Purchasing a metal or steel building has many advantages to traditional storage and building construction. Metal and steel buildings are cost effective, quick to assembly, and many options pertaining to size, layout, and color exist for you to choose from. Yet some customers run into problems when they hire building builders who do not offer metal building concrete or erection services. In other words, if you purchased a North Carolina steel or metal building, you would have to outsource the work to erect your building and hire a cement crew to put in concrete flooring. This can get expensive. The alternative? Do it your self. Here are some tips to limit the budget and eliminate the headaches.
Steel and Metal Building Erection
The easiest and most cost effective thing you can do if you decide to erect your steel or metal building yourself is to ask questions. This is crucial if you don’t have any building experience. Speak to the representative that assisted you in purchasing your building. Ask him/her for detailed steps, information on essential equipment, and any other resources that may exist that they can provide.
It would also be a good idea to check out other buildings in the area and see the final product first hand, as well as, speaking to other metal building owners.
Concrete flooring is a prevalent choice for many metal and steel building owners. Concrete is popular because it’s durable, resilient, and long lasting. Concrete is also easy to maintain. Waxing your floor every 3-6 months depending on the level of traffic is considered ample upkeep.
The initial cost of installing a concrete floor can be expensive. Basic costs are estimated anywhere 1.50 to 5.50 per square foot. This doesn’t include prep work and time spent allowing the concrete to dry. Again, asking questions can limit mistakes and save you money.
Let Champion Buildings Help you with your Metal and Steel Building today
It doesn’t matter if you have purchased a steel building or metal building to use as a home, farm shelter, or metal garage, erecting your building and installing suitable flooring will be an early priority. Make sure you take the time to plan your project appropriately and not get in over your head.
Located in North Carolina? Do you have questions, concerns, or would like more information regarding metal buildings, mini storage units, or agricultural shelters? Contact the building professionals at Champion Buildings at (800) 942 – 6812 or at www.champion-buildings.com.