Types of Steel Buildings

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3 Reasons to Choose Steel Vehicle Showrooms

If It Moves on Wheels, Display It with Steel! Dealerships overwhelming use pre-engineered steel buildings to construct their vehicle showrooms.  Steel brings many benefits to the table for showrooms. From cars to campers, marine to motorcycles, and trucks to tractors, all shrewd vehicle dealers look for the same basic things in a new facility: unobstructed space, economical construction, and affordable operation. 1. Vehicle Showrooms Demand Wide Open Spaces First of all, showrooms need to be, well, showy. To display the… Read More

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Museum Covers Tracks with Steel Building

Ridgway Railroad Museum Builds Shelter for Trains Colorado’s Ridgway Railroad Museum sought a steel building system with a proven track record for their new rolling stock shelter. After careful Internet research, museum officials decided a RHINO metal building was just the ticket. Ridgway Railroad History Nestled in a valley of the San Juan Mountains, Ridgway, Colorado’s scenic beauty drew settlers to the region— as did the area’s rich silver mines. Thanks to the early mining in the area, Ridgway also… Read More

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Steel: The All Purpose Building System

Whatever the Project, Build It with Steel Pre-engineered steel framing uses an all purpose building system that fits any low-rise construction project. Steel buildings generally cost less to construct and to operate than other traditional building systems. From a backyard workshop, to church sanctuary, to a massive distribution center— and everything in between— a pre-engineered metal building (PEMB) can do it all. Specifically Designed There are no cookie-cutter steel buildings. Designed exactly to the customer’s specifications, every PEMB order meets… Read More

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Building a Safer Pet Hospital with Steel

Protect the Animals and Your Investment by Building with Steel Pre-engineered steel buildings safeguard a pet hospital investment— as well as its precious animal patients— better than other building materials. When fierce winds wail, lightning sizzles, fire rages, or the earth tremors, prefabricated metal buildings stand up to the challenge. Commercial-grade steel framing like RHINO Steel Building Systems provides maximum damage protection for a veterinary facility. WINDS: Most wind damage occurs when strong winds breach the building envelope. High winds… Read More

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A Healthier Vet Hospital Starts with Steel

Building Healthy Surroundings for Animal Patients Pre-engineered steel buildings create an atmosphere for improved health and healing in many ways for a vet hospital— as well as other medical or commercial structures. The same health benefits metal buildings afford people also benefit animals recuperating in veterinary hospitals. Indoor Air Quality Indoor air quality (IAQ) is of paramount concern. According to estimates by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americans spend 90% of their time indoors. Yet an Environmental Protection Agency… Read More

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Veterinary Clinic Chooses RHINO Steel Buildings

Outlaw Equine Selects on RHINO for Its New Facility Outlaw Equine Hospital and Rehab Center began construction of a new state-of-the-art veterinary clinic in 2012. Determined to offer the finest care for horses in all of North Texas, Outlaw Equine chose RHINO Steel Building Systems to house the new facility. Medical Care for Equine Athletes Josh Harvey, DVM, opened the Outlaw Equine (OE) in 2007. Veterinarian medicine runs in the blood of some families. “My father was a vet and… Read More

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Metal Buildings for Veterinary Facilities

Why So Many Veterinarians Choose Steel Buildings Whether building a new practice from scratch or expanding a current operation, metal buildings fit the bill for all types of veterinary facilities. Pre-engineered steel buildings deliver greater usable space, simpler customization, and faster construction than other methods for building a kennel facility or vet clinic. Surprisingly affordable, metal buildings promise more bang for the buck now— plus lower expenses over time. Lower maintenance and discounted insurance premiums reduce metal building operating costs.… Read More

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Agricultural Building Trends- Part 1

The Super-Sizing of U.S. Farming BIG defines the agricultural building trends today. Farms are bigger and so are tractors and other farming equipment, creating an increased need for bigger farm buildings. In 1790, farmers made up 90% of the U.S. labor force. Farming required backbreaking work, plowing fields with crude wooden plows pulled by horses or oxen. Three hundred man-hours were needed to produce 100 bushels of wheat. By the mid-1800s, innovations in farming— like the steel plow— allowed farmers… Read More

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Making Hay Sheds While the Sun Shines

Protecting Feed, Livestock, and Equipment with Metal Ag Buildings Shrewd farmers and ranchers use pre-engineered metal hay sheds and barns to protect their assets. Planting, growing, and harvesting hay represents a significant amount of time, money, and effort. Why leave bales rotting in the field when prefabricated steel hay sheds and barns are so economical and easy to erect? Hay Production in the U.S. In 2015, U.S. hay production topped 134.4 million tons. The top ten hay producing states— California,… Read More

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Convenience Stores in America- Part 2

Building Your Own Convenience Store Business Part 1 in this series covered the basic statistics on convenience stores in the U.S. Now let’s look at getting started in this lucrative industry. Franchise or Do-It-Yourself? There are two basic ways to get started in the convenience store business: 1) independently, or 2) with a franchise. Both privately owned stores and franchised stores take a large initial outlay of capital. Franchises simplify marketing and set up. They offer a ready-made system of… Read More

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