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carport anchors

Metal building buyers often wonder how their metal carport or other custom metal building will perform in the event of high winds or severe weather. Rather than spending time worrying about whether your new metal carport or metal building might fall over, you can provide needed support by leveraging the appropriate carport anchor for your foundation. Carport Central installs steel structures that are built to last, complete with appropriate anchoring systems to keep them standing…

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Oct
31

A Helpful Guide to Metal Barn Roof Styles

By Mark Hiatt   |   Posted In: Barns
A Helpful Guide to Metal Barn Roof Styles

Metal Barns Are Smart Building Solutions In generations past, nearly all farm and agricultural buildings were made out of wood. But thanks to the advances and opportunities offered by modern steel barns, the heyday of wood barns and pole barns has really come and gone. More and more farms and ranches are making the switch to custom metal barns, and for good reason. Not only are metal barns generally less expensive to build,…

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Jul
29

What Does It Cost to Build a Detached Garage?

By Mark Hiatt   |   Posted In: Garages
What Does It Cost to Build a Detached Garage

The Need for Detached Garages The majority of new home construction going up in America comes with attached garages included. That shouldn’t be surprising, since over 9 out of 10 U.S. households report owning one or more vehicles. Even so, the demand for adding a detached garage is still on the rise. Why is that? One reason is that many families have multiple vehicles to park. Another key driver is the storage space…

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Apr
26
Real American Steel Makes for Really Better Buildings

Steel buildings are better than stick builds Metal buildings have been around for centuries, and cold-formed steel construction in particular can be traced back to the mid-1800s. Steel structures have been demonstrated to be superior to other forms of construction in many ways. Modern steel-framed metal structures are more durable, more versatile, more resistant to weather, fire, & pests, and completely customizable. And professionally engineered metal building kits are more cost-effective to build,…

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Apr
21
How to Turn a Metal Garage into a Metal Building Home

Why Metal Building Homes Make Good Sense For many of us, being able to build our own homes is an essential part of the American dream. The first part of making your dream a reality is securing some property on which to place your homestead. Once that’s taken care of, you’re now ready to enter into the realm of possibilities. And one of the best ways to turn your dream of owning your…

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Your space needs can grow over time You must have had some specific things you knew you needed to store, or you wouldn’t have had metal carports, metal garages, or metal storage buildings installed, to begin with. But as we Americans tend to do, you’ve managed to accumulate even more stuff over time. We get it, because we can all relate on a personal level! Even so, there’s good news. If you now…

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Jan
30
Tips for Planning Your Perfect Auto Repair Shop Building

The automotive service industry is still big business in America. Now is a good time to get into the automotive repair business. It’s true that more electric vehicles are hitting the road every day, but the vast majority of the 243 million licensed drivers in the U.S. still operate vehicles with combustion engines. And with the state of the present economy, Americans are trying to make their cars and trucks last as long…

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Nov
30
What You Need to Know About Metal Building Insulations

Metal Buildings Are Great Solutions Metal buildings are truly one of the best additions you can make for your home, business, or farm property. You’re probably already familiar with metal carports and metal garages, but those only scratch the surface when it comes to the many useful metal building applications now available to you from Carport Central. Steel buildings also make for great metal barns, workshops, office spaces, commercial buildings, industrial buildings, barndominium…

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metal building component

Looking for the best-made building you can get? Choose steel! If you’re looking for a practical, tough, rugged building that’s also completely customizable, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better solution than a custom metal building from Carport Central. What’s better about steel as a construction material? Pretty much everything you can think of!   Galvanized steel is incomparably strong, durable, reliable, and cost-effective. It stands up to weather and the elements much…

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How Long Will a Metal Garage Last

  Looking for a rugged, reliable outbuilding? You could settle for something made out of nailed-together sticks, but there are no guarantees about how long such a building will last. You could also go with an aluminum shed, but that could honestly end up being even more flimsy. Need something really tough and dependable? There’s nothing stronger than steel! Prefab metal garages are known to be long-lasting, and they’re versatile too. In fact,…

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