The Biggest Myths About Metal Buildings

Posted by CDMG Team on Jan 6, 2020 11:00:58 AM

Over the years, metal buildings have slowly and steadily increased in popularity and have become mainstream.

Metal buildings used to "live on the fringe," but now they are legitimate building option no matter what kind of project you have.

However, since they are still a relatively new idea for most people, there are still several myths circulating about metal buildings that just aren't true.

All the myths seem like they could be true, but none of them are based on actual facts.

In the article below, we will bust some of the most common myths about metal buildings.

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Topics: metal building

Buying A Steel Building? Tips For The First Time Buyer

Posted by CDMG Team on Nov 14, 2019 9:06:19 AM

Buying a steel building is a significant endeavor that shouldn't be taken lightly.

You should do your homework to learn what is involved in buying and erecting a metal building so you can avoid mistakes and get the building you want and need.

If you've come this far, you probably know many of the benefits that come with steel buildings.

They are durable, versatile, require very little maintenance, and they will last for decades.

No matter why you need a new building, steel will likely be the best option for you.

Whether you are a small business looking to expand, you need a private hangar for your airplane, or a new barn for livestock, the possibilities are endless when you build with steel.

In the article below, we will discuss what is involved in erecting a steel building so you can be sure you are ready to get started with your project.

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5 Questions To Ask If You're Considering A Metal Building

Posted by CDMG Team on Nov 8, 2019 11:04:20 AM

Are you in the market for a new building?

Maybe your business has grown and you need a bigger location, or maybe you just want a new location.

Maybe you're building a new house or opening a new business.

Or, maybe you want to add a new location to an existing business.

Whatever the reason, more and more business owners are choosing to use steel buildings for their business needs due to their flexibility, durability, and value that metal buildings offer.

More and more business owners are interested in being eco-friendly now as well, making a metal building your best option.

Before you get started on your new project, you should ask yourself the following questions about steel buildings.

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How To Prepare Your Metal Building For Winter

Posted by CDMG Team on Oct 30, 2019 10:30:27 AM

There are countless reasons why you choose to build a metal building.

They are cheaper in the long run, they are more versatile, they require less maintenance, and they are durable.

Durable enough to stand up to natural disasters like hurricanes, tornados, and wildfires.

Their wood-framed counterparts can't claim those same advantages.

They can also stand up to all four seasons, whether it is the harsh heat in the summer or the bitter cold in the winter.

With winter right around the corner, there are a few things you should do to prepare your metal building for the harsh winter months.

Getting your steel building ready for winter is simple and very important.

It always costs less to prevent problems now than it does to fix problems in the future.

In the article below, we will help you make sure your metal building is ready for the winter.

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Topics: steel buildings

How To Prepare Your Job Site For Your Metal Building

Posted by CDMG Team on Oct 23, 2019 10:37:07 AM

You've decided to build a metal building, an excellent choice.

Your metal building will offer you several benefits over traditional wooden buildings, including price, dependability, versatility, and durability, just to name a few.

You've designed your building, your blueprints have been drawn, and they are getting your building pieced together, ready for delivery.

The only thing left for you to do is prepare your job site, a step that is often overlooked in the anticipation of receiving your metal building.

However, without an adequately prepared job site, you can't have a metal building.

In the article below, we will discuss the importance of a prepared job site and what you need to do to prepare.

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What Are The Most Used Metals In The Construction Industry?

Posted by CDMG Team on Oct 17, 2019 8:49:22 AM

Think of the last time you saw pictures and videos of the devastation left behind after a hurricane.

Now think of the last time you watched a news report about raging wildfires that have destroyed multiple neighborhoods.

Or, a major hurricane that has swept through the midwest, tearing down everything that gets in its way.

When you picture those events in your head, and you visualize the destruction, are you picturing destroyed wood buildings, or are you picturing destroyed metal buildings?

You are probably picturing wood buildings being torn apart and scattered on the ground.

Metal buildings are rarely seen in the devastation because they hold up much better than their wooden counterparts.

That's why, for years now, architects, building owners, designers, and general contractors are choosing metal for their projects over other materials because of its durability, efficiency, and low maintenance.

Metal also proves a sleek, clean look, striking beauty, and much more versatility than their counterparts.

The advantages of building with metal are immense, and the popularity of metal construction continues to rise.

But what types of metal are used in construction? Which metals are best for which jobs?

In the article below, we will take a look at some of the most popular metal choices in the construction industry based on their sustainability, versatility, and economic benefits.

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Topics: metal buildings

The Most Famous Steel Structures In The World

Posted by CDMG Team on Oct 11, 2019 9:35:04 AM

It may seem like a new trend, but metal building structures have been successful as factories, warehouses, and worldwide icons for over 150 years.

Steel has been an essential building material for all types and sizes of buildings worldwide since the Industrial Revolution.

Construction and manufacturing industries were booming during the Industrial Revolution in the United States.

Americans always desire new technologies and goods, and this causes businesses to build new factories that can produce an overwhelming desire for products.

During this time, manufacturers discovered an inexpensive way to produce large quantities of steel.

This leads to metal building structures that have the durability and cost-effectiveness of steel.

Now it seems like the only limit on steel buildings is our imagination.

Buildings that were the tallest in the world one year are overtaken the next.

Architectural marvels made with steel seem like old news when the next one that goes up is even more groundbreaking.

But these buildings remain memorable for reasons other than the material they were built from.

They highlight the design flexibility as well as the endurance of a well-made metal building.

In the article below, we will highlight some of the most famous steel structures in the world.

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8 Things Most People Don't Know About Metal Buildings

Posted by CDMG Team on Oct 8, 2019 10:14:19 AM


Unless you are heavily involved in the industry, there are probably many things you don't know about steel buildings.

If you're a first time builder, it's okay not to have all the answers.

At CDMG, we take pride in educating our industrial customers so they can make informed decisions about their metal building project.

Most people are aware of the durability of steel and how easy it is to erect steel buildings, but there are some lesser-known facts you should become familiar with before you begin your project.

In the article below, we'll talk about 8 of the lesser-known facts about steel buildings.

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Topics: steel building, metal building

Why You Should Choose A Metal Building For Your Business

Posted by CDMG Team on Oct 4, 2019 9:34:05 AM

What's the first thing that pops into your mind when you think of a metal building?

I bet it's a drab, dull, cold, and dreary building that is probably some kind of barn or warehouse.

Luckily, times have changed.

With advances in technology, today's metal buildings can be customized to look and feel precisely the way you want them to.

With a good imagination and a company like CDMG who are experts in the field, you can experience all of the fantastic benefits of choosing a metal building for your business.

In the article below, we'll share five excellent reasons many commercial operations should choose metal buildings as opposed to the other options available.

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Maintenance Tips For Your Metal Building

Posted by CDMG Team on Sep 27, 2019 9:27:51 AM

Building with a steel building offers a ton of benefits.

They are the cheapest, most durable, and largest and most versatile option for structures.

And, they require next to no maintenance.

If you show your steel building some love every once in a while, it can last you generations.

Compared to other material structures, especially wood, steel buildings, offer the easiest and least challenging option for your building.

To make it even better, steel building maintenance doesn't often require immediate attention.

So, regular upkeep, done at your convenience, will go a long way to prevent emergencies.

If you do the bare minimum amount of work, your building will last for ages.

In the article below, we will discuss several maintenance tips that will ensure you get the most out of your metal building.

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Topics: metal building