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The Benefits of Using Steel for Buildings

Why Buyers Love RHINO Metal Prefab Buildings

The benefits of using pre-engineered steel for buildings expand to cover three phases: purchasing, constructing, and using.

Pre-engineered steel framed buildings provide advantages that are unmatched by any other building system.  Affordable to buy, build, and operate, metal prefab buildings dominate today’s low-rise non-residential construction.

Steel Building Advantages When Buying

Icon drawing depicting some of the benefits available with steel buildings.Buyers love the easy purchasing system offered by RHINO Steel Building Systems.

Highly experienced metal building specialists assist buyers through every step of the process.  Their expert advice and helpful tips make the ordering process painless and stress-free.

Here are some of the up front RHINO metal building benefits buyers appreciate:

  • The most cost-effective building method available today
  • High quality, commercial-grade, corrosion-resistant rigid steel framing
  • Well-known company with a proven track record
  • High-tech design software with 3-D stress analysis to ensure structural integrity
  • Custom metal buildings designed and produced to the customer’s specific requirements
  • Final plans stamped by an engineer licensed in that state
  • Guaranteed compliant with all current local building codes
  • Unrestricted design and floor plan possibilities
  • Large, unobstructed space ideal for aircraft hangars, barns and stables, churches, manufacturing plants, large equipment storage, equestrian riding arenas, vehicle showrooms, warehouses, sports facilities, and more
  • RHINO options like doors, downspouts, gutters, skylights, steel panels, insulation, pipe boots, and vents and the accessories ship with the steel framing

Benefits of Constructing with Steel for Buildings

Photo of a large RHINO metal building with two bay doors and a personnel door.The popularity of pre-engineered steel buildings means finding professional steel erectors and contractors is simple.  It also ensures there is a ready supply of sub-contractors experienced with steel buildings.

On smaller projects, many people save money by erecting the steel buildings themselves.

Just look at the advantages RHINO metal prefab buildings provide during construction:

  • Building officials familiar with and confident in pre-engineered steel framing, simplifying the permitting process
  • Multiple shipping points across the U.S. to reduce freight costs
  • Pre-engineering reduces waste; no paying for building materials not used
  • Systematic, bolt-together steel buildings save time and money by arriving ready to assemble, cutting construction time by 33%
  • Steel’s strength produces a stronger structure with fewer pieces
  • RHINO’s pre-welded clips eliminate time-consuming welding in the field
  • Using steel for buildings requires less concrete for the slab than other building methods, further reducing construction costs

The Benefits of Steel Framed Buildings After Construction

Strong, durable steel buildings outlast and outperform every other type of structure.  Here’s how:

  • Dimensionally stable steel never bows, cracks, rots, splits, twists, or warps as it ages. Steel building framing stays straight and perfectly aligned over the structure’s lifetime.
  • RHINO metal building owners save 50% on utilities with the Pro-Value Insulation Package. Pro-Value insulation diminishes outside noise, too.
  • Steel framed buildings are fire resistant. They do not ignite— nor add fuel to a building fire. Consequently, the fire-resistant qualities of commercial-grade steel buildings earn lower insurance premiums.
  • Steel resists termite and wood ant attacks. There is no need for costly treatments with harsh chemicals or astronomical repair bills.
  • Steel framed buildings stand up to earthquakes, forceful winds, heavy snows, lightning, and other weather extremes better than any other building system.
  • Inorganic steel does not support mold or mildew. Unlike wood, steel emits no volatile organic compounds (VOCs), providing a healthier indoor air quality.
  • Custom metal buildings need little upkeep, decreasing painting and other maintenance costs.
  • Metal buildings keep their good looks and value for decades longer than other structures.
  • Metal buildings expand easily and economically.

RHINO: The Premier Metal Building System

Inforgraphic detailing the steel building benefits provided by the RHINO building system.RHINO has built its steel building reputation one structure at a time.

We believe our repeat customers offer the greatest confirmation of the quality of our products and service.  In the past twelve months, over 30% of our sales came from returning customers and the new clients referred to us by happy RHINO building buyers.

Find out how RHINO stands out from the common herd.

Call today at 940.383.9566 for more information and a quick quote on your upcoming building project.

(Updated 3-31-2021.  Originally published 5-16-2017.)