Considerations when Purchasing Prefab Homes

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With the rise in housing costs and the development of new technologies, prefab homes are becoming increasingly popular throughout Canada. In the past the thought of prefabricated housing usually went hand in hand with negative connotations. These days however you’ll find things have changed and while there are still $20k mobile homes on the market,…

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Is it Quonset, Quanset, Quansit, or Some Other Spelling?

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With over half a century of popularity, the arch-steel buildings we know and love have many names such as Quanset. What’s the most popular spelling? The most popular spellings we see in Canada, along with the number of searches for that word alone are: Quonset – About 40 searches per week Quanset – About 10…

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Build Your Own Garage with Prefab Quonset Building Kit

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End your Contractor Headaches by Assembling a Prefab Quonset Building Kit The Ones to Look Out For The problem with traditional construction is you often have to deal with prima Donnas in the construction trade. Prima Donnas isn’t just presenting on the big screen or on TV. There are all sorts of prima Donnas in…

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Straight Wall Buildings vs. Quonset Huts

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The term Quonset hut may be unfamiliar to some. This type of prefabricated building is made out of galvanized steel with a semicircular cross-section. They look like long logs that have been cut in half. Many of these Quonset huts were built during World War II for the military. They’re still in use today for…

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Why You Should Use a Steel Building when Expanding Your Home

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If you are interested in adding a home addition, most likely one of the things that turned you off or discouraged you from pursuing your dreams of adding more space, is cost. The Problem Let’s face it. It costs a lot of money to tear down walls, change the structure of your home and expand…

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Expand Your Storage Business With Self Storage Steel Buildings

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The Self Storage Industry is Growing As an increasing number of people deal with foreclosure or having to rent, more and more people are storing their stuff at self storage facilities. Considering Starting One? The great thing about the self storage business is that it is a monthly recurring business. In other words, every single…

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Reasons Why You Should Consider Small Steel Quonset for Your Business Planning

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Here are the reasons why you should consider small steel Quonset buildings in your over all business processes and planning. Low Per Unit Cost Thanks to miracles of modern manufacturing it is so much cheaper to put up small Quonset building instead of having these buildings built the traditional way. Traditional building technology involves taking…

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Top Reasons to Consider Using a Quonset Garage

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Here are some of the reasons why you should consider a steel quonset garage. Greater Variety Thanks to modern mass manufacturing technology and machines, you don’t have to settle for a boxy or a block-like look for your metal portable garage. In fact, if you’re looking for something sleek and modern mystique, there are designs…

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Get More Business Flexibility With Small Steel Buildings

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One of the biggest factors in managing a business is flexibility. You need to have flexible operations so you can take advantage of opportunities that may pop up in the future. You also need to run your business in a very flexible way so you can meet challenges head on and save money trying to…

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A Quonset Garage Can Look Great Too!

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A lot of people mistakenly think that if you have a quonset garage, it has to look lousy. That’s simply not true! They often confuse modern portable garage designs and offerings with portable garage products of the distant past. Sure, in the distant past, metal portable garage kits look hideous. They looked like they were…

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Benefits of Using Metal Storage Buildings

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Today we’ll look at some benefits metal storage buildings bring to the table. In a nutshell, they help you build your storage buildings quickly and cheaper. Let’s dive a little deeper though. Low Cost Thanks to lower cost in terms of manufacturing and installment labor, putting up metal storage buildings is quite quick and the…

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Build New Storage Buildings Quickly and Cheaper

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In the storage industry, whether you are catering to businesses or you’re offering self-storage space to consumers, having enough storage space to meet client demand is crucial. This is fairly straight forward. The more storage buildings you have, the more storage space you can offer. The more storage space you can offer, the more money…

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3 Tips to Make More Money with Steel Agricultural Buildings

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Traditional barns cost money Traditional barns made from wood, concrete and steel paneling can be quite expensive not only to build but to maintain as well. People often do not want to have to borrow money just to put up a barn. It can take years for you to get your money back. The great…

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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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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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