To Offset Rising Steel Prices, Rabco Offers Hybrid Self-Storage Buildings

To offset rising steel prices, The Rabco Corp. will offer a new line of hybrid, single-story self-storage buildings that use wood framing and partition members on the interior instead of the traditional all-metal construction.

Beginning in June, The Rabco Corp. will offer a new line of hybrid, single-story self-storage buildings that use wood framing and partition members on the interior instead of the traditional all-metal construction. The new line is created in hopes of off-setting the rising cost of steel.

“In our pricing models, we have seen savings of up to 20 percent over an all-steel building based on today’s prices,” said Buster Owens, president. “With the continued escalation of steel prices, there is a possibility the savings could be even greater."

The building exterior and roof systems will remain the same. Buyers can choose between a standing-seam roof system or a PBU panel screw-down roof. Exteriors will be covered in sheets of pre-painted Galvalume as well as Rabco’s standard pier and header system, which comes with a field-applied textured or pre-painted finish. 
   
Rabco provides pre-engineered metal-building systems for the self-storage industry, including a complete line of single- and multi-story buildings and flexible systems for boat and RV storage. For information, call 800.989.0220; visit www.rabco.com.

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