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12/03/2010

Steel Building Purchasing Tips

 
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Steel buildings have become popular in the industry due to affordability, durability, strength and curb appeal –use these tips for discovering ideal steel options for facilities.

  1. Consider needs and evaluate price comparisons. This may seem like an obvious step, but keeping the features that are absolutely necessary in mind can turn an average steel purchase or solution into an ideal one.
  2. Look at the details of the metal building agreement.  Review the details in purchase agreements before signing a steel purchase. There are often special specifications that were discussed during planning and need to be included in the order.
  3. Code compliance. Municipalities and standards need to be reviewed before finalizing a steel building purchase, and these are factors that need to be considered while building the contract – not when starting construction on the actual building.
  4. Writing up the contract. All aspects of the contract process should be carefully considered prior to purchase, including agreements with manufacturers, documents with brokers, and agreements on labor with subcontractors.

Steel yourself with these quick and easy tips for your next purchase.

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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.


When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality.

Bluebeam® Revu® simplifies digital facilities document management from design review to leveraging as-builts, maintenance manuals and O&Ms submittals.

Yaskawa drives offer quality performance for air handlers and cooling towers on the roof to secondary chilled water pumps in the basement

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.


 
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