Snow, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, heat waves, droughts have put us in a very unusual position. It’s becoming harder and harder to do things outdoors due to these harsh weather conditions we face all year. Now to be fair, depending where you live you may experience fair or better weather for the majority of the year but the problem many people are facing is how to enjoy certain outdoor activities on a regular basis when you cannot go outside?
Steelmakers in the United States are more than willing to battle each other for territory, customers and money. It’s a fair battle and part of what makes America great. However, what the steelmakers in the U.S. cannot fight is steel from China being imported into the United States at a price much cheaper than the metal costs to be produced in China. This past year has seen a large increase in the illegal “dumping” of subsidized “finished” metal products from China including reinforcing bars, steel plate in coil form, hot galvanized coated sheets and strip and cold rolled sheet products because of slowing demand and their need to export excess capacity. This has drastically hurt the price of similar American produced products. And it’s not just China as India, Japan and South Korea are in the mix as well.
Every year the south east United States has to prepare for hurricane season and every year it seems the damage gets worse depending on where it hits and how severe it is. Homes and buildings get damaged and there isn’t much that can be done to prevent it. But what about your car, truck, boat, motorcycle, motor home or other vehicles? Do they have to be left to the mercy of the elements or is there a way to protect them? Actually there is, you can build a metal garage that will keep them protected from hurricanes, tropical storms, bad thunderstorms, hail and more.
Owning a Harley Davidson motorcycle isn’t a hobby, it is a way of life. Every year you spend hundreds, if not thousands of dollars on parts to maintain and transform your Harley. But where do you keep it? Where do you store your motorcycle when you don’t use it, when the weather is bad, when you go on vacation? If you aren’t riding your motorcycle you want to make sure that you properly store it. The last thing you want is to come home and see that parts or the entire bike has been stolen, it was damaged or even the wear and tear that comes from Mother Nature day in and day out taking its toll on it. And what about the parts you purchase? Where do you store those when you have them? This is why you need a steel building from Curvco Steel Structures.
You work hard throughout the week and on weekends you just want to watch the game in peace. The problem is there are so many distractions and you have to be careful when you have small kids because a new big-screen TV is just another toy in their eyes. This is the idea that created the concept of the man cave, but most guys are unable to realize this dream because of two problems; your home does not have enough room to have an entire room dedicated to you, and you cannot afford to construct an additional room to your house. Those are pretty tough problems to deal with when you are trying to find room for a man cave. But are you sure you haven’t overlooked an alternative option?
Curvco buildings are ideal for virtually any application because they are versatile and durable. Many customers often combine applications or uses within the same prefab arch building. One such customer is James Crawford of Missouri.
Mr. Crawford contacted us about 2 years ago for a commercial steel building he wanted to use on his property in Missouri. He was opening another location for his custom luxury boat manufacturing business. Curvco’s builder services department supplied a factory certified contractor to do the installation. “A contractor from Curvco Steel Buildings came out to put up my building. I am very happy with the outcome!” said Mr. Crawford. The structure was a 60’ wide, 100’ long and 20’ high Q-model building. This high profile model is great for workbenches, racks and room to work along side of the walls without wasting any space.