Metal buildings have long been known for their durability and versatility in both commercial and residential applications. The sturdy construction using some of the highest industry-grade steel, the heating and cooling efficiency when using Delaware spray foam insulation, and the limitless configurations of the floor plan have made steel buildings high desirable in new construction projects.  There are four areas where this type of structure can be beneficial over a more traditional stick-frame build.

Agricultural Buildings

A two-story red barn with white trimmed doors are generally the traditional storage structures found on a farm, but modern times require modern upgrades. The framing structures of metal buildings provide a more open floor plan that can more easily accommodate the storage and maintenance needs of heavy pieces of agricultural equipment. There aren’t any beams, posts, or trusses that can get in the way when trying to navigate tractors or combines into place. It also makes it easier to store large bulky items like hay bales.

Storage Buildings

You can never have too much storage, and just like commercial storage units are constructed, a metal building opens up a lot of possibilities. Metal buildings are constructed rather quickly, making an efficient storage solution, but as with the uses on a farm, the open concept makes it much more convenient and easily accessible for storing a number of items of any size. In a residential setting, they are great for tools, lawn mowers, or even classic vehicles.

Office or Retail Space

Using a metal building for a professional business venture can be a wise investment. The durability of the structure helps increase the return on investment, but the flexible open layout makes it easy to adapt the interior to your specific needs. Metal buildings can be erected quickly, avoiding delays in your operations.

Metal buildings are eco-friendly, as the steel can be recycled if the structure is even dismantled. However, the multiple applications for use make an even greater construction investment.

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