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A person's home is one of the most important assets they can aquire. It only makes sense to protect your assets from the elements, and to build a steel & metal home that can withstand the test of time. Building metal homes that actually look like a real home has become a lot easier then it used to be. The introduction of stylish metal roofing panels and manufactuered facia kits, allow for homes constructed of steel beams and metal roofing that feel like a true home.

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Metal Homes - More Info:

Why build a Metal Home?

  • Metal homes are constructed to stand the test of time.
  • A residence built of steel can withstand massive storms and hurricane winds.
  • Metal home roofing materials last much longer then standard residential roofs.
  • Steel & metal home construction is essentially fire and termite proof.
  • Construction times and costs can be simliar or less than a traditional home.


  • Articles containing 'HOMES'
    18th Annual METALCON International Draws Qualified Buyers
    Newton, MA, Oct. 8, 2008 -- METALCON International, held October 1 through 3, drew nearly 7,000 high-level metal construction professionals from more than 50 different countries to the Baltimore Convention Center.
    Capitalizing on the Green Economy
    Incentives Abound for Sustainable Construction and Retrofit
    Cool Metal Roofing
    It's A Wise Choice Amidst Strong Winds of Change
    Drexel Metals is Cool!
    Drexel Metals Inc. is proud to be promoting its 34 Energy Star-labeled cool metal roofing products.
    FIELD TECHNIQUE: Roof In The Wind
    Metal Roof Systems Can Weather The Storm
    FIELD TECHNIQUE: Second Line of Defense
    Synthetic Roof Underlayments Stand Out As Secondary Water Barriers
    FIELD TECHNIQUES - The Power of Copper
    Copper has apparent antimicrobial properties in HVAC systems.
    FIELD TIP - New Coating For Cool Metal Roofs
    Solutions to these challenges have been worked on for years by government and by members of our industry.
    FIELD TIP - Things Are HEATING UP with COOL Roofs
    A presentation from the NCCA (National Coil Coating Association) Conference in Chicago, October 2001
    Focus on Efficiency
    Building With Steel Can Save Time and Money
    Industry Faces Uncertainty over Perimeter Joint Testing
    No code issue in recent history has been more hotly debated than the issue of perimeter joint testing. Manufacturers, engineers, building officials, independent consultants - everyone has an opinion, and not many can find room to agree.
    Introducing Decra Shingle Plus in Five New Colors
    Corona, Calif. — Tasman Roofing Products, the manufacturer of DECRA® Roofing Systems introduces the DECRA Shingle Plus profile in five colors.
    MCA to Sponsor Commercial & Residential Roof & Tool Demos @ METALCON
    MCA to Sponsor Commercial & Residential Roof & Tool Demonstrations at METALCON International
    PRESS RELEASE - METALCON International 2007
    METALCON International 2007 Event was Largest, Most Well-attended Ever
    PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Celebrates its Customers and Announces Projects of the Year
    ATAS International, Inc. recently held an event to celebrate its successes and honor its customers—Customer Appreciation Day, which took place on May 3-4.
    PRESS RELEASE: ATAS President Dick Bus Lunches with President Obama
    ATAS President Dick Bus Lunches with President Obama
    PRESS RELEASE: Extreme Makeover Project Features Roofing Generosity
    Skyline Construction Services, N.B. Handy and Fabral Join Forces to Donate a Metal Roof
    PRESS RELEASE: Kingspan Increases Massachusetts Home's Thermal Efficiency
    KingZip Standing Seam Roof Panels and 300 A Azteco Embossed Wall Panels used on Churchill Residence
    PRESS RELEASE: MCA Recognizes Outstanding Building Projects
    MCA Recognizes Outstanding Building Projects with its 2011 Chairman's Awards at METALCON
    PRESS RELEASE: MCA Welcomes Honeywell & Rigid
    Metal Construction Association Welcomes Honeywell Flourine Products and Rigid Global Buildings as Members
    PRESS RELEASE: METALCON International’s 2013 Giving Initiative Puts the Petal to the Metal
    METALCON International’s 2013 Giving Initiative Puts the Petal to the Metal
    PRESS RELEASE: METALCON Selects Recipient of 2007 Steel Structure
    September 7, 2007, Newton, MA – U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Evan Morgan, age 23, has been selected as the recipient of the 2007 METALCON International steel-framed home.
    PRESS RELEASE: Projects of the Year Awarded by ATAS at Annual Customer Event
    Projects of the Year Awarded by ATAS at Annual Customer Event
    PRESS RELEASE: Sealed "N" Safe Thermal Block System
    Sealed “N” Safe is proud to introduce ”The Next Generation” in thermal blocks. Our Thermal Block System finally resolves the greatest energy loss in metal buildings for pennies on the dollar. Sealed “N” Safe is designed for a Screw-down Metal Roof, it exceeds the new Energy Codes, maintains the structural integrity of the project, eliminated added purlin bracing and it’s weather-tight.
    PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Celebrates Customers and Projects at Customer Appreciation Day
    ATAS Celebrates its Customers and Their Projects at Customer Appreciation Day
    PRESS RELEASE: DECRA Roofing Systems Selected To Participate in Future House USA Project in Bejing
    DECRA Roofing Systems selected to participate in Future House USA Project in Bejing
    PRESS RELEASE: METALCON's Giving Back Program
    METALCON International's Giving Back Program to Mark 20 Years of Supporting Local Initiatives
    PRESS RELEASE: The 20th Annual METALCON Sets Standard for the Future
    In an economic environment of doubt about the future, the 2010 METALCON International was a beacon of opportunity for all involved.
    RESIDENTIAL: A Modern Treehouse
    Modernist Home in the Woods Reflects Nature
    Steel Framing System Exceeds Expectations in Earthquake Simulation Shake Test
    Dynastructure withstands 2,500-year earthquake replication.
    Thanksgiving - Plus!
    Thanks for my many wonderful friends!!! And, we can all be thankful for the privilege of our life in the twentieth century.
     
    Ask the Expert Questions containing 'HOMES'
    Q: Are there any websites that show designs or plans for metal homes. I would like to put a metal home on a wooded lot in the area. I would also like to know the approximate square foot cost for a metal home. Thanks for your help. Bill
    A: Bill, You may want to check out the Metal Home Digest http://www.moderntrade.com/mtcinc/mhd.htm and their links or Tri-steel Homes www.tri-steel.com . Hope thats what your looking for. Thanks for your question Dale Nelson Roof Hugger.com
    Q: I recently lost my home in Katrina. I am interested in building a steel frame home with standard siding(not steel). Is there a one stop shopping on the internet I can go to to find companies that manufacture these homes without them looking like mini steel warehouses?
    A: Try this site for starters http://www.tri-steel.com/ then there is a publication "Metal Home Digest" may be worth checking out. http://www.moderntrade.com/mtcinc/mhd.htm
    Q: We need help please. We are a nonprofit in California trying to renovate a metal building for our animal sanctuary. We want to add doors, windows, and insulation. Our question is do the doors and windows need to be a special kind or will standard windows and doors (doors made of metal) used in homes be acceptable? Also, what type of insulation would you recommend. The building is approximately 1400 sq feet. Any advice you could give us would be greatly and sincerely appreciated. Thank you so much. Julie Cofounder
    A: Julie, Thanks for your question. Yes metal buildings use special doors and windows. The doors will require additional steel channel framing to support them and trim to flash the opening correctly. The windows usually do not but that does depend in part where they are installed. I would recommend getting with a qualified "pre-engineered building erector" about installing what you need. You could try the "Yellow" pages or contact the "Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Assoc" (MBCEA). A local metal building contractor may be able to help you get in contact with the right people. The doors and windows typically are purchased from a metal building component company such as MBCI, Whirlwind Components, AEP-Span or a metal buildin...
     
    Classified Ads containing 'HOMES'
    6 Insulated buildings
    (6) Insulated buildings 30x60x15H $22K-- 20x125x45H $32K-- 70x100x45H $55K-- 25x75x20H $25K-- 30x88x30H $36K-- 70x140x45H $75K-- All panels(R38) trusses, steel frame,lighting,sprinklers included. Prices include dismantaling and plans to re-erect. All 8 years old and in excellent condition. Buildings will be taken down by june 15th 2009 Located in Manchester,NH
    ANY TYPE ANY SIZE WE BUILD IT
    You tell me what you want and I can build it. No matter what size nothing is too small or too large. Also do custom metal homes. Honest contractor that you can depend on.
    California Metal Building Contractor
    Sanden Construction Inc. has been in the construction industry for over 30 years. We specialize in log and metal building construction. From elaborate custom log homes to large metal buildings, we do it all. Feel free to give us a call to discuss your project.
    Designing & Detailing for Custom Steel Frame Homes
    Cad Drafting Services is pleased to offer you our services for Engineering, Designing, Drafting, and Detailing for your current and proposed commercial and residential projects. Our company was established since 1996 in Houston, TX. We have team of professional engineers who can design the projects all over the world.
    For all your steel building needs
    For all of your repairs, sales, and erection of steel buildings needs in SW & SC IA and E NE. Sales of A&S Building Systems(an NCI company). Steel frame homes as well. Ag, Commercial, & Residential
    General Contractor / Steel Frame Buildings and Homes
    We Are a General Contractor with over 25 years in the metal building business. We will do a turnkey or erection only. whatever stage you prefer. We sell ACI and Inland Building Systems as well as Kodiac Steel Frame Homes.
    General Contractor / Steel Frame Buildings and Homes
    Will erect steel frame buildings and homes. over 27 years experience.
    Lots of experience, good references
    I have 20 years experience in putting up metal buildings and 6 years putting metal roofing on homes. I have my own crew and will travel for available work.
    Metal Buildings offered.
    Dear Building company / construction company and associates. we offer metal buildings made from steel. Warehouses, industrial units mot garages etc villas and houses and container homes also we manufacture in China single units purchases welcome. Reply to Super Co. e-mail: amin.anwar3@gmail.com
    Metal Homes
    We specialize in Metal Home construction. We finish these Metal Homes to any phase of completion from framing to turn key. We have more than 20 models to choose from.
    Pre-Engineered Metal Building Design Engineers
    R & M Steel Company is the leading manufacturer of Pre-Engineered Metal Building Systems for 42 years. R & M Steel manufactures the highest quality buildings for use in virtually any application: retail, industrial, offices, warehouses, school facilities, mini-storage, agricultural and aviation systems: T-hangars, individual hangars, maintenance hangars, corporate hangars and hangar homes. Hard work is rewarded with above average compensation and benefits. We are currently searching for the right people to join our Boise, Idaho facility, as Pre-Engineered Metal Building Design Engineers. A beautiful and vibrant city situated perfectly between Idaho’s Rocky Mountains and the vast Great Basin deserts that stretch northward from Nevada. The Boise area is a great place to live, whether it’s the vibrant cultural and entertainment opportunities, the friendly people or the mild climate. World-class mountain bike trails, whitewater rafting, skiing, fishing and hunting are just a short drive away! We look forward to hearing from you! Duties / Responsibilities Basic responsibilities of the Design Engineer include: · Utilizing MBS for designs – (Metal Building Software) · Design and analyze pre-engineered metal building systems · Perform calculations and structural analysis · Provide design drawings to detailers · Completing jobs with accuracy and in the timeframe consistent with expectations · Assuring all building designs are processed in accordance with company guidelines and other governing codes and standards Mandatory Minimum Qualifications Qualifications for the position include: · Requires B.S. in Civil Engineering (or foreign equivalent) · 5 years experience designing pre-engineered metal buildings using MBS (Metal Building Software) · Registered P.E. · Demonstrated high level of productivity and attention to detail · Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) · Team player with sound judgment skills Benefits We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits to include: · Top Pay · Paid Medical Insurance · 401 K · Time-off Plan · Relocation Assistance If you are looking for a great opportunity and a long-term career, please email, fax or send your confidential resume with salary history to: R & M Steel Company Attn: Robert Roberts P.O. Box 580 Caldwell, ID 83606 Email: sales.rmsteel@gmail.com Fax: 208-454-1801 Toll Free Fax in the U.S.: 866-454-1801
    Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings
    MBMI Steel Buildings manufacturer of DelRay Beach, Florida ships pre-fabricated modular steel buildings for use as commercial or residential buildings, garages, churches, homes, and more. Call 800-293-2097
    Rustgo 195
    2 platforms, ex condition, 6 ft extensions, like new tires, see at prairiehomes.net
    steel homes
    I am a distribtor of steel framing for new homes. If you are building a new home and want the best money can buy call me. We have monthly specials to save you money. David 806-866-9381
     

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