Sheds are built from different kinds of steel columns, each with their benefits and disadvantages.
C-Section Columns: Weaker & Cheaper
‘C-Section’ refers to the shape of the steel, which has three sides and forms a C shape.
This form of column is weaker than others, though also results in a cheaper project cost.
Because of the known difficulties that arise from C Section (including load stress, high winds and construction problem), we always suggest avoiding this option.
RHS Columns: Stronger & More Costly.
RHS (whichs stands for Rectangular Hollow Section) is a fully enclosed steel column with four sides. The is also thicker than C Section, giving it much more structural strength.
Building a shed with RHS means the shed will last longer, will withstand heavier loads and stresses, and can be built onto if you decide to extend.
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Balancing Great Design With Structural Integrity
A great commercial building needs to combine fantastic design with strength and functionality. We’re always happy to see what our clients do with their buildings after we’ve handed them over. That’s when the project really becomes complete.
This client installed some subtle wood panelling to give the building a little bit of extra style, and it worked wonderfully. The first impression that customers get when entering the building is important, and this building makes sure that the opportunity doesn’t go to waste.
We’re able to work with our clients to ensure that the structural components of the building match all of their design ideas down the road. We love working with a client who has a unique and clear vision. Flexible, high quality buildings are our speciality and any design you can dream of, our engineers can find a way to construct.
Finding the balance between a great design and a sturdy, functional building is worth the time it takes. Projects always turn out best when extra effort goes in, especially when you’re building a space for your business.