If you’re looking for custom metal building information, you’ve come to the right place! We here at Carport Creations have specialists on our team who have decades of combined experience in the metal building industry, so we know exactly the right answer to any question that might come up while you’re researching metal building information. Below, you will find answers to the questions we receive most often from our customers.

Units installed over an existing structure or obstruction, trip charges will apply for installations outside of normal service area and could apply toward outer edges of service area, installation on an unleveled site, installation on a deck or dock, installation on an elevated retaining wall, and others. Fees are a assessed on a case-by-case basis, including materials that have to be transported by foot over 50 feet to the installation site.

We use 29 gauge as standard, and 26 gauge may be used in areas with high wind or ordered as an upgrade depending on your location.

We use 14-gauge and 12-gauge galvanized steel framing. The measurements are 2 ¼” x 2 ¼”. 12 gauge is the thicker gauge of the two.

To keep it simple, we advertise standard-size buildings that work with most applications but custom sizes are typically not a problem and do not cost extra than doing a standard size. This is the case for custom widths and lengths, additional fees may apply if the structure is beyond 12 feet tall.

No. You may choose from as many as 12 colors for your roof, walls, and trim, and all color selections are offered at no additional charge.

Regular-style standard roof units have rounded corners and are considered the “basic” of carport designs. Acting as a founding product for all other designs, the standard roof unit is typically the most economical and affordable product.

  • Boxed-eave units are designed with an A-frame roof truss and horizontal roof panels. This modern design has made this style unit one of the most popular available. An upgrade to a boxed-eave style roof is both stylish and affordable.
  • Vertical roof units are designed with an “A” frame roof truss and vertical roof panels. Hat channel runs the length of the unit to cross brace the roof and provide a mounting point for the roof panels. This design helps to prevent weathering elements such as rain and snow from “standing” on your building. Vertical-roof units come standard with ridge cap and specially-designed wider trim that gives the product a modern, finished appearance.