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Barndominiums – What are They and What Do Barndomiums Cost?

By Building Pro | August 25, 2020

Your first thought when you hear the word barndominium may not be someplace you want to call home. Don’t let the name fool you though, this combo barn and condominium can produce a beautiful house that will make your friends and family jealous. What are Barndominiums? Barndominiums are essentially prefab steel building kits that would…

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18×20 Metal Building Cost

By Building Pro | August 21, 2020

We’re going to look at pricing both the steel building and other construction considerations for an 18×20 metal building kit. An 18 x 20 metal building has become the most common size for residential use. The 18-foot width of this building allows you to include both a standard garage door as well as a man…

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What are the Most Common Steel Building Sizes?

By Building Pro | August 19, 2020

One of the reasons steel building kits have become popular over the years is because you can customize their sizes. Even though the size of a steel building is completely customizable there are certain common building sizes for certain purposes. These common steel building sizes can help get your imagination going and point you in…

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40×60 Metal Building Cost

By Building Pro | August 10, 2020

This page shows the breakdown of a 40×60 metal building cost estimate. Forty by Sixty is one of the most common sizes of engineered steel buildings. Whether you’re looking to build a commercial-grade Workshop, warehouse, outbuilding, or even a large steel garage to house your antique car collection, a 40 by 60 foot building should…

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Top 18 Construction Safety Equipment & Tips

By Building Pro | August 3, 2020

When you’re on any construction site, including building steel buildings, safety should be of paramount concern. It’s important to have everyone properly equipped and understanding the rules and processes to ensure safe working conditions. Here are some safety items to have on hand before starting your building project. Be sure to do your own research…

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Steel Building or Wood Building? That is the Question

By Building Pro | July 21, 2020

Wood has been a building material of choice for centuries and this wasn’t without reason. But with mining, engineering and manufacturing technology improving – there’s a new king in town, steel buildings. Once you start digging into it, you’ll find steel buildings offer many benefits over their wood counterparts. Some of those advantages include but…

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Metal Building Kit Prices and Things You Should Know

By Building Pro | July 14, 2020

Metal building kits are an incredible option for your building project. They’ve revolutionized the building industry for uses such as: Garages – Any size you need and added storage if you choose Workshops – Everything from small hobby shops to commercial production Storage Sheds and Warehouse Facilities Industrial uses like Factories Agricultural buildings such as…

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Best Building Materials for Your Garage, Workshop, or Storage Building

By Building Pro | February 19, 2020

The best building material for your structure is always dependant on build-site factors. If for example you’re located close to sea-water, then a steel building may not be the best choice since the salt in sea-water can corrode it. If it’s in a location with active termite populations, then a wood structure may not last…

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Your Future Building Should be a Steel Building

By Building Pro | September 16, 2019

There are many different types of building materials. One of the best materials you can use for any structure is steel. Steel buildings have numerous benefits when compared to other structural materials. Here are 11 reasons why your future building should be made out of steel. 1. Better Value When you use steel for your…