How Much is a 50×100 Metal Building?

50x100 metal building kit

Thinking of building a 50’ x 100’ metal structure? Before you can move forward with your plans, you will need to be able to estimate the cost of a building measuring 5,000 square feet. In this guide, you can find out the price range for 50 by 100 metal buildings as well as factors that … Read more

What Are the Most Popular Colors of Metal Buildings?

Popular Metal Building Colors

When designing your metal building, one of the most important things you’ll need to consider is the color. Some people know exactly what they want or have a color idea in mind. Others have no idea where to start.  If you fit into the latter group, it may be helpful to understand the latest trends … Read more

Who Offers Rent To Own Metal Buildings?

Rent-To-Own Metal Buildings

Although metal buildings are more affordable than their stick-built counterparts, they’re still an investment. If you have less-than-perfect credit or you’re on a tight budget, you may not be able to purchase a metal garage or workshop for years to come. Rent to own metal buildings give virtually everyone the chance to own the metal … Read more

Commercial Greenhouse Costs

Commercial Greenhouse Prices & Costs Guide

Growing your own food, on a large scale, will require a commercial greenhouse. You can build long-lasting greenhouses with steel that will withstand the elements and last for years with continual use. Simple greenhouses with just a clear material covering will cost much less than models that are equipped with: Irrigation systems Glass panels Heating … Read more

What Banks Will Finance Metal Buildings?

Metal Building Financing 101

Whether you are building residentially or commercially, a metal structure can be cost-effective, eco-friendly, durable, low-maintenance, and offer you the ideal combination of functional and aesthetic value. One of the most important steps of planning a metal building project is figuring out how to finance it. Alas, this can also be one of the most … Read more

How To Hire A General Contractor

How To Hire A General Contractor For Your Metal Building

Getting ready to hire a general contractor to work on a metal building? If so, you probably have a lot of questions about working with home contractors. How do you select the right one for your project, and what pitfalls do you need to avoid? Let’s go over some recommendations for hiring a contractor. Know … Read more

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?

ebay metal buildings kits

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