Think You Know What We Can Do With Metal Buildings? Think Again.

Think You Know What We Can Do With Metal Buildings? Think Again.

We say, “metal buildings in Siouxland,” and you say, “machine sheds.” This is where we shake our heads and set out to write an article where we show you how steel buildings can be ever so much more. Mostly because they already are.

Metal buildings in Sioux City surround you, and you may not even be aware of it. Due to their affordability and durability, metal buildings are amazingly versatile. [Read more…]

6 Reasons Why Metal Buildings Will Be Around A While. And Why That’s A Good Thing.

 

6 Reasons Why Metal Buildings Will Be Around a While. And Why That's a Good Thing.

Whether it’s a landmark alongside one of Sioux City’s many major roadways or a machine shed on the family farm, metal buildings, like Star Building Systems, are built to last. They last not just because businesses and farms need them to, but because that’s what steel buildings are designed and built to do.

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Weighing The Pros And Cons Of Metal Buildings In The Sioux City Metro Area

Weighing The Pros And Cons Of Metal Buildings In The Sioux City Metro Area

Metal buildings in and around the Sioux City area vary in construction, materials, size, color, and function. How they are built is just as important as how they are used; it’s why we place so much importance on planning both the interior and the exterior construction. And it’s why it’s important to consider the pros and cons of building materials prior to breaking ground on a project. [Read more…]

5 Qualities Siouxland Customers Want In A Steel Building

5 Qualities Siouxland Customers Want in a Steel Building

We call them steel buildings. You may call them machine sheds. No matter what you call them, these durable, metal buildings perform a number of functions in the Sioux City metro area. They store, garage, protect, and serve, and they look great while doing it. When it comes time to constructing a metal building of your own, make sure it has these five qualities.  [Read more…]

How the Right Metal Building Could Change Your Business

How the Right Metal Building Could Change Your Business

Metal buildings can be game-changers for local commerce. They are often constructed when a company introduces itself to Sioux City for the first time, when it expands into the outer reaches of Siouxland, or when it’s time to consolidate inventory, equipment, and personnel under one roof.  [Read more…]

Agricultural Storage Buildings and Machine Sheds

Wood frame steel structures, or pole buildings, are ideal for small and simple storage facilities. They are inexpensive and effective when it comes to storing small agricultural equipment. Unfortunately, they are not very customizable when it comes to exterior features and door openings. Therefore, while they are perfect for storing small farm equipment, they are not the best option for storing large agricultural machinery.

The best type of building for storing large farm equipment, such as a harvesting combine, isa rigid frame steel building, which is very flexible and customizable. [Read more…]

Rigid Frame Steel Buildings vs. Wood Frame Steel Buildings (Pole Buildings)

Benefits of wood frame steel buildings (pole buildings):

  • They are less expensive up front– Pole buildings are cost-effective if a building’s dimensions fit within the wood frame building’s standards.
  • They can be utilitarian– The wood structure that is exposed inside can be useful for hanging things on walls.

Benefits of rigid frame steel buildings:

  • They are more durable– Rigid frame steel buildings last longer and are more capable of withstanding extreme conditions. [Read more…]

Metal Buildings Pros and Cons

Metal buildings have numerous advantages, depending on the end use of the building. For some businesses, a steel building’s strengths make it is a perfect fit, but for companies with different needs, a metal building system may not be ideal. [Read more…]