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8 Practical, Creative uses for Metal Garages

By Carport Charlie   |   Posted In: Garages

Metal Garage

Many people view their garages as nothing more than a secure shelter for vehicles, or, in many cases, an “overflow” storage space to stash extra stuff. But with recent technology, metal garage buildings are gaining popularity because of the wide variety of customization options available.

With a high-quality steel garage, you are no longer limited to the confines of a traditional wooden garage. You can choose the size, shape, roof style, custom color, door types, and more to create the perfect maintenance-free structure for your needs.


Surprising and Creative Uses for Steel Garages


Whether you are into woodworking, auto repair/restoration, or anything in between, you can customize a metal garage for the perfect sized workspace. And as your interests or business grows, your garage can easily and inexpensively grow with you.

Guest House

Need a place to put Cousin Eddy when he comes to visit? How about the garage! All kidding aside, you can customize your metal garage (or a portion of it) into an insulated, cozy guest house for visitors, complete with all the amenities of home. Customize your entries and add windows for a homey feel.

Music or Art Studio

Do you need a quiet, secluded place to find inspiration for your next work or art or music composition? Maybe your band needs a place to practice that won’t disturb others in your home. A metal garage may be just what you need to get those creative juices going without interruptions. Customize your building with sound panels for better sound or add multiple windows for an abundance of natural light.

Man Cave

Looking for a private place to retreat to when things get hectic? Now you can hang out with the guys and watch sports, play cards, or just get away without leaving your property. A steel garage can provide you with a quiet, comfortable oasis that can be decked out with your favorite recliner, big screen television, and mini fridge for your favorite choice beverage.

Garage Apartment

Steel garage buildings can be used as in-law suites or one bedroom apartments. Whether you have a kid in college who needs a space of his/her own or an aging relative, metal garages give you the ability to build an affordable, hassle-free structure. You could even rent out the living area to generate extra income.

Home Office

Avoid the leasing/rental costs of having a physical location for your office while working from the comfort of home by transforming your steel garage, or part of it, into a home office, complete with an office, foyer, and restroom. Now you have a great place to interact with customers without bringing them into your home.

Home Brewery

Are you the brew master of your domain? Create your very own micro-brewery inexpensively with a small metal garage. If you are handy, you can even purchase a steel garage kit and do your own installation.

Poolside Cabana

Often referred to as prefab pool houses, metal garages in the pool area can perform a wide variety of purposes. Got kids? Poolside metal garages provide a great place tSteel Garageo stash their pool gear and give them a handy place to change in and out of their swim gear without creating a wet, soggy mess in your house.

If you do a lot of hosting, take your pool party or backyard barbeque to the next level by decking out your metal garage with an extended gable front to create a bar atmosphere or patio experience. You can even install a hot tub that can be enjoyed all-year long.

With metal garage prices being significantly lower than wooden structures, it is now possible to get a high-quality, hassle-free steel garage for just about any budget. Customization options for a new metal garage are endless, so you can bring your ideas to life!

Whatever your metal garage plans happen to be, we’ve got you covered. Carport Central has a wide variety of metal garages, metal garage kits, and metal garages for sale. Not sure what would work best for you? Give our knowledgeable customer service representatives a call at 844-860-4950 to learn about all of your options.


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