How To Make The Exterior Of Your Metal Building More Appealing

Posted by CDMG Team on Sep 22, 2020 3:07:19 PM

You've decided to build with a pre-fabricated metal building.

You've made an excellent choice.

However, your work has only just begun.

The biggest decision is out of the way. Now, there are countless other decisions you have to make for your steel building.

You have to decide where you're going to build, how big it's going to be, how eco-friendly it's going to be, and how you're going to insulate it, among many other things.

Deciding which customization options and components will be included in your steel building system ultimately comes down to functionality and aesthetic appeal.

For example, you can choose paint for your roof that will make it look good, while also repelling sunlight and lowering your energy bills.

You will also need to decide what you'd like to do with the exterior of your metal building.

You can leave it as is and pick a color you'd like, or you can choose from a variety of siding materials that will make up the exterior walls of your steel building.

In the article below, we'll explore some of the most common siding choices, along with what is popular now.

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Topics: metal buildings

5 Of The Most Popular Types Of Steel Buildings

Posted by CDMG Team on Sep 4, 2020 11:31:31 AM

Metal or steel buildings are ideal for any contractor or builder looking for a flexible, cost-effective, and durable building solution.

Highly durable and virtually maintenance-free, steel buildings and metal building systems can be customized to capture your desired look as well as practical use.

Steel buildings also reduce construction times and make expansion extremely simple.

With that said, steel buildings are becoming very popular in a wide variety of industries.

Everything from small storage sheds to giant sports arenas, and steel buildings are becoming the building method of choice for most builders and contractors.

You can design and build a steel building to suit just about any need, and in the article below, we will talk about 5 of the most popular types of steel buildings.

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Topics: metal building types

Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Constructing Your Metal Building

Posted by CDMG Team on Aug 21, 2020 5:15:39 PM

Prefab metal buildings are becoming increasingly popular largely due to their durability, and longevity.

Most garages are now constructed using prefab metal buildings and an increasing number of workshops and commercial constructions are made with metal buildings.

The versatility and customization options of metal building kits are two other factors that attract people to them.

Businesses are finding that steel buildings are giving them the space they need to develop their business as well as the opportunity for growth into the future at a reduced cost.

Often times when having to add on to a traditional timber structure, the cost and maintenance can hold a business back from expanding. With prefab metal building kits that you've helped customize, the ability to add on can be worked into the original design so that when it's time to expand it can be done easily.

One thing everyone in the metal building industry agrees on is that steel buildings are best constructed by experts of the trade.

It's not just about welding one metal piece to another or cutting away sections of the sheet to create openings for doors and windows. Putting together metal building kits requires skill and expertise.

There are many mistakes that should be avoided during the construction of a metal building.

Below we'll go over 7 mistakes to avoid in constructing metal building kits.

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Topics: metal building

Can You Move Your Metal Building?

Posted by CDMG Team on Aug 7, 2020 11:47:19 AM

In uncertain times, you and your business needs to be adaptable. Having a metal building from CDMG Metal Building Systems gives you the versatility you need to expand or contract your business with the ever changing times.

The people and businesses who can adapt and change with the time are the ones who come out on top.

Getting the metal building likely a significant change for you, and should've been one that has benefited you greatly.

Maybe now it's time for another change.

Maybe you're thinking of moving your metal building.

Can that even be done? Why would you move a meal building in the first place?

Continue reading below, and we'll answer all of these questions and more. 

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Topics: metal buildings

The Step By Step Commercial Construction Process

Posted by CDMG Team on Jul 31, 2020 2:36:55 PM

If you've never been involved with a commercial building project, the multitude of tasks that are involved can seem pretty overwhelming.

However, if you follow them step-by-step, they can be much more manageable.

There are six general steps to guide you during the commercial construction process.

In the article below, we've outlined all six so you can approach your new project with confidence.

So if you're considering constructing a new commercial building, we've got you covered.

There's a lot involved, sure, but if you approach it systematically, you'll come out just fine on the other side.

Continue reading below to learn the six steps in the commercial construction process.


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Topics: commercial construction process

How Your Business Can Benefit From A Steel Building

Posted by CDMG Team on Jul 16, 2020 3:05:47 PM

Steel buildings aren't just for barns or storage anymore. They can be used for retail shops and even homes too.


There are many ways your business can benefit from the use of a steel building.  They not only provide you with a strong structure that is durable and flexible, but they are also customizable, making it adaptable as your business grows. 


In the article below, you'll find out everything you need to know about steel buildings for your business, what they can be used for, and how you'll benefit.


Keep reading to learn more.


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Topics: business

How Coronavirus Could Change The Construction Industry

Posted by CDMG Team on Jun 29, 2020 9:55:41 AM

The coronavirus crisis has necessitated sweeping changes among every industry, including the U.S. construction industry.


Many experts agree that most of these changes will remain in place even after the virus subsides.


As the construction industry prepares to return to work as shelter-in-place initiatives begin to ease, the industry they return to might not be like the one they left.


The construction industry could be drastically changed by the pandemic's public health and economic effects.


New factors are coming into play now that no one would have ever expected, but it's essential to plan now to be prepared for the long term.


The coronavirus has upended many facets of the construction industry. Companies that want to return business-as-usual may face a harsh new reality.


A paradigm shift in many construction areas has led contractors to do many things differently than they did in the past.


In the article below, we will discuss three ways that COVID-19 could alter the construction industry for the near future and beyond.


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Topics: coronavirus construction

3 Common Types Of Steel Building Construction

Posted by CDMG Team on Jun 5, 2020 10:33:22 AM

Steel buildings are the most flexible solutions on the market for contractors, builders, and DIYers.

Steel buildings are durable, and they require virtually no maintenance once they're constructed.

The benefits they come with are innumerable.

Custom engineering and design of today's metal buildings allow owners to have the look they want and the functionality they need.

Today's building owners have state-of-the-art requirements, and they demand that their buildings live up to those expectations, but also offer flexibility, energy efficiency, and speedy construction times.

When you choose to build with a steel building, you get all of those benefits, and design, fabrication, and construction times are significantly reduced.

Future expansion is also much easier with a steel building, allowing your building to grow along with your business.

With the increasing popularity of steel buildings, people are starting to get curious and have a lot of questions about the inner workings of metal buildings.

One of the main questions people have it what kind of steel is used for the construction of steel buildings.

There are three very common types, and each one has its own benefits.

In the article below, we will examine these three types of steel, and what makes them unique.

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Topics: Steel building construction

What Are The Benefits of Prefabricated Metal Buildings?

Posted by CDMG Team on May 27, 2020 12:47:48 PM

A metal building system is just that; a system.  


Pre-engineered steel building systems include four different types of steel framing designed to work together.


The typical steel red-iron wall columns and ceiling pieces attach to form the frame of the building in the primary system.  


The secondary framing of a prefabricated building connects across the bays with self-drilling screws for lateral support. 


The third part of the metal building system is the end wall framing.


And finally, steel wall and roof panels that are corrosion-resistant complete the metal building system.


These panels create the exterior of the structure.


And, if you don't want your prefabricated metal building to look like, well, a metal building, they can be finished with any typical building material to achieve the "look" you need.  


Brick, stone, glass, block, tilt-up concrete, or even wood make attractive exteriors for prefabricated metal buildings.


One of the main questions people have when considering a prefabricated metal building is if it can have a basement.


In the article below, we will answer that question and talk about several benefits that come with a prefabricated metal building.


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Topics: Prefabricated Metal Building

The Benefits of Metal Horse Barns

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 17, 2020 3:42:17 PM

Ask a group of horse owners which they prefer for their horse barns, and you're likely to find strong opinions on both sides. 


However, metal buildings make excellent horse barns. 


Along with affordability and sustainability, steel-framed metal horse barns provide safe, fire-resistant, pest-free and theft-proof homes for some of your most valuable assets. 


In the article below, we will discuss the benefits of steel horse barns as well as tips on planning the construction of your upcoming horse barns.


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Topics: metal horse barn