Why Metal Carports?
These flexible and adaptable structures are easily put to great use around the home or business in multiple ways. A metal carport adapts to fit your needs as they change with time. The steel construction ensures it will last longer than you expect and pay back your investment many times over. And should you run into an unexpected problem, you don’t have to worry. Our metal carports are also backed by a 20-year warranty.
Consider the selection of metal carports for sale here at MetalCarports.com. When you buy from us, you can choose the size of your metal-roof carport and its style, customizing the carport to your liking including features like gables and partially or fully-enclosed sides. If you don’t see what you need, we can create a custom metal carport for you based on your needs.
Roof Styles for Metal Carports
Choose the style that best fits what you are searching for
Regular Roof Carports
The regular roof style is one of the most common choices for capping off the top of steel carports, and that's no accident. The design of regular roof metal carports offers many benefits to the home or business owner looking for a quick and affordable way to cover more space.View all REGULAR ROOF CARPORTS
Vertical Roof Carports
For some homeowners and business owners, only the best will do. Living in a harsh climate takes its toll on outdoor structures, but our vertical roof metal carports can handle it all. These steel structures offer the highest wind resistance and greatest snow load capacity of all carport roof styles thanks to the reinforced style of roofing. If you're not sure how vertical roof steel carports are different from the other options listed here on the website, review this page!View all vertical roof carports
A-Frame / Boxed Eve Metal Carports
Every product line has a mid-range option, and A-frame metal carports are a great example of this concept. Also known as boxed eve carports, the roof style is durable and attractive, offering more benefits than basic regular roofs at a more affordable price than top-of-the-line vertical roofing.View all A-FRAME CARPORTS
Metal Carport Applications & Uses
The options are limitless
Whether it's called a carport specifically or goes by another name like a metal structure or open metal building, these easily assembled structures have many different uses.
- You might start out by installing a metal carport to protect a new car’s paint job – then decide to add walls and power and create a workshop after a few years pass and you sell the car.
- A steel carport is also easily transformed into an agricultural building with custom design work.
- By increasing the height, a steel carport can be used as a RV carport or cover, protecting it from weather.
- Don’t forget about covering a walkway between two parts of your home or expanding outdoor storage space for landscaping equipment.
What are Metal Carports Made of?
Carports for sale from our inventory are only made from quality, galvanized, American-made steel. Galvanized steel protects your investment from weather and erosion.
Features & Benefits of Steel Carports
Steel is twice as strong as standard aluminum. Steel offers greater resistance to damage from weathering and corrosion especially when galvanized or coated. Steel also won’t turn chalky and worn looking as the years pass, which can be a problem with exposed aluminum structures.
What is the difference between a carport and a garage?
A carport is a roofed-over parking space with open sides, while a garage is typically defined as a completely enclosed structure with a garage door. When a carport is attached to a house, it usually has two or three open sides.
How much does a carport cost?
The cost of a carport varies based on size, gauge of galvanized steel, roof-type and other customizations. The regular roof style is the least expensive. The A-Frame (Boxed Eave) roof style requires slightly more investment. The vertical roof style carport is the premium roof style. Carport sizes for sale in our inventory include single, double and triple-wide. We also offer customization and commercial grade carports, if you need something more than what you see here on metalcarports.com.
Find out more specifics carport pricing by reading about metal carport prices.
How long will it take to receive my carport once ordered?
You can expect delivery to generally be within 10 business days. Delivery times vary depending on your location and distance the nearest manufacturing plant. Weather can sometimes impact this. During your purchasing process, your customer service rep will get in touch with you to find the best time/date for delivery.
What happens next after I purchase my carport?
Once your metal carport has been purchased, it can take anywhere from 1-4 weeks to arrange for the installation. After purchase, the manufacturer will communicate with you to see if the install site has been prepped and is ready. Once the site is ready, they will share the estimated install time frame with you.
Do I Need To Have Anything Done, Before My Metal Carport is Installed?
In short, yes. In order to complete the installation in the given timeframe, the installation site must be prepped – normally meaning flat & leveled. Depending on where you live, a building permit may be required.
How long does it take to build a metal carport?
Installation times can vary from 1 hr up to 2-3 days depending on the size and complexity of the unit. Average installation times is around 2-4 hrs.
Do I need a permit for a metal carport?
It’s possible you will and will depend on local zoning laws and regulations. Check your local municipality’s website for more information about zoning laws that may apply to you.
What is a Certified Metal Carport?
Certified Metal Buildings are specifically designed to withstand weather conditions like heavy snow fall and high winds. If you live in an area that regularly sees these types of weather, or an area that requires a permit for your metal building, you will need a certified metal carport. Certification often implies a heavier gauge of steel and is available for an additional cost when specified during purchase. Ask customer service if you’re unsure about – or interested in – a certified metal carport.
At MetalCarports.com, we offer:
- Full spectrum of color options
- 20 year warranty
- Competitive prices
- Installation + Delivery Included
- Professional Installation