Steel Building Directory

The Definitive Guide To Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings

Steel Garage Buildings

Are you considering adding an enclosed garage onto your existing home? There are many advantages to having an enclosed garage. Such benefits range from the security of your vehicle to the value of your home. But, just as important is the consideration of how to build the garage. The best way to construct this new extension onto your home is to build it with steel. Consider now just some of the advantages of building with steel.

A steel garage building can cost up to half the cost of traditional material, such as wood, and be built in up to half the time.

Secondly, depending on whom you buy your steel from, the garage can be delivered to your house pre-engineered (i.e., pre-welded, pre-punched, and pre-drilled). Yet, if you order from a reputable company, you do not have to expect your building to be a mere "cookie-cutter" design chosen by the manufacturer. Rather, you can have your new building created according to your exact specifications.

Not only can you expect efficiency out of steel garage buildings, but accuracy as well. Typically, a pre-engineered steel garage building will assemble relatively in a systematic fashion.

But, a word to the wise: Make sure that you order your new garage from a company that uses 26 gauge I-beam steel for the utmost durability and strength. A strong garage is a safe one. Leave no doubt in your mind as to the ability of your new garage to withstand the weight of heavy snowfall or the leak potential from heavy rain. Properly built steel garages are ones built to meet the snow load requirements of local areas.

Also, the tight joints help prevent water leakage and maintain constant temperature inside. Overall, steel is highly resistant to rust and fire damage. Garage buildings made of steel provide their owners with many, many years of maintenance-free use. When it comes to a home improvement project, steel garage buildings are the economical and smart choice to make.