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Metal Building Trim for Openings

Why RHINO Steel Building Kits include Door Trim Metal building trim for openings is just one of several elements that separate a cheap-looking structure from an attractive and professional-looking steel building.  Consequently, all RHINO metal building packages include metal building trim pieces— and at no additional cost. Not all Metal Building Kits are Alike Many metal building companies choose to…

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…

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…

Do You Need Building Permits for Metal Buildings?

First Things First: Get Your Construction Permits! First time buyers often ask if you need building permits for metal buildings.  Absolutely!  In most cases, you will definitely require a construction permit from your local building authority. Thank goodness, smart buyers ask about building permits first—before they order a pre-engineered steel building. Unfortunately, some construction novices, in the heat of let’s-get-it-done-now…

7 Quick Steel Building Facts

Prefab Metal Buildings: The Lean, Green, Building Machine The pre-engineered steel building facts speak for themselves, and RHINO has lots of steel framing info to offer. Steel now boasts 65% of new commercial construction— and 95% of new industrial building.  The reasons for steel’s market dominance are simple. Fact #1: Steel is a Bargain Pre-engineered steel’s low cost-per-square-foot should not…

Vetting a Metal Building Company

Vetting a Metal Building Company All steel buildings are not created equal. The same can be said of metal building companies and contractors. Buyers must thoroughly compare construction companies and examine contracts before signing. How to Find Reliable Contractors for Metal Buildings When you’re trying to find local contractors, you need to be ready with a list of questions. To…

Steel Helicopter Hangars

Protecting Whirlybirds with Sturdy Metal Hangars Fun, functional— and fragile— rotorcraft require the exceptional protection of a pre-engineered steel helicopter hangar. No other building system guards helicopters and other aircraft as well as a sturdy, durable steel hangar. Helicopters Protect Lives Many servicemen and women, as well as civilians, owe their lives to dedicated chopper pilots and their amazing airborne…