If it’s your first time purchasing a pre-engineered steel or metal building for your company or farm, you probably have a lot of questions. Here are some of the most pressing questions most first-time customers have: How much does a steel building cost? Is a steel building more affordable than a traditional timber building? Will […]
Before you decide to purchase a metal building, you should be aware of the steps involved to erecting it.
A retail store has to be able to keep up with an increasing number of sales and inventory, which sometimes involves needing more space. Having to build or expand a retail space needs to be a fast and efficient process. While a traditional wooden building may seem like the right choice for your retail store, take into consideration all the advantages that a metal building can offer you.
1. Pouring Foundation Before You Get The Plans Sometimes customers come to us saying “Good news! I already poured the foundation!” They think they’re saving us time or themselves money, but it turns out this is actually a mistake. Our team would like the opportunity to talk about the plans for the building before the […]
When building an aircraft hangar it’s essential to build a structure that will hold up to the elements enough to protect your aircraft. Steel framed metal buildings are the right combination of space, durability, low maintenance, construction speed, and strength. Space Metal buildings allow for a clear span of up to 275 feet, so no […]
Building “green” is a hot trend these days. More and more, businesses are making the decision to be environmentally friendly by limiting their impact on the environment. While it may not be the first thing to come to mind, steel buildings are an extremely green, eco-friendly alternative to building with wood. Let us break it […]
When you picture a church or another place of worship in your mind, it likely isn’t a metal structure. More likely it’s a charming wooden structure. However, metal buildings offer many advantages over their stick-built cousins. 1. Durability Churches are typically built to last for decades. Steel-framed metal buildings are naturally going to last a […]
If someone asks you to think of a barn it is likely a classic red wooden barn. But if you take a drive through the countryside you mostly see barns that are in various stages of disrepair. 1. Low Maintenance Keeping a barn in good shape is a lot of work, and on a property […]
OK, you’re already sold on the benefits of steel-framed, metal-roofed buildings over their stick-built wooden alternatives. And you’re not foolish enough to think you can build it yourself. But how do you choose the right builder for your metal building? Here are the criteria to evaluate one builder over another: 1) Foundation There are two […]
Steel construction is the leading construction method for commercial structures. Why? They’re built to last several decades with low maintenance. If that sounds like what you want in a garage, read the seven reasons why you should consider building a metal building over a typical wooden-built structure. 1. Low Maintenance Metal buildings are not maintenance […]