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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…

Things to Consider Before Buying a Steel Quonset Hut

When looking to purchase a steel building or Quonset hut, you may have several questions. We’ve put together a guide to help you answer these questions and ensure you are confident before you buy. Quonset hut FAQ’s What is a Quonset hut? A Quonset hut is a semicircular structure made from steel. They were originally created in the U.S to fill the need of an easily transportable, multi-purpose structure. What is a Quonset hut used…

Beyond Basic Uses for Carports

With different sizes and style choices, a custom steel structure designed and manufactured by Future Buildings can easily be transformed for many versatile uses. Get your imagination going and learn about some of the different ways you can use a metal carport kit or steel shelter system, beyond a basic carport for your everyday vehicle! Protect Seasonal, Recreational or even Commercial Vehicles We know there’s no such thing as “one size fits all” when it…

Boost Your Property Value with a Steel Building

Future Buildings steel building kits offer you not only options to choose a size, style and design elements that perfectly suit a variety of steel building uses, a custom-made steel building kit also benefits residential property owners by boosting the value of their existing property. Here are some of the many ways adding a steel building can be a priceless addition to your property: Gain Usable Square Footage Installing a new steel building can allow…