What are Metal Carports?

Metal Carports are steel structures that protect your car from nature problems. Steel carports also prevent falling debris and rain directly on your vehicles. For personal use, where you want to park your car or any other similar vehicle, there is a need for Steel Carports, which you can purchase online. The Carport width size starts from 12', which can then increase up to 70'.

Metal carports come in various designs and styles, from simple regular-roofed structures to vertical roofed styles. Some steel-covered carports also come with enclosed sides or walls, providing additional protection and security for stored vehicles.

Metal Carports Roof Styles

All roof styles can be certified for structural durability, but finding the right roof style based on your climate and need is essential. For metal roof carport buildings, there are three different types of metal carport roof styles available:

Regular Roof Carports: The regular roof style metal carport is the most common design and economical option available. Its bow or trusses are created by bending the material to make it uniquely shaped. Its roofing panels run from front to back. In standard roof carports, horizontal panels are used. It doesn't require additional accessories, which makes it lightweight. Regular Roof Carports are suitable for moderate weather conditions.

Boxed Eave Roof Carports: Boxed Eave Roof Carports are also sustainable with moderate weather conditions. This roof style is a built-in 'A' shape supported with Truss. Similar to regular roofs, horizontal panels are used in the Boxed Eave roof.

Vertical Roof Carports: Vertical Roof Carports are highly durable and sustainable and can bear maximum wind speed and snow load, making the best carports for wind. A vertical roof-style metal carport is the most robust metal roof style available. The roofing panels are laid vertically, starting from the peak and ending at the eaves/sides.

If you plan to install a standard-size metal carport shelter, you can use a regular rooftop. But the vertical roof is recommended to get strength and prolong the structure's life.


Metal carports are versatile structures that offer a wide range of applications beyond simply protecting vehicles. Their durable and weather-resistant design makes them a valuable addition to various settings. Here are some of the key ways in which metal carports can be utilized:

Vehicle Protection: Shield cars, boats, RVs, and more from weather damage, preserving their appearance and longevity.

Outdoor Events and Gatherings: Host gatherings under the shelter, ensuring festivities continue regardless of weather conditions.

Equipment and Tool Storage: Store tools, bicycles, and equipment securely, keeping them organized and safeguarded from the elements.

Workshops and DIY Projects: Create a functional workspace with ventilation, offering protection for DIY projects and repairs

Livestock and Agricultural Use: Provide shaded space for animals or shield farming supplies, enhancing agricultural operations.

Temporary Storage Solutions: Ideal for short-term storage of inventory, construction materials, and seasonal items.

Property Value Enhancement: Enhance property value by adding versatile and attractive outdoor space.

Metal Carports Prices

Metal carports prices will vary depending on it's size, roof style, length, height, and even color. Search for the best-suited Steel Carport or buy a customized metal carport. Other custom options, building installation site, snow load or wind rating, and material gauge are the final price deciding factors. With every single customization, you will get an updated price.

To obtain a precise estimate for a 12-24 feet wide standard carport with a 14-gauge solid steel base and a base height of 7 feet, including 29-gauge steel roofing, four corner braces, center braces, rebar anchors (for ground installation), and cement anchors, you can either use our 3D Estimator tool or refer to our website for updated prices. Be mindful that pricing may differ based on location and specific building requirements, which can be effortlessly tailored to your preferences.

Rent-to-Own Metal Carports

Buying Prefab Metal Carports has become easy with Rent-to-Own option. Different manufacturers have different policies for booking amounts, but most of them offer the RTO Metal Carports feature. So, before you complete the payment process, don't forget to check different manufacturers' features and buying options. If you need clarification on Rent to Own Metal Carports, call our professional metal building contractors at (336)-914-1654.

Metal Carport Sizes

Carport Size varies on its width. It is categorized as:


Metal Carports Delivery Time & Estimates

Based on our working experiences and the projects we have completed all around the USA, here are some estimated data about 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 of our orders gets delivered in 10-60 days. So, if you buy from us, there is a 50% probability that you get your Metal Carports within 2 months. Furthermore, 30% of orders take 20 more days to reach their destination, and 19% consume 81-100 days. Only 1% of orders take more than 100 days to reach consumers.

It rarely happens! But, customers must know that estimated delivery time frames are not guaranteed. Many factors like that affect the delivery time, including 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.


The size of the metal carport you need depends on what you plan to store under it. Determine whether you need a single-car carport, a 2-car carport, or a specialty-size carport for an RV, boat, or agricultural equipment. The vehicle or equipment size will help you narrow down your needed size.

Roof style is essential to consider as it can make a difference in your custom metal carport price. It’s crucial to consider the weather in your area when choosing the steel carport’s roof style. If you live in an area that experiences heavy rain or snowfall, it is recommended that you go with a vertical roof-style carport.

Before installing, ensure the site is level and you have enough space to assemble the metal carport frame size. You should measure the width and length of the location where you plan to install the carport and ensure that the steel carport structure height can accommodate your vehicles and equipment.

Steel carports offer a number of benefits, including protection from the elements, increased security for your vehicle, and added storage space. They are also durable, long-lasting, and require little maintenance.

Color, sides and ends, gables, and J-Trim are some options to consider for your new steel carport. Color selection adds no extra costs to your metal carport price.

Call us now and let one of our metal building consultants help you to design the building of your dreams at an competitive price.

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