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Disaster Resistant Buildings – News & Projects

While no building can claim to be “tornado proof,” SteelMaster Quonset huts can withstand some of the most severe natural disasters. From hurricanes to earthquakes to blizzards and tornados, steel arched buildings are HVHZ approved and considered to be among the strongest structures on earth.

Man Builds Steel Garage After Massive Fire Destroys Wooden Barn

It only took a few moments to tear down 100 years of history and over $100,000 of hard work for one Michigan mechanic. To prevent a disaster of this magnitude from happening again, Jeff Sullivan decided to rebuild. This time, he was going to construct a custom steel garage.

Man Rebuilds After Snow Load Destroys Previous Building

After a heavy snow load destroyed his building, Bob Galven decided to rebuild with SteelMaster.

Alabama Family Survives Three Hurricanes in SteelMaster Shed

Hurricanes Ivan, Dennis and Katrina were no match for a SteelMaster shed in Alabama. While other families in one Clanton neighborhood relocated to shelters, the Brown family hunkered down in their building for protection.

Steel Standing After Dangerous Hurricane Ike Devastates Texas

Widespread coastal flooding, winds over 110 mph, and a 6.8 m storm surge all contributed to devastating losses in Texas after Hurricane Ike walloped the area back in 2008.

Heavy Snow Loads Are No Match for a SteelMaster

Heavy snow loads can be a major problem for some residents in Erie, Pennsylvania, but not for Beth Brojek and Eric Giser who own two SteelMaster buildings.

SteelMaster Relief Shelters in War-Torn South Sudan

AECOM, an international company that provides engineering, consulting and project management services, has stepped up to assist by purchasing several SteelMaster buildings to help Sudan in their efforts.

Hurricane Katrina Evacuee Rebuilds Using Q-hut

Hurricane Katrina evacuees needed style and protection, so they chose a SteelMaster q-hut to rebuild their home.

High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) Certified Structures

SteelMaster’s High Velocity Hurricane Zone Certified buildings are engineered to the highest standards and are able to withstand the strongest winds.

Wind Won’t Blow This Steel Cabin Down

This high quality, custom cabin can withstand all types of weather, specifically wind, on the only barrier island, Grand Isle in Louisiana.

Earthquake Resistant Buildings Engineered to Meet Standards

Our buildings are custom-engineered for the seismic requirements of their location based on National Seismic Hazard Maps.