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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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Aug
15
Garage with Lean to

A lean-to carport can be a great choice for backyards that lack space and for simpler construction, that can be dismantled should there be a need. Typically, a lean-to carport leans on the side of an existing structure like a garage, shed or barn so both constructions blend in as part of the same building. Lean-to additions are a popular choice as they are easy to build and extremely cost effective when compared…

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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…

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Aug
05

How does terrain affect my metal building?

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Carports
18x31x10 Custom carport3

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…

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steel-barns-buildings

Here is why Steel barns buildings are best for farmers to protect livestock and agriculture produce. Many ranchers and farmers across the US are moving to steel buildings for housing of livestock and protection of farm equipment. Wooden structures are prone to rot, especially the posts below the surface of the ground. They are affected by mold, are susceptible to fire and are not as easy to secure. Steel buildings solve all of…

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carport-picture

Have you had an experience with a metal building supplier that has left you feeling let down or angry? Have you had expectations for your carport that were not met? Were promises made about your custom steel building that were not kept? Or perhaps you have the opposite experience. Your carport or metal building exceeded all your expectations and your supplier has over delivered on all their promises. There are actually 2 primary…

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Jun
13

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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Jun
06

Why Farmers Need Steel Agricultural Buildings

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Barns
Steel Agricultural Buildings

Most traditional agricultural buildings are wooden structures, prone to wear and tear over the years. These wooden structures are susceptible to damage and deterioration from numerous sources, costing you time and money for maintenance. When wood is exposed to the elements damage can occur over time. Unless properly treated to maintain water resistance, it’s only a matter of time before water will seep into the wood and cause it to rot. Once the…

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May
30

Customization Options for Workshops

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Workshops
metal workshop

The only thing more satisfying than designing a workshop suited to your style and preferences, is watching it go up! Metal workshops are used for many purposes such as garages, storing agricultural products, commercial purposes, personal storage, and the like. One of the main reasons metal buildings are better choices as workshops is because of their durability. They go through less wear and tear, thus needing fewer repairs as compared to traditional buildings.…

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May
24

Invest in Steel Building Storage Units

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Workshops
Steel Storage Building

Steel is one of the most widely-used construction metals in the world, one that customers seem to prefer time and time again. Not only is it chosen for its durability and resistance to corrosion, but also for its cost-effectiveness and low maintenance requirements. Many custom storage units today are made of steel, bringing many people peace of mind with its security and ease of installation.   Here are a few reasons to invest in…

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