“The Briedes knew they wanted to rebuild after Katrina, but they just weren’t sure how to approach the task or what type of structure to choose. They did know that they wanted something that could withstand hurricanes and other forces of nature as much as possible. When they heard that in Yscloskey there was one home that survived the storm and was still standing, they decided to drive there and check it out. “All that was left was this one Quonset hut,” A.E. Briede said. “It was as if a bulldozer had come through, and all that was left were…

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Are you considering building a steel home? A steel home or steel framed house can save you money, building time and energy costs, but you must know what to expect. Here are five of the most critical questions the experts say you need answered before you get started. What is the main advantage of a steel home over a traditional home? Actually, there are many advantages. The biggest is that a steel framed structure is stronger than a wood house. Steel structures for homes have been proven to withstand high destructive winds up to 150 miles per hour. Steel framed…

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There are five important questions you must answer before the installation of your steel garage kit. After you have decided which company you will be buying your kit from you will need to provide information so that you will receive the right kit for your needs, whether you are building a steel garage or metal carport for residential or commercial. Other questions will cover building codes permit, whether your building needs to be certified or not, municipal fees you might have to pay in some areas, accessory structure rules and basic building information. 1. What are the permit requirements for…

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Nearly 40% of all commercial buildings and 500,000 residential homes have been built with steel framing over the last decade. How does a steel framed barn or agricultural steel building save your time and money in maintenance costs? 1. Cannot be damaged by insects or birds Birds can cause tremendous damage to farm equipment and your barn. Not only can bird nests cause fires, but bird droppings can make your livestock sick and even block drainage. Defecating birds can cause losses on your stored crops and corrode your tractors. Getting rid of bird nuisances can sometimes costs in the thousands…

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People are considering the fact that you can use prefabricated steel arch building kits to tailor to just about any type of building you want – be it for farming, housing, storage, industrial use or commercial use requirements. The variety of styles that these metal building kits come in offers the most cost-effective answer to your needs. If you want an inexpensive building but want it well-built, durable, and of the finest quality, steel arch buildings are for you. Because of advancements in technology since they were first introduced, these prefab buildings now offer a wide range of possibilities. With…

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Steel Quonset buildings are a good investment because of their affordable price and ease to install. There are different kinds of steel buildings that meet the needs and wants of shoppers like you. But before you look for a steel building, you must equip yourself with information that will help you make a good choice. Mistakes People Make when Buying a Quonset Building There are certain mistakes that people make whenever they look and shop for a steel building. These mistakes often lead to regret and extra costs. Here are some of the pitfalls of buying a steel building that…

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Are you having a difficult time choosing among the many building suppliers? Your choice is probably affected by price, but before you get the cheapest building on the market, think about the value you get by choosing a cheap or expensive building supplier. Choose a company that has years of experience and high levels of customer satisfaction to get the most out of your money. The Value of Morton Buildings Morton Buildings has been around for more than 100 years. The company has provided customers with top-notch services and long-lasting buildings. Morton Buildings offer timber-frame metal buildings that come in…

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Are you in need of quality steel buildings but not yet sure which company to turn to? There are several companies that offer cheap and expensive steel buildings, but before you make the price the determining factor of your choice, make sure to weigh your options. You may end up spending more on a cheaper steel building compared to an expensive one, because of the additional services and expenses you may incur. Choose a steel building provider that offers the best value for the price you have to pay. The Value of Duro Steel Buildings Duro Steel Buildings is a…

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Butler traces its beginnings all the way back to 1901. Back then, the company was known as Butler Manufacturing Company and it was conceptualized when two friends — Charles Butler and Emanuel Norquist — decided to launch a business. Fast forward to one century and several years later, the company has expanded impressively worldwide thanks to a number of multinational manufacturing companies. Describing itself as a building-solutions company, Butler Buildings is a company that serves customers all throughout the USA. The company specializes in manufacturing and selling prefabricated steel building systems. Who are some of the company’s best clients? Butler…

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When it comes to providing unparalleled, superior quality pre-engineered structures, look no further than Olympia Steel Buildings to do the job. Having been in the building industry for over four decades, Olympia Steel Buildings offers only top-of-the-line structures at the most cost-effective rates. This is precisely why the company has been around for as long as it has. It is true, tried and tested. You can reply on Olympia to deliver on their promise each and every time. How does the company manage to deliver each and every time? It is simple: Olympia Steel Buildings uses only the finest materials…

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