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Steel Building Sandwich Shops

If You Build It, They Will Come! A steel building and a sandwich shop make the perfect pairing for budding entrepreneurs. So what makes pre-engineered steel buildings and sandwich shops the best idea since sliced bread? The Sandwich Market First of all, Americans are positively mad for sandwiches.  In fact, Americans consume 300 million sandwiches every day!  That’s almost 92% of the entire U.S. population! Secondly, Americans buy the majority of those bread-stuffed wonders from the nearest sandwich shop or… Read More

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Building Boat and RV Storage with Steel

Cash In by Building Metal Toy Boxes for Grown-Up Toys Smart self-storage facility operators include boat and RV storage space in their facilities.  And the really smart facilities build those recreational storage units with pre-engineered steel buildings. Recreational vehicle owners sink lots of money into their leisure toys.  They need convenient and secure space to safely store their down time investments.  Moreover, boat and RV storage tenants usually prove to rent space far longer than smaller unit renters do. The… Read More

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Why Steel Building Insurance Costs Less

How Metal Buildings Save 30% or More on Insurance Premiums Research conducted by the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) shows premiums for steel building insurance are lower than for lumber or concrete structures.  In fact, commercial and industrial businesses find steel building insurance rates as much as 30% lower. Property Insurance Costs on the Rise Every property owner finds insurance expensive these days.  And industry experts warn that property insurance prices will certainly rise this year. Insurance companies shelled out… Read More

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Selecting Your Metal Building Colors

Color: The Fun Way to Customize Your Steel Building Kit You can make your next construction both functional and fantastic by choosing from an array of vivid metal building colors. Does your application warrant a pristine polar white or a cool Aztec blue?  Perhaps you prefer a saucy brick red with a fox gray accents?  Or would your project look best with sagebrush tan with evergreen trim? Whatever your color scheme, you will find what you need to match it… Read More

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The Versatility of a 40 x 60 Steel Building

What Could You Do with 2,400 sq. ft. of Unobstructed Space? A 40 x 60 steel building adapts easily to so many different end uses.  Aviators, farmers, ranchers, real estate investors, small business owners, manufacturers, and homeowners all love 40 x 60 metal buildings.  They’ve discovered that this versatile, mid-sized building beauty offers the most bang-for-the-building-buck for many needs. The Metal Building Sweet Spot Every business has a “sweet spot”— the one product or service that seems to best fit… Read More

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The Incredible Strength of Steel Buildings

Why Metal Buildings Stand Straighter, Stronger, and Longer Have you ever thought about how much we depend on the strength of steel?  Probably not.  Steel has become such a part of our daily lives, we scarcely notice it. However, would you trust yourself to drive in traffic in a car made of aluminum or wood?  Would you like to work in a high-rise building made of nailed together lumber?  Would you feel comfortable driving across a concrete bridge that was… Read More

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A Builder’s Nightmare: Drywall Nail Pops

What Causes Those Unsightly Drywall Dimples? Drywall nail pops probably cause builders more wasted time on callbacks than any other problem.  These insidious pitted places on formerly perfectly finished walls can be the bane of a builder’s existence. The builder is trying to focus on his next project.  Yet, callbacks from unhappy owners of his previous projects distract him from the project at hand.  These former clients are grumbling about the unsightly bumps and blemishes appearing on their walls. What… Read More

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North Texas Steel Buildings are Big

Why Metal Buildings Dominate Construction in the DFW Area Everything is bigger in the Lone Star State, and the sales of North Texas steel buildings are no exception. RHINO Steel Building Systems sells pre-engineered metal buildings all across North America.  Yet, Texas continually rates number one in sales year after year.  North Texas, home of RHINO’s corporate headquarters, is an especially hot area in Texas for prefab metal buildings. The North Texas Area Geographically, the region called North Texas is… Read More

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Steel Buildings for Plumbing and Electrical Suppliers

3 Reasons Building Supply Retailers Choose Metal Buildings Sensible, spacious, and safe, pre-engineered steel buildings are ideal for plumbing and electrical suppliers. Some operations cater to do-it-yourselfers in the home improvement market.  Others serve professional plumbers, electricians, and builders in a wholesale operation. And online electrical and plumbing supply companies, who ship parts directly to the client, are heating up right now. According to IBIS, plumbing and electrical online sales are currently experiencing a 4.9% annual growth rate.  And customer’s… Read More

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Should You Build with Steel or Concrete?

Part 2: Which Material is Easiest on the Pocketbook and the Planet? Our last blog discussed whether steel or concrete is the best building material for low-rise construction.  It compared the pros and cons of each system in four categories: design, size, availability, and safety. But will a prefab steel system or reinforced concrete structure give you the most bang-for-your-building-buck? Moreover, is steel or concrete the best choice for the environment? Material Costs CONCRETE:  The price of concrete itself remains… Read More

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