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3 Reasons Why Commercial Steel Buildings are Beneficial in ALL-Weather Conditions

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3 Reasons Why Commercial Steel Buildings are Beneficial in ALL-Weather Conditions

Resistant to Rain

Commercial steel buildings are designed with roof and wall panels that guarantee a well-sealed structure. This prevents any humidity to build up and cause damage to the insulation or the actual framework. Gutters are added around the building to redirect the water from the roof to the ground. In case of a thunderstorm with lighting, steel buildings are designed to take the strike and disperse the heat to the ground, keeping everyone inside safe.

Commercial Steel Buildings Stand up to Hail, Sleet, and Snow

Hail is the cause of many residential owners in the US spending a great amount of money on roof repairs. Damage from hail happens when a hailstone hits the building at a 90’ angle. When it comes to preventing major damage on the roof sheets, determining the slope of the roof is a big factor. Sleet acts a lot like snow building up as it falls, sleet is a snowflake that melts and refreezes as it falls. Once this refrozen snowflake reaches the ground it has become a frozen raindrop. Adjustments in the roof slope and gutters are made to have an adequate building to withstand sleet. Snow is another element commercial steel buildings will stand up to. Determining the snow load in the specific area where the building will be erected is the key to have an effective building when it snows.

Protects Equipment and Inventory from the Direct Sunlight.

Having a steel building customized for your needs is a very smart choice. The performance a steel building is known to have against the elements is why it is a great storage option. It will protect the equipment or inventory stored against any outside weather.

Utilizing a steel building for your commercial space will save your business time, money, and keep your inventory or other commercial equipment safe and secure.

Are you ready to learn more? Contact Universal Steel today!