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Construction Timeline of Custom Metal Buildings and Steel Storage Buildings


We have, time and again, emphasized the faster construction advantage of custom metal buildings over traditional constructions. The construction speed does not take away from the durability and structural strength of these buildings, however. Our steel storage buildings are incredibly easy to install as well as to maintain. The prefabricated nature of these structures is what allows them to be set up in almost no time. We prefabricate all the components of the steel storage buildings from Carport1 in the factories. Unlike concrete and wood structures, which are mostly built on-site, for custom metal buildings, the only thing to be done on-site is to the assembly of the various parts.

Advantages of Speedy Construction of Custom Metal Buildings

The speedy construction of custom metal buildings has various advantages. The main advantage is that it saves the time of all the parties involved. While it is true that the construction period varies from project to project, the installation of metal buildings does not take more than a couple of weeks.

The next advantage is that it reduces the labor cost. When compared to other constructions, steel storage buildings require a comparatively small workforce. Plus, the actual amount of time spent by the workers on-site is also less. All of these factors help to decrease the labor expenses.

Additionally, with custom metal buildings, you get an earlier return on your investment, which can be beneficial especially to commercial ventures and businesses.

What Speeds Up the Construction of Custom Metal Buildings?

As we have said already, the main factor that contributes to the speedy construction of custom metal buildings is their prefabrication. All the components are manufactured in the factories to order. Factory-made parts do not only save time but also allow for a more precise and quality construction. It also produces less wastage during the manufacture as well as the installation.

Since the parts are all pre-made, the only remaining thing to complete the construction of custom metal buildings is to assemble the parts. Very few parts go into building a metal building, which also makes the installation so much easier.

Construction Timeline of Custom Metal Buildings

Below is a detailed construction timeline of our custom metal building which will give you more idea of how long it takes to construct one.

  • Deciding Which Custom Metal Building to Buy

The time for deciding which custom metal building to buy pretty much depends on the customer. If the customer has a clear idea of what he/ she wants to buy, then it might take no more than 10 minutes. It will take a little bit longer If you do not know what you require. Doing some research on the kinds of metal buildings that are available in the market and see what most suits your requirement beforehand will save you a lot of time.

At the very least, you should know for what purpose you are buying the metal building. If you need any guidance on which metal building is appropriate for your needs, just consult our team of experts. They will help you find the ideal custom metal building before you know it.

You can also request an instant online quote for the cost of your metal building. Before placing an order, contact your local building authorities. They will give you information on what the metal building rules and regulations within your locality are. Compliance with local building laws is very important to get the building permits.

  • Ordering Custom Metal Buildings and Steel Storage Buildings

Once you have finalized your choice for the custom metal building, it is time for you to order it. You will have to fill out the order form. To ensure that we have the correct order, we will send it to you for review. After you review and approve the order, make the required down payments. Paying with online services like VISA, MasterCard, etc. etc will start your order early. If you pay with a cheque, it will take at least 5-10 business days to start the order because we will have to clear the cheque first.

We will then send your order to the factories for production. The manufacturing time will depend on a number of factors. We can deliver and install a simple metal building that is readily available in our stock supply within 30 days. But if your custom metal building has a more complex design or requires custom parts to be manufactured, then it will take a bit longer. Certified units also take longer since they need to be designed and engineered to meet certain local building codes.

  • Delivery of Custom Metal Buildings

Once your metal building is manufactured, one of the sales representatives will contact you to schedule the delivery. Your custom metal building will usually be delivered within 2-4 weeks from when you are ready to receive it. If you do not live within our normal service area, then it might take longer. The delivery time also depends on the weather conditions, customer demands for our products, etc.

  • Site Preparation  for Custom Metal Buildings

While your metal building is being manufactured up until it is delivered, you will need to prepare the site. Before you getting started on the site though, make sure that you get all the documents and building permits. As the building owner, it is your responsibility to obtain those building permits and pay the required fees. As for the site preparation, first and foremost, you need to level the site. If the construction area is anything but flat, your steel storage buildings will be structurally unstable.

Additionally, remove all the obstructions that might cause a disturbance in the installation of your building. If the company requires you to make certain pieces of machinery, like forklifts, available for the delivery, then take care of that too.

  • Installation of Custom Metal Buildings

The actual installation of your custom metal building is what requires the least effort from you unless you purchased a DIY metal building kit. When the site is completely ready, you can receive the delivery. Depending on when it is convenient for you, the installation crew will arrive on the site. The only thing to do on-site is to set up the building. Depending on the size and complexity of your custom metal building, it can take anywhere between a few hours to a few weeks for the crew to set up the building. At the end of the installation, you will have to make the final payments. After that, all that you need to do is enjoy your custom metal building.

Buy Custom Metal Buildings and Steel Storage Buildings from Carport1

The great thing about the custom metal buildings available at Carport1 is that not only do they take less time to be built but they are also customizable. No matter what your storage requirements are, you can design steel storage buildings to fit those requirements. Moreover, our buildings are also extremely durable and are able to withstand the most brutal of elements. You will not find a better product with a more competitive price than the custom metal buildings at Carport1. Besides large metal buildings, we also have small metal buildings, like metal carports, garages, barns, RV covers, etc. So get in touch with our customer service representatives and order your metal building today.

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