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

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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Topics: metal building

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

Why Churches Are Moving Into Metal Buildings

Posted by CDMG Team on Sep 9, 2019 9:43:11 AM

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that a lot of religious congregations are choosing to build their churches with metal.

Every cost-conscious religious group has made the switch from traditional timber to prefabricated metal buildings; but why?

It's simple, really. Only prefabricated metal buildings can supply the soaring ceilings and wide-open space that is needed in a church sanctuary. And they do it without breaking the budget.

Additionally, when the church needs to expand in the future to house a bigger congregation, expansion is much easier with a metal building.

To put it simply, metal buildings are the most logical and economical choice for new churches.

We'll explore why in the article below.

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Topics: metal building

5 Ways To Customize Your Metal Building

Posted by CDMG Team on Sep 5, 2019 11:44:53 AM

Most people's first concerns when it comes to metal buildings is that they think it's going to look like an old barn.

That's just not true anymore.

There are several ways you can customize your metal building so it doesn't look like you're keeping livestock inside of it.

Admittedly, the basic box with a low-pitched gable roof is the most economical choice when it comes to pre-engineered steel buildings.

However, the structure may need a more customized facade for some applications.

And, if you need a more customized facade, it's completely doable.

In the article below, we will discuss five ideas you can use to create the look you want for your steel building project.

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Topics: metal building

Are Metal Buildings Actually Cheaper Than Wood Buildings?

Posted by CDMG Team on Aug 28, 2019 9:29:58 AM

There are many benefits of choosing a metal building over a traditional wood building, but is cost one of them?

Many people see the initial sticker price, and assume that a wood building is the most cost effective way to build.

If you just look at the upfront costs, maybe a wood building will be cheaper to build.

However, there are many more factors that come in to play over the lifetime of steel and wood buildings that make steel buildings much cheaper than wood.

If you're wondering how crane buildings are built, check out our recent blog post about that here

In the article below, we will examine several of those factors, and show you why a steel building is actually cheaper than a wood building.

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Topics: metal building