The Different Kinds of Portable Buildings used in Construction

Posted by Sunil Srivastava on October 30th, 2018

Portable buildings are a good choice for businesses looking for temporary storage space. This extra corner can be used as per the company's own requirements. It suits different budgets, preferences, tastes and is a convenient option for temporary solutions. They are made using different components suiting a variety of purposes such as offices, shelter for workers, storing heavy equipment, mobile washrooms, changing rooms, and security check posts.

Portable cabins or buildings are light in weight so that they can be transported from one place to the other easily. It uses high strength steel that ensures durability and long life. Shed experts give customers exactly what they are looking for. This helps in making quick and well-informed choices. Portable buildings are customised as per company prerequisites. Organisations can choose the type of roofs, tiles, flooring, wall colours, windows, doors and other elements. Electric wiring, telephone wiring, inbuilt fittings and fixtures, air conditioning can all be accommodated. Majority of portable buildings have fire resistant walls and ceilings that ensure safety.

The base of portable buildings has tubular openings. The interiors have plywood planks and vinyl floors to make it look attractive. It is further covered with galvanised steel for additional strength. Forklifts are used to lift buildings and transport it to a different location. Colour coated roofing sheet makes the roof colourful and appealing. It adds an extra layer of protection apart from giving a pleasant look. The different kinds of portable buildings used in construction are as follows:

  • Prefabricated Wood Buildings – They are constructed on-site and usually last a lifetime. Such buildings are considered to be sturdiest and have more secure options. They are aesthetically pleasing but cost much more than other portable buildings.

  • Modular Buildings – They come in a variety of styles and are built using wood or steel. They require a lot of maintenance that depends on the kind of material used to build the structure thus making it expensive.

  • Steel BuildingsPortable cabin manufacturers prefer steel buildings as they go well with commercial and residential uses. They can withstand severe weather and are very sturdy. Such buildings give unlimited customisation options to suit different business needs.

  • Steel and Fabric Buildings – These buildings are environmentally friendly having specific purposes. They are not for simple storage instead used to store agricultural products such as fertilizers, salt and other materials.

  • Buildings on Wheels – Such buildings are ideal for secondary living space instead of storage options. It is similar to a tiny house that can be moved to any location at any time. They are eco-friendly but an expensive alternative to regular homes.

  • Portable Commercial Buildings – Portable cabin manufacturers manufacture portable commercial buildings that are prefabricated in a factory and later assembled on site. Tiles, windows, plumbing, electricity, heating, cooling is all taken care well in advance. These structures are versatile and available in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Businesses that require portable buildings may be unsure of the exact type and quality required. There are several construction companies that deal with pre-engineered buildings, industrial sheds, sheets and accessories and other portable cabins for residential or commercial use. Businesses can approach any of these companies who would help them decide building style as well as the material. Construction companies give a short-term and long-term solution as desired by clients. It is recommended to have larger portable cabins for long-term use as the extra space comes handy in the long run.

Sunil Srivastava is a Business Partner at New Life Steel Structures, a leading organization having expertise into the manufacturing of color coated roofing sheet. The company has been a leading portable cabin manufacturers in India for 2 decades constructing multiple steel structures with the varied budget in different geographies and operating with a strong sense of work ethics, pride and integrity.

Like it? Share it!

Sunil Srivastava

About the Author

Sunil Srivastava
Joined: May 24th, 2017
Articles Posted: 17

More by this author