Steel Building Industry Tips & News
Read useful tips, topics and ideas from industry experts to help you with your steel building purchase.
The material prices are pretty expansive now. To save your time and money, make sure you went throw all the details before you’ve purchased your steel building. Depending on the purpose of your building, you should consider if you need Flesh Purlins or Outside Purlins.
The European windows have been tested for higher standards in energy conservation and product quality. They have stood the test of time and proved to be more efficient.
Demand for warehouse space is increasing across the nation, and many economists believe it’s here to stay. With the increase in online shopping brought on by the pandemic causing many retailers to seek out new places to store their goods.
As with any construction or remodeling job, a certain amount of planning is necessary to ensure proper installation, and it’s important to consider the right product and installation method for each job. When specifying or installing skylights for metal roof applications, remember the following key points.
Chances are when you invest in a pre-engineered steel building you want to get as much usable interior space as possible. There are several different ways to design your building to accomplish this. The easiest way is to utilize a clear-span building (no interior column supports) but there are other options you can use to get as much room as possible to work, store goods, etc.
Saving $100 a month on energy costs for your steel building would certainly be nice, but when you add up those monthly savings over a 20-year span, you’re looking at an extra $24,000 in your pocket. Sound good? Here’s how you can do it.
Steel Building FAQs
Can I Erect My Steel Building Myself?
KBP Construction Plus LLC offers several metal building kits that can be the perfect solution for the DIY contractor. Our pre-engineered steel buildings come pre-punched, pre-cut, pre-welded, and labeled for easy to understand erection… Learn more »
What Is a Pre-Engineered Steel Building?
Whether referred to as “pre-engineered,” “prefabricated,” “premanufactured” or “preconstructed,” these buildings accommodate a broad range of structural needs, and they provide an economical alternative to more conventional building designs…Learn more »
Can I Customize My Steel Building?
One of the common questions from our clients, involves exactly how potential buyers can customize their pre-engineered steel buildings to meet their unique needs. The short answer is, there are near-endless methods you can utilize…Learn more »
What Is Included When I Buy a Prefabricated Metal Building?
There are many essential features that come standard with our Steel Buildings…Learn more »
Steel Building Quality Features & Accessories
What's The Difference Between a Metal Building and a Pole Barn?
Simply put, a pole barn’s framing is made completely from wood with metal exterior panels, whereas a metal barn or metal building is made from steel framing and metal exterior panels. There are several factors to consider when deciding between the two options…Learn more »
Should I Insulate My Steel Building?
Unless you are lucky enough to live in a locale where the temperatures are consistent and pleasant year-round, chances are, you’ll need to consider adding insulation when designing your pre-engineered steel building. Insulating your metal building can accomplish two important goals – first, it allows your building to stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter…Learn more »
What Roof Pitch Is The Best for My Metal Building?
When designing a pre-engineered metal building, one of the main decisions you will have to make involves what type of roof pitch you’d like your structure to have. The roof pitch, or the slope of your building’s roof, determines how many inches your roof rises… Learn more »
What's The Difference Between Gable and Single Slope Roof?
When designing a pre-engineered steel building from the ground up, you’ll need to make certain decisions about the type of roof you’d like, with two common options being either gabled and single-sloped. Just how do the two types differ, and how might you determine which type might best meet your needs…Learn more »
Do I Have To Follow Local Buildings Codes When Buying My Metal Building?
You may have questions about whether your building will need to conform to any particular building code requirements when you erect it. The short answer is, yes, you do need to make sure your building will adhere to any county or state building code…Learn more »