At CSM, we've been supplying metal deck for over 50 years. One question that we are frequently asked is: how is metal deck made? In this article, we will take you through our metal deck manufacturing process step by step, from the initial order to … [Read more...] about How Is Metal Deck Made?
As a supplier of metal roof deck, one of the questions we are often asked is: Is metal roof deck sustainable? Sustainability is incredibly important in our industry, and we take pride in the quality and longevity of our metal roof deck. In this … [Read more...] about Is Metal Roof Deck Sustainable?
Since the Fall of 2020, the U.S. has seen significant steel price increases as steel has become low in supply. This steel shortage and, by consequence, its uptick in price has left a number of metal deck manufacturers struggling to fulfill orders and … [Read more...] about What Significant Steel Price Increases Mean for Metal Deck Manufacturers
At CSM Metal Deck, it is our mission to provide high-quality metal decking for timely delivery. As a part of our mission, we have been upgrading our metal deck manufacturing facility to improve efficiency and add more products. Our newest addition to … [Read more...] about Upgrading Our Metal Deck Manufacturing Equipment
Metal roof deck is widely used in commercial and industrial construction projects as a foundation for roofing systems. Sometimes, the bottom of the metal roof deck is not enclosed in the rest of the roofing system and is left exposed. To make this … [Read more...] about Is Painted Roof Deck Right for My Project?
Metal deck can be used for a variety of applications. Two of the most common types of metal deck are roof deck and floor deck. When ordering metal deck for a project, it is essential to understand the differences in roof deck vs. floor deck. Our … [Read more...] about Metal Roof Deck vs. Floor Deck
Metal deck attachment works by joining overlapping edges of the metal deck together to limit the amount of space between deck panels. It's important to securely attach metal deck to form a solid base for construction. If you are not familiar with … [Read more...] about Ways to Attach Metal Deck
Many types of metal deck have overlapping edges that need to be attached to form a base structure. The attachment limits the amount of space between two panels of metal deck, which prevents concrete from spilling through. Additionally, attachment … [Read more...] about Metal Decking Button Punch Tool
In April of 2017, the U.S. launched a national investigation into the security of steel imports and in 2018, a 25% tariff on steel was introduced in order to give American steel manufacturers a boost over foreign suppliers. While this began as a win … [Read more...] about Domestic Coil
At CSM Metal Deck, we produce and stock a wide variety of products. In previous years, we have used 5,000 lb. Galvanized coil, but now, with our new crane, we are able to handle 20,000 lb. galvanized coil. This newly installed 15-ton overhead … [Read more...] about New Crane Installed at CSM Metal Deck Warehouse
Most roofing systems are built on top of a metal deck structure that supports the rest of the system. Sometimes, when construction crews are performing a reroofing job, they tear out the roofing system and find that the metal deck below has become … [Read more...] about Metal Deck Replacement on a Reroof Project
If you're not familiar with metal roof decking, you may not know that there are a variety of roof deck options. Each of these roof deck types offer different support functions for commercial construction. In this article, we will be discussing type B … [Read more...] about B Deck: Our top seller