Our Secret Sauce

Posted by John Millet on 23 May 2014 | 0 Comments

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There is a "secret sauce" in the exterior coating system we use in our Austin Mohawk steel buildings. This system was developed to best protect our buildings from winter salt, as well as to provide an outsandingly tough, durable, and color fade-resistant exterior coating. 

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What Size Smoking or Bus Shelter Do I Need?

Posted by John Millet on 14 May 2014 | 0 Comments

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The first question for you to think about is how many people do you think the shelter should be able to handle at one time.

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Achieving the Construction Department’s Goal

Posted by John Millet on 28 April 2014 | 1 Comments

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The Construction Department’s Goal is to Achieve the Desired Functionality and Brand Appearance for Less Money. This means:

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Canopy Special Inspections Made Clear

Posted by John Millet on 17 April 2014 | 0 Comments

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Canopy Special Inspections demanded by local codes officials are new and can be an expensive, time-consuming issue, delaying store openings. Special Inspections have been part of the International Building Code (IBC), the nation's building code, for years, but they have only become a growing issue for Canopies in the last few years, in more and more communities. 

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Better Canopy Design Drives Zero Structural Failure

Posted by John Millet on 3 April 2014 | 0 Comments

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Canopy sag or deflection occurs in cantilevered deck and between supporting columns. Sound engineered sag will meet the structural requirements of the I.B.C. (International Building Code). 

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Testing Building Electrical Systems

Posted by John Millet on 18 March 2014 | 0 Comments

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Our buildings have a complete electrical system installed and tested so the building is immediately ready to put in service when it reaches your site.

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What Does That Aluminum Building Look Like Now?

Posted by John Millet on 13 March 2014 | 1 Comments

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Let’s be straight – All Competitive Aluminum booths we know of are made the old-fashioned way, with exposed Cadmium-plated screws that are supposed to be corrosion-protected.

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The Case for Factory Built Buildings

Posted by John Millet on 4 March 2014 | 0 Comments

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The truth is that a factory-built building may or may not cost less than the same building built on-site, depending on its complexities and local labor or union costs.

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