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Whether you are looking to upgrade your family horse ranch or your family’s rural home, a metal barn from General Steel is a cost-effective and highly customizable option. Work with our sales and design teams, who can help you get exactly the metal barn you need. Steel barn buildings can be tailored with all of the appointments and design features you need, including tall rolling overhead doors, a hay loft, windows, and a variety of insulation options to help keep you and your animals warm no matter where you live. These adaptable spaces are designed to be column-free, which means a lot more unobstructed interior space compared to a pole barn design or other traditional building method. With a General Steel metal barn, you can design the space to include shelter for livestock, equipment storage, stables, and even an indoor riding arena.

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Affordable Customization

Work with our experts to ensure you get exactly the steel barn structure you need. Our team never takes shortcuts in the sales and design process. We find out exactly how you intend to use your new barn, and we also invest the time and research for your specific location, knowing the snow load, wind load, and insulation requirements to make your building durable, safe, and comfortable for you.

A variety of doors can also be added in various styles and sizes to add to ease of access and to enhance the versatility of your steel barn. Unique features and layouts are available and fit into the strictest of budgets. Steel buildings from General Steel are designed to easily accommodate custom features without the expense of conventional construction. General Steel can do it for a fraction of more traditional building costs.

Customized for Now and the Future

Our steel barns can be designed for later expansion or to work with the existing structures you already have on your property. As your need for space grows your steel building from General Steel can grow right along with it. General Steel buildings are designed with expansion in mind so you can continue to provide for your needs in the years to come and do it affordably. With a steel building from General Steel, your valuable and well-loved livestock as well as ranch machinery are not simply stored, they’re protected. General Steel buildings are produced using only high-quality steel that adheres to the industry’s most stringent technical specifications for strength and durability. General Steel’s metal barn buildings resist the elements and protect your property investments. The maintenance of barns, workshops, and other facilities should require a minimum of upkeep. A steel building from General Steel goes up fast and is virtually maintenance-free, relieving concerns of costly repairs and maintenance. We encourage you to call our sales team and to discuss the other advantages of a steel barn from General Steel. Our expert staff will be happy to answer your questions and help design a structure that will give you years of affordable service.

Advantages of Purchasing a Metal Barn

Purchasing a metal building is an important decision and you shouldn’t settle for anything less than the best. Thousands of people and organizations throughout the world have made General Steel Buildings their choice. If you want a premium quality structure, from a company you can trust, look no further than the advantages a General Steel agricultural building provides.

  • Fire Resistance:

    A serious threat to conventional wooden pole barn structures is fire. If you own a wooden structure, you are probably well aware of the inherent danger and damage that fires can cause. Unlike pole barns and other wooden structures, General Steel prefabricated agricultural buildings are fire-resistant thus minimizing potential loss of your building. We also advise you to check with your insurance agent to discuss the insurance premium savings of an all-steel building.

  • Durabiltiy:

    Steel is renowned as one the strongest, most durable building materials available. It is resistant to water, mold, mildew, termites, and other wood-destroying pests. Termites account for a significant degree of rural property damage in the United States each year. When you invest in a new barn structure you should have peace of mind in the longevity of the building, so the fact that General Steel buildings require less long-term repair and maintenance work than more conventional structures is a significant advantage.

  • Strength:

    When you purchase a new metal barn building for your family’s farm or ranch you are investing in safety and security for your equipment, livestock, and crops. General Steel has become one of the leaders in the steel building industry by providing strong and durable buildings to farmers and ranchers worldwide. General Steel utilizes high quality steel to produce all of its buildings, providing straight wall configuration, tight connections and increased durability. Your General Steel metal barn building will be pre-engineered to comply with your local building codes and designed to resist the elements specific to your area.

  • Appearance:

    All General Steel metal barns can be fitted with attractive add-ons such as decorative brick, wood, stucco, or stone panels. These and many other quality component options add to the aesthetic appeal of your new steel building, and can help your building blend in with any existing structures you may have.

  • Efficiency:

    A pre-engineered metal barn building designed by General Steel provides for fast and easy construction. All of General Steel’s buildings are pre-welded, pre-drilled, and pre-punched at the factory and are designed for fast and simple erection. Many of the smaller building models can be erected without a contractor. When comparing similar structures ,a new steel building from General Steel can save you time and money in construction and building costs.

Warranties and Service


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Available Products

I-Beam Framing: 26 Gauge Sheeting

I-Beam Structural Warranty

50 Years

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Roof, Trim, Walls

Paint Warranty

40 Years

Galvalume Roof Warranty

25 Years

Standing Seam Roof Warranty

20 Years

Project Coordinator

Included At No Additional Cost


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