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About Olympia Steel Buildings

Olympia Steel Buildings specializes in steel building projects for a variety of industries and uses. All Olympia buildings are made in the U.S. with 100% American-made steel and are customizable for features such as dimensions and colors. Each building comes with multiple warranties for the structure, paint and rusting. You can request a quote online or over the phone and get pricing within 24 hours.

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Custom quotes within 24 hours
  • Uses American-made steel
  • Variety of building types
  • DIY building kits
Cons
  • Must contact for warranty details
  • Locations only in two states

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Walla Walla, WA

I had some frustrations with Olympia Steel on the outset because the delay in the building arrival ... But when it was all said and done ... it was the condition of the market and...

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Carthage, CA

With Olympia, things have been fantastic. I had originally contracted with another company several years ago and they completely failed to deliver all. But I was able to get a gar...

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What is Olympia Steel Buildings?

Olympia Steel Buildings designs and builds steel structures for a variety of uses, including commercial, residential, industrial and agricultural. The company has built prefabricated steel warehouses, garages, livestock shelters, churches, airplane hangars and industrial complexes, among other types of structures.

Olympia Steel Buildings offers do-it-yourself building kits with everything you need to erect a structure in just days. The DIY kits include technical assistance.

All Olympia Steel Buildings include a limited lifetime product warranty, 60-year limited structural warranty, a 40-year limited rust-through warranty and a 40-year limited paint warranty. Olympia Steel Buildings are all made in the U.S. The company has been in business since 1988 and is based in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania.

How does Olympia Steel Buildings work?

To get a quote from Olympia Steel Buildings, you need to provide the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number and email
  • Desired building length, width and height
  • The state where the building would be located
  • When you want to build

Once you’ve requested a quote, a technician will contact you to discuss your project in detail. A quote for your building is generally ready within 24 hours.

Olympia Steel Buildings uses computerized drafting and design technology and assists with permit plans. The DIY steel building kits come with standard features such as PBR roof panels, silicone-polyester coating, stainless steel-capped self-drilling fasteners and add-on features like standing seam roofs and solar panels.

All buildings have a lifetime limited product warranty, a 60-year limited structural warranty, a 40-year rust perforation warranty and a 40-year limited paint warranty.

Olympia Steel Buildings installation

Olympia Steel Buildings can help with a variety of steel building projects. These include:

  • Commercial buildings
  • Churches
  • Horse riding arenas
  • Farm buildings
  • Industrial buildings
  • Airplane hangars
  • Warehouses
  • Garages and workshops
  • Residential buildings
  • Recreational buildings
  • Storage sites
  • Gymnasiums
  • Public facilities
  • Military buildings

Olympia Steel Buildings’ DIY building kits come with everything you need to set up your structure in a matter of days. This includes:

  • Engineer-stamped drawings
  • Structural and secondary framing
  • Wall and roof sheeting
  • Galvanized girts and purlins
  • Stainless steel-capped fasteners

Olympia Steel Buildings prices

You can price a building from Olympia Steel Buildings by calling the company or filling out a form online. The factors that determine the cost, according to the company, are the building dimensions, style, color, roof type, interior components, accessories, location and shipping costs.

Once you reach out to Olympia Steel Buildings, you can usually get a quote from a technician within 24 hours.

Olympia Steel Buildings FAQ

What types of structures does Olympia Steel Buildings build?

Olympia Steel Buildings builds steel structures used as warehouses, garages, farm buildings, sports arenas, churches, storage facilities, airplane hangars, public facilities, residential add-ons and more.

Where are Olympia Steel Buildings manufactured?

All buildings are manufactured in the U.S. Olympia Steel Buildings is based in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, with additional offices in Colorado and Canada.

Does Olympia Steel Buildings have a warranty?

All buildings come with a 60-year limited structural warranty, a 40-year limited paint warranty, a 40-year rust warranty and a limited lifetime product warranty.

How long do Olympia Steel Buildings last?

You can expect steel buildings to last 50 to 100 years — and possibly longer. Olympia Steel Buildings says its buildings are “virtually maintenance-free” and last “a lifetime.”

Are Olympia Steel Buildings good?

Olympia Steel Buildings is a legitimate company that has been building prefabricated steel structures for over 30 years. The company emphasizes fast inquiry responses and quotes, precise and customized design, use of high-quality steel and long-lasting warranties. Its steel building kits can potentially save you money and time. Start by speaking with a company consultant to get a price estimate.

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    Reviewed Feb. 17, 2024

    Their customer service seemed real friendly and helpful. Also, it didn't seem like they were trying to take advantage of me where a lot of other companies did. The one I got was 30 wide x 50 long, 14-foot sidewalls. The whole experience was great. Olympia called and told me that I was scheduled for delivery a couple of few weeks out. It was a good heads-up. Then when we got a little closer, the truck driver called me and said, “Hey, I'm gonna be seeing you at this time probably tomorrow. Is that okay?” He was an excellent guy. He was really friendly and nice. It was easy to unload. I rented a telehandler to unload it, so it was easy. We just picked it up and set it down and that was it. The building seems like it's super strong and gonna be incredible. I got most of the frames on right now.

    Everything I went with them was very pleasant. There's a gal that I talked to about everything that pretty much helped me buy the building. She was friendly and nice. If I had questions, I called her back. She always got right back to me. They also sent me a "Thank you for shopping with us” kind of a card and they touched base with me. It was really nice to see. It makes you feel like that they do care and they wanna make sure that they're giving you the best product.

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      Installation & SetupCoverageStaffProcess

      Reviewed Dec. 3, 2023

      We used Olympia for our cabin lakehouse. The process was very difficult, time-consuming, and frustrating. We had foundation development issues with the person who was supposed to put in the foundation and with the Olympia product, I was told we could hold it at the warehouse. But then our foundation fell through and they decided they had to deliver immediately. Olympia's reps were very helpful. But there was a little bit of disconnect in the conversation between the salespeople and the manufacturing on how long we could wait to pull the trigger on having the product produced to be shipped out. There was one gentleman who was great working with me and understood we were not pulling the trigger yet on having it manufactured, then something happened and it went to someone else, and all of a sudden they said we had to have it right away.

      Unfortunately, the building ended up being covered with tarps on the ground for almost nine months, none of which was Olympia's fault. The foundation was there a couple of weeks later, but our installation crew that was supposed to install the building ghosted us. Then the second company that we had scheduled ghosted us, too. And it took us in Arkansas finding a crew out of Pennsylvania to actually install the building. Other than that, the quality of the building has been very good and I've had no complaints about that.

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      PricePunctuality & SpeedStaff

      Reviewed Nov. 30, 2023

      My father-in-law bought some buildings from Olympia and recommended them because he had a good experience. They were the best price he could find for the quality. Charles was my rep. Every time I had questions or concerns, I'd reach out to him and he helped me out every step of the way. He was very good at his job and knew what he was doing. He was easy to talk to. He always got right to the point and always made me feel comfortable with my decision going with them.

      I built a storage unit facility. Olympia has some builders that they recommend through their company and they do whatever type of building you buy. Olympia also gives you different numbers. The people I spoke with to do my storage unit did awesome. They put them up quickly and everything was quality work. I thought the work would be done within a month because it was one building. But they were done in about 10 days. I was really surprised with how quickly they did it. I could get my business running a couple of weeks earlier than I expected.

      Everybody loves the storage unit and they say how nice it looks. I was really happy with everything. That includes the cost and quality. They were right on point. A guy I work with was looking into putting up storage units because his parents own some. I gave him Olympia's number and hooked him up with them because I was really happy with them.

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      Customer ServiceSales & MarketingPricePunctuality & SpeedStaff

      Reviewed Nov. 2, 2023

      I received a quote from Olympia Steel Buildings within a few days instead of a few weeks. It was a quick response and the sales reps were knowledgeable. Overall, from designing to putting up the 16 warehouses, it took a few months versus other companies who gave me double the time. The actual building has been completed and hopefully, next week, we'll have TCO. We completed with all metal. I didn't know that Olympia has their own crew who sets up the building so, I had to hire a third-party company. They said that they also worked with Olympia before and it's a great product. So, I was satisfied. The people who set it up didn't have any questions and everything was straightforward. We were not short on any bolts, nuts, or any pieces. Everything was there. We also ordered insulation through Olympia. Everything was delivered on time and it was a great experience. We’ll go with Olympia again on the next project.

      Punctuality & SpeedStaff

      Reviewed Oct. 26, 2023

      I purchased an 80Wx100Lx22H building from Olympia Steel in 2020 during the pandemic. Even with the manufacturer struggles that seemed to be inevitable at the time, the company did a great job of getting me everything that I needed. Shawn ** did a great job designing the building with everything that I had requested. Yes, there was delays due to Covid as far as the delivery date went but like I said, at the time that was inevitable. I had a contractor lined up to put the building up but due to the delays, we were not able to work it out. So long story short, my employees and I built it ourselves. Blueprints were very descriptive and easy to understand. Quality of material was great. Everything from the paint to the screws. No complaints on my end. Definitely would and have recommended this company to others.

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      Thank you for taking the time to review our company and product. We truly appreciate the feedback and look forward to servicing you in the future.

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      Reviewed April 9, 2024

      I like the way the building is put it together and how the joints are reinforced. It has a strong aluminum instead of red steel. It was also a good choice for me to get it insulated.

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      Customer ServiceInstallation & SetupPricePunctuality & Speed

      Reviewed April 1, 2024

      I was doing an online search and Olympia Steel popped up. I inquired about it and then I received an email and a phone call saying somebody ordered a building close to what I was looking for and if I'd be interested in taking over the order. The purchasing experience was somewhat easier than when there was a modification that needed to be done. It was extremely difficult and the customer service was difficult to deal with.

      We agreed on some measurements on the door and all I needed was the building to go on a foundation instead of clear on the ground. The town required me to put a foundation. and I explained that to them. They wanted everything to go back to the engineers and then try to charge extra for a new design, even though nothing was changing. It was just going on a foundation wall. The design of the building wasn't changing. They made it way more difficult than it had to be and I felt like at that point, they were trying to charge more for nothing.

      Also, the instructions to assemble it are absolutely horrible and the product was average at best. They could have done a better job on packaging. There was a lot of scratches and stuff like that and all they did for paint correction was send out paint pens. A lot of that could have been avoided if they package the building properly. When they sent the first damaged door, I told them to just comp me the door and I'd buy one locally but they said they would ship out another one. It was prompt but the second one got damaged as well and they just comp me the door.

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      Jeffery, thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. I’m sorry to hear that your experience was disappointing. It does appear that you purchased one of our close out buildings which are sold as is. Unfortunately placing your building on an existing wall does in fact change the design and loading of the building. It effects the column reactions and the structural integrity of the building. Once it came to our attention that this building would be sitting on a stem wall, it was necessary to revise the building to meet these previously unknown requirements. We did this to ensure that your building would meet this new criteria because safety is a paramount for both our engineers and our company.

      Often things that appear to be minor or inconsequential changes can have a major impact on the design of a building. We are sorry that you became frustrated with the process, but please know that the integrity of our structures and the safety of the customer’s erecting and using them is our highest priority. If we can be of any assistance to you in the future please reach out to our Customer Service Department 888-318-1181.

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      Customer ServicePriceStaff

      Reviewed March 3, 2024

      Olympia Steel is a little bit cheaper compared to other companies and they seem to have a better product. However, now that I have it, I'm not satisfied very much with it because they described it as fully hot galvanized, and we have beams that are already starting to rust because they were just painted, not hot dip galvanized like I was told. The pieces are made out of galvanized steel. Certain parts are, but the main, I-beam structure is not, which was the whole point of why I bought it. Also, our concrete guy was upset because they didn't give any information on what they wanted for the foundation structure to ensure the building would stand. It was a guessing game on what they wanted for that. But the sales rep was all right. He answered all the questions I had and I had a good experience dealing with them.

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      Installation & SetupStaff

      Reviewed Feb. 15, 2024

      I purchased a building off of Olympia, and they installed it. It was hard to converse with the team because they were foreigners and didn't speak much English. The foreman on the job could hardly speak English. Other than that, the building went up excellently, and the quality is very good. They were 75% better than the first time I built a building with another company. I had one small problem with Olympia though. We had a rainstorm, and about two days later, the building started to leak. One of the screws they put in the roof broke off, and the water started coming through the hole. I called their owner who installed the building, and he came right over and fixed it. Now, everything is fine.

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      Customer ServicePricePunctuality & Speed

      Reviewed Feb. 15, 2024

      I like Olympia's quick response time and overall price. I got a metal steel building for a personal shop, and my finished product ended up as good as what they had quoted and promised. They also met their timelines and delivery dates that they promised. I was very satisfied.

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      Olympia Steel Buildings Company Information

      Company Name:
      Olympia Steel Buildings
      Address:
      400 Island Avenue
      City:
      McKees Rocks,
      State/Province:
      PA
      Postal Code:
      15136
      Country:
      United States
      Website:
      www.olympiabuildings.com