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Resources – UCOA Metals

How to put a Metal Roof on a Pole Barn?

Metal roofs are the most common types of roofs found on pole barns. You will find many pole barn home owners searching for a reputable roofing metal supplier, to ensure they will have a roof, made to last. Installing metal roofing on a pole barn is not much different from doing so on a normal home or shed. Metal roofing...

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What to Know Before Getting Post Frame Metal Siding

Choosing siding metal, metal roofing, or a pole barn is a fantastic way to save yourself lots of time and money. Metal pole barns are highly durable, are long lasting, and require less maintenance than traditional buildings. However, even though the maintenance is significantly limited, this does not mean you will not have to perform yearly siding metal and roofing...

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Where to Buy Metal Framing

Planning a metal building project but struggling to find suppliers can be incredibly frustrating and stressful, especially if you already have the plans made and just need the metal. UCOA is a great, contractor trusted location to buy pole barn metal as well as metal framing products. Consumers and contractors alike choose UCOA for supplies for residential and commercial construction...

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How to Spot a Good Post Frame Metal Builder

So you have made the decision to build that pole barn you have always been wanting. Awesome! After all, that time, saving, looking at metal roofing supplies, and getting ready, now is the time to design your pole barn and find a great builder. Whether you are looking for a well-insulated workshop, a great living space, or the perfect man...

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How to Frame a Metal Building

So you’ve decided to build a metal building but you want it to have a traditional interior. How can you do that? A more traditional looking interior can be achieved using wood framing and drywall inside of the building. Learn more about wood framing inside a metal building from the united contractors of america at UCOA.   Why frame the...

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Where to Place Your Pole Barn

So you’ve decided to build a pole barn, but have you put much thought into where you are going to build it and why? There are some important things to take into consideration when selecting the location on your property to build your pole barn. Pole barn placement should consider drainage, the climate, the needed amenities, and more.   Drainage...

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The Cost of Building and Framing a Metal Building

 Are you on the way to building your first metal building or home? Do you already have one? Either way, it is important to know your options for framing your building. When you hire a builder or build a pole barn metal home yourself, there are tons of benefits. These include customizability, new appliances, personal changes, and much more. You...

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Featured Job: Wastewater Treatment Plant

[gallery ids="3073,3072,3069"] Photos from the Wastewater Treatment Plant job in Mounds City, Illinois   Here at UCOA in Vienna, we love to spotlight jobs or projects that have been completed using the high-quality metal products that we offer to our hardworking customers. UCOA Metals recently provided post-frame metal for an awesome standing seam job. Midwest Petroleum, owned and operated by...

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How Metal Buying Groups Help Local Contractors

A wholesale metal supplier is a fantastic asset for many small local contractors. Central States as well as any other large-scale metal suppliers only do business on a scale and at prices that wildly supersedes anything a local contractor could afford. Luckily, UCOA and many organizations like us take on the role of a mediary wholesale metal supplier to give...

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