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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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Hangar Doors for Pre-engineered Steel Buildings

Extraordinary-Width Doors for Aircraft and Large Access Equipment Aircraft demand mega-wide hangar doors for building entrances. RHINO steel buildings can accommodate any aircraft or vehicle with hangar-style doors in a variety of styles. Aircraft Hangars Built with Steel From helicopters to jumbo jets, aviation relies on steel-framed hangars almost exclusively. Why? Steel is the only sensible choice for hangars. Only steel provides the obstruction-free space required by aircraft. RHINO steel buildings easily span 200 feet or more without any interior… Read More

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Choosing Overhead Doors for Steel Buildings

RHINO Overhead Doors Increase Comfort and Convenience RHINO provides a wide selection of overhead metal building doors. Choosing the right style and size for each overhead door requires a little thought and planning. What Size of Overhead Door Will You Need? Think of what you will be moving through your overhead door— not only now, but also later. For example, if you are building a steel garage at your home, you will need to measure any vehicles you plan to… Read More

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RHINO-Tough Steel Building Doors and Windows

Add Accessibility, Eye-Appeal, and Comfort to a Metal Building Both functional and attractive, steel building doors and windows create a more inviting look to a structure. Whether the metal building’s purpose is agricultural, commercial, industrial, or residential, doors and windows dramatically improve the design. RHINO is committed to supplying top-of-the-line accessories, including high-quality metal building doors and windows. All doors and windows arrive at the job site with the steel framing. RHINO’s metal building doors and windows are “field located,”… Read More

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Let the Sun Shine In with Metal Building Skylights

Steel Building Skylights Let You Cash In on Nature’s Free Lighting Installing metal building skylights not only stretches natural resources, it stretches your resources. Including skylights with your steel building order gives you the satisfaction of making the “green” building choice. It also saves your nice green money by reducing utility costs. What Are the Benefits of Using Skylights? Obviously, reducing the amount you pay for lighting a building is the greatest advantage of skylights and wall lights. Skylights, also… Read More

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Rain Gutters for Metal Buildings- Part 3

Are Rain Gutters the Right Choice for Your Location? In Part 1 in this series on rain gutters for metal buildings we covered all the advantages of including rain gutters and downspouts with your pre-engineered steel building order. Part 2 of the series explained using gutter systems and rain barrels to conserve water. However, metal building gutters and downspouts are not the right choice for all climates. People living in areas of extreme snowfall and frequent ice storms need to… Read More

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Rain Gutters for Metal Buildings- Part 2

Conserving Water with Gutters and Rain Barrels Rain gutters for metal buildings have one major job: to move water away from the structure. Why stop there? Go “green” by conserving the runoff water and learn how to collect rainwater from gutters. Rain Barrels: The Eco-Friendly Choice In the first part of this series on rain gutters for metal buildings, we covered the advantages of including gutters and downspouts with your pre-engineered steel building orders. The option of rain water collecting… Read More

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