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#1 Reason to Buy Pre-engineered Metal Buildings

Steel Buildings Cost Less What is the main motivation so many people choose to construct pre-engineered metal buildings? Well, it is the same basic motivation driving people choose any other product: the bottom line. Steel buildings cost less. We all spout platitudes about demanding quality— and we do want the most bang for our buck— but when push comes to shove, money talks. In fact, money SHOUTS! No matter how wonderful the features of a building system, if it is… Read More

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How Steel Buildings Offer Unlimited Possibilities

Discover the Versatility of Pre-engineered Metal Buildings What do you picture in your mind when you hear “steel buildings”? A metal-clad barn? A gigantic warehouse? An aircraft hangar? A self-storage building? Well you are right… sort of. Hiding a Heart of Steel While colorful, sturdy, low-maintenance steel panels work for many applications, they represent only one choice. Steel buildings can look any other building system on the outside. Any exterior finishing material you use on other building systems you can… Read More

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How to Expand a Steel Building

Part Two: Metal Building Side Wall Expansions While it is usually more economical to expand a steel building at an endwall, adding floor space at a side wall is also feasible. Unlike other building systems, pre-engineered metal buildings are completely self-supporting. A clear span steel building does not require interior walls or columns to “prop up” the weight of the structure. To add floor space, engineers simply create another self-supporting metal building add-on to adjoin the original structure. Metal Building… Read More

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How to Expand a Metal Building

Part One: Steel Building Endwall Expansions As a business grows, it may become necessary to expand a metal building. The most economical way to enlarge a pre-engineered steel building is by adding frames at either endwall. The simplicity of increasing a metal building at the endwalls depends on the original builder’s preplanning for future expansion. Two things need consideration for metal building extensions: Is there sufficient room on the property for expansion without interfering with legal easements? Did the original… Read More

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Why Steel Buildings Claim 95% of the Industrial Market

Metal Buildings Reign Supreme in Industrial Construction No other product so thoroughly dominates its market as steel buildings do in the industrial construction market. Today steel framing grabs a shocking ninety-five percent of all new industrial construction. What gives steel buildings such a powerful edge in the industrial market? Ten Greatest Strengths of Industrial Steel Buildings There are numerous advantages of metal construction— especially with pre-engineered steel building systems— that attract industrial buyers. Here are the top ten reasons industry… Read More

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Steel Buildings in Hawaii Defeat Termites

Why Metal Buildings Dominate Construction in Hawaii Homeowners and business owners turn to steel buildings in Hawaii to counteract a giant challenge: the tiny termite. Everyone living and visiting the fiftieth state agrees it is a tropical paradise. Voracious termites also find paradise in the islands’ warm moist climate and abundant wood supply. Seven different species of termites call the Hawaiian Islands home— including the King Kong of all the wood-munchers, the Formosan termite. Formosan Termites Make Themselves at Home… Read More

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Expanding Your Business This Year

Part 2- 6 More Ways to Grow Your Business in 2017 In part one of this series, we provided seven ways for expanding your business in the coming year. Following are more business expansion strategies for increasing your scope and profits. Six More Ways to Increase Business 8. Create a strategic alliance: Are you a successful fitness trainer? Develop a strategic alliance with DVD producer and distributor to create fitness-training videos. Do you fashion cakes for special occasions that are… Read More

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Expanding Your Business in 2017

Part 1: 7 Ways to Grow Your Business this Year You’ve weighed the pros and cons of expanding your business. After careful consideration of the risks and rewards, you have decided to forge ahead. But what are the best ways for expanding your business? Every market and each business presents unique opportunities for growth. As the business owner, only you can determine the best course for your enterprise. Here are a few suggestions that may help spark ideas for expansion.… Read More

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How to Know When to Expand Your Business

Comparing the Risks and Rewards of Business Growth As a new year dawns on a thriving enterprise, you wonder whether it is time to expand your business. Always enthusiastic, entrepreneurs sometimes tend to lead with their hearts instead of their heads. Jumping too quickly into new business growth may put your entire operation at risk. Conversely, more conservative business owners may delay enlarging their business to avoid risk and miss great opportunities for increased revenues. So how do you know… Read More

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Startup Business Ideas for 2017

Part 2:  75 New Businesses to Start this Year If you have been dreaming of becoming your own boss, but do not have a specific enterprise in mind, check out this list of startup business ideas. Some will involve specific skillsets and training; other business endeavors require little previous training. Many entrepreneurs already have vision for a product or service, based on their own ideas, talents, and experience. The objective is to find the business startup most compatible and exciting… Read More

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