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Need Space? You Need the General!

Construction costs for a new church building can be prohibitive. If you are in need of a new church or would like to expand your current facility, a new building from General Steel can be your most economical solution. Religious organizations and institutions from across the United States are popularizing steel church buildings as their solution to budgetary constraints, quality requirements, durability and appearance needs.. Whatever the design or size that you require for your metal church building, General Steel is your answer. A variety of floor plans and layouts can be customized for your steel church building design no matter how large or small. Your particular requirements can be simple or complex, but we can offer the most cost efficient custom solution for your needs.

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Is Your Congregation Growing?

Whether you have a new congregation or have outgrown your current facility, a prefabricated metal church building from General Steel is the economical and expandable solution to your church’s current and future needs. Durability, practicality and prices far more reasonable than traditional construction methods make our metal buildings the affordable answer for your project. Our buildings allow for maximum use of space and the flexibility to meet your church’s future growth requirements.

Clear Span Buildings Offer Uninterrupted Space

Churches appreciate the clear span construction offered by General Steel, which allows for up to 300′ of column free space making your building more usable and functional for your meetings or events. If future expansion of your steel church building is important, General Steel can also provide church design plans detailing sizes to meet both your current and future needs.

Meeting You Where You Are in the Process of Building

Over the past several decades we have developed a specialized building process for church leaders to follow and ensure that your project is a success. If you are just beginning to discuss the possibility of a project and need to determine its feasibility, our pre-construction services package will provide you with everything you need at an affordable price. If your church is further along in the process, our example floor plans and experience designing thousands of churches across the United States will make sure your steel building is perfectly suited to your congregation’s needs.

Other Reasons to Build with Steel

The advantages that a General Steel building provides have helped many churches throughout the country with their building needs. If you want a high quality church building from a company you can trust, look no further than General Steel.

  • Economy:

    Churches nationwide are using General Steel buildings to meet their construction and expansion needs while saving time and money compared to typical construction costs for similar, more conventional structures. General Steel buildings erect in a fraction of the time it takes to construct a brick, wood, or stone structure. General Steel buildings require less initial investment compared to traditional construction. A General Steel building helps keep your new church costs low and in getting your congregation into the sanctuary faster and more efficiently.

  • Quality:

    Only the highest quality steel and premium components are used to produce General Steel buildings. General Steel provides straight wall construction, tight connections and the exceptional durability you expect from one of America’s most recognized steel building suppliers. All of which is backed by the General’s 50 year structural warranty, 40 year paint warranty and 25 year Galvalume roof warranty.

  • Durability:

    A church building from General Steel is engineered to withstand the elements in your area potentially saving your congregation thousands of dollars in unplanned repair costs. A steel building is also rot and termite resistant. This can preclude the need for expensive renovations and repairs in the years to come. General Steel buildings are engineered to meet local zoning and building codes in your specific locale, and our experienced designers are here to help create exactly the church building plans and finished building you need. You can rest assured that your building is designed and engineered to resist the seasonal weather conditions for your area.

  • Appearance:

    Adhering to a strict budget or being practical about size and shape does not mean that you have to sacrifice style and aesthetics in your new church building. Your building can have a unique and attractive appearance because all General Steel church buildings can be enhanced with decorative brick, wood, stucco, or stone panels. Your new church can have the ultimate in customization and personalization without exorbitant costs.

Warranties and Service


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Available Products

I-Beam Framing: 26 Gauge Sheeting

I-Beam Structural Warranty

50 Years

Add Colors

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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