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What is Included in Steel Building Prices?

Compare Metal Building Companies and their Kit Contents How do you compare the steel building prices from various metal building companies? By carefully checking what is included with their prefab metal building kits’ prices. Don’t Just Get Metal Building Costs— Get the Details Do not make the mistake of comparing steel building “apples” to “oranges.” A structural package’s contents— and…

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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.…

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…

Building Steel Convenience Stores

Using a Metal Building for a Money Making Machine Smart investors are cashing in on America’s frantic pace by building steel convenience stores. The Appeal of Convenience Stores Owners of corner stores and food marts count on harried Americans’ cravings for timesaving convenience. As we hurry to and fro, we grab-and-go at these easy access stores— mostly for fast fuel…

Metal Building Permits

How to Obtain Construction Permits for Steel Structures First of all, do prefab steel structures require building permits?  Yes, they do. Why do metal building kits need approval?  Because, a permit ensures your building’s safety. The building department checks your project for code, load, zoning, safety, size, aesthetic, and local requirements.  They also make sure that your building location does…

The Types of RHINO Metal Buildings

If You Need a Building, You Need a RHINO Steel Structure RHINO prefab metal buildings are so versatile and adaptable, they fit every low-rise structural need.  In fact, RHINO’s amazing versatility lends itself well to endless applications and building types. Whether you require a 900 sq. ft. storage building, a 90,000 sq. ft. warehouse, or anything in between, RHINO’s got…

How Much Does a Metal Building Cost?

Answering the First Question Everyone Asks About Steel Buildings Ready to get started? Get a Quote The question asked most often at RHINO Steel Building Systems is, “How much does a metal building cost?”  Unfortunately, that’s like asking, “How long is a piece of string?” Would anyone ask, “How much does a house cost?”  Of course not!  They would know…

How to Keep a Metal Building Project on Budget

Quick Tips for Controlling Metal Building Construction Costs Are you thinking about starting a metal building project?  Following these guidelines will help you save money— and unnecessary headaches— through the metal building construction process. By buying a pre-engineered kit for your steel building project, you are already eliminating many of the budget-blowing blunders common in labor-intensive stick-by-stick construction. Proficient use of…

Steel Buildings for Meat Packing Plants

Seven Reasons Meat Processors Build with Steel Why would you choose steel buildings for meat packing plants and food plant construction? For the same reason steel frames 95% of all industrial construction projects today: no other building system makes as much sense as steel. Meat Packing Demands Space Meat packing plants need massive space.  They require huge, unobstructed floor area.…