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It is our intention to update and add articles to this page on a regular basis.  New 'cutting-edge' technology, tips and market trends will keep visitors up to date on the pre-fab metal building industry.  Peruse the articles of most interest and check back often!

New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits - Cranes!

Cranes can impose tremendous loads on a metal building kit.  Even if you are contemplating adding one or more at a later date it is important to plan for them before you purchase your building. Here's why...


New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits - Mezzanines!

Mezzanines or second floors may be required for your new metal building kit. Make sure that you plane for them now to avoid extra cost and frustration later.


New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits - Metal Building Insulation

Insulation may be considered an accessory for your kit and may be required because of use and not just for the thermal advantages.


New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits - Miscellaneous Accessories

Some metal building accessories although they may seem like minor items can save you from costly leaks and repairs.


New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits - Wall Accessories

Wall accessories give your new metal building a personal touch as well as making it most suitable for your needs.


New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits - Roof Accessories

Roof accessories can provide you with that little extra usability to take your new metal building over-the-top. However beware - making the wrong decision can be costly and disastrous!


New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits - Doors and Windows - Welcome in!

Doors and window play an important role in any building and your new metal building is no different.  Find out how these components are incorporated into your metal building kit.

New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits - Don't Forget to Design for Your Special Loads!

In this article we discuss the need to include for all of the collateral loads that you may wish to place on the structural framing.

New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits - Structural Framing Requirements

Locate your main structural supports for the best use of your new metal building and the best price!

New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits Siding Options

You can make your new metal building look very unique by carefully choosing your siding or other metal building covering.


New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits Roofing Options

Choosing the right roofing system for your new meal building is a very critical part of the planning process. The wrong decision could mean leaks or unsightly damage.


New Series!  New Metal Building Kits - How to Plan, Build... And Save Money!

Metal Building Kits Can Be Big Ticket Items Make Sure That You Are Not Wasting Your Hard Earned Cash!


New Series!  How to Plan and Build My New Metal Building Kits Where To Start?

Start at the beginning and work your way through the planning process and your new metal building purchase will be a pleasant experience.

Metal DIY Garage Kits Your Best Option

Where can you find the best DIY Metal Building Kit for your Garage Project?


Robertson Buildings Dealers Can Now Offer More Economical Metal Building Options

Need we say more?  Check out the details.

Architectural Design Software For Your Home and Landscaping

Today's Architectural Design Software allows even the novice to create professional looking home designs. Check it out!

Architectural Design Software

Novice or Professional.  These architectural building design softwares are for you.


CSN Sheds

Find the best shed for you in one spot!


SCL Schmidty's Contacting Ltd. - A Metal Building Dealer Profile

Profiling one of Robertson Building Systems' most recent Authorized Dealers.


Robertson Building Systems Authorized Dealers

What does it take to become and Authorized Dealer?


Are We Providing Sustainability in Construction and Development?

Can we make a difference?


Punch! Landscape Software - For the Novice or the Professional

Punch! Landscape Software  - For the Novice and the Professional, Punch! has the landscape software for you.  Powerful, professional yet easy to use.  Check them out.


Punch! Software 4000- Powerful and User Friendly

Punch! Software - 4000 Architectural Series Home Design offers users a powerful yet user-friendly tool to complete home designs.  Just check out some of the features!


Discount Metal Buildings & Kits - Advantages and Disadvantages

There are many ads for discount metal buildings.  But are they legitimate deals?  And is the building the right one for you?


Pre-Fab Metal Buildings - Must Know Questions

Pre-Fab Metal Buildings are being used today in almost all types of construction work.  Making an uninformed decision could result in not getting the best building for your needs and can prove extremely costly


Garage Building Estimate - What You NEED to Know

What you need to know before you purchase!


Metal Garage Building Estimate Questions

The answers your building estimate should provide.


Metal Horse Barns - The Perfect Choice

What makes Metal Horse Barns the right choice?


Metal Barn Buildings - The New Age of Agriculture

Why are progressive farmers, ranchers and agricultural specialists turning to Metal Barn Buildings?


The Best Indoor Horse Riding Arena

What would it take to construct an excellent indoor Horse Riding Arena?


Performance Bonds and Labour & Materials Bonds

Why is it important for your to have both performance bonds and Labour & Materials Bonds when you are having your new building constructed?


Robertson Building Systems - Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

A brief history of the Canadian pre-engineered metal building manufacturer.


Bid Bonds - The purchaser's Insurance Policy

Purchaser's insurance policy that ensure contractors will enter into a contract for construction after bid closing.


Builder's Risk Insurance Quotes - Protect Your Investment

Protect your investment even as your new metal building is being constructed. 


Construction Associations Top Ten Benefits to Membership -

Construction associations provide many benefits to Prefab Metal Building Contractors and to the Construction Industry at large. Here's a list of our top ten advantages to membership.


Timberline's Construction Project Management Software Module -

The Timberline Construction Project Management Software is a powerful management tool that can help to organize your company and maximize your profits.!


Prefab Metal Buildings - What you need to know Before You buy

What you need to know BEFORE you buy.  This could save you thousands!


Prefabricated Metal Building - Reduce Your Anxiety - Find the Correct Building

Reduce the heart-ache and save money by understanding the correct building for your building's use(s).

Advantages of Buying a Prefab Residential Metal Building Package

Quality, aesthetics, health and the environment are all determining factors for potential home buyers. How do metal homes stack up?


Timberline Software - Power Up Your Construction Business

Timberline Software is a suite of construction estimating, accounting and management tools that can help to maximize your company's profits.

Timberline Construction Estimating Software

A powerhouse of the progressive and aggressive contractor, Timberline Construction Estimating Software can vault your business to the next level.


Timberline Construction Accounting Software

The Timberline Construction Accounting Software is the heart of the powerful suite of construction software tools.

Panelized Metal Stud Framing - Major Chains are Sold - Are You?

Why are Major Chain and Franchise Restaurants Turning to Prefab Metal Buildings and Panelized Metal Stud Framing Construction?

Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings - Strength AND Beauty

Pre-eng buildings are definitely not only for large warehouse 'box' buildings.  Are they right for you?


Prefab Steel Manufactured Commercial Buildings - What the Purchasers Demand

What is the reason that there is such a demand for metal manufactured commercial buildings?


Steel Prefab Commercial Buildings and the Shortened Construction Schedule

What makes up the construction schedule and how can prefab steel building kits shorten the time required to construct your building?


Why are Metal Building Kits Becoming the Construction Method of Choice?

Four key reasons why metal building kits are becoming so popular.


Punch! Design Software - Design Software for Everyone

Punch! Software offers a variety of building design software packages.  Check out some of the most popular ones.