Local Building Codes: Do I Have To Follow Local Building Codes When Purchasing My Steel Building?

/ May 19, 2024/ Steel Building FAQs

When considering purchasing a pre-engineered steel building, you may have questions if you need to follow any building code requirements when you erect it. The short answer is, yes, you do need to ensure that your Steel Building complies with any county or state building code and zoning regulations currently effective at your job site. But you do not need

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Gable Slope vs Single Slope Roof: What’s The Difference Between a Gable and a Single Slope Roof?

/ May 18, 2024/ Steel Building FAQs

Choosing the right roof design for your home or building is crucial for both aesthetics and functionality. There are different roof style options for Metal Buildings depending on your taste and requirements but the most common are Gable Slope and Single Slope. Each has distinct characteristics, advantages, and considerations. Let’s see what’s the difference between them to help you make

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The Best Roof Pitch: What Roof Pitch Should I Choose?

/ May 18, 2024/ Steel Building FAQs

You have to make many important decisions when designing a Steel Building. One of them is what Roof Pitch you’d like your metal building to have. The Roof Pitch, or the Slope of your structure’s roof, defines how many inches your roof rises for every 12 inches of horizontal space. There are some pros and cons to high and low

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Metal Building Insulation: Should I Insulate My Steel Building? 

/ May 18, 2024/ Steel Building FAQs

In most cases, you may need to insulate your steel building, unless you are lucky enough to live in a place with consistent and pleasant year-round temperature. With a proper Insulation package, you accomplish two important goals: It helps your steel building to stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter, increasing energy efficiency, year-round functionality, and comfort

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Metal Building vs Pole Barn: What’s The Difference Between a Metal Building and a Pole Barn?

/ May 16, 2024/ Steel Building FAQs

In a few words, a frame of Pole Barn is made completely from wood with exterior metal panels, while a Metal  Building is made from steel framing and metal exterior panels. There are several factors to consider when deciding what option to choose for your residential, commercial, industrial, or farm property. People who opt for a pole barn often do

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Steel Building Customization: Can I Customize My Steel Building?

/ May 16, 2024/ Steel Building FAQs

When looking for an affordable and long-lasting structure for your residential or business use, one of your concerns might be ‘Can I Customize my steel building’? The good news is yes, the sky is limit in case of customization options and methods. Many people think the biggest advantage of metal buildings is durability. And while durability is one of the

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Prefabricated Metal Kits: What Is a Pre-Engineered Steel Buiding?

/ May 16, 2024/ Steel Building FAQs

You may be aware of the term “pre-engineered steel building,” as someone looking for an affordable and efficient residential or commercial building solution, but you may not be completely clear about exactly what that means and implies. Either called “pre-engineered,” “prefabricated,” “premanufactured” or “preconstructed,” these steel buildings provide an economical alternative to more traditional building designs, such as block concrete,

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Steel Building Construction: Can I Erect My Steel Building Myself? 

/ May 16, 2024/ Steel Building FAQs

BN Buildings LLS offers many prefabricated steel buildings which can be the perfect solution for DIY constructors. Our steel building kits come pre-punched, pre-cut, pre-welded, and marked for easy-to-understand erection. Before erecting your building, it’s important not to forget about OSHA. Builders must follow OSHA regulations for metal buildings to ensure safety. A simple search through OSHA’s online resources can help

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