One of the major benefits of metal buildings is enhanced safety levels. Its durability and tensile strength make them a great solution for withstanding extreme natural elements.
Some of the leading safety features that have made metal structures so popular with Idaho Falls General Contractor services include:
Resistant to Fire
Although no material is absolutely fireproof, metals are significantly resistant to this element – with any potential blaze requiring some kind of fuel to combust. As such, integrating metal within a building ensures that the structure isn’t accidentally razed to the ground as a result of problems such as faulty wiring or an open heat source.
Excellent Strength-to-weight Ratio
According to the American Iron and Steel Institute, metal features one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios in construction. This allows structures to enjoy lower levels of mass without having to sacrifice strength in the process – allowing engineers to maximize a building’s capacity concerning safety features.
High Wind Resistance
The taller a building is, the more wind resistance it’s likely to encounter. Its impressive flexibility offers a lot of tensile strength, meaning it can be stretched out and support bigger loads without fracturing. We offer a wide variety of high-quality metal building designs at affordable rates, so call us today! Apollo Construction Company Inc, your top-rated commercial contractor.