6 Advantages of opting for pre-engineered steel buildings on Vancouver Island

The trending preference of property owners on Vancouver Island looking for superior quality and affordable buildings are pre-engineered steel buildings.


Some of the reasons contributing to the current preference for pre-engineered steel buildings include the prolonged waiting time and the substantial number of labor involved in traditional building construction projects.


As the name suggests, a pre-engineered building is a building built in a manufacturing facility and then assembled on-site. Typically constructed from steel, pre-engineered buildings are engineered to meet a wide range of structural requirements and they consist of beams bolted together to create a structure that can be tailored to accommodate the requirements for any projects. With this in mind, it is easy to see why pre-engineered steel buildings are a preferred choice for many building owners and general contractors on Vancouver Island today.


Why Pre-Engineered Buildings on Vancouver Island are a Good Choice




The following are some of the reasons to opt for pre-engineered buildings:


1. Reduced Design Time

With pre-selected designs and materials, constructing a structure can be much faster and more reliable than a traditional building. Moreover, having a general contractor or PED manufacture that erect the structure on their own can further save time.


2. Lower Costs

The affordability of pre-engineered steel buildings is one of their greatest attractions. In most cases, they are less expensive to construct than traditional structures. This is mainly because many of the procedures and steps that typically occur on a traditional construction site are bypassed by the pre-construction.


3. Quality and Durable Structures

In pre-engineered steel structures, there is enough strength and resilience to hold up against anything that gets thrown their way by Mother Nature. This includes strong winds, torrential rain, heavy snowfall, and even flash floods. There are some other elements that metal buildings often withstand quite well. These include the rodents and varmints' encroachments, the increasing development of local flora, and time-related deterioration of buildings.


4. Customization

Some elements of the pre-engineered building enable you to integrate customized components that meet both design and structural requirements. With this customization ability, preferred sizes, colors, and elements for the building can be chosen.


5. Erecting time

How long does it take to erect a steel building? That's one of the main question. There are numerous steps involved in erecting a steel building and the building time will vary depending of the size and complexity, the team on site, and the weather. Generally speaking the construction time is cute by 30% when compared with other building methods.


6. Low-Maintenance

Pre-engineered buildings are low-maintenance buildings because they are constructed with materials that are suited to the building site and have cladding that is finished with high-quality paints.


Island build Contracting Ltd.: Our steel Buildings services


Island Build Contracting Ltd. has experience in steel buildings and can provide you with Canadian made pre-engineered steel-buildings from our partner Econospan. Designed in house and offering any size or style of steel buildings, we can provide you with any type of steel buildings: steel garage, steel storage, steel shed, steel barn, steel hangar, steel house, steel shop, steel warehouse, steel office, steel arena, steel gym, ect…


As seen above, there are many advantages of opting for pre-engineering buildings on Vancouver Island. If you are interested in this type of construction for your project, don’t hesitate to be in touch with us.

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