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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.…

Steel Building Kits for Self-Storage Facilities

Why Metal Structures Still Reign as Mini Storage Buildings Steel building kits frame the vast majority of self-storage buildings— and with good reason. Why Steel Dominates in Self-Storage Construction Prefab metal buildings provide the benefits mini-warehouse owners love.  For example, pre-engineered rental storage buildings are: Economical to buy, build, maintain, and operate Quick to erect Attractive Damage resistant Delivered quickly…

Save Time by Building Steel Structures

Enjoy the Time Saving Benefits of RHINO Steel Buildings Did you know you could save time by building steel structures from RHINO steel buildings? And, in construction, time is money.  Building Steel Structures that Save Time Quicker construction is convenient.  Certainly, it saves consumers money on their own personal building projects. However, time saving is essential for commercial builders.  Every…

How to Prepare a Steel Building for Winter

General Steel Structure Cold Weather Maintenance Readying your steel building for winter is simple— and extremely important.  Remember, it always costs less to prevent problems now than to make repairs later. Prepare Your Steel Building for Winter Now Fortunately, a steel structure requires very little maintenance.  Perform these simple tasks now to prepare your metal structure for a problem-free winter:…

How Steel Structures Help Prevent Fires

RHINO Metal Buildings Celebrates Fire Prevention Week National Fire Prevention Week seems the perfect time to examine how noncombustible steel structures help to prevent fires. Since 1922, the week of October 9 stands as a memorial to the horrific Great Chicago Fire, which burned October 8-10 in 1871. In fact, Fire Prevention Week remains as the oldest public health program…

Do Steel Building Kits Require an Architect?

Building Design for a Prefab Metal Building If you are contemplating your first project using steel building kits, you may wonder who will handle the building design. Actually, that depends on the size and scope of the project. Understanding a Prefab Metal Building System Let’s start with the basics. Wood-framed structures need strategical “load-bearing” interior walls to help carry the…