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5 Reasons Spacious Prefab Metal Garages Rule

Roomy Metal Garage Buildings Increase Property Value Why settle for just a garage when roomy metal garages and steel workshop kits offer more possibilities for new garagae construction? Why not build a garage that includes ample room for storage and favorite activities?  You will be the envy of the neighborhood! Try to imagine having room for all your vehicles— plus…

Building Boat and RV Storage with Steel

Cash In by Building Metal Toy Boxes for Grown-Up Toys Smart self-storage facility operators include boat and RV storage space in their facilities.  And the really smart facilities build those vehicle storage sheds with pre-engineered steel buildings. Recreational vehicle owners sink lots of money into their leisure toys.  They need convenient and secure space to safely store their down time…

Mini-Warehouse Expansion- Part 3

New Ideas to Raise Revenues for a Self-Storage Operation Part 2 of this series on mini-warehouse expansion covered several traditional ways of expanding a self-storage business. However, you might consider other trends for your market, too. Self-Storage Retail Store Adding a retail store to a mini-storage business expands profits. Customers appreciate the convenience of buying supplies and/or renting moving equipment…

Garage/Storage Buildings for Business

Commercial Applications for Steel Multi-Purpose Structures In a recent post, we focused on large garage/storage buildings for homeowners. However, many commercial enterprises also benefit from building pre-engineered steel industrial storage buildings. Vehicle Shelters Many businesses require delivery vans or trucks to transport their products. Caterers, florists, furniture stores, medical suppliers, office supply companies, party planners, printing companies, and the like…

200 RHINO Steel Buildings Blogs to Date

Pre-engineered Metal Building Information at Your Fingertips We are celebrating the 200th RHINO steel buildings blog this month! We thought this would be the perfect time to make some of our most informative posts available in an easy-to-use, click-through index. These posts cover a wide range of metal building-related topics. Over the last two years, RHINO blogs featured the benefits…

Storing the Stuff in a Metal Storage Building

Home Alone: Steel Buildings for Backyard Hideaways, Part 9 There is no more universally needed backyard hideaway than a metal storage building. Seems we all are trapped by ownership. Surrounded by the stuff we have bought and collected— and received as gifts or inheritances— we are drowning in debris. The attic, basement, closets, and garage all overflow with our stuff.…

A Steel Storage Building to the Rescue

How a Steel Warehouse Survived the San Francisco Earthquake After spending most of my adult life in the pre-engineered steel building business, I am always intrigued by the history of steel structures.  Recently I encountered a fascinating story about a steel storage building built in 1906. The great San Francisco earthquake struck on April 18, 1906.  Estimated by modern seismologists…

Multi-Purpose Steel Storage Buildings for Packrats

What to Do When There’s No More Space Remember Captain James T. Kirk’s famous “Star Trek” opening: “Space, the final frontier.”  Decades later we still long desperately for space— space to put all our stuff!  Where can you put your “Star Trek” collectables, your woodworking tools, your wife’s craft supplies, or Granny’s antique quilt box?  Pre-engineered steel storage buildings are…

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Metal Storage Buildings for the Overstuffed

Too Much Stuff, Too Little Room Ever considered pre-fabricated metal storage buildings for stowing all the “stuff” in your life? Seems like Americans cannot avoid gathering stuff.  We buy stuff, collect stuff, and inherit stuff.  We give and receive stuff on every Christmas, birthday, anniversary, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and Groundhog’s Day.  Eventually we become overstuffed. Metal Storage Buildings…