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Nov
23

26×36 Vertical Roof Metal Garage

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Metal Building of the Week
26x36 Two Car Metal Garage

  When it really comes down to it, you don’t purchase a steel garage building for its looks. You choose to install a steel garage because of the dependable protection it provides from weather, pests, and security threats. You also choose a steel garage over a wooden garage, or a garage built with other materials, because you appreciate the fact that steel is a building material which is both stronger and more flexible,…

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Nov
16

24×41 Vertical Roof Metal Garage

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Metal Building of the Week
24x41 Vertical Roof Metal Garage

  2 car garages are a dime a dozen, but occasionally you come across one that really makes you stand up and take notice. This custom metal structure is just such a building! Not only does it look stout and well made, but the color scheme is absolutely fantastic! Wainscotting is a great way to take a nice steel garage and make it look even more distinctive – and that’s exactly what this customer…

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What’s the Best Outdoor Storage Shed Material – Metal or Vinyl?

  If you could snap your fingers and travel back to early 20th century America, you’d be hard-pressed to find a barn, storage shed, or other outbuildings that weren’t made of wood. Why wood? A lot of it came down to the fact that America still had plenty of trees, wood was readily available, and it was relatively easy to work with. Essentially, wood was popular for reasons of familiarity and practicality, and there…

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Nov
09

42x36x14/9 Regular Roof Barn

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Metal Building of the Week
42x36 Regular Roof Horse Barn

  Campers are a significant investment that needs protection when they’re not out on the road, and that’s one of the primary building applications this homeowner had in mind for this custom barn building. The 14’ tall, enclosed center section is plenty big enough for accommodating a camper or RV, with room left over to spare. Plus, it’s accessible by a large roll-up garage door in the front, as well as by a…

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Nov
02

24x26x10 Vertical Roof Metal Carport

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Metal Building of the Week
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  The first word that should come to mind when you see this featured steel carport is “durability.” Why? Everything starts with the premium vertical roof design. The most important feature of any carport is the roof overhead, and our vertical roof is the best you can get! It’s built on a sturdy A-frame, with the right amount of bracing and reinforcements added to ensure that it’s made to endure anything Mother Nature…

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How Does Wall Bracing Work in Metal Buildings?

  When it comes to a practical building solution, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better solution than going with metal as a building material. It’s amazingly durable, reliable, and cost-effective and is a perfect choice for nearly any building purpose you may have in mind. You probably know that many carports and garages are now constructed with steel. Still, steel buildings are also being engineered and installed across the U.S. for all…

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Oct
26
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  With multiple storage sections and access points, this is much more than your typical old run-of-the-mill barn. This smart steel structure includes both fully-enclosed storage as well as open-air covered shelter, so it provides you with LOTS of application possibilities! Got a tractor or other similar farm vehicle that you need to be able to park and protect when you’re not out in the field? This barn building has a dedicated enclosed…

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Ready to Raise Some Chickens? You Need the Right Metal Barn!

  Poultry Farming in America Thinking about getting into chicken farming? If so, you’d be in good company. Americans buy more chicken than any other center-of-the-plate meat. Chicken consumption in the U.S. has increased practically every single year over the last half-century, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Or perhaps you’re not even looking to enter the broiler chicken production market; maybe you’d just like to raise enough hens to provide…

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Understanding Building Codes, Loads, & Occupancy Ratings for Metal Buildings

  We talked in a previous blog about how codes and standards have been developed for cold-formed steel as a building material, but there are also some specific engineering and design guidelines that go along with the construction of a metal structure itself. In fact, these sorts of guidelines don’t just apply to metal buildings; all buildings must meet certain building codes, load requirements, and human occupancy ratings, depending on the standards set…

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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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