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Configure Your Custom Metal Barn to Your Exact Needs and Specifications

By Carport Charlie   |   Posted In: Barns

Customize your Barn

So you are in the market for a new steel barn. Great choice! Steel is a smart, economical option as these metal barns are durable, strong, and virtually maintenance-free for decades! Now comes the fun part—customizing that new barn to fit your needs. To do this, it’s important to determine exactly what you want to use your barn for. Metal barns offer a great deal of flexibility and can serve a variety of purposes, including housing animals, storing feed and equipment, providing a sheltered workspace, and much more. Here are some popular barn configurations to help spark ideas:



Fully Enclosed BarnBarn with Fully Enclosed Sides and Ends

A classic, the fully enclosed barn is very popular, especially in colder climates, because of its level of protection from the elements. It is also the most secure type of barn. The enclosed barn can be outfitted with windows, walk-in doors, and large garage doors, depending on your preferences. Click here to view more details about this barn


Barn with One Lean-ToBarn with One Lean-To

This configuration has one fully enclosed side to provide a secure, fully sheltered area and one open lean-to. Open lean-tos are beneficial to provide shade for animals or a nice sheltered, open-air workspace for you. View this product by clicking here.


Barn with Open CenterBarn with Two Enclosed Lean-To Sides and Open Center:

This type of steel barn features fully enclosed lean-to sides with roll-up garage doors on one end and a fully open center section, making it easy to drive through the building to drop off supplies or shelter vehicles and equipment. View this product by clicking here




All-open-BarnBarn with Open Center and Two Open Lean-To Sides

Ideal for mild climates, this barn configuration can provide shelter from sun and rain and the ultimate in accessibility for your animals and equipment. View product here.



Horse BarnBarn with Open Center on One End and Enclosed Lean-To Sides

This metal barn style offers the convenience of an open center for easy access and enclosed lean-to sides for weather-tight protection for your animals and possessions. View product here.


Barn with Open Lean-Tos


Barn with Enclosed Center and Open Lean-To Sides

Secure valuable equipment with an enclosed center with a roll-up garage door and two open lean-to sides.  This configuration is perfect for keeping vehicles and equipment out of the elements and providing a nice open-air workspace or shady spot for your animals. View Product here.

As you can see, there are unlimited customization options available for quality steel barns based on your specific needs and preferences. You can even add additional walk-in doors for convenience or windows to brighten up the enclosed areas of your barn. To see a full list of customization options, click here.


Ready to purchase your new barn? Carport Central has a wide variety of metal barns for sale in your area. Start shopping for your quality, American-made steel barn online or contact us today to get started.