Order Now Call Now
Jan
27
Horse Barn

Let’s face it, few of us who have pets think of them as “not just a pet”. It doesn’t matter if we own a Great Dane or a tiny hamster, they become a full-fledged member of the family. They become like our children in that we care about their well-being, their happiness and do all that we can to keep them safe and sound. As the weather turns cold and wintery there are…

READ MORE
Jan
13
condensation in metal building

Let’s take a look at one of the common issues associated with metal buildings. This issue is the condensation that can occur when moisture forms on the metal walls or ceiling of your building. Don’t think this is really an issue? You couldn’t be more wrong! Condensation can cause damage that could weaken your building if not addressed. But let’s start at the beginning… What exactly is condensation - “It is defined as…

READ MORE
Dec
10

10 Quick Ways to Clear the Snow

By Carport Charlie   |   Posted In: Snow Removal
Quick ways to clear the snow

It’s that time of year when we all have to deal with the snow. Gone are the days when we were younger and thought that when the snows came it meant magical times full of fort building, snowball fights and days off of school. Now when it snows I think of hours digging out the car and driveway, cold feet, wet hands and a chill that just won’t go away! Are you the…

READ MORE
Nov
16

Used Carports versus New Metal Carports

By Carport Charlie   |   Posted In: Carports
used carport vs new carport

Buying carports can bring you several benefits, not just adding value to your home but also providing cost effective protection against harsh elements of the weather. Carports can have multiple uses, doubling as outdoor storage for your motor home, trailer or boat. A decision that you often have to make is choosing between getting a used carport or new metal carport. This primarily depends on what you intend to use the carports for and…

READ MORE
Nov
11
Modular Metal Buildings

There are many types of modular metal buildings and a wide variety of uses for them as well.  Due to the cost effectiveness, ease of construction and portability of a modular building, they are becoming a popular option for locations that need more space but do not want to undergo the rigors of conventional construction. Modular metal buildings are basically steel buildings that are prefabricated and can then be quickly assembled on-site.  Modular…

READ MORE
Metal Building Prices

Metal buildings are constructed of steel material as Steel is one of the most common metals and was mainly used for swords, tools and cutlery. By the 1850’s, steel was used to construct steel rails which were able to handle heavy and faster cars. However, steel broke into popularity in the early 20th century and became even more popular during the World War - 2 and more widespread after the war. In 1891,…

READ MORE
Sloped-Roof-Carport

Having the right type of metal carport roof to protect your valuable automobile or farming equipment, can really make a difference to both you and the shelf life of your vehicle and machinery. A steel carport is a long term investment that should last you for years to come, so the right shape and price is important to note before making your choice. Metal carport roofs come in different styles and designs that…

READ MORE
Aug
25
Metal Building Insulation

The main reason for insulating a metal storage building or metal sheds, is to reduce the transfer of radiant heat. A lot of energy can be wasted in metal buildings, and good insulation ensures that the carport or any other metal storage building remains warm in winters and cooler in the summers. It also helps to minimize noise filtering from a metal building. Further, if you reside in an area with high humidity,…

READ MORE
Aug
15
Garage with Lean to

A lean-to carport can be a great choice for backyards that lack space and for simpler construction, that can be dismantled should there be a need. Typically, a lean-to carport leans on the side of an existing structure like a garage, shed or barn so both constructions blend in as part of the same building. Lean-to additions are a popular choice as they are easy to build and extremely cost effective when compared…

READ MORE
metal garage

Here are my top ten tips for keeping your metal garage or carport looking good and lasting long so that your investment is maximized and you are the envy of your neighbors. Redo the floor coating every few years. The floor of a carport and garage is exposed to heavy traffic and sometimes unwanted spills. Tyre marks build up over time leaving the unit looking a little shabby. Cleaning the floor with a…

READ MORE