As one of the leading online market places for steel buildings and metal structures, BuildingsGuide.com makes the process of finding suppliers for your project quick, easy and hassle free. You can find factory direct metal building pricing estimates, building resources, buying guides, engineering calculators and steel building pricing for the US and Canada.
From the typical arched Quonset hut style steel buildings , to custom designed plans to meet your specifications, BuildingsGuide.com offers you a full range of pre-fabricated building plans and wealth of information about pre-engineered steel buildings.
"Our goal is to help our customers choose the best building for their needs. Our Steel Building Prices and Buyers Guide has been designed to offer you tips on everything you need from municipal permit and zoning issues to how to size and design a structure to your unique specifications." - Simon CEO, BuildingsGuide.com
BuildingsGuide.com, in an attempt to help the DIY home remodeler or small business owner who are trying to add value to their business, has created a number of new construction estimator tools & calculators to allow you to compare & contrast the varying costs of different construction methods, materials for steel and metal buildings.
BuildingsGuide.com has created structural calculators that include:
Snow Loading Analysis: ASCE 7-05 Code for Buildings with Flat or Low Slope Roofs - for Balanced Snow, Drift, and Rain-on-Snow Surcharge Loadings
Ice Loading Analysis Calculator for WT, MT & ST Shapes: ASCE 7-05 Code - Chapter 10- for Ice Loads Due to Freezing Rain on WT, MT & ST Shapes
Ice Loading Analysis Calculator for W, M, S & HP Shapes: ASCE 7-05 Code - Chapter 10 - for Ice Loads Due to Freezing Rain on W, M, S, and HP Shapes
Ice Loading Analysis Calculator for C & MC Shapes: ASCE 7-05 Code - Chapter 10for Ice Loads Due to Freezing Rain on C and MC Shapes
Seismic Base Shear Calculator for single level buildings: IBC2006 and ASCE 7-05 Specifications - Using Equivalent Lateral Force Procedure for Regular Single-Level Building/Structural Systems
Wind Loading Analysis Calculator for Low-rise buildings: ASCE 7-05 Code for Enclosed or Partially Enclosed Buildings, Using Method 2: Analytical Procedure (Section 6.5) for Low-Rise Buildings
They have also added an in-depth pricing tool for straight wall building price estimates and quonset building price estimates to help the do-it-yourself home builder get the most value for their investment.