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Metal Carports with Enclosed Storage: A Winning Combination!

  A sturdy metal carport is really the perfect open-air shelter for covering your ride. Today’s custom steel carports can be designed and engineered to accommodate practically any size or type of vehicle, from your personal car to your RV, camper, boat, tractor & attachments, and more! But even so, perhaps a standard carport won’t cover all of your needs. Maybe you need something with some built-in, fully-enclosed storage as well. In that…

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Storage Building Demand, Growth, & Trends in the U.S.A.

  By nearly any measure, the self-storage market in the United States is BIG BUSINESS. ResearchAndMarkets.com came out with its 2020-2025 self-storage market trends report a few months back, and the results are pretty telling. The U.S. currently holds a 90% share of all self-storage inventory, making it the undisputed, largest self-storage market in the world. This includes several large brands and companies like Public Storage, U-Haul, ExtraSpace Storage, and CubeSmart, along with…

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Why Cold-Formed Steel Is Quite Possibly the Perfect Building Material

  As far as many residential and commercial building projects go, wood is still the gold standard of building material, right? Wrong! Cold-formed steel is stronger and more durable, while also being more flexible. When you get right down it, there’s really a lot to like about cold-formed steel for numerous framing, roof, and wall paneling applications. Codes & standards development for cold-formed steel Cold-formed steel usage as a building material can be…

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Give Your Custom Metal Building a Lift

While metal garages continue to grow in popularity across America, perhaps you need more than just a place to be able to park your vehicles. Maybe you also need some dedicated space for working on vehicles, too. Having a garage with lift space is a nice bonus for homeowners, and it’s an absolute necessity for commercial auto repair shops. Whether the custom steel building you need is intended for personal use, business use,…

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Barn Wood Going Missing? Avoid That Problem with a Steel Barn from Carport Central!

  The Rising Popularity of Rustic Design Thanks in part to the cultural impact of home design influencers like Chip and Joanna Gaines, the rustic design scheme has become incredibly popular across America. Rustic design goes by many names, including rustic chic, modern rustic, farmhouse, farmhouse chic, western chic, and others. But no matter what you call it, rustic design places a lot of emphasis on using natural materials, antique materials, and earthy…

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Commercial Metal Buildings Make Perfect Greenhouses

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Garages
Commercial Metal Buildings Make Perfect Greenhouses

Is planting your profession, or is it simply a pastime you enjoy? Either way, having your own greenhouse is a gardening solution that opens up a lot of possibilities for you. Greenhouses can help you create an ideal, efficient growing environment, and they also offer you the ability to extend your growing season, among other advantages. Reasons to Go Green with Your Very Own Greenhouse In considering the benefits of owning a greenhouse,…

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U.S. Hurricanes Increase the Demand for Stronger Buildings

Hurricane season always proves difficult for those who live on the coast, as well as those who live inland depending on the severity of the storm. And with climatic conditions worsening globally, hurricanes and other storms are becoming even more severe. With these storms causing even more issues, the demand for durable steel buildings is increasing greatly. Three Different Types of Storms  There are several types of storms that could cause damages to…

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Modifying Your Metal Buildings Roofline

Metal structures have become the go-to solution for various reasons, including their affordability, durability, and overall reliability. Whether you’re a business owner looking to expand their company or a homeowner needing more storage space on their property, these custom structures are perfect for most anything. These prefab metal buildings can be customized in a variety of ways, including their roofs. And despite popular belief, there are a number of ways you can modify…

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Why Light-Gauge Steel Buildings are Perfect for California

With all the extreme threats from Mother Nature that California residents and businesses have to face on what seems like a regular basis, it pays to choose a building material that’s truly resilient and durable. Many assume that when it comes to low-rise or mid-rise buildings, wood is still the framing material of choice. But if you’re making that assumption, you’d be wrong! Cold-formed steel is amazingly durable, reliable, AND cost-effective, and it’s…

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How to Properly Assess Repairs for Your Metal Carport or Garage

While steel carports and garages are an extremely durable option for most any residential and agricultural need, they sometimes require repairs. There are some cases where the necessary repairs will be covered under your warranty, but this is not always the case. In this blog, we’ll be looking at some of the repairs you may need to make and how you can properly assess them. When Are Repairs Needed? Prefab metal garages and…

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