Can My Metal Building Have Utilities?

Posted by CDMG Team on Mar 2, 2021 11:38:48 AM

If you've been looking into purchasing a custom metal building, you likely know about many of their benefits.


You know, among other things, that prefab metal buildings are customizable, durable, and eco-friendly.


Some people, though, aren't aware of all of the benefits that come with a metal building kit, and when thinking about metal buildings, they still picture an old horse barn.


One of the first questions people who aren't aware of the benefits of metal buildings ask is if they can have utilities in their metal building?


The answer to that question is a resounding yes!


In the article below, we will talk about utilities for your commercial metal building, as well as a few other helpful tips.


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Topics: metal buildings

The Difference In Prefabricated Metal Buildings For Residential and Industrial Buildings

Posted by CDMG Team on Feb 16, 2021 10:12:52 AM

A pre-engineered metal building is a structure built using a structural steel framing system engineered to fit your project requirements.

The predetermined components of the structure are manufactured off-site in a factory.

Components are pre-cut, pre-punched, and prefabricated per your design specifications.

When the building is finished, it is delivered directly to the project site, where they may be assembled by a qualified metal building company like CDMG.

Prefabricated metal buildings are a cost-effective, more durable alternative to the more expensive and less durable traditional building methods.

You also aren't giving up any style, comfort, or safety.

The days when steel structures were ugly and reminded you of a horse barn are long gone.

Prefab metal buildings made with steel are both elegant and durable. 

From industrial facilities and warehouses to restaurants, medical offices, and residences, custom metal buildings are a proven solution for various projects, and the metal building will have the utilities that can support a number of different businesses. 

Residential and industrial prefabricated steel buildings are remarkably low maintenance, and you'll spend less time and money owning your new structure and more time doing business or making memories.

In the article below, we will take a look at pre-engineered steel buildings for residential and commercial use.

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Topics: metal buildings

Can Pre-engineered Metal Buildings Be Used For Sports Facilities?

Posted by CDMG Team on Feb 11, 2021 3:43:37 PM

When you think about a sports facility, the first thing you think of is a huge football stadium or basketball arena.

But don't forget about your local sports facilities and complexes.

Sports facilities, more often than not, are constructed using prefabricated metal building kits.

Sports arenas and recreational facilities rely on clearspan structures that are only available with prefab metal buildings.

Prefab steel buildings allow for easy configuration and reconfiguration of any space. It's one of the reasons pre-engineered metal buildings are popular choices for residential and industrial metal buildings. 

With steel buildings, you aren't limited by beams that break up the interior of the structure.

You can also change your building's interior at any time to accommodate new needs, including waiting rooms, offices, and much more.

Both of these things are extremely important for sports facilities.

A fitness or recreation center can swap out equipment, add new classrooms, or remove rooms to create more open space. The process is straightforward.

This allows you to stay on top of your customer's changing expectations.

Prefabricated metal structures allow you to create a building that can house various fitness and leisure activities.

  • Bowling alleys
  • Natatoriums
  • Indoor sports courts
  • Yoga studios
  • Martial arts centers
  • Dance studios
  • Indoor fields
  • Crossfit Gyms

In the article below, we will discuss why pre-engineered steel buildings are ideal for sports and recreational facilities.

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Pre-engineered Metal Buildings Vs Concrete Buildings. Which One is Better?

Posted by CDMG Team on Jan 29, 2021 8:54:01 AM

Which is better, pre-engineered metal buildings or concrete buildings?

Concrete tilt-up construction and the poured in place or cast in place method pours concrete into wall and column forms.

The concrete then sets, drying in the forms. After that, the forms are removed, and the concrete is finished.

Pre-engineered metal buildings utilize commercial-grade steel columns and rafters to create easily assembled frames.

The frame form the skeleton of the building. Thanks to the strength to weight ratio of steel this allows for open floor plans.  This is one of the reasons that pre-engineered metal buildings are ideal for sports and recreational facilities

In the article below, we will discuss which method is better for your building.

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Topics: Prefabricated Metal Building

Why Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings Are Better

Posted by CDMG Team on Jan 21, 2021 10:06:34 AM

Prefabricated or pre-engineered steel buildings provide many advantages over traditional building materials. 


Steel buildings have it all; customization, speed of construction, and decreased maintenance and insurance costs.


Whatever you need out of a steel building can be created at a manufacturing plant and delivered to the job site ready for assembly. This is one of the reasons that pre-engineered metal buildings are better than concrete buildings. 


Warehouses, retail spaces, event centers, airplane hangars, and sports complexes are all ideal steel projects.


Any building is an ideal steel project, no matter its intended use. 


Your steel building can be designed to match the surrounding environment or stand out as a wonder of architecture. 


It doesn't have to look like a barn.


Today's steel building manufacturers can create panels with the textures, colors, and shapes of other materials that retain the strength steel can impart, while giving you a modern look. 


Those are just a few of the things that make pre-engineered metal buildings better than traditional building materials.


In the article below, we will discuss why pre-engineered metal buildings are head and shoulders above the rest.


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Topics: pre-engineered metal building

Do You Need An Architect For Your Steel Building?

Posted by CDMG Team on Jan 13, 2021 8:56:43 AM

Compared to many other buildings, there is a simplicity involved when you design a metal building.

The parts for metal buildings are pre-fabricated off-site for consistency and ease of installation.

Your overall costs are lower, and steel buildings perform for decades with minimal maintenance. There are many reasons why pre-engineered metal buildings are better compared to traditional building materials. 

But there are still plenty of ins-and-outs when it comes to custom-designing a metal building.

Especially metal buildings that meet the needs of both your location and climate and the building's occupants or business pursuits. 

If you're thinking about starting your first project using steel building kits, you might be wondering who will handle the building design.

That will depend on the size and scope of the project.

In the article below, we will discuss why you might need an architect to design your steel building.

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Topics: pre-engineered metal building

Why Choose CDMG as your Pre-engineered Metal Building Company?

Posted by CDMG Team on Jan 8, 2021 12:58:08 PM

Are you looking for a convenient, cost-effective alternative to conventional construction?

If so, prefabricated metal buildings are just what you're looking for.

Pre-engineered steel buildings are commonly used for warehouses and commercial spaces, but they can be designed to meet any building's needs.

Prefabricated metal buildings are quicker to construct and erect, making them more cost-efficient than traditional building methods.

If you've made the decision to build with steel, you need to be sure you work with the right prefabricated metal building company.

In the article below, we will discuss why CDMG is the best choice for metal buildings.


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Topics: pre-engineered metal building

How To Shorten Your Construction Project

Posted by CDMG Team on Dec 22, 2020 10:44:09 AM

When a construction project goes off schedule, it can cause a ripple effect of problems.

If it's at all possible, you never want your construction schedule to be longer than you planned.

Shortening your project schedule with proper construction management and finishing sooner than expected allows you to collect revenue sooner, and it typically results in a lower overall cost to build.

On the flip side, scheduling delays lead to cost overruns and affect your bottom line negatively.

So, what are the best ways to keep your project on schedule or even shorten your construction project?

In the article below, we will discuss a few simple ways to shorten your construction projects.

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Topics: construction

4 Benefits of Metal Buildings In The Winter

Posted by CDMG Team on Dec 9, 2020 11:51:47 AM

If you've spent any amount of time in a cold climate, you dread the challenges of winter all year long.

Winter can make the most mundane tasks difficult.

Just walking from your front door to your car can be painful.

Accessing your vehicles and everything else you keep outdoors is tedious and uncomfortable.

It seems like every morning you need to shovel a thick layer of snow just to make it to your car.

Apart from making it hard to get around, winter can damage your assets.

That's why you need a perfect solution to tackle these issues.

Metal buildings are the perfect solution for winter storage and keeping you toasty in the wintertime.

A steel carport, garage, workshop, RV cover, residence, or industrial building have plenty of properties to safeguard you and your valuables from the cold weather and harsh snowstorms.

A properly insulated metal building will retain heat in the winter. The heat transfer rate throughout the building is controlled to reduce energy usage.

Even though they are ideal for winter, metal buildings aren't just for winter, and you can reap the benefits year-round for decades.

In the article below, we will discuss the benefits you can enjoy with your steel building during the cold winter months.

To see why CDMG should be your metal building designer of choice read our article, why you should choose CDMG as your metal building company.


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Topics: metal buildings in winter

Why Is A Metal Building Ideal For Manufacturing Facilities?

Posted by CDMG Team on Nov 16, 2020 4:05:21 PM

Today's manufacturers need wide-open spaces that can handle crane systems, warehouse space, mezzanines, and they need to be expandable in the future.

With traditional wooden construction, most of that isn't possible. You need to worry about support walls, which can alter the entire design of a building, and if you ever want to expand your traditional building in the future, it will be much harder.

However, with metal buildings, you can design and build the perfect metal facility for your business.

Constructing a prefabricated steel building for a manufacturing facility makes perfect sense when you think about it. Metal buildings are made in metal buildings!

That means no one else will understand your needs and concerns better than someone in the pre-fabricated metal building industry.

In the article below, we will discuss several reasons why metal buildings are ideal for manufacturers.

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Topics: Manufacturing Facility