Standard metal buildings are the buildings used for residential purposes like storage sheds, backyard sheds, garages, garden sheds, carports, etc. Generally, the standard steel buildings are 12ft wide to 24ft wide structures. All the buildings that a homeowner needs fall under the standard buildings category. So, if you need any residential building, then you can search for the standard metal buildings.
Viking Steel Structures offers a wide range of standard size metal buildings like carports, car garages, storage sheds, boat shelters, etc. We have the best quality metal buildings for meeting your needs with substantial quality.
Benefits of Standard Steel Buildings
Steel buildings have many beneficial features, where traditional structures are limited by many drawbacks and can make you suffer. So, let’s know about the benefits of steel buildings.
Durability: Due to high durability, steel structures can better withstand adverse climates like hailstorms, downpours, seismic activities, etc. Standard building’s steel is anti-corrosive and immune to aging. Hence, these buildings are best for coastal and humid areas and never face nail- pops like wood due to changing humidity
High Tensile Strength: According to the American Iron & Steel Institute, steel has the highest strength to weight ratio as compared to other building materials. It means steel provides maximum strength without weighing too much, and your storage shed or any other standard metal building gives you the utmost protection.
Cost-Saving: Metal buildings save 30% of conventional building construction costs, steel sheds are easy to install hence reduce the labor cost. Metal buildings need minimum upkeep and optimize maintenance costs. So, get your standard steel building and stay economical.
Time-Efficient: Steel buildings have evolved as pre-engineered steel buildings. Pre-engineered metal buildings consist of prefabricated building panels that just need to be bolt-together only at construction sites. Standard steel structure’s parts make handling and installation easy and fast. PESB consumes one third less time of installation than conventional building erection time.
Longevity: Steel buildings can give you a lifelong service because the metal is less affected by environmental elements like sun, water, debris, etc. Wooden buildings can’t stand as long as metal structures. Due to this long age, metal shed providers offer 20 and more years of warranty. If you properly upkeep a building, then it will last for generations.
Less Maintenance: A traditional wood shed requires frequent maintenance like paint, damp proofing, leakage repairs, etc. Opposite to this, steel buildings come with proper treatment and infused paint that doesn’t fade and maintain the aesthetic of the building for many decades. Steel is unaffected by harmful elements like stick structures. Hence your standard metal buildings need minimum maintenance.
Energy-Efficiency: A well-insulated steel building can cut off your energy bills up to 50%. Your standard metal building requires different appliances like the heater or air conditioner to maintain the temperature in particular seasons. Insulation resists the heat transfer between buildings and surroundings, which reduces the energy consumption to regulate the temperature.
Pests Free: Organic components are habitable for microbial and fungal growth. Wood is organic and prone to mold and other infectants. However, steel is inorganic and doesn’t allow any kind of mold and pests. So, with your standard steel building, you’ll get hygienic space.
APPLICATIONS OF STANDARD STEEL BUILDING
Standard size metal structures have many applications that are listed below. You can enjoy any of these or multiple applications by customizing your metal building accordingly.
- Car Shed
- Storage Building
- Man Cave
- Motorcycle Room
- Outdoor Shed
- Lawnmower Shed
- Survival Shelter
- Loafing Shed
- Metal Gazebo
and many more uses.
Standard Metal Building Styles
There are three types of steel buildings, and you can choose one according to your uses.
Regular Metal Building
A Regular steel building has horizontal roof sheeting with open sides. You can also customize your shed and get the side panels. The regular roof style carports are good for moderate weather regions.
Boxed Eave Metal Buildings
The boxed eave structure has a horizontal pitched roof. The A-frame steel buildings are suggested for a moderate weather area and can withstand heavy winds and the occasional snowfall.
Vertical Metal Buildings
Vertical roof metal building is the strongest building type due to vertical roofing. A vertical roof metal building has pitched vertical ridges, from which snow slides off easily. Hence, vertical buildings are the highly recommended building option for dense snowfall areas. You can customize your vertical shed with vertical panels, named as All Vertical Metal Buildings. All vertical steel buildings have the capability to fight frequent blizzards, thunderstorms, hailstorms, etc.
Standard Metal Buildings Prices
The standard metal building prices start from $1095 and go up according to style, design, and customization. There are some factors that affect metal building prices like location, building sizes, customizations, manufacturers, raw steel costs, etc. So, you might face some cost variations, but below is the standard table for your residential building prices.
|Regular Style||Boxed Eave Style||Vertical Roof Style|
*Note: Above mentioned prices are subject to change by the manufacturers.
Here are your customization features for your standard steel buildings:
- 6′ to 16′ height options
- Three Roof Styles (Regular, Boxed-eave, and Vertical)
- 3’ wide side panels with 21’, 26’, 31’, and 36’ length options
- 12 gauge and 14 gauge panel options
- Two windows options 30”x30” and 30”x36”
- Two insulation options Double bubble and Woven R-17
- Up to 15 color options
Standard Steel Building Add On Features
Metal buildings allow full customizability, and you can transform a structure to get your dream building. You can select from the below add-on feature to upgrade your structures and meet all your requirements.
Roll-up Garage Doors: garage doors provide a comfortable entryway to park your cars, trucks, RV’s, etc. You can use these garage doors in your steel garages and carports to get flexible access according to your functional requirements. Uncertified garage doors are available from 6’x6′ to 14’x14,’ and certified garage doors range from 6’x6′ to 16’x16′. You can also get an automated garage door opener for convenient entry and exit.
Walk-in Doors: There are many walk-in doors options available to make your entrance easy. Although our designers consider all aspects and add suitable doors and openings to match your potential needs, you can also get extra walk-in doors to meet your specific requirements.
Skylights: Skylights are also an addible feature and amplify luminance inside your building. A few skylights in your steel building’s roof will let in natural light. Skylights reduce energy consumption during the daytime and become cost-saving. So, customize your skylights to deter many problems while maintaining a fantastic view.
Insulation: If your area faces lousy weather and you want the comfortable temperature inside the building, then insulation is the only solution to do so. Insulation not just stops heat exchange, but also prevents many issues. Steel building insulation terminates because of condensation and eliminates possibilities of rust and corrosion. Moreover, insulation protects the building from harmful environmental elements and extends the building’s life span.
Wainscoting: Wainscoting is interior and outside paneling to make your building more stylish and attractive. It is used to give a two-tone look to structure and combination of the right colors for an eye-loving view of your metal shed. So, flaunt your building with wainscoting.