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Invest in Steel Building Storage Units

By Carport Charlie   |   Posted In: Workshops
Steel Storage Building

Steel, one of the most used metals worldwide, finds particular preference in the sector of construction. It is chosen for its durability and resistance to corrosion. Storage units of the modern times display a great utility of steel, speaking of the many benefits which one reaps out of using it. These buildings earlier used to be damp, musty, filled with cobwebs and infested with insects. The very thought of a steel storage unit…


Give Your Metal Building Some Pizzazz

By Carport Charlie   |   Posted In: Custom Buildings
Creative Uses of Steel Building

Steel buildings are used mostly for storage, as barns, as carports and the like. However, the common concept that a metal building looks ugly or plain boring can be proven wrong without much effort. All it takes is some imagination – in fact your metal building can be refurbished, decorated and altered a bit to make it a home too. Here are some ideas to beautify your steel buildings and make them look…

Green Metal Building

With urban areas expanding and taking over the little leftover greenery in this world, more and more need is being felt to compensate. May be that’s the reason behind the rise in the number of people interested in gardening. A green house is an expansion of such a need or desire. It lets you grow and take care of plants of varied nature in a vast scale and in a professional manner. It…

Lift for Custom Metal Building

Are you considering having a large steel building erected for your farm or business? Great idea! High-quality steel barns, workshops, garages, and other custom buildings offer an economical, durable, and flexible option for your business, farm, or private property. But did you know that many metal building manufacturers require a lift for large steel building installation? Reasons a Crane or Lift Rental May Be Necessary for My Steel Building Installation Why might a…

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…

Keep your Building Cool

Well, it’s official. Spring is here and temperatures are on the upswing. Whether you have a steel barn to shelter your animals or a steel carport or garage to shelter valuable belongings, you may be wondering: How can I keep my metal building cool when the weather heats up? Great question! Keeping a consistent temperature is important to protect your belongings, your livestock, and even yourself from the negative effects of excessive heat.…

carport conversion

Many people start out with a single, double, or triple metal carport to keep their vehicles and other valued outdoor equipment sheltered from the elements. But as time goes by and households and businesses get larger, carport owners look to build additional structures for added storage, recreational space, or much needed workspace. But if you own a steel carport, you don’t have to go through the hassle and additional expense of having yet…


Customers often wonder about the best type of anchor for their new custom metal building. Selecting the right anchor will help your prefab carport, garage, or other structure stay securely affixed to the ground when faced with periods of high wind and strong storms. Failing to use the proper anchors can compromise the strength and stability of even the best steel buildings. At Carport Central, we are committed to helping you choose the…

Pre built Metal Carport

Many people associate the need for a metal carport with areas of the country that get hammered with heavy rains, hail, sleet, or snowfall. But did you know that over time, prolonged exposure to sunlight and excessive heat can cause damage to the interior and exterior of your vehicle? Direct sunlight for long periods of time can fade your vehicle’s exterior paint and bumpers, and it can cause plastic components to warp. On…

Storage Metal or Wooden

Are you wondering if it’s time to replace that old, deteriorating wooden shed with something a little stronger and more durable that won’t require the regular maintenance involved with wood structures? Here are five tell-tale signs that it’s time to give that old, dilapidated shed the boot:       Your wooden shed is beginning to resemble the Leaning Tower of Pisa- We’ve all seen them. Old wooden sheds, garages, and barns that are…