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Dr!pStop Condensation Control Insulation

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Dr!pStop Condensation Control Insulation.

Dr!pstop provided by Safeway Steel is all about Keeping your metal building’s interior climate controlled.  This ensures comfort as well as maximizing the life of your building structure. Careful consideration of your building insulation needs should be taken prior to the construction of your steel building.  It is much more expensive and difficult to retrofit a metal building with insulation once it has been built. The cost of insulation represents a small percentage of the total cost of your entire project and should not be neglected!  

DR!PSTOP Metal Building Condensation Control System

DR!PSTOP is an innovative product that works by creating a medium for trapping moisture. Dr!pStop has specially designed pockets that are formed within the felt’s membrane.  They help contain condensation and mositure build up. The Dr!pstop Insulation is applied to the back of the roof panel during the manufacturing process. This is one of the ways DRIP!STOP saves you money.  This money-saving alternative can also save you up to 25% or more in labor costs. When compared to installing standard white vinyl backed steel building fiberglass insulation, the “Dr!pStop Insulation” Solution is held to the highest standard of durability and efficiency. It is not susceptible to ripping, tearing or deteriorating. Unlike standard insulation and vapor barriers. Additionally, Dr!pStop is UL 723-Approved for flame spread and smoke generation. It also comes with a 20-year adhesion warranty.

Dr!pStop Helps Reduce Rust On Metal Buildings

At Safeway Steel Buildings we recommend Dr!p Stop Condensation Control Systems for many of our clients steel building solutions, to ensure the steel of your building can resist rust in places where condensation can build up.  If your next steel building will be in an environment where condensation or humidity is high.  We recommend contacting Safeway Steel Buildings today to discuss how Dr!pStop Insulation can help keep your building a standard temperature and reduce maintenance on your building over the years from humidty.

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Do Steel Buildings Rust – Steel Building Rust Guide

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Do Steel Buildings Rust or are they Rust Resistant?

Your Steel Buildings Rust is is a concern when left untreated. Every Steel Building is prone to rust over time. The type of rust on your building is what determines the life of your metal building.  As we all know, rust is another name for iron oxide, which occurs when iron or an alloy that contains iron, like steel, is exposed to oxygen and moisture for a long period of time. Over time, the oxygen combines with the metal at an atomic level, forming a new compound called an oxide and weakening the bonds of the metal itself. Continue reading

Can Steel Buildings Be Used For Homes

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Can Steel Buildings Be Used For Homes?

Steel Buildings are a new popular choice for many new home buyers looking to save costs.  Custom building your own Metal Building home is extremely exciting! The clearspan frames and overall quality of building can not be matched with traditional home buying methods.  One of the best advantages of a steel building is that it can meet high snow and wind loads without additional expensive costs.  This drives down the overall price of your building and allows you to put that money towards interior design and other design options. Continue reading

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