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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…

Steel Building Resale Shops

Housing Yesterday’s Treasures in Today’s Metal Buildings At first glance, steel building resale shops sound like a contradiction.  Shouldn’t antique, collectible, and memorabilia merchandise be relegated to dusty old wood or brick structures of the past? Absolutely not! Like any other retail business, attractive displays and well-planned traffic flow are paramount for success.  However, the biggest challenge for resellers comes…

What Is a Steel Building Bay?

How Does Bay Spacing Affect Metal Building Pricing? If you are new to pre-engineered metal building construction, it pays to understand a few basics, like the importance of the steel building bay spacing.  But what exactly is a metal building bay? Steel Building Bay Definition Prefabricated metal buildings start with primary steel framing.  The primary steel framing consists of commercial-grade,…

What are PBR Steel Panels?

What are the Pros and Cons of PBR Panels on Metal Buildings? You have probably heard the term “PBR steel panels”— but what does PBR mean?  And what are the advantages and disadvantages of using PBR panels on a metal building? Steel panels create the “skin” or exterior of most RHINO brand steel buildings.  Panels cover both the roof and…

Is It a Pre-engineered or a Prefab Building?

Understanding Building System Terms You’ve probably seen construction articles throwing around terms like “prefab building,” “pre-engineered building” and “modular building.”  But what do these terms actually mean?  Let’s get down to basics. Pre-engineered Building A pre-engineered building generally refers to a metal building. Steel lends itself particularly well to pre-engineering.  Steel’s properties and strength are well known.  Created in mills…