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Buying Wholesale Is Simple for a Prepared Buyer.

Prepared buyers are simply clear about their purchase, and ready to move to the finish line.  

  • They know what you want…   
  • …what the market is charging for the same.
  • They are prepared to select and pay the profit amount they have selected once they have received our bid verifying their savings. 

That Said, Simply Complete Your Research

A steel building project is considered a big ticket item.  A confident buyer reads as much objective steel building information as possible rather than relying upon commissioned salesmen for knowledge.

For those who have COMPLETED THEIR RESEARCH and are TRULY prepared to buy NOW, Integrity Building Sales allows these individuals to select a profit % based on time-line for ordering. For instance, in Option #3 (Request A Quote) a Prepared Buyer can select a profit as low as 3% above wholesale cost if they are willing to pay selected profit same day as completed quote.

In Option A  buyers select the profit amount they would like to offer Integrity Building Sales, pay it, and the order is well on its way today!

Never rush.  Only take advantage of the opportunity to select our profit on the sale if you are Prepared to Buy. 

Related articles – Ready Buyer , Select Our Profit,   and Fair Broker 

Choose A Broker that Meets Your Standards

Astute customers choose the company based primarily on objective information.  The Universal business principles for evaluation are Price, Quality and Service.

Price – Integrity guarantees a minimum $500 – $1,000 savings, plus one additional feature more than any other offer! No other company gives this type guarantee.

Quality – Integrity uses a manufacturer that is an AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction) facility as well as an MBMA (American Building Manufacturer Association) member. There are NO associations that require a higher standard for fabrication and service requirements than these. Specifications

Service – Integrity has  maintained an A+ grade since 2011, has a 5-Star rating and all positive reviews posted at the Better Business Bureau. Please Click BBB logo below & visit our Testimonials.

Since the majority of Steel Buildings originate from two corporations…

Why pay more for the same building materials originating from the same corporations. Be sure bids you receive and compare have in writing the exact same features and specifications.

Even if you collect 20 bids, you will most likely be reviewing the same building specifications just sold by a different re-sellers.  These corporations distribute their buildings primarily through subsidiaries, brokers and contractors. It is only a small percentage of buildings are sold by the local fabricators. Usually, the smaller local fabricators don’t have AISC certifications.

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Pay Only The Minimum Building Deposit

Many buyers are rushed to pay 30 to 50% building deposit to brokers. Brokers (re-sellers) are not fabricators; therefore, there is no fair reason to pay them an exorbitant percentage before receiving certified plans. If you must pay 30% or more deposit, be sure to pay it directly to the certified manufacturer.

The only reason brokers request high deposit percentages is to allow themselves to take their profit out of the building deposit you paid. Integrity would recommend that you pay no more than a 10% building deposit to a broker. An additional % can be sent AFTER your certified plans have been completed for your review.

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Guaranteed Savings:

  • Minimum $500 – $1,000 savings – Average savings is 15% below market rates…

  • plus one ADDITIONAL  feature more than any other offer

Our Terms:

  • 40′ x 60′ x 14′ – 80’x 100′ x 14′ with at least 2 roll up doors, roof & wall insulation included – minimum savings $500.

  • 80’x 100′ x 16′ or larger with at least 2 roll up doors, roof & wall insulation included – minimum savings $1,000.

  • Competitor’s quote must be dated within 2 weeks of the current date.

  • Competitor’s quote must be the same size structure, smae specifications, and accessories included as offered by us.

  • Competitor’s quote must be received by us before customer purchases from us.

  • Competitor’s building must be fabricated from an AISC (Amercian Institute of Steel Construction) certified facility in order to compare equal manufacturing standards.

Low Complexity Defined

We specialize in Low Complexity building design orders.

High complexity building quotes are done on a case by case basis.
What is considered Low complexity:

  • Size: 100 x 500 x 30 max, strictly square or rectangular

  • Roof Pitch: 1:12 through 4:12

  • Endwall & Sidewall Extensions with soffits: 1’ – 5’

  • All Snow & Wind Load Codes Available

  • Partitions and accessories (walk doors, windows, skylights, roll up doors, vents and insulation) available.

If you have questions about whether or not your building is Low or High Complexity, please call  1-800-593-4012

The Basics of Steel Building Codes

In summary, you should be familiar with the following codes prior to building purchase:

  • Snow Load/ Wind Speed
  • Wind Exposure, Example: Exposure B or C
  • Governing Code, Example: IBC 2009, 2014 or 2015
  • Current website prices reflect IBC 2015, Wind Exposure B – Call your local building department to confirm your requirements prior to ordering.

Roof Snow Load Codes/ Wind Speed Code

  • On the website, you will select from the Codes listed in the drop-down menus in Option 1, 2 or 3.
  • Please contact your local building department or Google codes for your zip code.
  • Choose codes from our list that meet or exceed your requirements for accuracy in pricing online:

Roof Snow/ Wind Speed

 0  lb. S/L/130 mph  

 0  lb. S/L/150 mph

 4  lb. S/L/115 mph

 20 lb. S/L115 mph

 30 lb. S/L 115 mph

 40 lb. S/L/115 mph

 60 lb. S/L/115 mph

More About Roof Snow Loads – Pound per Square Foot

Typical snow loads in the United States can range from 4  to 60+ lbs per square foot depending on precipitation. Obviously, in warmer climates there are 0 lb minimum snow load requirements, whereas, in colder states where snow and ice hardly have a chance to thaw before the next storm, roof snow loads can be greater than 60 lbs per square foot.  In addition, snow tends to drift and accumulate heavier in some spots than others, which is why snow loads are a factor in addition to the standard dead loads of a building.

More About Wind Codes – Miles per Hour

Wind load is also determined by patterns of climate local to your building site. Wind speed codes range from 0 mph to over 160 mph winds.

Wind, unlike snow, will affect different portions of the building not limited to only the roof.  The wind’s effects on your steel building structure will vary depending on your building design and how it sits on your property.  During the software designing process, strength factors are determined by building height, the size and number of large framed openings, and even the location of those openings.

Wind Exposure

Also in relation to wind is the exposure of your building. Exposure B or C is site-specific.  For example, in gusty areas, your local building department may require Exposure C if there are no windbreaks provided by your surroundings, such as trees or neighboring buildings. Wind exposure also affects how snow tends to drift and accumulate on your building structure.

Contact Your Local Building Department Early for Governing Codes, such as IBC – 2015

While your metal building broker will ask you to confirm these codes per your local building department, the MBS (design and pricing software used by your broker) will recall default minimums when the representative enters your building site ZIP code.  In many occasions, the local building department will ask you for higher than minimum requirements and dictate which building code year governs these specifics. For example, IBC 2015 or NCBC 2014 (International Building Code for year 2015, or North Carolina Building Code for year 2014, etc.)  

In summary, contact your local building department to get specific governing year code, roof snow requirement, wind speed requirement, and the wind exposure requirement specific to your building site address and ZIP code.  

If you want more education regarding other loads your building is designed for, please click to read “What’s Important About Steel Building Codes”  to learn more.