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Banking on a Steel Prefab Building

Why Financial Institutions Choose Steel Bank Buildings Many financial institutions bank on steel prefab buildings for protection.  Whether the building is for the main bank or one of the smaller neighborhood banks, financial institutions rely on the strength, durability, and security of a prefabricated building framed with steel. Building a Bank for the Federal Reserve Using steel structures for bank…

The Best Metal Buildings Start with RHINO Quality Buildings

The RHINO Difference: Quality Steel Buildings at an Affordable Price Pre-engineered rigid-frame building kits produce high quality buildings that outperform all other construction methods.  And RHINO Steel Building Systems offers the best metal buildings on the market today. The Uniformity of Prefabricated Rigid-Frame Metal Buildings There are no variations or unknowns in RHINO’s commercial-grade rigid-frame steel buildings. Precisely manufactured to…

RHINO Prefab Buildings versus Wood Buildings

Wood vs. Prefab Metal Buildings in Natural Disasters Let’s look at how RHINO prefab buildings and wood-framed structures perform under pressure. Building for Endurance When building, it is important to think long-term.  First, what are the natural challenges facing structures in your location? Secondly, how safe is the structure you plan to build?  How will it hold up against earthquakes,…

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…