Universal Steel of America (USA) has been doing conceptual design and fabricating covered riding arenas and metal barns for many years, while complementing multiple building uses from event riding clinics, basic riding lessons, a wide variety of horse shows, horse and riding training facilities, livestock and hay storage and equestrian event competition. In many cases we include living quarters in the design of a steel barn or horse shelter arena, there seems to be a real need. USA building consultants are conscientious and concerned to understand your wants and desires, but most importantly have the experience to detail a design that is tailored to your specific metal barn kit; there is questions that lead to a better understanding, your answers will assist us in designing a metal barn for your particular equestrian event or livestock requirements.
When you are looking for a steel barn kit that focuses on structural integrity to shelter your horses and livestock while having the economic benefit that an individual owner or a small horse group can afford, USA crosses the finish line first. We design clear spans that range from 20' to 300'. USA metal barns are prefab steel building kits with I-Beam construction for easy assembly in a more simplified fashion, we have spent countless hours working towards an easier assembly in the field, ultimately so a USA steel building kit is like a large erector set. All the primary structural framing pieces are cut, punched, welded, for easy bolt-together I-Beam construction. All secondary framing components, roof and wall panels are applied with bolt on clips or self-drilling screws with rubber washers for a tighter seal when applicable.
Many people have complemented the easy build your own assembly and erect the steel building themselves with the help of a few friends, just like an old-fashioned barn raising; bring food and drink have a good time doing it with others, build your own dream.
USA steel barns are being used for a variety of farm and ranch needs, you name it we do it, dairy barns, hay storage barns, livestock and equipment storage sheds, horse stables, prefab horse barns, covered riding arenas, feed storage, wood or metal workshops. USA steel barns protect your livestock and equipment from Mother Nature’s worst climate, while making your life much easier through a maintenance free, water-tight, and safety to your valuables.
A USA steel barn has better structural integrity, no fire issue, grounded to avoid lightning strikes, no termite concerns, sealed to prevent pests from getting in, and maintenance free compared to a wood frame or pole barn. USA steel framing is designed to not only meet but also exceed all local building codes and loads for the structure’s life.
USA steel barns are easily designed with a variety of door and window sizes and options, including large insulated or non-insulated overhead doors to accommodate any size farm equipment. Many natural lighting options are available, such as high strength wall-lights and skylights, cupolas for natural lighting or additional air flow. Most people realize there are quality differences even though it’s a steel building, choose from a vast assortment of attractive metal panels and contrasting trim colors to finish the exterior of their steel barns; stone, brick, stucco, wood, or other finishing materials that can be added to your building to obtain a variety of exterior styles. With so many standard upgrades from USA, your steel barn can be customized and designed to fit your unique needs and preferences, unlike a pole barn or an average steel building that will sacrifice quality over price.
When considering the interior layout of your metal barn, you can include liner panels and partition walls to better break up space or rooms that are needed in your preferred layout. In many cases you can have partition walls for horse stables or dairy cow stalls, a separate tack area or equipment storage area, or have an office area or living quarters you may want to insulate. Actually, the entire metal barn can be insulated if desired for the very best in energy-efficiency, or a complete climate-controlled environment.
USA steel barns provide needed enclosed area for whatever your heart desires. The clear span capabilities of USA steel buildings make them optimal for any stretch of land on your farm or ranch. USA steel buildings can clear span up to 300’ without any interior columns being in the way, Your steel barn can have a wall height up to 40’ high, or can be designed to be taller with a special engineered quote.
USA metal barns are prefabricated as steel building kits for quick and easy on-site assembly. All of the primary framing pieces are cut, welded, and drilled for fast bolt-together construction. The remaining framing components and roof and wall panels are applied with long-life self-drilling screws. Many people assemble and erect the steel building kit themselves with some of their friends’ help over a weekend or two.
USA steel barns and agricultural buildings make any application easy; if you know how you want the layout, USA can design it for you.
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