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How to Build a Digital Platform Before Big E-Commerce Companies Like Amazon and eBay Beat You to It

This article was published on: 02/25/17 10:00 AM

The following article was provided to Steel Market Update (SMU) by steel service center: Kloeckner Metals. At our SMU Steel Summit Conference last year a Kloeckner executive pointed to changes in their digital footprint as being on the new opportunities facing the domestic service center industry. In the article below, Jonathan Toler of Kloeckner explains why other service centers …

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Dispelling Myths About Metal Roofing In Hawaii

This article was published on: 02/8/17 8:49 PM

Metal roofs are some of the most environmentally friendly, long-lasting, and attractive types of roofs around but as with any new or uncommon item there are plenty of myths surrounding metal roofing in Hawaii. The three biggest myths involve: Heat Wind Lightning Examining Myth Vs. Fact Heat:  The myth is that since metal can get …

Metal Roofing Trim Is Your Secret Weapon To Roof Longevity

This article was published on: 01/30/17 8:32 PM

Although small in comparison, and sometimes hidden from sight, metal roofing trim is key to the longevity of metal roofs. These small, thin pieces of metal provide vital protection against water and pest intrusion with the added function of providing roof ventilation – all of which can affect a roof’s integrity and lifespan. It’s easy …

Partner with Kloeckner Metals to Process Steel in Hawaii

This article was published on: 12/20/16 12:25 PM

Do you want to use steel in your construction project but don’t have the ability to process the steel to get the exact pieces you need? Contact Kloeckner Metals. We process steel in Hawaii for home and business owners all over the state. By partnering with us for your steel needs you’ll save time, money and …

Flashing in Hawaii Protects Your Home from the Ravages of Rain

This article was published on: 12/12/16 12:31 PM

Flashing Hawaii style means securing your peace of mind that your home structure will stand up to years of weather. The lush beauty of Hawaii’s islands comes with high humidity and rainfall that can wear away at your home. Without protection from the moisture that can collect within your roof, the support that you rely …

Kloeckner Metals Is Your One Stop Shop for Roofing Materials in Hawaii

This article was published on: 09/27/16 12:32 PM

Kloeckner Metals makes shopping for roofing materials in Hawaii easy. Everything you need to install a new metal roof can be found on our 5-acre campus on Oahu. We offer metal roof manufacturing, statewide delivery, and expert service to complete your job. Visit us for: Standing Seam Metal Roofing Systems Exposed Fastener Panels Decorative Accessories …

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Metal Roof Trims: What Kind of Metal Roofing Trim Do I Need?

This article was published on: 09/21/16 12:34 PM

Metal roofing trim does more than just complete the look of your roof, it also protects it from the elements, sealing joints and helping to divert water away from the building. The biggest areas of concern are where two roof panels meet, where valleys or intersections form, and at the edge lines. In this post we …

Galvanized Steel Remains the Best Way of Protecting Metals in Hawaii

This article was published on: 09/1/16 12:35 PM

For decades, galvanized steel has been recognized as a superior building product among metals in Hawaii. The hot, humid, and salty Hawaiian climate can wreck havoc on unprotected steel and other metals, which is why substrate coatings are necessary for prolonged protection. Despite advances in technology, galvanized steel remains the best, most cost-effective solution for …

A Simple 3-step Galvanizing Process Protects Steel for a Lifetime

This article was published on: 08/22/16 12:35 PM

Galvanized steel is prized all over the world for its durability and corrosion-resistance. But for as strong as the finished material is, the process is surprisingly simple and straightforward. Galvanizing steel consists of just three steps: Surface Preparation. Galvanizing. Inspection. Surface Preparation Like most things, the quality of a finished galvanized product is directly influenced …

Regular Inspections Are a Key Part of Steel Roof Maintenance

This article was published on: 08/13/16 12:37 PM

One of the most frequently quoted benefits of steel roofing is the fact that it requires very little maintenance. Basic galvanized steel roofs can last 20 years or more with proper maintenance, but what does that mean? In this post, we’ll take a look at what kind of maintenance is required of these metal roofs. All Maintenance …

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