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Steel Buildings: Think Outside the Box- Part 4

Adding Pizzazz to Metal Buildings with “Pop-Out” Framing The most economical shape for pre-engineered steel buildings remains the basic rectangle. While practical for most industrial, agricultural, and storage applications, commercial enterprises sometime require more visual interest. In this series on customizing steel buildings, we have divulged several ways to lose the “boxy” look of metal buildings to add eye appeal. So far, we have covered: • Part 1: Changing the Roofline • Part 2: Adding Roofline Extensions • Part 3:… Read More

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Steel Buildings: Think Outside the Box- Part 3

Customizing the Exteriors of Pre-engineered Metal Buildings Steel buildings do not have to look like steel buildings. There are many ways to enhance the exterior of a structure to lose the “boxy” look of a metal building. In parts one and two of this series, we offered suggestions for changing the roofline and profile of a steel building to create a more traditional look. The versatility steel buildings doesn’t stop there. Any exterior building material available for other building systems… Read More

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Steel Buildings: Think Outside the Box- Part 2

Roofline Extensions Add Flair to Pre-engineered Metal Buildings In part one of this series on steel buildings, we discussed changing the roof pitch and gable rooflines versus hip rooflines. You can also “dress up” metal buildings by adding eave overhangs or canopies. In standard pre-engineered steel buildings, the roofline ends flush with sidewalls. That is adequate for many applications, where the “boxy” look of the building does not matter. For example, agricultural barns and industrial warehouses find this basic steel… Read More

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Steel Buildings: Think Outside the Box- Part 1

Adding Personality to a Metal Building by Changing the Roofline In pre-engineered steel buildings, nothing is more affordable than a basic box. Most agricultural, aviation, and industrial metal building buyers find “no-frills” prefabricated metal buildings both practical and economical for their needs. However, commercial buyers sometimes require a more upscale building appearance. Their building designs must attract customers and blend in with neighboring businesses. Although these buyers long for the benefits of steel buildings, they think steel limits their exterior… Read More

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How to Compare Metal Building Systems: Part 3

Make Sure You are Getting the Best Deal in Steel Buildings When purchasing a pre-engineered metal building, that old adage is true: You get what you pay for. Do not make the mistake of comparing steel building “apples” to “oranges.” Too many customers choose the lowest bid, only to find they purchased a “lemon.” The cheaper kit may be priced with inferior materials— or missing key components. Don’t Just Get Metal Building Prices— Get the Details An identical prefabricated structured… Read More

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How to Compare Metal Building Systems: Part 2

Steel Buildings are Not All Alike Before you check metal building prices, compare the benefits. Compare apples to apples, building materials to building materials— before investing in a steel building. Investigate not only the price of the product, but the quality and value of the metal building kit. Ask questions. What type of metal building system is it? RHINO Steel Building Systems use only commercial-grade rigid steel buildings. We offer seven types of framing. RHINO specializes in low-rise steel structures.… Read More

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How to Compare Metal Building Systems: Part 1

How to Choose the Right Steel Building Company Buying a metal building can be a dream— or a nightmare. Before you invest in a pre-engineered steel building, do your homework. Be sure you are comparing apples to apples, not apples to oranges— or you might wind up with a case of buyer’s remorse and a metal building lemon. This is the first in a three-part series on comparing pre-engineered steel buildings. This article focuses on how to choose a metal… Read More

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Made-to-Order Metal Buildings

Get Exactly the Right Structure for Your Needs RHINO metal building systems create made-to-order metal buildings for every segment of the low-rise market. RHINO steel buildings are not an “off the rack” product. Every customer receives a structure designed and manufactured specifically for them. The Right Size, the Right Options While all steel buildings are flexible enough for myriad uses, they are not all interchangeable. Every project and budget demands specific dimensions. The size of your building must serve you… Read More

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Beyond “Standard” Metal Buildings

The Four Basic Levels Pre-engineered Steel Building Design Pre-engineered metal buildings prove to be the best buy for most low-rise construction projects. Custom steel structures are affordable now— and later. RHINO standard prefabricated steel buildings are economically priced— saving money. Metal building kits ship quickly— saving time. Manufactured components arrive at the job site ready for assembly— saving more time. Metal building framing cut erection time by about one-third— saving even more time. Strong, fire-resistant, termite proof steel buildings often… Read More

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