Metal Building Outlet supplied this steel building in Cotton Valley, Louisiana.
Now used as a shop by Calumet Lubricants, a hydrocarbon product manufacturer, the metal building is 51’x55.2’x16’ in size and is crafted from rugged components from Nucor Building Systems. It boasts light stone-colored paint and a corrosion-resistant Galvalume roof with a 1:12 pitch.
Additional building features include (3) framed openings, among them (2) 14’x14’ roll-up coil doors and (1) heavy-duty 20-gauge steel walk door for convenient user access. To help keep the interior warm in the winter and cool in the summer, R-19 insulation is included in the roof, while R-13 insulation adorns the walls.
Cotton Valley sees considerable rainfall throughout the year and very little, if any, snowfall. With the region’s typical weather patterns in mind, the building was designed with a wind speed of 90 mph and a ground snow load of 5 lbs. at the time of construction.
Cotton Valley is a part of Webster Parish in northern Louisiana, not far from the Arkansas border. It sits about 20 miles northwest of Minden and about 43.3 miles northeast of Shreveport.
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