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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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Steel: The All Purpose Building System

Steel All-Purpose Construction Buildings Pre-engineered steel framing has a unique advantage over other building options — steel’s all-purpose building system allows it to fit any low-rise construction project, no matter the end use. Steel buildings’ all-purpose construction is easy to erect and comes ready to build, making it extremely cost-effective. Operating a steel building is also less expensive than operating other traditional building systems. From a backyard workshop to church sanctuary to a massive distribution center or any other building… Read More

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Termites Cannot Make a Meal of a Steel Building

Wood Structures Invite Termites to Lunch Termites look so tiny and harmless. Don’t believe it. Those relentless wood-munching monsters lurk in dark places, quietly devouring every cellulose-filled object in their path. Outnumbered and Outflanked The sheer number of termites on this planet boggles the mind. Forty-five different species of termites inhabit the U.S. Worldwide, over 2,700 termite species exist. We are completely outnumbered in this fight. Experts estimate there are 1,000 pounds of termites for every human on earth. Termite… Read More

In Earthquakes and Steel Buildings, Fire and Steel Buildings, more

WOOD versus STEEL Buildings- Part 2

Natural Challenges Facing Wood and Steel Buildings Part 1 of this series on wood versus steel buildings covered some of the basic material differences between the two building methods. Now let’s look at how wood and steel performance. When considering a building system, it is important to think long term. How safe is the structure? How will it hold up against earthquakes, fire, violent storms, and termites? TERMITES WOOD-framed structures invite termites, wood ants, and vermin in for a snack.… Read More

In General Information, Steel Building Benefits

WOOD versus STEEL Buildings- Part 1

Pros and Cons of Lumber vs Rigid-Frame Steel Construction Ever wonder about the pros and cons of wood vs. steel framing? It’s a clash of the titans. Paul Bunyan’s lumber-lovers face off against John Henry’s steel, prefab construction building fans. Let’s examine the facts, comparing traditional wood-framed building with rigid-frame, steel prefab construction. MARKET SHARE To start off, look at wood vs. steel buildings in the marketplace: WOOD framing holds a firm grip on the residential market. Homebuilders are generally… Read More

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What is a Steel Building System?

Defining a Pre-engineered Building System People think of a high-rise skyscraper as a steel building system. Yet 90% of commercial buildings are low-rise structures under 25,000 square feet. Steel pre-engineered buildings, commonly known as a PEBs, create a incredibly strong, long-lasting, affordable structures. The flexibility of PEBs make them the ideal building solution for most low-rise agriculrtual, aviation, commercial, industrial, recreational, and worship structures. What is a Pre-engineered Steel Building System? A steel building system is exactly that— a system.… Read More

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Metal Buildings Offer Unlimited Possibilities

Adaptable Pre-engineered Steel Buildings for Every Purpose With the uninitiated, there exists a misconception that all metal buildings are boxy, barn-like buildings. The uninformed perceive pre-engineered steel buildings as simple utilitarian structures, available only in pre-determined cookie-cutter sizes. Wake up and smell the cappuccino, my friends! Today’s pre-engineered metal buildings are all purpose, offering unlimited possibilities for every low-rise application. Whatever your structural needs, a prefabricated steel building accommodates your every requirement. Whether your building need is a detached home… Read More

In General Information, Health and Steel Buildings, more

Baby Boomers Drive Need for Medical Buildings- Part 2

The Advantages of Building Healthcare Facilities with Steel As the multitudes of baby boomers march relentlessly toward 65, the need for more medical buildings increases, year by year. In 1950, 12.3 MILLION people in the U.S. were 65 or older In 2000, the number of senior Americans swelled to 25.0 MILLION. By 2030, after the last of the baby boomers hits 65, the senior ranks will swell to 72.1 MILLION. By 2050, the number of Americans 65 or older is… Read More

In General Information, Money Saving Tips, more

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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