Why Steel Buildings Turn Into Scrap Metal
We have recently seen two instances in which components of pre-engineered steel building have been render to scrap metal.
One was legal, and the other due to lack of funds for a project, however, in Kemp Construction’s opinion, both were crimes.
Stealing metal building components for scrap metal cash
How to prevent thief at steel building job sites
To help avoid such incidents from occurring metal building contractors can take the following preventative measures.
- Invest in a customize mobile work trailer to store tools.
- Rent a storage pod for short-term storage of metal building components.
- Hire onsite overnight security guards.
- Purchase a mobile storage shed.
Lack of school funding turns steel buildings into metal scrap
In 2014, Saddleback College celebrated the ground opening of its future new Science Building learning center.
However, due to its inability to come up with an extra 13 million dollars in funding, the college newspaper called the Lariet has reports the other way steel buildings turn into scrap metal.
In an effort to not throw the contractor under the bus for underestimating the original cost of the pre-engineered metal building the presidnet of the college took responsibility for the funding short fall.
Existing metal buildings and football team to benefit.
The Lariet reports …
How to prevent underestimating metal building projects.
As such we are not only excellent at assessing the cost of a project, we are support and double checked by Nucor Build Systems itself prior to issuing a quote.
While we would love to serve you, we only take on projects 90 miles from Nappanee, Indiana.
That said, if you want to avoid turning perfect good metal building components out of a scrap yards, we highly recommend you work with an experiences metal building who is supported but the manufacturer of the components that make up the structure.