3 Tips For Steel Building Clearance During The Permit Process

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Collect all product specifications Since you are putting up a steel building, you are basically putting up a prefabricated product. Just like any product, it would have specifications. Make sure you collect all the product specifications for the steel building that you are going to be putting up. This is a key part of the…

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It’s More Than Just Looking at an Ad Online

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Putting up a steel building is more than just looking at an ad online and realizing that you would like to save money by putting up a steel building. Sure steel buildings offer tremendous cost savings compared to traditional buildings. After all these buildings are manufactured already at the factory. You only need to install…

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Steel Building Project

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Reduce Your Liabilities With Low Cost Steel Buildings One of the biggest costs any business undertakes are mortgage liabilities. Mortgages cost you every single month and detract from the revenues. But I Need a Building! In many cases, you really can’t avoid this if you need to put up a building. This is especially true…

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What to Look For in a Quonset Supplier

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Standardization makes quality predictable Since cheap quonset kits are factory items, this means that you are dealing with standardized factory materials. Modern manufacturing in the United States has really taken a lot of the guess work in terms of quality out of the equation. Thanks to modern manufacturing technology, everything is standardized. This makes quality…

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Cheap Garage Kits don’t have to be Low Quality

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Cheap Quality? Usually, when people use the word cheap, they tend to equate low price with low quality. As the old saying goes, you get what you pay for. While that saying may be true in many cases, it’s not true of cheap garage kits. Take the case of construction for example. There are many…

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How to Save Money on Garages and Storage Buildings

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Who Needs Storage? Most People If you have an expanding business, you might be considering putting up additional garages and storage buildings. Whether you store materials or you need additional workspace, garages and storage buildings can give you the square feet you need to scale up your business operations. If you have a home you…

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The Best Way to Save Money on Garages and Shops

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If you’re thinking of adding a workshop to your home or if you’re thinking of adding a garage to your existing business, you might want to consider pre-made solutions like quonsets. Seriously, considering the high cost of labor as well as the high cost of materials for custom buildings using metal quonset garages and shops…

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Put Up Garages the Smart and Affordable Way

If you’re thinking of putting up a garage or expanding your current operations to include garages, you have to be very methodical and strategic about it. Any other way of going about it can cost you a lot of money. Any other approach could be a hard lesson for you. The great thing about garages…

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Build your Garage for Less

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Reduce your garage cost with this simple choice If you’re reading this, you’re thinking about putting up a garage. You’re probably thinking about the things that you will put in your garage and the amount of space that you will enjoy. You may even be dreaming about putting up a small gym in your garage…

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Use Metal Garage Kits to get a Competitive Edge

Don’t be Left Behind! If you’re reading this, you know how competitive business is. Business can definitely be a dog-eat-dog affair. Every little bit of competitive edge of each business gets ensures that your business stands a much better chance of outlasting your competition. As your cost increase and as your customers demand lower prices,…

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Save Money with Garage Building Kits

If you are thinking of putting up a garage, you likely already know that this is a big project. We’re not just talking about a minor expense. We’re not just talking about a minor expenditure of your time and effort. This is a big deal. After all, you’re adding space to your existing home or…

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Quonset Hut or Nissen Hut?

The history of the Quonset hut is definitely an example of the old saying: ‘necessity is the mother of invention.’ Based on an earlier British design-the Nissen hut, the Quonset Hut began life as a series of US Navy requirements. The Navy didn’t care about a particular design or look, all it cared about was…

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A Brief Quonset Hut History

The Quonset hut has many features that fit the wartime needs of the US military during World War 2. Most of the American participation in World War 2 took place in the Pacific and this front gave the Americans quite a challenge. Across hundreds of miles of vast ocean expanse lay many small islands from…

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The First Quonset Hut

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True to its versatile, easy to assemble, and portable form, the first Quonset Hut was built within 2 months after the Fuller company got the Navy contract award. The original hut was made of corrugated steel sheet sides. The ends of the hut had plywood coverings and windows and a door. The interior of the…

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The Quonset Hut’s Original Requirements

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The US Navy needed housing that is easy to disassemble, light, and can be transported across long distances. Moreover, the building must be simple enough so it can be put together by people with no real carpentry or construction skills. To meet these challenging requirements, the Quonset Hut was born. At this point, it is…

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The Original Specifications for the Quonset Hut

The overarching need that gave rise to the distinctive Quonset Hut design is that the housing or building must be all-purpose and must be lightweight. This means that the housing can be shipped by the Navy to all corners of the globe. Moreover, the housing must be simple enough that it can be assembled at…

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The Quonset Hut’s Contributions to World War 2

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Furthering our post last week. Here’s are a few more facts about WW2 and the Quonset’s contribution. Named after Quonset Point in North Kingston, Rhode Island where the Naval Construction Battalion Center was based, the Quonset Hut made the Americans’ efforts at chasing down the Japanese and concentrating troops easier. Since the huts were easy…

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The Key Role Quonset Huts Played in World War II

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There are a lot of factors that contributed to the US/Allied victory over the Axis powers in World War II. Ask a historian about a contributing factor and you will get an answer that might vary from another opinion given by another historian. Considering how big and complicated World War II was, this diversity of…

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Why a Quonset Building is Ideal for Remote Locations

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It doesn’t matter if you choose Modular, Manufactured, or Panelized construction, each part is made up of ready-made components, on an assembly line, in a factory, out of harm’s way from weather and thieves. After each of the pieces are built they are set up for transport to your site. Tractor trailers are used for…

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Modern Quonset Housing

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Modern quonset homes have come a LONG way since Sears once sold them through their catalog. Today’s quonset movement has captured the spirit and imagination of a new generation of architects and home buyers, who together have championed a variety of modern modular dwellings that challenge preconceptions about “quonset” homes as cheap, cookie-cutter structures of…

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