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Everything You Need to Know About Quonset Hut

Quonset huts have been in use since the early 1940s. Today, you can find a Quonset hut for sale online. There are more designs and styles in use today to help accommodate the variety of residential and commercial applications all over the world. How Did the Quonset Huts Start? The first Quonset hut was made in 1941 by the George Fuller Construction Company for the U.S. Navy. It was based on the Nissen hut design…

All You Need to Know About Metal Garage Kits & Prefab Garages

Prefab metal buildings can be used for a myriad of storage applications, both commercial and residential. They come in varying sizes and designs, and there are several types of metal garage kits you can install, depending on your personal preferences. A prefab metal garage arrives at the site ready for construction, without needing any additional cuts or welds. There are several terms that you may come across when looking into metal garage kits. These are…

7 Questions to Ask When Shopping for a New Metal Carport

Purchasing a metal carport is an easy decision for anyone that wants to protect their vehicles, RVs, trucks, farm equipment and more. These practical solutions can keep your investment safe from outdoor wear and tear elements, and also serve various other functions. However, not every metal carport you come across will be desirable. It is essential to compare and review your options carefully before making a decision. Consider the following when shopping for a metal carport….

Ordering a Custom Steel Building – What to Expect

Whether you’re looking at a new garage, she-shed, man cave, workshop – or virtually any other stand-alone building – choosing a custom building allows you to have a say in nearly every aspect of your project. Learn where to start, and what you can expect working with the Future Buildings team when you order a custom steel building: Getting Started Our dedicated customer support team will help you get connected with a Building Specialist for…

5 Steel Building Kit Safety Benefits

We know and share safety as a top priority when planning your building project – whether you’re adding a new garage, workshop, storage shed or other type of outbuilding. Steel building kits afford you and your belongings a high level of protection and reliability. Read on to learn more about our steel building safety benefits: 1. Engineered for Your Location Concerned about wind ratings? See heavy snows each winter? High-seismic activity zone? We have solutions….

How Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings Beat Other Construction Types

Are you looking to become the new owner of a pre-engineered steel building? Prefab metal buildings have become the go-to choice for modern builders for a variety of reasons. Unlike traditional structures that rely on conventional labor-intensive construction methods that leave a lot to finish on site, prefabs come already cut to size. This leaves little margin for error, and the final product is ready to build. Today, you can complete an elegant prefab metal…

An Update for our Family, Friends and Customers

Future Buildings is here for our essential services – and for you! Future Buildings would like to take the opportunity to send our family, friends and customers our best wishes during these uncertain times. More than ever we are grateful to be able to do our part during this critical time and manufacture efficient, quick-build structures to support essential service-fronts needed in healthcare, emergency services, transportation, utilities, and crucial supply chain storage. Every customer and…

Matching a New Steel Building to Existing Structures

Adding a stand-alone building to your property allows you to gain usable square footage, and a boosted property value with added curb appeal – and customizing your steel building to match existing structures on your property is easier than you may think! Future Buildings custom steel building kits can suit a variety of aesthetics and blend to perfectly match your home or other structure. Read on to learn about 3 basic components to coordinating a…

Questions to Ask Yourself When Ordering a Steel Building Kit

Considering ordering a custom steel building kit? Learn some of the questions you’ll want to ask yourself throughout the design and ordering process to maximize the potential and benefits of your new steel building! 1. How will I use my steel building? Whether you want to use your building for a garage, storing recreational vehicles or household items, a workshop space or even livestock, knowing some of the specifics of your building’s intended use will…

5 Ways to Use a Quonset Hut Building

Quonset huts, also known as arch buildings, are prefabricated metal buildings that can be used for a wide variety of applications. These metal buildings feature durable steel construction and require little maintenance over the years. Trusted by reputable building experts, the huts can last a lifetime and offer incredible customization options to meet your unique needs. The original use of Quonset buildings lies with the military, where they have been used for centuries to provide…