Metal building dealers are a dime-a-dozen, with more popping up online all the time. Increased competition in the industry can be a great thing for buyers! But with so many players in the market (translation: people trying to sell you something), it’s more important than ever that you do your homework before spending your hard-earned dollar. Many dealers will say that they’re the best, but just because they say it doesn’t make it…

Why You Should Order a Metal Building

  Steel buildings are all the rage these days. From the city to the suburbs to the countryside, you’ll see folks using them for many purposes, ranging from farm to residential, and from carports to workshops. While there are a ton of online dealers, you should trust the biggest and the best – Carport Central. We offer the best customer experience, and we save you money and frustration. Many companies in the Carolinas…


Carport Central is proud to announce the launch of its sister company Carport Direct Carport Direct bridges the gap between the expectations and reality for our carport customers. Carport Central has always strived to produce the best results for our customers by offering the best sales service and customer support. Our building specialists are super helpful and help you choose the right carport or metal building for your needs. Now, with Carport…

carports-and metal-sheds

A metal carport is a covered, attached or detached structure used to offer protection to vehicles, primarily cars, trucks, boats, and SUVs from rain and snow. The structure can either be free standing or attached to a wall. Unlike most structures, a carport does not have four walls, and usually has one or two. It can also have metal panels running from side to side or a gable to increase the curb appeal…


24×50 Utility Building

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Carports, Garages, Metal Building of the Week, Workshops
24x51 Utility Building

Looking for a high-quality utility building with some extra space? Carport Central offers you the best multipurpose metal storage structures which can withstand even the heaviest rain, snow, wind and other weather conditions. Each structure is strong and durable and is designed to fit the actual needs of each individual customer. Steel utility buildings are a great solution to protect heavy machinery, farming equipment, and oversized vehicles. Because of the extra storage space they provide,…


Used Carports versus New Metal Carports

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

Buying carports can bring you several benefits, not just adding value to your home but also provide cost-effective protection against harsh elements of the weather. Carports can have multiple uses, doubling as outdoor storage for your motorhome, 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 if a…


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…

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…


How does terrain affect my metal building?

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Carports
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The terrain in which you place your custom metal building has a substantial impact on the design requirements of the building. The stresses that it will be exposed to need to be quantified so that it can be designed and installed in a safe manner and is strong enough to withstand these stresses. Standard calculations can be done to calculate the wind load that a building will experience. Wind can put stress on…


Rent-to-Own Program for Metal Buildings – Own it Now

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Carports
20x26 Metal Garage

Rent-to-own is a great opportunity to get a metal carport, garage or storage unit without having to fund the full cost of the unit up front. Rather than paying a monthly rent to improve someone else’s financial position, you could put your money into something that would eventually become yours! What do I need? Most rent-to-own arrangements require some form of down payment, this could be a percentage of the unit cost (e.g.…

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