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Carports Advisor offers you peace of mind by providing flexibility to SEARCH, COMPARE, and BUY American-made metal buildings online directly from the manufacturer. We offer you complete freedom for our platform's "Your Building, Your Choice" concept. At Carports Advisor, you can get any metal building from one of our three leading manufacturers, including Metal Carports, Garages, Workshops, RV Covers, and custom metal buildings, based on your requirements.

We service NC, SC, GA, VA, MD, PA, OH, WV, KY, TN, AL, MS, LA, AR, MO, OK, and parts of KS, TX, and FL. For more information, you can contact us at (336)-914-1654.

A gauge is a standard measuring unit that defines the thickness of a metal sheet or steel tubing. Every steel building manufacturer uses it as a common term to describe the quality of the metal thickness. Tubing thickness options are available in either 12-gauge or 14-gauge galvanized steel.

We have four different types of anchors. They are:

  • Auger Anchors or Mobile Home Anchors
  • Concrete Anchors
  • Rebar Anchors*
  • Asphalt Anchors

Our manufacturers offer various strength components to ensure you have the strongest structure available. Our custom metal buildings can be upgraded to 12GA tubing, extra bracing, additional anchors, and vertical roof option.

Professional engineers design certified metal buildings to withstand certain weather conditions like snow loads, heavy rain, hail, or wind. Local/regional authorities, for safety purposes, define building standards, and all buildings need to pass these measures to get installed. You should be aware of your county's requirements and purchase a structure that meets your area's wind and snow load requirements.

A permit is official permission before installing a prefab metal building in your area, provided by the authorizing legislation of your county. It is essential to check before you install any structure on your property. Please check with your nearest legislation if your county needs to give you a permit. Most areas do not require building permits, but it is beneficial for customers to purchase a certified steel building for long-term performance.

Our product sizes are mentioned by, Width x Length x Height. If you see a product title as 12' x 21' x 9' regular roof carport, the building is 12 feet wide, 21 feet long, and 9 feet side height. Different roof styles and the main product category are added to the title.

No, dealers sell on behalf of manufacturers. Dealers and Manufacturers work hand in hand to complete each order successfully. The buildings we sell are produced by eminent manufacturers and use top-quality materials.

We use high-quality American-made steel, which is galvanized to provide hurricane-resistant buildings. For our steel buildings, we offer two Gauge options – Tubular Steel Frame:

  • 14 Gauge – 2 ½" x 2 ½" steel tubing
  • 12 Gauge – 2 ¼" x 2 ¼" steel tubing – Robust and Durable than the 14 gauge – 20 years limited warranty on rust through of frame assuming normal user care/maintenance

Vertical Style roof carports are considered as best for areas with extreme weather conditions. You can check vertical carports products range at Carports Advisor offered by many manufacturers.

Yes, it is advisable to measure the size of your area before placing the order as you will need enough space to accommodate your metal structure, plus it will help us to understand your requirements. Order without measurement may result in a bigger or a smaller carport/building for your place.

Remove anything out of the way that would delay the progress of the installation.

For proper building installation, your site should be level.

Metal Buildings Delivery Time & Estimates

Based on our working experiences and the projects we've completed all-around the USA, here is some estimated data about the order delivery in the specified time range.

  • 50% Orders (10-60 Days)
  • 30% Orders (61-80 Days)
  • 19% Orders (81-100 Days)
  • 01% Orders (101 or More)

As you can see, half our order gets delivered in 10-60 days. So, if you buy from us, there is a 50% probability that you get your steel building in the specified time interval. Furthermore, 30% of orders take 20 more days to reach their destination, and 19% of orders consume 81-100 days.

There are only 1% of orders that take more than 100 days to reach the consumers. It rarely happens. But, customers must know that estimated delivery time frames are not guaranteed. There are lots of factors like that affecting the delivery time like demand, supply, design aspects, material availability, customizations, transportation, and others.

Our metal building executives work closely with each customer to communicate which stage of the construction process we’re in, and when they can expect their metal building delivery.

Highly trained and professional installers will install all carports and metal buildings without any installation cost. These installers are associated with the manufacturing company and are well trained to perform the building installation and handling.

Once the building is purchased, it takes approx four weeks to install your building. But in the case of custom buildings, the production time can extend up to six weeks. The manufacturers will communicate with you after purchase to check if your installation site is ready or not. Once you are ready, the building will install in the time shared with you. Overall we assured you the shortest lead time for your building.

There are no delivery charges to any area; it's free. But yes, there are different building prices for a separate area, it's because of various pricing factors. So, check your metal building prices for your area with our metal building consultant before making a purchase.

Most small size buildings can be installed in a few hours. Larger structures may take a half of a day or the better part of a day to be installed. Most of the metal garages take one day to install. The larger sizes of metal garages may take up to 2 days to install.

The time interval of placing an order and product delivery & installation is called lead times. The most common factors affecting the lead times are Building Design, Industry Demands, Fabrication Process, Shipping Operations, and Erection Aspects.

Firstly, installation time depends on the building design and size, and you can’t do anything about it. However, you can save substantial time by completing the site preparation, and permit work before time to ensure seamless erection. Furthermore, choose the light weather months for installation to avoid any halts due to adverse weather.

Definitely!! We offer custom metal buildings based on your requirements. You can customize the buildings that we have in our catalog. You can customize the Roof, Doors, Walls, Colors, Panels, Anchors, Certifications, and Sizes of the building.

Yes, once the purchase process is initiated from your end or you called one of our metal carports advisor, you will get assistance to make appropriate changes and share any additional amount that needs to be paid from your end for the revised order.

You can identify your building requirements by answering a few general questions like for what use you are buying a metal building. Whether you are buying it for car protection, covering your RV, warehousing, and starting your hobby workshop or any others. You can even call Carports Advisor for better assistance.

The vertical roof allows water, snow, dust, etc. to run off quickly and does not let it pond up on the roof, as can be the case with Regular and Boxed Eave Style units.

Yes, all our buildings are customizable; you can add windows, barrel garage door, personnel access doors, lean-to, and openings as per your requirements. But it is recommended to consult first with our metal building advisor.

We offer a wide range of metal buildings; you can choose from. However, if you don’t like any, then you have the liberty to obtain the desired features in a particular building design. Moreover, you must know that your preferred customizations are fitting in the local building codes or not.

You can upgrade your building with Roll-up Garage Doors, Walk-in Doors, Windows, Skylights, Insulation, Wainscoting, Concrete Floor Coating, and Lean-to.

You can choose from 15 different color options, including basic white, black, and tan, or opt for neutral sandstone, clay, light or dark gray, or beige. Moreover, cardinal red, barn red, true burgundy, vintage burgundy, blue, brown, and green to gel up with your property and stimulate an aesthetic view.

Only a fixed percentage of the total amount needs to be paid as deposit while purchasing from us, and the remaining payment would be collected when the installers come to your installation site for assembling the metal building.

Delivery and installation cost not included for the metal building above $50,000.

The balance is due after delivery and is paid directly to the installers by PayPal, Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover, Check, Cash, or money order. Credit cards are accepted with a 2% processing fee.

Our metal carports come with a 20-year rust-through warranty, 10-year panel warranty, and 1-year workmanship warranty. Although warranty policies and duration may vary according to the manufacturer, and you can talk to our building experts to confirm your building warranties.

No. You have to pay us only the deposit amount. You will pay the manufacturer the balance once your building is installed, and you are 100% satisfied with the building and the installation.

Mostly steel building prices vary according to the location, due to various shipping and installation challenges. Furthermore, the different manufacturer has their separate pricing, and you have to pay accordingly.

The installer also charges you for the installation rescheduling, if they can’t erect the building on the scheduled time due to your incomplete site or permit work.