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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:…

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…

A Prefab Metal Building for Manufacturing

Why a Custom Metal Building Creates a Great Factory Constructing a prefab metal building for a manufacturing plant makes perfect sense. Think about it. Manufacturing turns raw materials into new products.  Fortunately, no one understands this concept better than the pre-engineered metal building industry. After all, quality-controlled steel manufacturing buildings create prefabricated steel buildings. Prefab Metal Building Benefits for Manufacturing…

What Is a Pre-engineered Metal Building?

Solving the puzzle known as PEMB Which of the following do you think is the correct pre-engineered buildings definition? • A cost-efficient alternative building system to conventional construction • A steel building designed for the most efficient use of raw materials • A structural system generally including steel framing, roofing, and wall cladding • A structure built on site using…

How Rigid-Frame Steel Buildings Deliver Consistent Quality Part 3

Part 3: An Exceptional Product at an Economical Price Pre-engineered steel buildings outperform all other building methods. In the first two articles of this three-part series, we examined wood-framed buildings and light gauge steel framing. This third and final article explains the advantages of prefabricated metal, rigid frame structures. The Uniformity of Prefabricated Rigid-Frame Metal Buildings There are no variations or…