Prefabricated Steel Buildings
When deciding to build or expand your business or residence there are a several options out there. And with that, a ton of confusion and misconceptions. So, to help clear the air and help you along your journey, we’ve provided important information we feel you should know about prefabricated steel buildings.
- They can be used for anything regardless of your needs.
prefabricated metal buildings can be used for:
- Auto Shops
- Houses of Worship
- Equestrian Barns
- Riding Arenas
Prefab buildings are ideal for any project, home or business venture.
- Can have many faces
Don’t judge a book by its cover; any metal building can support brick, stucco, wood and stone for the exterior finish. Just make sure you communicate this with the steel company of your choosing.
Our customers are often amazed when they are informed that, in fact you can control the climate (heating and cooling) of their metal building. With a proper layout, design and appropriate insulation any steel structure can be climate controlled.
- Prefabricated Steel Buildings = Green
Unlike most traditional construction materials, prefabricated metal buildings are made from recycled steel. And, can be recycled and reused well after the building’s life.
- Can withstand severe weather conditions.
Prefabricated steel structures are built to last! When properly designed, they can withstand hurricanes, earthquakes and snowstorms.
- Can increase property value
Simply put, value is in the mind of the buyer. That being said, adding a prefab metal building can increase property value.
By adding a metal building you:
- Increase total square footage
- Increase appeal for potential buyers
- Provide a unique living experience outside of your primary residence (garage/workshop, man cave and large kitchen for hosting and dining to name a few)
- Maintenance free
This is true, unlike wood, brick and concrete which can all suffer from mold, water damage and abrasion, prefabricated steel buildings require little to no maintenance.
Helpful Tip: Prior to connecting the buildings girts, purlins and sheeting, inspect to ensure the red or grey primer has not chipped off any of the first and secondary support systems during delivery of your building — as this my happen from time-to-time. A simple can of red or grey primer paint should do the trick for touchups.
- Quick and easy construction
This is one of the most attractive aspects of choosing a steel structure over traditional construction. Everything is cut, rolled and welded offsite and delivered to you ready to assemble.
- Meets most interior construction, design needs and requirements
Prefab steel structures can support most design needs both inside and out. From pipe manufacturing to a furniture showroom or doctor’s office, metal buildings can accommodate.
- More cost effective than traditional construction
In the blog post Steel vs Concrete, we explain that in choosing a prefabricated steel building you save more than just money – it also saves time! Which in some cases is worth more than the money saved.
So, prefabricated steel buildings can be used in several industries, including residential, can be heated or cooled, has a small carbon footprint and able to standup to Mother Nature. In addition, prefab steel structures can increase property value while not looking like a steel building. And lastly, quick construction, maintenance free and cost savings makes for an investment that will pay for itself and last a lifetime.
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