Benefits Of Metal For Your Business Structure

Benefits Of Metal For Your Business Structure

Metal Roofing is a great option for your business.

If you own a business, there is no doubt that at some point, you researched the most durable options for your building, especially for the roof. For the most part, most people live in houses built of wood with the typical roof, so naturally, that is the first thought when it comes to the structure of the building your business operates out of. Many companies want custom steel buildings with metal roofs to keep maintenance low through Canada's versatile weather conditions.


Benefits of Structural Steel and Metal Roofing

There is a significant upfront cost like any build, and having a metal building doesn't eliminate that. It does, however, provide long-term cost savings due to steel buildings being more durable through the harsh winters compared to other structures. If your commercial steel building and roof are well maintained, you can get upwards of 50 plus years from that single investment. 

In addition to custom steel buildings being durable and long-lasting, they are fire-resistant. Does that mean you don't need to acquire fire insurance? No, but it prevents your building from bursting in flames at an uncontrollable pace. If you own a company with a high risk of fire hazards, using a structural steel building will help keep your contents and your staff safer if a fire were to occur.


What Steel Buildings are Great for

A steel building and roof can be used for almost any business. They are customizable, can be designed with varying pitches and angles, and there are increasingly more exterior design options being presented. That said, pre-engineered steel buildings are ideal for storage buildings, single-storey warehouses, office complexes, and metal garage buildings

Nobody can get through a week without hearing about some environmental initiative or awareness campaign. Many people and companies are considering the impact their organization has on the environment and according to Ainger Group, the average asphalt roof needs to be replaced every ten years, which ends up in your local landfill. Although a metal roof has longevity, if it does need to be replaced or repaired, the materials are 100% recyclable.

If you decide to go with a metal roof for your business, do a bit of light maintenance on it, and you will wonder why people don’t go with metal in the first place. 


Metal Structure Concepts has been serving Western Canada since 2002 and has a talented team of in-house designers that create innovative plans to suit any industry or building application. To learn more about steel workshops, contact us today.