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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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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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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Why Steel Buildings Are Safer Than You Think

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 9, 2020 11:59:18 AM

There are many reasons why steel buildings and metal building components are becoming the number one choice for commercial construction.


They are affordable, durable, and sustainable. But, most importantly, they are incredibly safe.


Metal buildings meet the highest standards when it comes to protection from the elements, natural disasters, intruders, and pest infestations. 


Pre-engineered and professionally constructed metal buildings are designed to meet customer's personal and professional safety and environmental needs while providing flexible plans and looks.


Steel buildings do not need to look like giant boxes. 


There's a good chance you drive by structures every day that you would never guess were made of steel. 


Metal can be shaped, texturized, and colored any way you want. 


Additional coating can be added to steel to make it look like wood, concrete, brick, or any other material while maintaining its safety.


Let's take a look at why steel is the safest material for your construction project.


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What Does Prefab Mean and What Are It's Advantages?

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 1, 2020 9:38:16 AM

Pre-engineered steel buildings have revolutionized the construction industry. With their unmatched structural integrity, pre-engineered steel buildings offer endless possibilities based on their panelized and modular formats. 


Pre-engineered steel buildings offer the best solution for most projects because they can be used for various building applications such as agricultural buildings, mini-storage, workshops, industrial buildings, airplane hangars, and commercial buildings.


You will save both time and money when you invest in a pre-engineered steel facility. 


There are many beneficial features for investing in a pre-engineered steel building, and we will examine them below. We will also take a look at what prefab, or prefabricated, actually means.


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Topics: Prefabricated Metal Building

What Is Cool Metal Roofing?

Posted by CDMG Team on Mar 18, 2020 9:53:40 AM

Many people now opt for cool-coated metal roof panels when ordering their steel building. 

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Topics: metal roofing

What Is A Pre-Engineered Metal Building?

Posted by CDMG Team on Mar 9, 2020 9:58:12 AM

What Is A Pre-Engineered Metal Building?

If you're looking for a convenient, cost-effective alternative to conventional construction, pre-engineered metal buildings are just what you're looking for.

Pre-engineered metal buildings are often used for commercial spaces, but they can be designed to meet the needs of any builder.

Pre-engineered metal buildings are cost-efficient, customizable, quicker to construct and erect than traditional methods.

But what exactly is a pre-engineered metal building? We'll talk about that in the article below.

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