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Prefab is short for prefabricated, otherwise known as ready-made. 

Prefabrication construction is a construction method that has gained popularity in recent years due to technological improvements and the benefits the method provides.

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A prefab metal building’s parts have been produced in a factory before being delivered to its destination. This is convenient to the seller and the buyer since the parts are made in a location and environment that is both safe and controlled.

With prefabrication construction and a prefab metal building, you do not need to worry about:

  • Weather
  • Environmental hazards
  • Delays
  • Vandals
  • Intruders
  • And other factors that can complicate the building process

Assemblage will be your only concern once your prefab metal building delivers to your site.

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Florence Prefab Metal Structures for Sale

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20'x25'x9' Prefab Metal Building

20'x25'x9' Prefab Metal Building w/ roll up doors, windows, walk in door, and a vertical roof.
Starting at : $9,400
(*Price varies by state and location)
Financing & RTO Available

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Advantages of Prefab Metal Buildings

Just as there are several advantages to prefab construction, there are also several benefits to factory-manufactured metal buildings. Seven benefits include:


1. Strength


These buildings are made entirely out of steel, which means they will be able to withstand just about anything thrown at them. Steel is known as the strongest alloy, which is made through a combination of metals. Steel gets its strength from a combination of iron and carbon. Other impurities, such as silicon and phosphorus, are also known for enhancing steel’s strength and hardness.


A metal’s overall strength can be determined by its:


  • Tensile strength: Also known as a metal’s ability to resist being pulled apart.
  • Compressive strength: A metal’s ability to resist compression, or being pushed together.
  • Yield strength: A metal’s ability to resist deformation.
  • Impact strength: Known as a metal’s ability to withstand impact before it shatters.
    Carbon steel has high resistance in all four strengths. Stainless steel also scores highly on most of the above. It is highly resistant to shattering upon impact and boasts a yield strength of up to 1560 megapascals (mpa) and a tensile strength of up to 1460 mpa.
    Prefabricated metal buildings will also not fall prey to inconsistencies from an outside worksite, ensuring that it has the maximum strength-to-weight ratio and that its building codes are up to date.

2. Durability

Just as steel buildings are much stronger than wood buildings, they are also much more durable than them. It is resistant to several destructive elements, including fire, termites, and harsh weather. Steel has a melting point of 2500 degrees Fahrenheit while wood can burn at as low as 930 degrees Fahrenheit. Wood is also susceptible to termites and insect damage. Wood can also attain water damage and warp as a result. It is also able to withstand natural elements better than brick buildings.


3. Low-Maintenance

Since prefab metal buildings are so strong and durable, they are also low-maintenance. Steel buildings are susceptible to very little compared to wood and will need little to no maintenance as a result. Wood, on the other hand, can warp from rain, be chewed through by termites, and burn easily in fires.

4. Versatility

Prefab metal buildings are also extremely versatile and can be customized to your desire. The parts are manufactured to allow for flexibility and can be built into farms, sheds, garages, and much more. They can also be built to great sizes and used to extend pre-existing buildings.
At Dayton Barns & All-Steel Buildings, it is easier than ever to test the flexibility of the parts and build a custom steel building that fits your every desire.

5. Quick and Easy Assembly

Since prefab metal buildings are made before they are sent to their destination, this greatly cuts down construction time since the focus can go entirely on assembly.

6. Cost-Effectiveness

A prefab metal building is also cost-effective due to its low building and maintenance costs. Since these buildings are ready-made in the factory and not on the worksite, the building process is sped up and there are fewer pieces to put together, which ultimately costs you less money. Since the building goes up quickly, you get to spend less on labor. There’s also less waste that needs to be removed, which is another way you save money on labor.
Since they are so durable and require little to no maintenance, maintenance costs also go down. This is different from wood buildings, where an owner would have to pay to fix the roof if rain warped the wood or if termites chewed through a wall.

7. Eco-Friendly

Prefab metal buildings provide less of an environmental impact than ones not manufactured beforehand. Due to being built in a factory-controlled environment, prefab metal buildings result in less air, water, and noise pollution than ones constructed entirely outside.
Prefab metal buildings are also recyclable since steel is 100% recyclable and does not lose its quality when recycled.

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Pre-Fabricated Steel Structures

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As mentioned in the benefits section, prefab metal buildings are versatile and can serve several purposes. A few of these functions include:

  • Protection: Garages, sheds, and carports are great ways to protect your vehicles, farm equipment, and other assets from harsh weather and potential thieves.
  • Storage: You can easily store out-of-date holiday decorations, lawnmowers, bikes, and much more in a steel garage or metal shed.
  • Workshop: Need someplace to work on your hobbies or a quiet place to work away from the family? Look no further than a metal shed or workshop!

Assemblage will be your only concern once your prefab metal building delivers to your site.

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Key Benefits of a Steel Building

A metal building is a worthy investment with several benefits. Here are six reasons why you should consider a metal building for your next project:

  • Durable: Compared to wood buildings, a metal building will require little to no repairs. It will not warp like from rain or other outside elements and will stand up much better against pests such as termites. Since it will require little maintenance, it will also keep its value over time.
  • Versatile: Metal buildings can be used for many purposes, such as for storage, car protection, workshop, and much more. You can originally have your shed built as storage for your garden tools and then easily transform it into a workspace for your hobbies.
  • Customizable: Metal buildings offer plenty of customization options. It is easier than ever to build your custom steel building with us at Dayton Barns & All-Steel Buildings.
  • Fire resistant: Protect your assets with a metal building, which does not burn as easily as a wooden building due to metal’s melting temperature being much higher than wood.
  • Energy efficient: You can easily cut down your energy bill and save money with a well-insulated metal building.
  • Eco-friendly: Metal buildings mean fewer trees cut down, which makes them environmentally friendlier than wood
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Different Types of Metal Buildings

A metal building is a smart and advantageous investment. A few examples of the custom metal buildings we sell include:

Steel Garages

According to Garage Living, a new vehicle averages $35,000 in costs, making it an investment you will want to protect from potential thieves and dangerous weather that result in cosmetic damage.

A steel garage is an excellent way to protect your vehicle from thieves or outside elements such as rain, snow, and hail. Hail damage often leads to hail loss claims, but not every car insurance will cover weather damage. A steel garage can also save you the headache of having to file a claim in the first place since it can protect you from weather-related damage.

In addition to protecting your vehicle, a steel garage is also a good place to keep extra storage.

Metal Carports

A metal carport is another excellent choice for protecting your vehicle or storing farm equipment such as a tractor. Protect your car or other expensive equipment with a carport, which will provide cover from outside elements such as rain, snow, and sun.

Metal Sheds

What can you not do with a shed? A metal shed can make an excellent workshop for your hobbies, an imaginative playhouse for the kids, or extra storage for junk that usually hangs around the yard or has no clear place in the house. The imagination is the limit when it comes to a metal shed and the purpose you will give to it.

Metal Barn

Need someplace to keep your cattle, chickens, or horses? Or do you need someplace tostore your farm equipment safely? Look no further than a metal barn. We can build a metal barn customized to your needs.

Commercial Projects

Do you need an office building? A factory or warehouse? Then we have the solution for you. There is no project too big or too small for our business.