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Constructing Fabric Buildings with Solid Steel Frames

This article from Engineering.com examines how fabric buildings are constructed. In particular it looks at framing the buildings with solid steel tapered I-beams versus web trusses. It explains the advantages of being able to construct clearspan buildings, meaning structures that don't require...

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Need a Stress-Free Building Process?

There’s lots of research on good stress versus bad stress. We can probably all agree that bad stress is when you are awake at 3 a.m. wondering about the building you have purchased. Some questions that would cause bad stress would include:

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Taking Stock of your Storage

As the year begins, many have stopped looking at the past year and are looking forward to the approaching year. Storage has been a big theme in 2020, due to the economic climate, and it continues to be important as plans are made for the upcoming year. Of course, having lots of storage is good,...

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5 Mistakes Fabric Building Owners Make

Being successful is usually a matter of making the best decision after careful consideration. But getting to that best decision is a journey that often involves identifying all the wrong choices first…and setting them aside. When you want to make the best decision about buying a fabric building,...

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Legacy Holiday Gift Guide: Great Gifts for Tough-To-Buy-For Family Members

You’ve all seen those car ads where the parents buy the kid a car for Christmas or the wife buys her spouse the convertible he dreamed of when he was a kid. We are going to go one better. We think the people on your holiday list need a tension fabric structure for Christmas.

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What Does Maintenance Free Mean When You Own a Fabric Building?

When you are buying a building, there is probably a spot on your budget spreadsheet for ongoing maintenance. That totally makes sense, because with traditional buildings you have costs associated with keeping your building operating and looking presentable. Those costs are for the life of the...

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Single panel fabric structures versus Monocover buildings

Before Legacy began operations in 2010, our team already had years of experience installing all manner of fabric structures. Many had been doing it since the mid 1990s, and they installed their fair share of monocover buildings.

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A Decade of Grateful

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.”– Cicero

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Fabric Building Prices | How Much Does a Fabric Building Cost?

It’s a question we get…often. It may be the first question that you, as a fabric structure buyer, ask yourself. Your immediate impulse will be to comparison shop what’s out there. Consumers love comparison shopping because the internet has made it easy, and it gives us confidence that we will...

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Improving Fabric Buildings By Design

This article appears in the November/December issue of The Military Engineer, and it explains how tension fabric structures have evolved from "hoop buildings" to the current state of the art. Current modern fabric structures have changed fundamentally, from the steel structure to the fabric to...

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