and Answers about our Buildings

Are the initial RTO rent payments applied towards the first or the last (2) rent payments?
The initial payment are applied to the 35th and 36th payment, which are the last payments of the 36 month contract.
Are there prepayment penalties for paying the RTO contract off early?
There are no prepayment penalties. At any time after your initial (2) rent payments have been made you can pay off the balance. You only are charged the “Lease Fee” for the months or any part of a month prior to paying the balance (termination) of your contract.
Can Rawhide Portable Buildings spray foam insulation in their buildings?
Yes, We can insulate the Floors, Trusses, Walls and the Soffit’s with R-Values which will meet the housing codes.
Can the sheds withstand high winds?
All of “Rawhide Portable Buildings” standard buildings are rated for 120 MPH wind speeds. We highly recommend securing the building with tie downs.
Do we get the RTO security deposit back?
The deposit will be returned to the lessor after successful final termination of the agreement has been met, barring and fee’s that might have to be addressed.
Does Rawhide Portable Buildings warranty their buildings?
Rawhide Portable Buildings offers a 5 year Structural Warranty.
How long has Rawhide Portable Buildings existed?
Rawhide Portable Buildings is a partnership which started in April 2015. One of the partners comes from a family that has been building these same buildings for decades, they have over 70 years of combined experience.
How many inches high is the opening for the roll up doors on the garages? Is it the same for the Lofted garage?
When opened completely, the height of the opening for the garage and lofted garage model is 80″.
How much does it cost to initiate the RTO contract?
To initiate the RTO agreement (Contract) you will need to pay (2) month’s rent plus the tax for those (2) month’s in the county where the building will be delivered and a security payment. If the building is less than $10,000.00 the security is a minimum of $150.00. If the building $10,000.00 or more the security deposit is 20% of the cost of the building.
How tall are the buildings?
It depends on the roof style, it can either be a Gambrel or “A” Frame:
Gambrel Style: 8′ Wide is 11′ 3″, 10′ Wide is 11′ 9″, 12′ Wide is 12′ 1″.
“A” Frame Style: 8′ Wide is 9′ 4″, 10′ Wide is 10′ 1″, 12′ Wide is 10′ 3″.
Is there a warranty on the metal roofing?
The roofing has a manufacturer’s warranty of 20 years. 40 year roofing is available for an additional charge.
Since the sheds are portable buildings do they require a permit from the county?
Each county has their own requirements which are dependent on the size of the building. Under a certain size building, no permit is required.
What is involved in getting a permit?
County permits come with a fee and usually requires engineered drawings with foundations plans, tie down plans and either concrete foundation footings or a concrete pad.
What is my delivery lead time if I order a new building that has to be built?
Delivery dates vary depending on the current workloads, as well as other variables. Our sales force can give you that information. Orders can also be expedited for an additional cost.
What is the maintenance schedule for the exterior of the buildings?
For the buildings sided with T-111 siding, you will have to re stain the outside every 2-4 years depending on the altitude and if it is in the shade or open to the sun. If you chose the “Smart Siding” and apply two coats of a quality 20 year paint, your maintenance will be minimal for the next 15-20 years.
What is the snow load rating on the sheds?
All our standard buildings are rated for 30 (PSF) pounds per square foot.
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