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How do I Clean this Gunk off my Railing?

  Posted on June 11, 2019

While Superior Railing is low-maintenance, there isn't anything we can do about random dirt and messy substances getting on your products. What we can do is offer some advice in cleaning that gunk off. 

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Building Safety, The Superior Way

  Posted on May 10, 2019

May is Building Safety Month, and at Superior Aluminum we take safety very seriously. Safe, code-compliant designs and a workforce that keeps safety front of mind are integral parts of the Superior way. 

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Wait, I Can Easily Get a Railing Price Now?

  Posted on April 19, 2019

For years getting a project into Superior’s railing quotation process was potentially mysterious and complex, but no longer.

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It's March - Time to Talk Brackets!

  Posted on March 19, 2019

March is the time of year where everyone is talking brackets, and that includes Superior Aluminum (and a special guest)!

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Do You Know your Code? Part Three

  Posted on February 13, 2019

It's time to take another deep look at building codes! Do manufacturers just use whatever size material they have laying around to build handrail? Is it just screwed into the wall? There are handrail codes that deal with these questions and it is time to explore them. 

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Examining 20 MORE Railing Terms

  Posted on January 23, 2019

Working with railing can often get confusing, especially when very specific terms start to get thrown around. We have already looked at 20 common railing terms, but now it's time to check out 20 more! 

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Railings and Beer.....a Perfect Match?

  Posted on December 27, 2018

Railings and beer. Two seemingly random and unrelated topics with wildly different demographics showing heavy interest in them, right?

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Investigating 12 Fence Terms....and 4 Bonus Terms!

  Posted on November 13, 2018

Fence, including Aluminum Fence, is important for keeping unwanted visitors away, but can sometimes become a bit perplexing. We took a deep dive into some of the key terms associated with fence in an effort to clear away some of the fog. 

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Local Students Discover Superior Aluminum

  Posted on October 17, 2018

The local high school is right down the road from Superior Aluminum Products, but most of the inhabitants have no idea what goes on in their own is time to change that!

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Do you Know your Code? Part Two

  Posted on September 17, 2018

Does a handrail just get installed on a step because the building owner is being nice? Do they just pick a spot on the wall and say: "looks good, fasten it there?" As it turns out, handrails have their own sets of rules within the larger building code to create a consistent, safe set of standards. 

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How does railing go from an idea to an installation?

  Posted on August 20, 2018

So you have this great idea for a beautiful railing what?

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How did Pipe Cable Railing come to be?

  Posted on July 23, 2018

A closer look at the needs and development that led to a brand new member of the Superior Aluminum product family.

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A Glimpse at Housing Trends and What they Mean

  Posted on June 19, 2018

Where is the housing market going in comparison to where it has been? What does it mean for building products manufacturers? 

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Do you Know your Code?

  Posted on May 10, 2018

Ever wondered if that hotel balcony railing was really safe to lean against? Turn's out there is a wide array of rules and regulations called building codes that ensure it is indeed safe! We tackled two of these such codes in depth!

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Examining 15 Common Column Terms

  Posted on April 12, 2018

Load-Bearing? Wrap-Around? What do all these fancy column terms actually mean?!

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Understanding 20 Common Aluminum Railing Terms

  Posted on March 7, 2018

Working with railing can often get confusing, especially when very specific terms start to get thrown around. We are here to ease some of the confusion. 

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The Big Game Without Manufacturing?

  Posted on February 13, 2018

What would the end of a football season look like without Manufacturing? We decided to answer the question! 

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Understanding 12 Key Construction Terms

  Posted on January 16, 2018

The construction and building supply industries tend to throw out acronyms that can make anyone pause and say: “Wait, what does that mean?”

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Buy Pre-Assembled, or Fabricate on the Jobsite?

  Posted on December 12, 2017

Unassembled railing kits may be priced more aggressively, but do they cost less?

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Commercial Construction On the Rise

  Posted on November 16, 2017

Every quarter the USG Corporation and the US Chamber of Commerce survey a panel of contractors in the commercial construction industry to gauge their perspective on the current market. Powered by Dodge Data and Analytics, this index reveals some of the most prominent and promising trends forthcoming from the commercial construction industry.

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