Steel Building Systems, Inc
At RHINO Steel Building Systems we are often asked, “Can I build my own metal building?” The quick answer is, “Probably.”
To the serious do-it-yourselfer, erecting their own steel building seems like too good an opportunity to pass up. After all, putting up the structure yourself saves money— and brings enormous satisfaction.
And prefabrication takes the guesswork out of metal building construction. The kit arrives with every piece already cut, punched, painted, and ready to assemble. No welding is required for DIY building kit assembly. Every piece is clearly marked to correspond to location on the plans.
So, how do you know if you are ready for DIY building kit assembly?
In general, the most successful metal building do-it-yourselfers:
Raising your own building saves big bucks over hiring a contractor to do the job. An experienced metal building erection crew generally costs $3.50 to $4.00 per square foot, including trim and insulation installation.
Estimate the costs of doing it yourself, in both time and money. Find out what equipment you will need to buy and rent for the job— screw guns, hard hats, gloves, forklift, scissor lift, crane, etc. Get quotes on the necessary equipment— and for an operator, if needed.
If you are confident of your abilities and your understanding of the metal building erection process, go for it. If you have any doubts, it may be wiser to hire an experienced contractor and erection crew.
Ultimately, only you can decide if you ready to erect your own steel building.
Many of RHINO’s customers opt to assemble their own steel buildings with phenomenal results. In fact, half of our clients erect their own framing.
“The building went up without a hitch; everything bolted up with little effort.” — Jay Welden
“RHINO… followed up quickly and even after the building was paid for and delivered they continued to check up until and throughout the erection process.” — Willis Ponds
“The building went together very easily and all parts were included in the pre-engineered structure. Good experience working with RHINO Building.” — Wayne Hawk
Over the years, our experts have encountered every conceivable building challenge. We are well equipped to answer your every question about DIY building kit assembly. Give us a call today on the RHINO toll-free hotline: 1-888-320-7466.