Benefits of Steel Buildings for Farm Building Construction


Considering the quality and strength steel provides, a number of buildings on ranches and farms are now built using steel. Metal farm buildings are a great choice for farms, ranches, and barns and provide the ideal column free designs and a flexible floor plan ideal for a multitude of layouts. These buildings not only provide the perfect shelter for your cattle and livestock, they can also be used for equipment, crop and feed storage.

Below are the many benefits of agricultural buildings constructed of steel.

Fire Resistance

Wooden buildings built on the farm always have a serious threat of catching fire. If the building catches fire, the inherent damage and danger can cause havoc for the farmer’s property and life. Metal farm buildings, on the other hand, are fire resistant. They minimize the potential of catching fire and thus reduce the risks and potential loss of valuables in the building.


Steel is famous as the most durable and the strongest building material available today. It is not only resistant to fire, but also resistant to termites, mold, mildew, water, as well as a number of pests that destroy wood. In the US, each year thousands of agricultural properties are damaged to a significant degree due to the presence of termites. If you are looking for a durable option for a building, farm steel buildings are the best choice.

Hibbs General Contracting offers state of the art steel buildings made from high-quality steel from General Steel.


When you are getting a new steel agricultural building, you are investing in the security and safety of your crops, livestock, and equipment. Steel is the only material that offers all of these. With the right quality of steel, you are going to add strength to your buildings. All you have to do is find the best contractor and get the agriculture steel building made to ensure maximum protection of your farm.

Hibbs General Contracting is the best choice when it comes to building erection services. They are well known for their hands-on approach particular to each client, resulting in highly sustainable and durable buildings. With steel used from General Steel, nothing beats the premium quality steel buildings from Hibbs General Contracting.


If you are worried about the aesthetics of the farm steel buildings, you will be pleased to know that various attractive add-ons, such as stone panels, stucco, wood and decorative bricks can be added to the steel structure of the building. With ranch steel buildings, you do not have to worry about the appearance of the building and your new steel building will completely blend with the existing the existing structures you have in your farm.


Agriculture steel buildings offer easy and fast construction. These buildings are highly efficient for any farm settings and are constructed of the ideal building material for buildings on farms for storage of crops, equipment, and livestock.

Hibbs General Contracting is the St. Louis representative for Capital Steel Buildings. If you’re looking to build a metal church, schedule a consultation with us at 314-392-9631.