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Why Fiberglass?

Why We Use Fiberglass For Our Shelters

  • Low Cost of Ownership 
    – Highest lifetime value–longer lasting, lower maintenance, easily repaired
  • Performs in virtually any environment
    – Durability unchanged even in extreme temperatures, hurricane winds, Alaskan snow loads, coastal climates and corrosive environments
  • Maintenance-Free
    – Aesthetically pleasing structures won’t corrode, rot, rust or decay
  • Easy to Install
    – Install using common construction equipment in less than a day with minimal manpower
  • Resilient
    – Resists damage from impact, chemicals, water, and UV rays
  • Ultra-strong
    – Pound for pound stronger than steel, fiberglass can be designed to any strength requirement desired
  • Super-light
    – Composite materials have the highest strength to weight ratio structures known to man

Shelter Works equipment protection is often considered alongside steel or aluminum structures.  How do you know which one is best suited for your application?  This handy comparison chart looks at the differences between our buildings, steel and aluminum equipment buildings. If you are considering this for your next project, make sure you check out this chart first! If you would like, you may download as a pdf.

Fiberglass Shelter Comparison to Steel

Shelter Works Comparison to Steel or Aluminum