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While modular homes and housing developments may be great options for some homebuyers, metal building homes are growing in popularity across the nation due to many benefits including cost savings, durability and the ability to custom design steel houses without a costly architect. For younger homeowners seeking to save money while still making a longstanding investment in their property, metal houses may be the most logical option.

Metal building homes are the future of affordable, reliable, and customizable residencies. Whether you’re buying your first home, investing in a vacation property, or looking for a flexible home for your growing family, metal homes can offer you everything you need for your next space. Consumers have searched for alternatives to traditional construction over the past several decades, and homebuyers are no exception. Steel has evolved into a desirable residential space not only due to affordability, but also due to ease of expansion and lower insurance costs.

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Our Home Designs

Steel building homes can be fully customized, loaded, and designed according to the preferences of the homeowner. With traditional wood housing developments and modular homes, you have less room for personalization, as the design is mostly up to the developer or architect. Our steel house packages, on the other hand, allow you to control the dimensions, placement, and features of each room in your home and the best part is, metal homes can be designed to look like a traditional home. For homeowners that would like ownership of the layout and design, pre-engineered steel is a perfect construction method. Rooms can be situated to fit your ideal layout, giving you total control and providing a truly immersive home to suit your family.

Customizing the Layout

As you can see from our home designs, you can start with any ordinary metal building footprint, even a size found on our steel building specials page and place your rooms exactly how you like.

Benefits of Prefab Metal Houses

Lets recap why so many future homeowners are turning to prefab metal buildings for their residence.

  • Fully customizable, built-to-suit
  • Easily add a garage, rooms or second floor
  • Can be painted or colored as you see fit
  • Layout your home exactly how you want it
  • Non-flammable, making your home safer
  • Erected quicker than a standard home
  • Take advantage of large open spaces
  • Numerous exterior customizations available

Choosing to Build a Steel Home

PROS

  • Engineered for durability and backed by our 50 year warranty

  • Metal is a non-combustible material which results in lower insurance costs
  • End walls are simple to expand in the future for more SQFT

CONS

  • Additional investment if you don’t want metal sheeting on exterior walls
  • Can be more difficult to gain an approval through an HOA board or building department
  • A metal roof may not be the look you want, costs extra to load the roof for shingles

Opting for a Traditionally Built Home

PROS

  • If you hire an engineer the house can be designed for your locale
  • Wood built homes can be easier to get approved by local municipalities
  • Also easy to expand square footage in the future

CONS

  • Wood is not as durable and can be susceptible to pests and fire
  • Increased cost for architect and engineer in order to custom design
  • A structural components, sheeting, roof and paint are not warrantied

Warranties and Service

Brand

General Steel

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

STEEL PRICE FORECAST

Steel prices can be volatile and if you don’t buy at the right time, your building price can change drastically. Learn which economic factors to keep an eye on and where economists forecast the price of steel to go this year.

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PHOTO GALLERY

There are hundreds of customization options and color schemes. Browse our photo gallery to get ideas for your project by exploring our most recent projects, common building applications and popular color combinations.

PHOTO GALLERY

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