30x40 Metal Building

A 30x40 Metal Building is a popular size for home workshops and commercial garages as well. The most common design for a 30x40 building is to have 2 -20' bays.  You could have one or two large roll up doors along with a man door to allow access for the building.  Whether your planning on using this size building for auto repair, wood working, supply storage or as a maintenance shop, we can help design the building for your needs.

One thing that makes a 30x40 steel building a good choice for a residential work shop or garage is it's size.  Depending on the amount of land you own, you may have to contend with property line setbacks.  The compact footprint of a 30x40 building means that it has a better chance of fitting if space is a concern.  Don't let the size fool you though, it is still roomy enough to make it a very popular choice for many applications.

What could you do with 1,200 square feet of space to work with? I know I could put it to good use by having space to work and not have to move everything around.  Just take a look at this picture.  Wouldn't you hate to work with all this stuff piled up around you?

cluttered up basement workshop

To be honest, this is really my basement workshop.  I have squeezed everything I can into this 800 square foot space and it drives me crazy.  As you can see stuff is piled everywhere.  I can barely work on one project without having to move everything around just to get to it.  With a 30x40 metal building, I could straighten up everything and have room for my project cars, wood working, storage and more.  I could even install a car lift to make my life a little easier and safer working on all my projects.

I would even have enough space to separate my automotive tools from my wood working tools and be able to work on several projects at the same time.

30x40 metal building layout

If your like me and have more stuff than you have space for, our popular 30x40 metal building kit is the perfect choice to give you enough room (1,200 square feet to be exact) to enjoy your shop again.

Of course, you may be a business owner looking for more space as well.  A 30x40 steel building offers a great option as either a working automotive shop, office building or storage warehouse.

How much does a 30x40 metal building cost?

There are many factors in the cost of a steel building such as wind and snow loads and options you want on your building. As you can see below, there is a range depending on how you design your building.

*Images above are for illustration purposes only and are not representative of the pricing below.

30x40 steel building illustration

30x40x10 basic building: $17,900*

+ shipping & tax (where applicable)
*Pricing based on specified wind and snow load, your location may require different loads which may affect the price. Prices subject to change without notice.
  • 115 mph wind load
  • 5 psi snow load
  • Stamped Engineered Plans
  • (1) 3070 walk door
  • (1) 10x8 framed opening only


Building with options (not included in price above)

Options for your building:

Higher pitch roof
Colored roof panels
Roof extensions w/wo soffit panels
Gutters and downspouts
Wall lights
Liner Panels
Vent Fan
Roll up door
Ridge Vents
Taller eave height

These additional options allow you to make your building just the way you want it! Obviously these options can effect your price. That's why we are here, to help you get the building you want with the options you need at a great price!

What makes a Renegade Steel Building different?

Glad you asked! Not all steel buildings are made the same way. We specify requirements to make a Renegade Steel Building the best you can get for your money.

Let's start with the structure itself. Items such as girt and purlin clips are factory welded to the primary and secondary members. This means your erector won't spend extra time bolting on those clips in the proper location.

steel building formed base trimThe base of our buildings uses formed base trim.   This heavier gauge, one piece system installs quicker and reduces the possibility of problems seen with 2 piece systems as well as supporting your manufacturers warranty on wall panels.steel building self drilling screw

Renegade's long-life, self drilling fasteners are cast aluminum zinc with a EPDM sealing washer help enforce the finish warranties and ensure a long lasting, rust free building.

The wall panels have a "PBR" profile which stands for Purlin Bearing Rib.  While some other suppliers may use the standard panel, Renegade uses the "PBR panel on the roof and walls of our buildings.  This feature gives the system rigidity and weathertightness.  Other panel profiles are available and have the purlin bearing system.

steel building window with framed opening

Window with Framed Opening

One other BIG difference in a Renegade building is that whenever a customer decides they want a window, we always include a framed opening.  This provides a sturdy and secure structure for the window to attach to.  It also provides a better fit for weather tightness.

Other companies may take the cheap approach and just sell a window that simply screws into the wall panel. 

Common used for a 30x40 steel building

Wood working shop
Auto garage
Utility building
Storage shed
Furniture refinishing shop
Motorcycle shop
Man cave
Agricultural storage
Classic car garage
Home shop
Toy garage
Just to name a few

Give us a call today at 877-363-4233, email us at sales@renegadebuildings.com if you have questions.

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