Steel Building in DeSoto, Texas

Metal Building Outlet provided this pre-engineered steel building for a customer in DeSoto, Texas in January of 2020.

Now undergoing automotive use, the rugged, easy-to-erect metal building offers unmatched strength and durability and is 60’x96’x16’ once raised. It has an open, clear span design that eliminates any need for interior supports, and overhead, it has a durable, damage-resistant Galvalume gable roof .

Distributed throughout the steel auto shop are (9) door and window openings that let workers, cars and trucks, and natural sunlight inside. The steel auto body shop also has several customizations that make it well-suited for its environment. It has gutters and downspouts that help prevent condensation, and it also features a 3.5-psf snow load and a 115-mph wind speed rating in compliance with local building codes.

Building Information and Special Features







Roof Pitch


Roof Sheeting

26 Gauge Galvalume PBR

Wall Sheeting

26 Gauge PBR

Wind Speed

115 MPH

Snow Load

3.5 PSF


(2) 3070 insulated 20-gauge commercial walk doors with lever locks, (4) 12’x14’ framed door openings, (1) 8’x8’ opening for a glass storefront door.


(1) 3040 window opening and (1) 4040 window opening.


Dallas County

A suburb of Dallas, DeSoto is part of Dallas County and the Best Southwest area alongside Cedar Hill, Duncanville and Lancaster. It sits 16 miles from Dallas and about 26 miles outside Arlington.

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