Need a Good Garden Shed? Think Steel

By Scott Kyles   |   Posted In: Carports

Need a Good Garden Shed Think Steel

What is a garden shed, anyway?

What are garden sheds? It’s a good question because the term can be understood to mean different things to different people. Some people are looking for sheds for sale to use for keeping lawn & garden items like mowers, garden tools, and yard decorations. Others are really on the market for a catch-all backyard storage building; folks often refer to these as utility sheds.

I remember being sent out back to fetch something from our little creaky little aluminum shed many times as a kid. I dreaded those trips because the shed was always dark and damp, and you never really knew what creepy critters you might encounter. 😳


Steel sheds are better

A little shanty of an aluminum shed or wooden storage building might be OK for storing certain items you don’t really care about. But if it’s something you’d rather keep dry & secure, and not have stolen, you’d be much better off with better-built metal sheds. More specifically, what you really need are reliable steel sheds!

If you’ve got a lawn or garden, then heavy-duty metal sheds are the best solution for keeping your tools and equipment safe. In fact, modern metal garages can be designed to be large enough to accommodate both your personal vehicles AND your lawn and garden items. They can also be engineered to meet any length or height requirements you may have. And nobody does garden sheds, metal buildings, and custom steel structures better than Carport Central!

40x30 Commercial Shed


What makes a steel shed the best backyard solution?

Why is a steel shed your best garden storage shed solution? There are lots of reasons, but here are just a few benefits you’ll enjoy by owning a steel garden shed:

• Incredibly strong

A rickety shed won’t protect your garden tools and equipment very well. A garden shed framed with steel tubing is much stronger and more reliable than anything built out of wood. The galvanized steel components are engineered to exact specifications, and these structures are really designed to last.

• Goes up fast

Because each steel building component is precision-engineered, premeasured, and precut in a dedicated manufacturing facility beforehand, installation of a steel garden shed is simpler and goes much faster than with other comparable structures. If time is of the essence, steel is a smart construction decision.

• Rugged, resilient performance

Steel sheds don’t rot or warp, and are built for better weather resistance. Steel isn’t threatened by termites or pests either, and is a poor host for mold and mildew. Steel is also naturally inflammable, so it offers better fire protection, too.

• Customizable, and easy to maintain

Steel storage sheds are completely customizable for whatever you may need now, with better options for expansion and adaptation in the future. Plus, steel structures are very easy to care for, requiring very little in the way of cleaning and maintenance.

Metal Storage Shed


What can you do with a metal garden shed?

Honestly, the better question is what CAN’T you do with a customizable metal shed?

Obviously, they’re ideal for storing lawn tractors, push mowers, weed eaters, garden tools, and hoses, but that’s really just the start. When it comes to the many applications for a custom metal building from Carport Central, there really are no limits. Here are some ways customers like to use our multipurpose structures:


  • Enclosed garage for personal vehicles, including cars, trucks, and motorcycles
  • Custom cover for bigger vehicles like RVs, motorhomes, campers, boats, buses, and large equipment
  • Utility storage for all your residential needs, including ATVs, bikes, scooters, recreational equipment, sports equipment, decorations, and yard sale items
  • Don’t just use metal shed to store stuff, use it to do stuff! They make great workshops, hobby barns, man caves, she sheds, home office spaces, and more.
  • Into gardening? You can turn one of our custom metal sheds into your own personal greenhouse. We’ve installed plenty of those, and can do the same for you.
  • Speaking of agriculture, these sheds are also perfect for farm storage, including tractors, attachments, feed, seeds, and hay.
  • Design your own perfect horse barn, livestock barn, poultry house, or kennel for dogs or other pets.
  • Commercial storage and industrial applications, too


Get your perfect metal building from Carport Central!

Purchasing a custom metal utility shed can really be a smart investment, especially if you choose the right metal building provider. And nobody does metal buildings better than Carport Central!

We’re happy to deliver and install your building at NO extra charge in 46 states. But if you prefer to work with your own hands, we make custom-designed metal building kits you can pick up and install yourself for a discount, too. These metal building kits come with all needed building materials for installation, including framing, paneling, trim, fasteners, and anchors.

Didn’t find the exact building design and dimensions you’re looking for? That’s no problem, you can design your own with our easy-to-use 3D Building Estimator! You can access this powerful tool from ANY internet-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Oh, and did we forget to mention? We also happen to have the best metal building financing and RTO solutions in the entire industry!

Ready to get started? There’s no need to wait; our friendly building experts are standing by to help right now! Go ahead and give us a call today at (980) 321-9898, and experience the Carport Central difference!

We don’t just sell metal buildings; we provide shelter for your way of life.

At Carport Central, What’s Central to You, Is Central to Us.


  • Scott Kyles

    Scott Kyles serves as lead content writer and marketing consultant for Central Steel Group, the parent company of Carport Central. He’s been speaking to the metal buildings industry and its customers for over 5 years, and also holds professional certifications in secondary science education, training, and customer experience.

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