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Aug
25
Metal Building Insulation

The main reason for insulating a metal storage building or metal sheds, is to reduce the transfer of radiant heat. A lot of energy can be wasted in metal buildings, and good insulation ensures that the carport or any other metal storage building remains warm in winters and cooler in the summers. It also helps to minimize noise filtering from a metal building. Further, if you reside in an area with high humidity,…

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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…

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Apr
19
Keep your Building Cool

Well, it’s official! Spring has sprung, and temperatures are on the upswing. Whether you have a steel barn to shelter animals or a steel garage to shelter valuables, you may be wondering: “How can I keep my metal building cool when the weather warms 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. Whether you own a…

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Jan
05

Customers often question which anchor is ideal for their new custom metal building and its foundation. Selecting the right anchor will help your custom carport, garage, or other structure stay secured to the ground when faced with the elements. 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 appropriate anchors for your new…

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Professional Installation vs DIYers

When purchasing a custom metal building, many people prefer to have a professional team of installers come to their home or place of business to put up the structure, while others choose to save money by installing their building themselves. Both are great options, but it’s important to understand which one is best for you! Here are some pros and cons to each: Pros and Cons of Steel Building Self-Installation Pro: Typically, you…

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Useful-Carport-Maintenance-Tips

There's no denying that steel buildings are incredibly durable and low-maintenance, especially when compared to structures made with other materials. However, even the highest quality metal sheds, garages, workshops, and other custom metal buildings need some routine maintenance to stay in their best shape! Here are some suggestions for keeping up your steel building’s appearance and performance for years to come: Perform routine checks Your metal building should be checked at least twice…

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Apr
22
Building permits for carports

So, you’ve chosen the perfect metal carport, barn, workshop, or other metal building for your property. Now what? Whether you have purchased a metal carport kit or are having a custom building installed by a professional team, it is important to do a bit of research beforehand so that you don’t run into zoning headaches with your new structure. Steps to Take Before Installing Your Metal Building Check with your local government office…

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steel building structure

So, you’ve chosen a quality metal carport and picked out the perfect spot for it. What now? Whether you have purchased a metal carport kit or are planning on having it professionally installed, it’s important to level your site before the first pole is placed. Why Leveling Your Site is Important If your site is more than four inches or so out of level, you could be asking for trouble. Your carport could…

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Jan
06
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While ordering your custom metal carport or steel building is exciting, you also need to consider how you can prepare your space for installation. Following these steps ensures the installation team can properly set up your new custom metal carport or metal building. In addition to site preparation, another important step is checking with your local authorities to see if you need any special building permits. If a permit is needed, there are some jurisdictions…

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Jan
06

Anchors: Different Styles and When to Use Them

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Installation

Carport buyers often wonder how their metal carport or building will stay secured to the ground during high winds or harsh weather. If the structure is not properly anchored to the ground, its strength and stability are put at risk. Rather than risking your new custom metal carport or metal building falling over in high winds, you can have it supported with the appropriate anchors for your foundation. Carport Central installs permanent structures with…

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