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Communication: The Construction Material You Don’t Hear About

Like a lot of construction companies, we like to talk about our steel, our proprietary fabric and even our new exclusive epoxy coatings. One of the most important elements, however, is communication. Just as our steel holds our structures together, good communication holds our projects together.

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Request a Quote? It’s not hard.

If you’re ready to talk to someone about our tension fabric structures, we try to make it easy with the “Request a Quote” button on the website. However, if you are nervous about clicking on that, don’t worry. The quote process is easy, clear and non-intrusive. A few answers can tell us a great...

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Real Wind in the Real World

Our engineers and designers do a lot of work to make sure our buildings stand up to the elements—wind, snow and seismic activity. We often mark our buildings with wind ratings, saying they will stand up to wind speeds of X miles per hour. Sometimes Mother Nature likes to check our math.

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Fighting Corrosion: It’s What We Do

Neil Young did a famous live album called “Rust Never Sleeps”, and that’s a phrase that makes a lot of sense to our customers who have storage buildings. If you’re in mining, agriculture, bulk commodities or transportation, the things you store often have corrosive properties. Therefore the...

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Are you Ready for Salt Season?

If you work for any agency that needs to keep roads safe during the winter months, chances are you’re stockpiling your salt pile for the approaching winter. Protecting your investment is a part of every salt operation, and there are some excellent reasons to consider a tension fabric structure...

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The Specs on Our Fabric

When we tell folks we make fabric buildings, they often get this puzzled look on their faces and ask “what kind of fabric?”. Sometimes, the more we explain, the more questions it prompts. That’s good for us because we like to provide as much information about our fabric—we call it cladding—as we...

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Do You Have Time to Plan?

Ben Franklin said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Trouble is, up until recently, who had time to plan? The day-to-day rat race often left planning on the back burner.

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End Walls are Different

In this three-part series, we are breaking down the structural integrity of tension fabric buildings. Part one took us through structural frames v. open web trusses and part two highlighted the Legacy difference when it comes to fabric panels vs. monocovers. The final installment of our blog...

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Fabric: Panels versus Monocovers

In this three part series, we are breaking down the structural integrity of tension fabric buildings. In part one, we looked at structural frames vs. open web trusses. If you missed it, you can check it out here. In the next two series we will examine the difference between fabric panel cladding...

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Structural Frames vs. Open Web Trusses

In this three-part series, we are going to break-down the structural integrity of tension fabric buildings, reviewing structural frames vs. open web trusses, fabric panel cladding vs. monocovers, and endwall design.  By the end of the series you will be able to openly see and understand the...

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