Will The Use of The Building Affect The Design?

Designing steel buildings from scratch is not an activity to be taken lightly. Here at Atlantic Steel Buildings, we have been designing, manufacturing, and erecting steel frame buildings for customers up and down the country for a long time, and we know the sorts of things that need to be taken into consideration even prior to the design stage. For example, will the use of the building affect the design? The simple answer to that is: yes. When it comes to designing steel buildings, the first question we ask is “what is the building going to be used for?” It
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How to Insulate a Steel Building

There are many reasons why steel buildings might benefit from added insulation. As the premier provider of steel buildings nationwide, here are a few tips on how to go about it: Do I need to insulate? If your steel building is sited in the UK, the answer is almost certainly “yes”. With the turbulent weather we get in this country, insulation is a must, allowing your steel buildings to be heated and cooled with greater efficiency. What insulation material should I use? We use composite insulation for all new steel buildings. With steel being such an excellent conductor of heat,
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Where Do I Buy Steel Frame Buildings as a Business Customer?

As a business customer looking to buy commercial steel buildings, it’s important that you choose the right company to purchase your steel frame buildings from. These are major purchases for your company and the last thing you need is to be left high and dry because you didn’t take the time to pick a steel frame building company that you can rely on. Here are just a few of things you should be looking for: Experience When it comes to commercial steel buildings, it’s not enough to know that the company you’re considering has steel frame buildings it can supply.
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Choosing the Right Portal Frame Building Manufacturer

Choosing the Right Portal Frame Building Manufacturer Portal framed buildings are uniquely versatile constructions with a multitude of uses across a whole range of industries. With so many variables to take into consideration, when it comes to portal framed buildings, it is essential that you choose a manufacturer that can meet the specific needs of you and your business. As one of the country’s top providers of portal framed buildings, we know what clients are looking for when they choose a manufacturer. Here are a few of the more popular points: Quality Probably the most important consideration for most clients
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5 Tips for Choosing DIY Steel Building Kits

type=”block” height=”35″] There are a number of things you need to consider before erecting any steel buildings and nobody knows that better than the team at Atlantic Steel Buildings. type=”block” height=”35″] With that in mind, here are our top five tips for choosing your DIY steel framed building kits. type=”block” height=”35″] 1. Know what you want type=”block” height=”35″] The more detailed your specifications, the better chance your steel framed building kits have of meeting your requirements. From there, you need to be able to translate that to a blueprint or other design model, all before you’re ready to shop around
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How to Choose the Best Quality Steel Garage Kits

A steel garage is a great investment for either business or domestic use, but what makes a good steel garage, and what features should you be looking for when it comes to choosing from the range of steel garage kits on the market? As one of the UK’s leading steel building suppliers, here are some of our top tips. Plan ahead When choosing a steel garage, always be thinking of tomorrow. What suits your needs in the here-and-now might be too small a year or two down the line. This is especially true if you plan to use the garage
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What is Steel Frame Construction?

Here at Atlantic Steel Buildings, we are experts in the field of steel frame construction, but we understand that not everybody is as familiar with the technique as we are. This is why we have put together this brief guide to the fundamentals of steel frame construction that we hope will answer some of the more common questions posed by first-time visitors to the site. What is steel frame construction? In a nutshell, steel frame construction is a way of creating buildings and other constructed assets swiftly and economically. It typically comprises a steel “skeleton”, made up from horizontal beams
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What are structural calculations and why do I need them?

No matter what your reason for erecting a steel building, getting the structural calculations right is essential. They determine the strength, rigidity, and overall integrity of the building in question, and ensure that the correct materials are used in its construction. In short, structural calculations are what makes sure your steel building stays in one piece, once you’ve put it together! What is included in my structural calculations When you purchase a building from Atlantic Steel Buildings, you receive a set of structural calculations as standard. It is an exhaustive and detailed report of all of the building’s key structural
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Planning Permission Made Easy

Whether you’re working on a large industrial project or a single building, it’s vital to have any necessary permission in place before you start work. Getting planning permission is not always a straightforward process and can hold up projects, leaving you to feel frustrating when you just want to get on with the job. That’s why many Atlantic Steel Buildings customers turn to our expert planning service. With years of expertise behind them, our planners have a remarkable 100% success rate in getting plans approved. Here’s everything you need to know about planning permission. When planning permission is necessary If
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