FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the top questions asked by our customers.  If you do not find your answers here, please contact us.  We are happy to answer your questions.

  • Custom, custom, custom...predominantly welded and bolted metal building construction, as well as a variety of residential, commercial, and agricultural building applications utilizing traditional building materials such as wood, concrete, and masonry or any combination of the above. Renovations to existing buildings such as re-sheeting or additions are common as well.
  • Welded Buildings have more standardized materials and Bay Spacings up to 25 ft. They can also utilize either Pipe Uprights set inside Concrete Piers or Wide-Flange Beam Columns anchored to Slab. Wide-Flange Beam is used for Trusses.
    Bolted Building Systems are more typically customized for applications that require Windstorm, Permit, or Engineer Certification. The design and gauge materials used are calculated based on building location, intended use, size and location of accessories, etc.
  • Yes! GCC offers custom concrete work such as building slabs, patios, sidewalks, parking lots, etc.
  • Yes! GCC offers turn-key construction with full interior for a custom home, barndominium, or commercial office space as well as residential and commercial renovation projects.
  • There are customary building layouts that can be used as a good starting point, but as a Design-Build Contractor we can develop a layout that suits your needs. Design drawings of previous custom projects, commercial and residential, are also a good resource in new design development.
  • We do not offer in-house financing, but we are an approved builder through many local banking institutions.
  • Studies show that although light colors such as white are cooler than dark colors, Galvalume (silver) offers the highest reflectivity both initially and after 3-year exposure.
  • A Bowstring Roof consists of trusses fabricated from steel pipe resulting in a curved roof line. A benefit to this style is that it allows the roof panel to span across the entire width of the building, thus eliminating the need for additional trim or sealant along the peak.
  • A Gable Roof consists of trusses fabricated from wide flange beam resulting in a peaked roof line. A benefit to this style is that it allows you to modify the pitch of your roof. In addition it allows for rake trim on the gable ends of your building for a more defined look.