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Vetting a Metal Building Company

All Steel Buildings are NOT Created Equal Let the buyer beware if they do not thoroughly examine a metal building company before signing the contract. Not all metal building manufacturers are the same— and neither are their metal building packages. To make a wise buying decision, you must examine the reputation steel building construction companies. To compare prices accurately, you need to know precisely what each company includes in their quote— and the quality of the steel framing system. “Extreme… Read More

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Steel Building Company Passes Milestone

RHINO Celebrates 18 Years in the Metal Building Business It’s hard to believe that it has already been eighteen years since we started RHINO Steel Building Systems. It’s been a great ride— we are just getting started! To celebrate, we thought we’d share the eighteen most popular reasons customers choose RHINO pre-engineered steel buildings again and again. 18 Reasons for RHINO’s Success HIGH-QUALITY SYSTEM: Weather-resistant, commercial-grade rigid steel framing NO COOKIE-CUTTER ORDERS: Each building designed to the customer’s exact specifications… Read More

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WOOD versus STEEL Buildings- Part 3

Which is Greener— Wood or Steel Buildings? When considering wood versus steel buildings, it is important not to overlook the environmental implications of the two systems. Which substance leaves a smaller environmental footprint? ENVIRONMENT WOOD framing proponents crow that wood is more sustainable than steel. Wipe out a forest harvesting trees for virgin lumber? No problem! Simply replant more trees, right? However, even the fastest growing softwood tree species need 30-40 years to mature. Stronger hardwood trees take even longer… Read More

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Why Green Builders LOVE Steel Framing

Showing the Love for Eco-Friendly Metal Buildings Environmental-conscious green builders love steel framing. Pre-engineered metal building systems allow construction companies to offer strong, durable, green low-rise structures at a highly competitive price. #1 Reason Green Builders Love Steel Framing While most builders want to aid in saving our planet, the bottom line is still the bottom line. In any industry, you must supply what the customer wants to stay in business and make a profit. Over 73% of Americans say… Read More

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Metal Buildings Save Money on Operating Costs

The Lifecycle Advantages of Pre-engineered Steel Structures Metal buildings save money on purchasing and construction. However, the greatest savings happen over the lifetime of the structure. Smart investors look not only at the initial costs of building, but also at the lifecycle costs. This cradle-to-the-grave philosophy counts the cost over the years of using the structure. Buying a cheap, inferior structure does not save in the long run if it costs too much to operate and maintain. Looking Beyond the… Read More

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7 Ways Steel Buildings Save Money on Construction

How Building Kit Construction Cuts Building Costs Well-made steel buildings save money when you buy, as you build, and as you occupy them. Steel building costs are lower when you buy, as you build, and as you occupy them. Let’s look at the ways metal building costs are lower during the construction of a pre-engineered metal building. Time Is Money in Construction The longer it takes to finish the building, the more the project costs. Pre-engineered steel buildings save money… Read More

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The RHINO Metal Building Ordering Process

5 Steps from Order to Delivery of a Prefabricated Steel Building We discussed how to get a RHINO metal building quote on our last blog. Now let’s look at what happens when you are ready to order your new RHINO steel building. There are five basic steps in the RHINO metal building ordering process. STEP 1: Confirm the Contract RHINO sends a detailed order form to you. The form contains all permanent information, size, local building codes, loads, with frame… Read More

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How to Get a Metal Building Quote

The Process of Pricing a Pre-engineered Steel Building You want an accurate metal building quote. Otherwise, how can you make an informed decision? There are two ways to insure a precise steel building quote: 1. Deal with a reputable metal building company with a solid track record. 2. Provide as much detailed information as possible. Understanding the Basics of Metal Buildings Before you decide on the size building you will need, consider how steel buildings are measured. Out-to-out measurement of… Read More

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Get Hooked on RHINO Steel Building Systems

RHINO: The Symbol of Quality-Made Metal Buildings When launching our fledgling metal building company in 1998, we choose RHINO Steel Building Systems for our company name. Branding is important in any enterprise. We wanted an easily recognizable brand identification. It needed to represent the strength and toughness of our prefabricated steel buildings. We became hooked on the idea of a rhinoceros as a company symbol. Today RHINO Steel Building Systems stands as a well-established name in metal buildings, with a… Read More

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Quality Control in Steel Building Fabrication

The Importance of AISC Certification to Metal Building Buyers The quality of a pre-engineered steel building ultimately rests with its fabricators. Poor steel building manufacturers produce sub-standard, problem-filled structures. Steel building fabricators with vision use stringent quality control systems to produce durable, dependable, problem-free metal buildings. Want assurance your steel building order is fabricated by quality-conscious professionals? Order from an American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Certified fabricator. AISC: A Brief History In the early 1900s, no standards for steel… Read More

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