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

Future Buildings A Model Building Kit

With its straight sides and peaked roof, our “A” Style steel building kits offer a more traditional aesthetic that is an especially popular choice for using as a workshop or garage. As with our other steel building styles, you can easily match your “A” Style steel building to existing buildings on your property by adding custom or pre-painted endwalls and trim.

Standard sizes for this type of steel building generally range from 16’ to 40’ wide, with varying center heights and unlimited lengths!

Browse photos of “A” Style steel buildings installed by Future Buildings customers here.

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“R” Style Steel Structures

Future Buildings Container Cover Roof

With its single radius low profile arch, our “R” Style steel structures use a conventional wall design as side wall support. These structures are incredibly popular when used as shipping container covers or replacement roofs. As opposed to working with wooden structures, our steel buildings and roofing systems offer an option that requires virtually no maintenance while being rot and pest-proof, as well as environmentally friendly and engineered to the exact load requirements of your location.

Our “R” Style steel structures have an impressive standard size ranging from 10’ to 130’ wide, with heights ranging from 8’ to 32’.

Browse photos of “R” Style steel structures installed by Future Buildings customers here.

“X” Style Steel Buildings

Future Buildings X Model Building Kit

Our “X” Style steel building kits are most often being used as garage or hobby shops. They are also a frequent order for trade and industrial shops, as well as automobile dealerships. Because of the unique truss-less design of any of our steel building kits, you get a clear span fully usable interior without inconvenient posts or beams, and with our “X” Style slightly more interior space.

Standard sizes for this model of steel building range from 20’ to 60’ wide, with varying center heights.

Browse photos of “X” Style steel buildings installed by Future Buildings customers here.

“Q” Style Steel Buildings

Future Buildings Quonset Model Building Kit

Future Buildings’ “Q” Style steel building kits have a traditional Quonset hut profile with a single radius, clear span arch. Some of the popular uses of this style include riding arenas and storage for farm and agriculture, as well as covers for swimming pools and ice rinks. Our basic steel building kits are designed to be installed by our customers without the need for additional machinery or equipment.

“Q” Style steel buildings are available in a large variety of sizes ranging from 16’ to 125’ wide, with heights of half the structure’s span or less.

Browse photos of “Q” Style steel buildings installed by Future Buildings customers here.

“S” Style Steel Buildings

Future Buildings Steel Building Home & Future Buildings Steel Home Kit

The straight side walls and arched roof of our “S” Style building kits allows for ample storage space and room for large pieces of equipment to be stored against the building’s side walls, making this style popular for manufacturing and storage, as well as residences and cottages. A steel building kit is an affordable option for adding a stand-alone building to your property, while increasing your property’s value and gaining a new space.

The “S” Style model of steel building is available in sizes ranging from 10’ to 75’ wide, with varying center heights.

Browse photos of “S” Style steel buildings installed by Future Buildings customers here.

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“T” Style Steel Structures

Future Buildings T Model Building Kit

The open-sided partial arch design of our “T” Style steel structure offers a huge possibility of uses, with it being a favourite choice for customers who need shelter for livestock or large tractors, or even service facilities for trucks and other vehicles. Made from superior Galvalume PlusTM steel, all the structures we design and manufacture come with a 30-year rust perforation warranty, so you can enjoy your building kit worry-free for years to come.

Standard sizes for our “T” Style kits range from 25’ to 50’ wide, with open side clearances of 8’ to 30’ high.

Browse photos of “T” Style steel structures installed by Future Buildings customers here.

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Still can’t decide on the steel building style you like best? We’re here to help. Our in-house engineers are licensed across North America, and our Building Specialists can assist you in finding the perfect steel building for your project.

Ready to get started? Request your free True Pricing Quote today to connect with a Building Specialist for your area and get your steel building project underway.

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