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How climate affects your steel metal building construction

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When planning any steel construction, it’s vital to consider climate and weather. Here are some common weather conditions your steel metal building might face:

Heavy snow loads – in the winter, snow can pack pounds of weight onto a steel metal building. Your building must be able to withstand this substantial weight. Commercial-grade steel can be strong enough to hold the load, while design elements such as a pitched roof will ensure snow slides off without causing structural issues.

Rain – rain can eventually cause rusting to the metal which can cause it to break down. A gutter system on your steel building will drain rain away to prevent this.

Temperature extremes – extreme cold and heat can be uncomfortable for those living or working within a building, which can increase energy consumption. Properly insulating your steel metal building is key. Fiberglass, mineral wool, and cellulose are a few of the insulation options available.

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