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Metal Building Components: Customizing Your Space In Metal Building Systems

Customizing Your Space In Metal Building Systems

Metal Building Components play a pivotal role, offering versatility, efficiency, and durability. This comprehensive guide will navigate through the intricacies of these components, exploring their types, customization options, and real-world applications. Let's embark on a journey to understand the backbone of modern construction projects.

Structural Components

Steel Framing

Steel framing stands as the bedrock of metal buildings, ensuring strength and resilience. This section provides an in-depth overview, exploring various types and profiles available, along with the customization options that empower builders to create structures tailored to their unique visions.

Roof Systems

An exploration of the diverse roof systems in metal buildings, including types, roofing materials, and design considerations. From pitched roofs to energy-efficient options, this section unravels the roofing choices that contribute to the functionality and aesthetics of metal structures.

Wall Systems

Walls are more than boundaries; they are integral to the structural and visual identity of a building. Here, we delve into the various wall panel options, cladding choices, and design flexibility that define the exterior and interior spaces of metal buildings.

Secondary Structural Components

Doors and Windows

The functionality and aesthetics of metal buildings extend beyond the primary elements. Explore the world of doors and windows, understanding the options available and their impact on the overall design and utility of a structure.


Insulation is a critical aspect of creating energy-efficient and comfortable metal buildings. This section explores insulation types, their importance, and considerations for achieving optimal thermal performance in diverse climates.

Metal Building Components and Accessories


Natural light can transform the atmosphere within a building. Uncover the options and considerations associated with skylights, exploring how they contribute to both aesthetics and functionality.

Ventilation Systems

Ventilation is key to maintaining indoor air quality and regulating temperature. Delve into the ventilation options for metal buildings, understanding their impact on occupant comfort and overall building health.

Canopies and Overhangs

Beyond aesthetics, canopies and overhangs play a crucial role in providing shade, weather protection, and architectural interest. Learn about the design elements and functional considerations associated with these accessories.

Technical Information and Specifications

Industry Standards

Navigate the complex landscape of industry standards, compliance with codes, and the importance of certification and testing in ensuring the safety and quality of metal building components.

Installation Guidelines

Explore best practices and safety considerations when it comes to installing metal building components. Understanding the nuances of proper installation is essential for achieving long-lasting and reliable structures.

Real-world Applications from Tyler Building Systems

Let’s explore how Tyler Building Systems manufactured customized space solutions for a variety of projects, gaining insights into the practical aspects of implementing metal building components.

Elevating Spirits Above Black Hawk - Tyler Building Systems' Distillery and Restaurant Project

Project Overview

Tyler Building Systems' Distillery and Restaurant Project

In the picturesque setting above the historic mining and gambling town of Black Hawk, Colorado, a family-owned distillery embarked on a journey to create a flagship facility that would not only honor their legacy but also stand as a symbol of craftsmanship and innovation. Tyler Building Systems was entrusted with the task of bringing this vision to life.

Distillery and Restaurant Integration

The project aimed to seamlessly blend the art of whiskey crafting with the warmth of hospitality. The 9,228 square feet metal building, designed to house both a distillery and a restaurant, reflects the convergence of tradition and modernity. The integration of these two elements is not just about production but also about creating an immersive experience for patrons.

Design Customization

Understanding the unique character of the location, the exterior of the metal building was customized to harmonize with the surrounding landscape. Stone wainscot provided a rustic touch, while transition trim and flashing seamlessly connected various architectural elements. The color palette, featuring S200 Charcoal Gray, Burnished Slate, and Rustic Red, not only complemented the natural surroundings but also added a contemporary flair to the structure.

Roof Design and Insulation

The 4:12 slope of the roof not only added an aesthetic appeal but also addressed practical considerations, ensuring efficient water runoff and drainage. The 9.5" roof and wall insulation played a crucial role in maintaining optimal temperature conditions for the distillery processes while providing a comfortable environment for restaurant patrons. A rake extension added a distinctive touch to the roofline, enhancing the overall architectural character.


The Black Hawk distillery and restaurant project encapsulate the essence of Tyler Building Systems' commitment to creating tailor-made solutions. This case study exemplifies how thoughtful design customization, integration of functional elements, and attention to detail can result in a metal building that not only serves its practical purposes but also becomes an iconic presence in its community.

Excellence Unveiled - Lindale High School Multi-Purpose Facility

Project Overview

Lindale High School Multi-Purpose Facility

In the heart of Lindale, Texas, where the spirit of athletics resonates in every cheer and victory, Lindale Independent School District (ISD) set out to build a facility that would mirror the excellence of Lindale athletics. The result was the Lindale High School Multi-Purpose Facility, a 63,705 square foot indoor practice space that stands as a testament to both functionality and architectural prowess.

Indoor Practice Facility for Lindale ISD

Built in 2020, the Lindale High School Multi-Purpose Facility is a clear-span building with an 80-yard synthetic turf field, providing a dynamic indoor practice space for various Lindale ISD teams and groups. The facility caters to a range of athletic activities, from football and soccer to baseball and more.

Versatility in Design

The design of the facility prioritizes versatility. A mechanically lowered divider net at the 50-yard line allows the area to be easily divided, accommodating different groups or activities simultaneously. Net cages, lowered from the ceiling, facilitate specialized practices such as batting, throwing, or kicking. Net goalposts at each end zone enhance the facility's adaptability for various sports. The inclusion of viewing decks on the north end and west side ensures that spectators can witness the prowess of Lindale's athletes firsthand.

Design Customization

Understanding the need for a facility that seamlessly integrates with the aesthetic of Lindale, the exterior features a masonry wainscot fully around the building. This not only enhances the visual appeal but also adds a touch of durability to withstand the Texas elements. The 2:12 slope of the Ultra-Dek Roof System, coupled with 4" roof and wall insulation, ensures an efficient roofing solution that caters to both structural and thermal requirements. Light-transmitting panels contribute to a well-lit interior, creating an optimal practice environment.

Community Impact

Beyond its functional attributes, the Lindale High School Multi-Purpose Facility has become a hub for community spirit. The pride of Lindale athletics is not just felt on the field but also within the walls of this facility, where aspiring athletes train and the community comes together to support its teams.


The Lindale High School Multi-Purpose Facility exemplifies the intersection of architectural ingenuity and practical functionality. This case study showcases how a metal building, customized to meet the unique needs of Lindale ISD, can become a symbol of excellence and community pride. As Lindale continues to shine on the athletic stage, this facility stands as a beacon of their commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a sense of unity within the community.

Bridging Functionality and Curb Appeal - RHD Holdings Investment Property

Project Overview

RHD Holdings Investment Property

When RHD Holdings envisioned an investment property that seamlessly combined the functionality of a warehouse with the allure of a retail building, they turned to the expertise of metal building solutions. The result was a 7,110 square feet facility that not only met the practical needs of a commercial space but also exuded serious curb appeal.

Commercial and Warehouse Fusion

The RHD Holdings Investment Property serves a dual purpose, functioning both as a warehouse and a retail space. This versatility required a design that not only optimized functional space but also appealed to potential tenants or buyers in a commercial setting.

Functional Space and Low-Maintenance Appeal

Recognizing the need for a low-maintenance facility, RHD Holdings sought a solution that would provide both durability and aesthetic appeal. The 1.5:12 slope of the roof, constructed with 26GA. PBR Galvalume, ensured optimal water runoff and drainage, contributing to the longevity of the structure. The horizontal 24GA. Series 200 Masterline 16 Panels added a sleek and modern aesthetic to the exterior, striking a balance between practicality and curb appeal.

Insulation for Efficiency

Efficiency was a key consideration in the design. The facility boasts 4" roof insulation and 6" wall insulation with the Energy Saver Liner System, creating an environment that is not only temperature-controlled but also energy-efficient. This attention to insulation aligns with the modern standards of sustainable and cost-effective construction.

Design Customization for Aesthetic Impact

To enhance curb appeal, the facility features an upgraded facade with stone accents and extensions. The multi-colored, multi-finished, and multi-type wall panels create visual interest and elevate the overall exterior aesthetic. The incorporation of an 18-wheeler loading bay ensures the functionality needed for warehouse operations while maintaining the integrity of the design.


The RHD Holdings Investment Property stands as a testament to the harmonious integration of functionality and aesthetics in metal building solutions. This case study illustrates how a metal building, customized to meet the specific needs of an investment property, can transcend the conventional and become a symbol of efficiency and curb appeal. As RHD Holdings welcomes tenants or buyers into this versatile space, the investment property not only meets but exceeds the expectations of a contemporary commercial and warehouse facility.

The Flexibility of Metal Building Systems from Tyler Building Systems

Tyler Building Systems

Metal building systems can be very versatile and flexible, adapting to the specific needs of each customer. At Tyler Building Systems, we aim to empower builders, architects, and end-user decision-makers to navigate the construction landscape with confidence and innovation. Whether constructing commercial spaces, industrial facilities, or community structures, mastering metal building components is the key to achieving excellence in modern construction. 

Call us at 903-561-3000 to get the conversation started, and let us help turn your vision into a reality. 


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