Glulam (glue-laminated timber) is an engineered wood product used for structural construction applications. Wagner Metal Supply uses glue-laminated timber sourced from Titian Timbers for beams and columns to construct our pole barn kits. Glue-laminated timber provides extra strength, weather protection, and extended longevity for structures. Not all pole barn kits are created quite the same. Some pole barn constructions use traditional timber for their beams and columns. Traditional timber can do the job, so why do we use glue-laminated beams? Here is why!
Galvalume Steel Panels Galvalume steel panels were created back in the late 1960s to elevate the substrate formulation for metal roofing. Steel panels will rust quickly without a layer of protective coating. Before galvalume was invented, contractors commonly used galvanized steel panels for metal roofing. Galvanized metal panels are created […]
The roll forming process takes sheets of metal, strategically manipulates the surface, and cuts the metal to desired lengths. The machine is manned by a skilled metal manufacturer to ensure each metal sheet is formed to perfection. Roll-formed metal can be seen all over. Steel industrial restaurant prep tables are created by roll forming machines. Roll-formed metal can be used in cars. Metal can be roll- formed into railings. The roll forming process isn’t specifically utilized just for the construction industry. The roll forming process can be used for a variety of applications!
Metal roofing and asphalt shingle roofing are the two leading roofing methods used for Midwestern homes. The two roofing methods have their similarities, but they also have their differences. Replacing a roof can be a big deal for a homeowner. How do you choose which material to use? Both have their pros and cons. Here is a breakdown of what performs best in each category—metal roofing and asphalt shingle roofing.
A sustainable roofing material reduces your carbon footprint made on the earth. Fortunately, homeowners are becoming more aware of the environmental impact they are making in society. We all carry the responsibility to make positive environmental choices, so the sustainability of our plant isn’t put in jeopardy.
Finishing the interior of your pole barn has the opportunity to take a few different paths. The exterior of your pole barn is complete, so now it’s time to work on the interior! There are varying techniques of interior finishing you could choose from. Each option for finishing your pole […]
Cost-effective pole barn constructions can be easier said than done. One of the best features of a pole barn is its ability to be customized. You can make the structure plain Jane and practical or extravagant and elevated. Pole barn designs can take you down a long rabbit hole of […]
Renovating a pole barn is a fun innovative way to personalize and make the most out of your space. Pole barns allow for a vast variety of renovation opportunities due to their custom design. The process of renovating can be overwhelming in itself. Some people have the picture-perfect renovation in […]