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Are Steel Structures Still a Good Investment?


As demand for steel grows and the price rises, you may be wondering if a steel structure would be a good investment if you’ve been thinking of buying one. But don’t let the rising cost of steel stop you. Steel structures are still a great investment. Once you factor in the installation and maintenance cost of other materials, steel structures still come out on top. In the long run, steel structures will provide a better return on investment and here’s why:

1. Steel structures increase your property value

Steel structures are known for being long-lasting, durable, and versatile. This means that by investing in one for your property, you’re instantly increasing your property value. Whether it’s a garage, workshop, carport, or something bigger, it will add value to your home or business because it adds functionality. Depending on how you customize your steel structure, you can even increase your curb appeal when you enhance your steel structure to make it match your property and look aesthetically pleasing.

2. Steel structures are the easiest to maintain

One of the biggest reasons why steel structures are such a great investment is that you save so much money and time on maintenance. Steel is considered an ageless material and can hold its appearance and function for a long time. It’s also resistant to mold and mildew and won’t attract pests that could cause rot, decay, or other structural damage. Steel structures also are resistant to inclement weather, meaning you won’t have to worry about maintenance or repairs every time a storm comes through.

3. Steel structures are more energy-efficient

Another money-saving feature of steel structures is their energy efficiency. Having more energy-efficient structures will save you money on energy costs. You can even further enhance your steel structure to make it even more energy-efficient, by adding an integrated ventilation system or applying special cooling pigments to the roof for example. Steel structures are also good for the environment beyond just being energy-efficient: Steel is a recyclable material, making it an eco-friendly material to use for your structure.

4. Steel structures are extremely versatile … on the outside

Over the years, steel structures have been used for a variety of functions. Some of the common uses include carports, garages, barns, workshops, and RV covers. However, you can even use steel structures for tiny homes, guest houses, commercial buildings, and more! Whatever type of structure you need and whatever you need to use it for, steel is likely well-suited to it. Additionally, steel structures can be built and installed much faster, meaning you save on time and labor costs.

5. Steel structures are extremely versatile … on the inside

Not only are steel structures versatile for your initial needs, but their interior use is very versatile and flexible. Once you have a steel structure on your property, you can use it for almost anything. If your needs change after a few years, remodeling your steel structure to fit your new needs is quick, easy, and affordable.

When you’re ready to invest in a steel structure, turn to Bulldog Steel Structures. We sell, deliver and install steel structures throughout the USA at affordable prices. To get started on your steel structure, contact us today to get your free quote.

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I would recommend bulldog steel highly. They are very professional and accommodating. Want to give special thanks to Randall Hall and also matt preslar. They were very accommodating and helping me fill out paperwork and handling things when a timel...

- Shirley M.

Bulldog has been great to work with. They explained everything from beginning to end. I live in the mountains of New Mexico and the staff made sure that my garage had the right support needed for this area of the country. I would highly recommend t...

- Bruce J.

Bryan Ordonez with Bulldog Buildings was great to work with. Every email or message I sent, he was quick to respond and I got what I wanted. I hate that we had to deal with material issues due to covid but he kept me up to date on issues and end da...

- Tony & Debbie S.

Good design tool on their website. Great customer service.

- John S.

Have had nothing but a positive experience with Bulldog! Bryan was super helpful and still is after our install! He still responds super prompt and helpful. No complaints about our structure, as it looks amazing! Installers did a great job and pick...

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I have now had my building in place for 3 months and I want to say that the whole team at Bulldog was very helpful throughout the entire process. My salesperson, Matthew, was extremely responsive. He was very helpful with the design phase, where we...

- Mike W.

Frank Rangel was very helpful and respectful. Also very understanding. I was pouring a concrete driveway and trying to put my down payment down. I may of got a little frustrated in the middle of it all. I could see the smile on Frank's face the who...

- Jason M.

This is my second building from bulldog and I'm buying the same building , just different colors. They are great buildings that are strong and economical.

- Parke H.

Excellent customer service during my order process, answered all my questions and they were very patient.

- Jack D.

The website was very flexible and helped me customize my carport. The Bulldog staff was very prompt and helpful throughout the process.

- Dale & Karen W.

Put up a RV cover for me on a concrete pad. Turned out great and the guys cleaned up after the work. Very satisfied. Would recommend these people.

- Dan and Linda I.

I love my “She Shop.” It was amazingly easy. I sent an email, made 2 phones calls and it was done. The installation went even easier. Three guys showed up one day and finished the next. They were polite and cleaned up after themselves. My husband...

- Theressa J.

I visited their website and used the 3D estimator and was able to see my building with doors, window placements, colors,and overall look. When you add or change any feature, including size, you can immediately see the result and change in price (if a...

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