serious accidents and injuries by ensuring your roof decks are always in good shape. You’re also extending the life span of your decks by constantly monitoring their...