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Understanding Steel Building Height

How Tall Can a Steel Building Be? Before covering steel building height specifics, we need to cover a few basics. First, every RHINO pre-engineered metal building is designed specifically for that particular order.  There are no “standard” metal building sizes.  Every RHINO order is produced to the customer’s exact requirements.  It is designed to meet or exceed the local building…

New Business Ideas for 2020

Best Businesses to Start this Year Great startup business ideas abound in today’s market.  You simply need to find the right match for your skillset, your passion, and your budget. Examine these new business ideas to find the ones most compatible and exciting to you. Look for the opportunities that immediately spark your entrepreneurial flame.  Then thoroughly research the best…

Starting a Business in 2020

How to Start Your Own Business and Thrive Have you been thinking about starting a business this year? Many people dream of being their own boss and becoming financially independent.  However, do you actually have what it takes to succeed and start your own business? Find out now with these tips on starting your own business. Small Businesses, Big Impact…

Why a Steel Airplane Hangar is the Best Protection

Using Steel Aircraft Hangars to Protect Your Flying Assets A prefab steel airplane hangar shelters an aircraft from the elements.  In addition, sturdy metal hangars protect mechanics as they perform crucial safety checks and maintenance. After all, a plane is a sizeable investment.  Naturally, you want the strongest shelter possible for the security of such a valuable asset.  And the…

Prefab Buildings for Industrial Construction

Why Steel Frames 95% of all Industrial Buildings in the U.S. Steel prefab buildings adapt to all types of applications, including industrial construction. From home workshops to massive steel warehouses, pre-engineered steel buildings are the stronger, safer, smarter way to build.  Consequently, prefab steel building sales continue to climb. In fact, Reports and Data predicts the annual U.S. pre-engineered metal…

Beat Termites with Prefab Buildings the Popeye Way

How a Metal Building Kit— and a Little Spinach— Save the Day Are you wondering what Popeye has to do with steel prefab buildings or termites? Throughout the years, thousands of people have fought to save their property from the relentless onslaught of ravenous, lumber-eating termites.  They douse everything with strong chemicals— while spending buckets of cash. Oddly enough, the…

Why a Self-Storage Facility is a Great Start-up Business

The Appeal of Self-Storage Facilities for First-Time Business Owners No real estate venture offers an easier way for entry-level investors to get into the game than a self-storage facility. Why? Because operating self-storage facilities is easier, safer, and more profitable than many other start-up businesses. Five Reasons to Choose a Self-Storage Facility First, self-storage units involve far less initial capital…

Comparing Pre-Engineered Metal Building Prices

How Building Codes Affect Steel Building Prices Location absolutely affects metal building prices. So, why isn’t the same sized building quoted at the same price, regardless of where it is built?  Because local building codes affect costs. How Location Determines Metal Building Prices Building codes designed to mitigate risk in a natural disaster impact steel building prices. For example, in…

The Business Benefits of Metal Building Kits

How a Metal Building System Gets Your Project Up Quickly Using pre-engineered metal building kits brings substantial benefits to the commercial market. Of all the benefits metal building kits offer, the reduced construction time probably matters most to business owners and commercial property investors. Why is that? It is simple.  Prefab steel buildings cost less to buy and construct. The…

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Metal Prefabricated Buildings for Welding Shops

Using a Steel Shop Building Kit for a Safer Shop Why do prefabricated buildings make the best welding shop construction options? Because welding can cause fires and steel buildings are fire-resistant. Metal Prefabricated Buildings and Fire Resistance It’s true.  Welding presents grave fire risks.  Without proper safety precautions, welding and other “hot work” activities can turn deadly in a heartbeat.…