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4 Steel Building Trends to Watch for in 2020

Since founding in 1986 Future Buildings has seen many exciting trends and innovations when it comes to designing and fabricating steel buildings. As we continue “building for the future” with a new decade upon us, we’ve put together our top 4 steel building kit trends for consumers to watch for in 2020! Eco-Friendly Options More and more consumers are considering the environmental impacts of their building projects and looking for sustainable and eco-friendly options –…

20 Future Buildings Facts: Our Buildings, Company & More

With a new decade, “building for the future” couldn’t be more exciting – whether a custom steel building kit is in the cards for you this year, or you’ve already become one of our many happy customers, we’ve got cause to celebrate together with you! We’re kicking off the 2020’s with 20 facts about who we are, what we do – and of course, what makes our steel building kits first-class. 1. Nearly 40 Years…

Steel Building Kit Styles – Plus their Popular Uses & Benefits

Are you thinking about ordering a steel building kit but are unsure which style best suits your project? Although any style of our functional steel building kits can be a great fit for virtually any use you can think of, if you need some guidance or inspiration, read on to learn more about Future Buildings’ steel building styles and which type of project each is most popular with! “A” Style Steel Buildings With its straight…

5 Reasons to Get a Future Building Steel Garage Kit

Design, size, materials, labour…there’s a lot to consider if you’re in the market for a new garage or workshop! From safety to space, to style and more, learn some of the many reasons a custom steel garage kit may be the best choice for your next DIY home project: 1. Safety & Security Made from the best steel available worldwide, all Future Buildings garage kits are made from Galvalume PlusTM steel and are treated with a…

Pricing Your Steel Building Kit

Pricing out your steel building is an important part of your DIY-project, and questions about steel building kit costs are some of the most frequently asked questions we hear. At Future Buildings we design, manufacture and deliver custom steel building kits to each of our customers, who benefit from our factory-direct case-by-case pricing. Read on to learn more about factors that are considered when pricing your custom building kit. Your Steel Building Needs Each of…

Steel Building Prices

Where are the Steel Building Prices?

If you browse our website you’ll notice that there aren’t any prices listed. This is not a mistake but unfortunately there’s no way around it and here’s why… How Much Does a Pre-Engineered Steel Building Cost? This question is not one that can be answered simply. Our buildings are uniquely designed and created to match your individual needs, location, and intended use of the structure. These things have a direct impact on the gauge of…

Preparing a Steel Building for the Winter

Just as you prepare your garden, home and vehicles for the winter, you should also be sure to prepare your steel building. The maintenance required to ensure your building is ready for the changing season is rather simple and straight-forward. Follow this guide to get your steel structure ready for the changes that winter brings. Don’t Procrastinate – While it’s natural to put things off, if you delay preparing your building for the winter, it…

Why Choose a Future Buildings Steel Building Kit

It’s important to feel confident when you’re working with a company to modify or add to your residential property – and purchasing a DIY building is certainly no exception! Here are some key reasons why ordering a steel building kit from Future Buildings can be a great choice for your next home project: Your Needs Are Our Own As a family owned and operated business, we take a hands-on approach to each customer’s project and…

Steel Building Accessories for Looks and Function

One big advantage to buying a steel building kit from Future Buildings is that you get a DIY building kit that has been completely tailored to the size and style you choose – but the options to customize don’t stop there. Read on to learn more about accessories that can add great elements of aesthetic and function to your new steel building! Coloured Endwalls & Trim Worried a steel building won’t match your existing buildings…

Factors That Affect the Cost of Steel and Metal Barns

How much a steel barn is going to cost is reliant on several factors. From the building code requirements to your design and needs, there are many things that affect the overall price of your building. Browse this list to see what could be impacting the price of your steel barn. Design: The dimensions (width, length, and height) will affect the cost of your building. The complexity also plays a factor. When looking to price…