Carports with garage doors deliver more protection, security, insulation, and aesthetic appeal.

Posts by: Matthew Wheeler

Thanks to advancements in metal building manufacturing, it’s possible to add a garage door to your carport.

Carports With a Garage Door?

Carports work well to provide shelter from precipitation and intense sunlight, but they don’t allow for heating or cooling systems, and they don’t provide security for tools or other storage items. Did you know that you can add walls and a garage door to an existing metal carport? If you don’t have the budget for […]

Everything You Need to Know About Carport Roof Styles

Not all carports are the same! When you decide to add a carport to your home or business, make sure you understand what you need. Carports need to be sturdy enough to withstand the elements while protecting cars or other equipment. From color to size, it’s critical to customize your carport to your needs—and that includes […]

Steel Siding vs. Vinyl for a Shed?

While vinyl siding is a popular choice for sheds, steel siding offers some features that you should consider. While a vinyl siding shed is often the least expensive option, you get what you pay for in terms of strength and longevity.

Carport Size Guide for RVs & Trucks

Even after you’ve decided that a metal carport is the best choice for storing your vehicle, you need to pick the perfect size. Carports are available in practically any custom configuration, but there are a few common widths based on the manufacturing methods and materials. Deciding how many vehicles you’ll be storing in the same […]

How to Keep Mice & Other Pests Out of Your Steel Garage or Shed

While sheds and garages are ideal for storage, these spaces are also appealing to mice, rats, and other pests. Insects and rodents that move into a steel garage or shed can damage your belongings, spread disease, and damage or deteriorate the quality of the building. While metal garages, carports, and buildings are ideal for defeating […]

Metal Building Installation Checklist

Discovering the metal carport design that perfectly fits your specific needs can make you excited to get started on the installation. However, rushing through the installation steps can lead to skipping something important and dealing with long-term issues. Stay on track and complete every step in order as you prepare for the installation of your […]

What is a Lean-to Shed?

With so many styles of pre-engineered metal buildings and storage sheds to choose from, narrowing down your options can seem impossible. Yet certain types of sheds are more affordable and easier to build than other designs. If you’re looking for a small amount of covered space and want a simple installation process, a lean-to shed […]

Can Metal Carports Impact Property Value?

A home and the land surrounding it is often the largest investment made by a family or individual. By building your property value over the years as you live on it, you’re actually increasing your investment in case you ever decide to sell. You don’t need to be planning to sell your home just to […]

Classic Carport vs. Utility Carport: Which is Right for You?

After deciding to add a metal carport to your property, you still need to decide between a utility or classic design. Classic metal carports tend to feature open sides and ends, while utility carports combine an open section with a fully enclosed storage building on one end. This creates a hybrid of both carport and […]

RV Road Trip Ideas: North Carolina Edition

North Carolina is a state full of beautiful and dramatically different landscapes. From the mountains of the Western part of the state to the sunny beaches of the East coast, there’s something for everyone within the state’s borders. If you’re planning a family RV road trip, make sure to include these six destinations on your […]