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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Pricing Metal Buildings

Planning Saves Headaches When Building Steel Structures Before you jump into buying a steel building, do your homework. Know exactly how much building you need, where you will build it, and what you need to fulfill local building requirements. Careful thought, research, and planning make the steel building pricing and purchasing process simpler. MISTAKE 1: Having Only a Vague Idea…

What Is a Metal Building Kit?

Discover the Benefits of a RHINO Steel Building Kit What does the term “metal building kit” mean? A RHINO steel building kit is the simplest and most efficient way for fast building construction.Consequently, our metal prefabricated buildings are also do-it-yourselfers’ dream structures. Every piece of the structural framing of our prefab buildings ships straight from the factory to your job…

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Beyond Metal Building Pricing

How a Metal Building Kit Saves Money Even After the Sale Certainly, you want a good deal on your initial metal building pricing.  And prefabricated steel buildings bring an attractive cost-per-square-foot. However, your attractively priced RHINO metal building kit accounts for only part of the savings.  Our steel structures are also economical to use. RHINO steel building owners continue to…

Why Are Prefab Metal Buildings So Popular?

Nine Reasons Steel Structures Are the Best Choice There is a new construction champion today: prefab metal buildings. Traditional wood framing once controlled all low-rise construction.  Traditional builders had an “if-it-works-don’t-fix-it mentality” about building with lumber.  Wood building was tried, true, and familiar.  If it was good enough for grandpa, it is good enough for us, right? Thankfully, those days…

Prefab Metal Buildings for Auto Parts Businesses

Why Steel Buildings House Auto Parts Operations No other construction system matches the advantages of prefab metal buildings for auto parts businesses.  In fact, that’s why steel dominates all commercial and industrial building today. Why Choose Prefab Metal Buildings for Auto Parts Businesses Why should the auto parts industry be interested in steel buildings? Because their market, like many others,…

How do Prefab Metal Buildings Differ from Other Buildings?

Eleven Ways Pre-engineered Steel Buildings Beat Other Construction Methods First, let’s look at how prefab metal buildings differ from traditional structures. All conventional construction methods require skilled workers to laboriously create the building on site, piece by piece. Carpenters measure, saw, level, assemble and nail the wood-framed structures together one stick at a time.  (Hence the name, “stick-building.”) Light-gauge steel…

Do You Need Metal Building Insulation?

Three Main Reasons to Insulate a Prefab Steel Building When buying a new prefabricated steel building kit, how do you know if you need metal building insulation? It is really pretty simple. There are three reasons you should consider insulating your structure: comfort, cost, and condensation. Metal Building Insulation for Comfort Think about the end use for your new steel…

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…

10 Ways Metal Buildings Cut Costs

How Prefabricated Steel Building Kits Save You Money Metal buildings cut costs at every stage of the project. Prefab steel building kits save money on material purchase, construction costs, and operating expenses. Is it any wonder that pre-engineered metal buildings now rule low-rise construction, with 65% of the commercial market and 95% of the industrial market? It is simple economics.…

Building Strong with Prefab Metal Buildings

Part 2: Safer Structures in Earthquakes and Snowstorms Our previous blog covered how prefab metal buildings provide extra protection against windstorms, floods, and fires. Now let’s look at some of the other types of natural disasters inflicting billion-dollar structural damage. Prefab Steel Buildings in Earthquakes The devastating earthquakes in Mexico last month killed hundreds of people, emphasizing the need for…