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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…

Excellent Customer Service and Metal Building Sales

How RHINO Steel Buildings Inspire Amazing Customer Loyalty Successful metal building sales— in fact, successful sales for any product— start with creating a relationship of mutual respect with your buyer by providing excellent customer service. J.C. Penney understood that.  When Penney opened his first dry goods store in 1902 in Wyoming, he called it the Golden Rule store.  Penney said,…

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…

How Steel Structures Help Prevent Fires

RHINO Metal Buildings Celebrates Fire Prevention Week National Fire Prevention Week seems the perfect time to examine how noncombustible steel structures help to prevent fires. Since 1922, the week of October 9 stands as a memorial to the horrific Great Chicago Fire, which burned October 8-10 in 1871. In fact, Fire Prevention Week remains as the oldest public health program…

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…

Building Steel Convenience Stores

Using a Metal Building for a Money Making Machine Smart investors are cashing in on America’s frantic pace by building steel convenience stores. The Appeal of Convenience Stores Owners of corner stores and food marts count on harried Americans’ cravings for timesaving convenience. As we hurry to and fro, we grab-and-go at these easy access stores— mostly for fast fuel…

Metal Building Permits

How to Obtain Construction Permits for Steel Structures First of all, do prefab steel structures require building permits?  Yes, they do. Why do metal building kits need approval?  Because, a permit ensures your building’s safety. The building department checks your project for code, load, zoning, safety, size, aesthetic, and local requirements.  They also make sure that your building location does…

Building Steel Pharmacies and Medical Offices

RHINO Metal Building Kits for Drug Stores and Doctors’ Offices There are so many reasons for building steel medical businesses. Firstly, the need is rising for additional medical office and pharmacy construction. Secondly, medical businesses are looking to expand their operations by building steel structures. The Mushrooming Medical Market America’s population is graying rapidly.  More and more baby boomers (born…

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…