Roof Pitch 101

Roof Pitch Calculator

One of the most important considerations that goes into designing any building is the pitch of its roof. What exactly is a roof pitch, and why is it important for residential and commercial structures? What are some common roof pitches, and how do you decide on a pitch for your building’s roof?   Read on … Read more

Metal Fabrication 101

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What is Metal Fabrication? Have you ever wondered what goes into the manufacture of metal parts and objects? Whether you are considering the sheet metal cladding on your house or the fork at your place setting, the manufacturing of metal items is referred to as “metal fabrication.” In this guide, you will learn more about … Read more

The Truth about ‘Factory Unclaimed Buildings’ Claims When Shopping for Clearance Steel Kits

If you’re in the market for a steel building, you may have come across some retailers claiming they have unclaimed steel buildings at clearance prices. You may be tempted by these offers. How could you not be? But are legit? Or, are they just another sales tactic? What Exactly is an Unclaimed Building? When a … Read more

How Do Prices for eBay Metal Buildings Compare to Regular Retail Costs?

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When you want to save money on electronics, clothing, or other merchandise online, where do you typically turn? Many people will answer “eBay.” If you are looking to save money on a metal structure, you may be wondering whether you can also rely on eBay for savings on a prefab building kit. If so, will … Read more

What Are The Most Common Standard Sizes Of Metal Buildings?   

What Are The Most Used Standard Sizes for Metal & Steel Buildings

Metal building sizes are only limited to a person’s imagination. Metal builders can construct small buildings ideal for shop use, or large-scale projects can be completed. The most common, standard size options include sizes that are in high demand. The most common sizes are: 30 x 30 30 x 60 50 x 50 50 x … Read more

How Much Does a 30×40 Metal Building Cost?

A 30×40 metal building provides 1,200 square feet of space, making it ideal for home workshops, agricultural use and even retail stores. If you’re considering a 30×40 metal building for your project, you may be wondering how much it will cost. 30×40 Metal Building Price Range Like any other building project, it can be difficult … Read more

How Much Does a 40×60 Metal Building Cost?

how much does a 40x60 metal building cost?

A 40×60 metal building provides about 2,400 square feet of space, which makes it ideal for shops, garages and storage. For commercial purposes, this large of a building is a great option for retail stores. If you’re planning to construct a 40×60 building, you may be wondering how much your project is going to cost. … Read more

What Does the MBMA (Metal Building Manufacturers Association) Do?

MBMA

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1956 to promote metal building systems. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, MBMA’s building system members are certified to standards set by the International Accreditation Service of the International Code Council. The goal of MBMA and its members is to promote and improve metal building … Read more

Why Choose Metal

why choose metal

Why Choose Metal For Your Construction Project? While researching modern construction trends and planning to build your own residential or commercial structure, you probably have noticed that metal buildings have surged in popularity worldwide over recent years. Could a metal building be the right choice for your project? In this guide, we will introduce you … Read more

Metal Building Design Options

Design Options

You can see that there are quite a few reasons to consider a metal building. They are cost-effective, eco-friendly, customizable, versatile, low maintenance, and long-lasting. But what are the different types of metal building design options available to you? Rigid Frame One of the most common types of metal buildings is a rigid frame structure. … Read more