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An Introduction to Specialty Metals in Facade Cladding Conditions

2019 marks Kovach’s 50th Anniversary. Since 1969 we have had the privilege of contributing to some of the countries most amazing projects. While our current solutions include glass, stone, and terracotta, we must never forget that our origins were in metal...

Parking Garages: 5 Examples of Turning Atrocity into Artistry

From 2015 to 2017 the US sold more than 50 million cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs. In those three years we set a record high compared to any other three-year period in US auto sales history... Despite progress the country has made with alternatives to the...

Weathered Steel (Corten) – Top Ten FAQ

Being in the architectural metal business since the 60’s means we’ve received a lot of questions over the years about weathered steel, aka “Corten”. Weathered steel first started to be used as architectural cladding in the mid 60’s. Its popularity declined for a...

Sill Flashing And Curtain Wall Systems: 4 Things To Look For

Proper Water Management Is In The Details   A common trend in architectural detailing is to draw a sill flashing with an upturn leg at curtain wall sill conditions. The concept of a sill flashing being used in this fashion originates with their use in...