Tips on Buying a Steel
Shed or Building
Are you thinking of building a new storage shed?
If so, you might consider a prefabricated steel storage unit. These
durable buildings are the strongest outdoor protectors you can find.
While many companies manufacture steel buildings, you’ll want to make
sure you choose a company that is certified before you make a purchase.
Certified companies will offer you the quality steel metal buildings
that you want for your projects.
Pre-engineered steel metal buildings are available in every shape and
size. You can select from square, rectangular, domed, and arch-shaped
buildings. Some are small enough to fit into a backyard, while others
are large enough to house a couple of 18 wheelers. Garage kits and large
structures for building offices and other workplaces are available.
These ultra strong, tough, and durable buildings are very popular.
To place an order for a pre-engineered steel metal building, you must
give the steel manufacturer the information on the size and design you
want. When the design and fabrication work is completed in the
manufacturing facility, all the components and parts are assembly coded,
packaged, and shipped to your site by the manufacturer. The components
of the building are designed to fit together to maintain the structural
integrity and stability of the building.
Many prefabricated or pre-engineered steel metal buildings are up to
three stories in height, with most of them designed for warehousing,
offices, and light industrial or manufacturing facilities. Some steel
metal building manufacturers are hoping to expand into residential
buildings in the future. Currently about 70 percent of prefabricated
steel metal buildings are one-story commercial buildings. Modern designs
and exterior treatments make it difficult to tell that they are
prefabricated steel metal buildings.
Garage kits comprise the type of metal building that is really selling
big in many states. Manufactured from all-steel framing and heavy gauge,
triple-layer galvanized steel tubing, they resist termites, rust, fire,
and, best of all, rot. You can purchase them in an assortment of colors
to house one or two vehicles. Manufacturers of these prefabricated steel
metal garages say that these garages are environmentally sound and easy
to install yourself. You can buy them in either frame-only kits or as a
For delivery and storage, compact packaging is most cost effective. A
complete kit contains everything you need to build your garage,
including an installation video, all hardware, framing, sidewalls, trim,
and painted steel roofing. The concrete floor, garage entry or side
doors, and windows are not included. When completed, the garage stands
almost eight feet tall and has an angled roof. The finish consists of
durable baked-on polyester enamel.
If you want a garage or storage shed that will last a long time and look
good for many years, a steel metal building is a great choice. Backed by
a 12-year warranty, a steel metal building is available to meet your