40x60 Metal Homes

With 2,400 sq ft of floor space, a single-story 40x60 pre-engineered building with living quarters has ample space for a three-bedroom residence.

Adding a second story lets you get a large family home with five bedrooms and a three-car garage.

Monitor roof 40x60 metal building with living quarters
Monitor Roof 40x60 Metal Home
2,400 sq. ft.
3-5 Beds
Solid Steel
Made in USA

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Sample 40x60 Home Designs & Layouts

40x60 metal building can be configured as a 2,400 square foot single-story or as a large 4,800 square foot two-story home.

All metal homes are custom-made to your specifications and can be adapted to suit your desired layout.

Please note: Metal home plans and designs are for inspirational purposes only. The quotes you will receive are for the building itself. Interior walls, doors, plumbing & lighting will be taken care of by your chosen local professionals.

Two Story Metal Home

5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms & 3 Car Garage

Two Story 40x60 Metal Building Home - 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 3 Car Garage
This sample design has been configured as a large family home with five bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one half bathroom. An attached three-car garage and covered front porch have also been added. The colors are polar white with black trim and silver roof.
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Floor Plan & Specs

Two Story 5 bedroom 40x60 metal building house
Roof style/pitchGable, 4:12
Overhead doorsThree 10x10
Entry doorsSingle 3x7 & double 3x7
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Monitor Style Metal Home

3 Bedrooms & 2.5 Bathrooms

Three bedroom 40x60 metal building with living quarters with monitor style roof
The "Monitor Home" has a monitor-style roof that provides lots of natural light throughout the house. With this amount of floor area, three bedrooms, two ensuite bathrooms, and one-half bathroom are possible. The living room also features a 10x10 overhead glass door, creating the illusion of outside space and providing quick access to a deck.
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Layout & Specs

Roof style/pitchGable, 4:12
Overhead doorsOne 10x10
Entry doorsThree 3x7
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Two Story Steel Home

5 Bedrooms & 3.5 Bathrooms

Two Story Steel Home - 5 Bedrooms & 3.5 Bathrooms
Another variation of the 5 bed/3.5 bath listed above. This design has open-concept living quarters, a wrap-around deck, and an attached three-car garage. Finished in quaker gray and copper penny.
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Layout & Specs

Two Story metal building house - 3 Bedrooms & 3.5 Bathrooms floorplan
Roof style/pitchGable, 4:12
Overhead doorsThree 10x10
Entry doorsTwo fixed & two sliding
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Similar Home Sizes

2 - 4 Bedroom Metal Home Kits (30' x 40')

At 1,200 square feet, a 30x40 metal building with living quarters offers plenty of space for a small two-bedroom single-level ranch-style home. With the addition of a second level, you get sufficient living space for four good-sized bedrooms. Parking space can easily be included with the addition of a lean-to carport. View sample 30x40 home plans and designs.

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4 - 8 Bedroom Steel Homes (40' x 80')

A 40x80 metal building with living quarters can easily be configured to accommodate extended family, have separate living quarters for a rental suite, or even a B&B business with 3,200 square feet on one level or 6,400 square feet on two levels.

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Common questions

  • What gauge metal is used for steel framed homes?

    The main primary frames for steel-framed homes are manufactured from heavy gauge steel I-beams. The secondary framing is made from 12 to 16-gauge cold rolled steel. The wall and roof sheeting is also made from cold rolled steel and is available in either 24 or 26-gauge.

  • What are the disadvantages of steel homes?

    Steel homes have several advantages, such as durability, strength, and resistance to pests and natural disasters. However, they also have some disadvantages that should be considered before deciding to build or buy one. Here are some of the most common drawbacks of steel homes:

    1. Heat and cold transfer: Steel is a good conductor of heat, which means that it can transfer heat into or out of the home more easily than other materials.

    2. Noise: Steel homes can be noisy, especially during rain or hail storms. This is because steel amplifies sound more than other materials.

    3. Appearance: Some people do not like the appearance of steel homes, which can be more industrial or modern-looking than traditional homes.

    4. Corrosion: While steel is a durable material, it can still corrode over time if it is not properly maintained.

    5. Limited design options: Because steel is a relatively new material for home construction, fewer design options are available than with more traditional materials like wood.

    Overall, steel homes can be a good option for some people, but they do come with some drawbacks that should be carefully considered before making a decision.

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