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Customer Spotlight: Storing salt smarter with ClearSpan

72 x 108 Hartford, CTIncorporated in 1784 and appointed the sole capital city of Connecticut in 1875, the city of Hartford covers 17.3 square miles and has a population of 125,000, making it the fourth largest city in the Constitution State. As winters become longer and more crippling, the city must quickly respond to snow and ice removal for its residents, commuters and workers that account for a general metropolitan area of over 1.2 million people. Read more

Safely store away winter supplies with ClearSpan

ClearSpan Mini GarageOn the ClearSpan blog we’re constantly highlighting our Hercules Truss Arch Buildings and Hybrid Buildings. These custom buildings offer outstanding benefits and can be made to suit any need, but did you also know that ClearSpan provides a number of smaller structures? These smaller structures are ideal for your winter equipment storage needs, such as storing away vehicles and other miscellaneous equipment. As winter transitions into spring, your winter supplies require a safe storage space, and more often than not, a building as large as a Hercules Truss Arch or Hybrid building is not needed.  So let’s take a look at some of our smaller storage structure solutions. Read more

Why Customers Love Our Fabric Structures

Love for ClearSpanIt’s that time of year again, love is in the air. Here at ClearSpan Fabric Structures, February 14 isn’t the only day of the year that our customers share their love of our product with us. Our fabric structures are highly versatile, dependable and come with a highly sought after reputation, making them ideal for any application. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we wanted to share some kind words from our customers that have left us feeling all warm and fuzzy inside. Read more

3 Questions on Winter Horse Care

Horses in snowLast week most of New England was hit by a nasty blizzard. Snow, wind and ice pilled high on roads and houses. So while I was enjoying my snow day at home curled up on the couch with a coffee, I thought about writing this month’s blog on winter horse care. During the summer it’s easy to get out of bed to feed and water. You don’t have to put on layer after layer of fleece and snow pants just to keep warm! On the coldest and snowiest of mornings I long for summertime, when it doesn’t take me ten minutes to trudge through two feet of snow! There’s no way around it, taking care of your horses during the winter is a challenge. Winter weather requires more care consideration, such as blanketing, preventing drinking water from freezing and what to do if the paddocks are too icy to put the horses out. Read more

Surviving the Storm with ClearSpan

ClearSpan in the snowWith the first major storm of the winter season hitting the Northeast this past week, we thought this would be a great time to discuss some of the ways that we design our buildings for winter weather. As you may know, each of our fabric structures are designed and engineered to meet local wind and snow loads, but did you know that our winter survival skills don’t just stop there? From the truss arched frame with a 50 year warranty to the custom fabric covering that carries a 20 year warranty, there are a number of ways in which our buildings are designed to help ensure your structure will withstand the test of time, even when battling “Old Man Winter”. Read more

Meet the New Bloggers

Guess WhoWhether you’re a devoted reader of our blog, or just a casual observer, there is a chance you may have noticed some changes in our writing style and topic coverage over the last few months. Those changes have come about from our dedicated team of new bloggers, all of whom have been producing new and original content for the blog since August 2014. We wanted to take some time to let our readers know a little bit more about who we are and offer some insight into our industry expertise and experience within the field. Read more

Photo Blog: Tour the ClearSpan Manufacturing Building

ClearSpan Manufacturing BuildingHave you ever found yourself asking the question, “How do they do that?” No matter how many times we explain the process of designing, engineering and manufacturing a ClearSpan fabric structure, we know that often times seeing is believing. That’s why this week, we are giving a behind the scenes look at our centrally located Dyersville, Iowa manufacturing building to show how we produce each of our 100 percent America-made fabric structures in a ClearSpan Hercules Truss Arch Building of our own. Read more

The ClearSpan Advantage to Salt Storage

Salt Storage in a ClearSpan Fabric StructureWhether it’s for a small parking lot or a major highway, sand and salt application is extremely common during the winter months. With sand and salt being used by State Highway Departments, small businesses and everything in between, many laws and regulations have been put into place to prevent damage to the environment, particularly due to improperly stored salt. We here at ClearSpan have been designing and installing sand and salt storage structures for years, all of which comply with these regulations. For those that are considering adding a sand and salt storage facility, or for those thinking of upgrading their structure, we here at ClearSpan can provide you with a proper storage facility that will withstand the test of time. In this week’s blog, we will discuss the regulations for salt storage and look at the ways that our ClearSpan Fabric Structures make an ideal solution for it. Read more

ClearSpan Announces Newest Building Design

ClearSpan Hybrid BuildingIn keeping with the growing demand and nearly countless applications for our ClearSpan Fabric Structures, we have added a new structure to our line of HD Building solutions. Read more

ClearSpan’s Class of 2014

ClearSpan in 2014As we prepare to say goodbye to 2014, we wanted to take a moment and look back at some of the buildings that came to be during this past year. With riding arenas, storage facilities, livestock housing and more, 2014 has been a great year, and we wanted to showcase some of our favorite buildings from the past twelve months. Read more