Why Quonsets Make Great Sheds

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Whether you need a place to store your tools, or a retreat to escape the house, quonset sheds are an ideal option. They’re affordable, durable, and customizable so you can create your ideal space.   Sheds can serve all types of purposes from holding your gardening tools, to doing duty as a workshop, office or getaway…

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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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3 Tips to Remember When Looking for the Right Contractor

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Finding the right contractor is essential to making your building project a success. Here are three tips to help you find the right team to build your building. Just because we sell Track Record / Experience When looking at many different steel building contractors, make sure you’re comparing apples to apples. In other words, make…

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The First Quonset Hut

Quonset Huts during WWI

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

Quonset Huts during WWI

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 Key Role Quonset Huts Played in World War II

Quonset Huts during WWI

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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Alternative Uses for the Quonset Hut

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Alternative housing is much more than a talking point. For centuries there have been people devoted to finding and developing cheap sustainable shelter while maintaining quality and style. Many people have found that a viable alternative building that converts to a nice home is the Quonset hut. I am sure you have seen them, if…

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The Top 3 ways metal storage buildings can boost any factory’s ROI

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Every business must focus on return on investment (ROI) if it wants to succeed. This is the bottom line If not, a company, regardless of how much revenue it generates, will quickly decline and start losing money. Why is ROI important? ROI allows any business to measure the amount of effort it takes to produce…

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Why a Prefab Quonset Building is Ideal for Remote Locations

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Over the years there have been many advances within the industry of steel buildings. Today they are so much more than the not so elegant doublewides of days gone by. Modular, Panelized, Precut, and Manufactured building are all categories of modern prefab building. When completed modern steel buildings are very hard to distinguish from conventional…

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3 Ways Farmers Boost their ROI by going with metal barns

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Farmers are under a lot of pressure. Thanks to financing costs and the variability of most major agricultural markets, farmers often find themselves in a feast or famine situation. One season, they are doing quite well. The next season, they are buried in debt. If this picture sounds familiar or strikes too close to home,…

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Arch Metal Roof System

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This material has been around for quite a while in fact during the time of the Roman Empire and has stood the test of time. When the metal is used as an awning either in the foreground or in the background of a home or even a business establishment, it kinda adds another touch.

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Metallic Buildings and Why They’re the Right Choice

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There are constant changes occurring in every facet of life these days and one of the relatively new ‘kids’ on the block are the metallic buildings also referred to as Quonsets. What really is a wonder about this innovative piece of building material is that it is not only convenient but also relatively easy on…

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