Metal Buildings

Buildings made of metal can be economical and cost-effective for some people. Metal buildings can serve a variety of purposes, including industrial, commercial, agricultural, and residential. Some examples include:

  • Warehouses
  • Retail stores
  • Airplane hangars
  • Gyms
  • Storage facilities
  • Barn
  • Garages
  • Sheds
  • ...and more!

Advantages of Building with Metal

Metal buildings are not new to the construction business. However, many people don’t realize their advantages. The variety of custom-designed metal buildings available on the market today is consideration by home and business owners The following are a few of the many benefits to metal buildings over those made with other materials.

  • Cost: The cost savings of building with metal is based on a number of factors.
  • Metal is relatively inexpensive, compared to other materials, like wood.
  • The durability factor provides longer-lasting buildings.
  • Insurance is often lower because of their ability to withstand high winds, heavy snow and other severe weather, as well as its fire-resistance.
  • The process to build with metal is much faster. The parts are pre-engineered to the design and are delivered to the construction site ready to be erected, decreasing the construction time. Time is saved in measuring and cutting at the building site.
  • Durability: Most metal structures hold up very well to daily wear and tear. They can withstand elements like severe weather, high winds, harsh sunlight, and even hail without damage.
  • Safety: Metal is resistant to fire, unlike many other materials. It can keep a fire from spreading and keep the area cooler.
  • Sustainability: Most metal building materials are recyclable and can be reused without compromising its integrity.
  • Energy Efficiency: Insulated wall and roof panels in metal buildings can reduce utility costs and exceed local codes for energy efficiency. This will also extend the life of your HVAC system.
  • Maintenance: Metal doesn’t require periodic painting or staining. It doesn’t deteriorate as quickly or damage as easily, so maintenance is minimal.
  • Aesthetics: The metal buildings today have great curb appeal. The availability of custom colors and textured finishes offers unique designs and appearance. The additional options available allow designers to be creative while still being efficient.

The metal building industry is booming. With the availability of custom-designed buildings and myriad panel options and finishes, you can get the building that meets your needs and preferences. You’ll enjoy the cost savings, while getting a very appealing building that remains beautiful and durable for decades with little maintenance.

Get Metal Building Design Assistance from the Experts

RT Construction has the expertise and experience building metal structures. We can help you realize the cost savings of a metal building and help you plan and design one that turns your ideas into reality.

We have an in-house design team who will be happy to help you tailor the design of your custom metal building to look and function exactly as you need, so you can be sure you’re getting the perfect custom steel building.

With over 100 years combined construction experience, our crew of professionals can design and construct the building of your dreams.

Give us a call today for a free consultation for your next project.

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