Metal Garages, Steel Buildings

These affordable and durable metal garages can serve a variety of uses for your home, farm or business. They prove year after year to be a more affordable alternative to stick built garages. Not only are they more affordable but they are also very solid, equipped with a wind & snow ratings where it is needed. These metal garages are truly a cost effective and maintenance-free alternative for your valuables. How do we do it? We are able to offer you these steel buildings through a network of metal garage manufacturing facilities located throughout the U.S. Each of these manufacturing facilities has installation teams to install your garage in a timely fashion. Installation by experienced factory-trained crew in 27 states makes your next garage purchase a truly pleasurable experience. Through proper design of your garage - you can accommodate many vehicles, tractors, loaders, RVs and boats. Please notice some of our samples below..

Buyer's Guide

Here is a video that will help you learn about garages on our website and answer questions.

Photo Gallery Below

  • Lovely 20x25x9 metal steel workshop sample with a roll up garage door and walk-thru door.
    Sample A
  • Nice 30x70x12x16.8 metal workshop sample with six roll up garage doors and a walk-thru door.
    Sample B
  • One car garage, side awning for parking showing a jet ski. This one is installed on gravel.
    Sample C
  • Three roll up garage doors and walk thru door shown on this 30x45x12x16.3 metal garage.
    Sample D
  • 24x30x9 metal garage with two 10x7 roll-up steel garage doors in the 30 foot side wall.
    Sample E
  • Metal workshop garage for two vehicles, an entry door and room in the back to spare.
    Sample F
  • Metal 20x20 two car garage installed on a concrete slab in the state of California.
    Sample G
  • Four car garage size 24 wide x 55 long x 10 leg height x 14 peak height.
    Sample H
  • Long metal garage building sample showing three roll up doors and one entry door.
    Sample I
  • 20 wide by 25 long by 8 foot leg height by 11.7 peak height metal garage.
    Sample J
  • This metal garage is a 22 wide x 40 long x 12 leg height x 15.9 peak height.
    Sample K
  • Red metal garage in a size 20x20x9 with a walk thru door one 10x9 roll up garage door.
    Sample L
  • Interestingly, this metal garage is sized 12x20x8x10.5 with a garage door in the side.
    Sample M
  • With a concrete base, this garage is a 24x40x8, peak height of 11 ft 11 in.
    Sample N
  • Tan garage with concrete slab base and two roll-up garage doors on the end.
    Sample O
  • White metal garage with red roof and trim, one window and one walk-thru door
    Sample P
  • 24 x 30 x 10 three car metal garage sample showing installation on a concrete base.
    Sample Q
  • An interesting metal garage displayed here in a size 22 x 30 x 11 in white with black trim.
    Sample R
  • This metal garage is sized 20 x 25 x 9 leg height x 16.3 peak height.
    Sample S
  • White garage with grey trim, one roll-up garage door on the end and side entry door.
    Sample T
  • Handsome brown garage sample in 24 wide x 25 x 9 leg height x 12.9 peak
    Sample U
  • Dark grey metal garage with door roll-up doors and an entry door centered between them.
    Sample V
  • 22 wide x 30 long x 11 legs x 15 peak height metal garage, two rollups.
    Sample W
  • For an example this garage is a 24 x 25 with 10x9 and 9x8 garage doors.
    Sample X
  • 12x20 is a great size for a metal garage without being too expensive or costly.
    Sample Y
  • Displaying a 24 by 25 steel two car garage with neutral pewter grey colored siding.
    Sample Z
  • Attractive 14 wide Carolina garage equipped with a single garage door in the end.
    Sample AA
  • This image illustrates a 20x20 metal garage with a roll-up door and two awnings.
    Sample BB
  • Sample 18 by 25 steel garage in Missouri with aesthetically pleasing gray siding and darker trim.
    Sample CC
  • 20′ wide × 25′ long × 8′ leg height × 11′ 8” peak height metal garage.
    Sample DD
  • Shown here is a 16′ x 12′ custom-sized framed-in opening (in 20′ end wall) for camper.
    Sample EE
  • This metal garage has a 16 foot wide home garage door installed, suitable for two cars.
    Sample FF
  • Alabama installation showing a 20x20 metal garage with 2 9x8 roll-up locking garage doors.
    Sample GG
  • Sample installation in Iowa showing a 18x20x9 garage with two garage doors, one sectional.
    Sample HH
  • A well-equipped twenty-four by fifty-five garage for plenty of cars and storage in New York.
    Sample II
  • All green metal-garage with garage door offset left and entry door and window in adjacent wall.
    Sample JJ
  • 24 ft x 50 ft x 9 ft leg height x 13 ft peak height metal garage.
    Sample KK
  • White steel building with end doors with enough area to park two vehicles plus storage area.
    Sample LL
  • Tall metal garage showcasing room to park an RV with a roll-up and walk-thru door.
    Sample MM
  • Tidy metal garage displaying use as a workshop with centered large door and entry door.
    Sample NN

Overview of Steel Garages and Workshop

O Our steel buildings truly have a wide variety of uses. Over the years our metal garages have been used for residential, commercial and industrial applications. All of the steel garage illustrations above are simply samples. We do not have a model per se because everyone wants a garage tailored to their application. Therefore, you can build your steel building to fit exactly what you are trying to store.

Metal Garage Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

  1. Our most frequently asked question is, "Does the price include shipping, anchoring and installation within the normal service area?"

    The answer is yes. The prices on the following pages include shipping, anchoring and installation on your level site in our normal service area in these 34 states.

  2. Another frequently asked question, "How long would it take before a garage was installed on my site?"

    Usually installed in 3-6 weeks.

  3. Are the prices for steel garages current?

    Yes, they are

  4. Pricing samples for steel garages: (retrieve figures from previous price page)

    What if I want a 24′ x 25′ garage with 14 gauge framing, two 9′ wide x 7′ high roll-up doors in the 24′ wide end wall, 1 walk-thru door and 1 window?

    Select a 24′ x 25′ x 8′ leg height garage with 14 gauge base price + one 9′ x 7′ roll-up door + one 9′ x 7′ roll up door + one walk-thru door and one window.

    What if I want an 18′ x 20′ garage with 12 gauge framing, one 10′ wide x 8′ high roll-up door in the 18′ wide end wall and 1 window?

    Select an 18′ x 20′ x 9′ leg height garage with 12 gauge base price + one 10′ x 8′ roll-up door + one window.

    What if I want a 30′ x 60′ garage with 12 gauge framing, three 10′ wide x 10′high roll-up doors in the 60' long side wall, 2 walk-thru doors and 4 windows?

    Select a 30′ x 60′ x 12′ leg height garage with 12 gauge base price + one 10′ x 10′ roll-up door located in the side + one 10′ x 10′ roll-up door located in the side + one walk-thru door + one walk thru door + 4 windows.

    What if I want a 22′ x 30′ garage with 14 gauge framing, two10′ wide x 8′ high roll-up doors in the 30′ long side wall, 1 walk-thru door and 1 window?

    Select a 22′ x 30′ x 10′ leg height garage with 14 gauge base price + one 10′ x 8′ roll-up door in the side + one 10′ x 8′ roll-up door in the side + one walk-thru door + one window.

  5. Can I have my steel garage custom sized; I don't see the size I need!

    Yes. For example you may need a garage that is 21′ wide x 23′ long. We will make it that size. To determine the cost - it would be the exact same cost as the next larger standard size garage. So, for this example it would be the same cost as a 22′ wide x 25′ long garage. This formula would apply in every circumstance.

  6. Does a color choice add to the cost of my carport or RV port?

    No, you may choose one color for the roof, a different color for the trim, a different color for the sides at no additional charge. You may also choose to make all of the colors the same on your structure, it's your choice. Please view available garage colors.

  7. Can I buy the metal garage materials and assemble it myself?

    Yes. Deduct 5% from the prices quoted on preceding pages. All materials will be delivered to your home. You cannot pick up materials under any circumstances. No assembly instructions are provided. This is your choice if you decide to purchase and assemble yourself (not our recommendation).

  8. Do I have to pay sales tax for my garage?

    Unless you are purchasing a garage for the federal government, state government, have a farm or agricultural exemption or have a sales tax exemption number and are willing to sign a sales tax exemption form, you have to pay sales tax, or live in a state that is free of sales tax.

  9. What factors may add to the cost of the metal garage?

    Installation on a commercial, government or industrial site additional fees may apply. Please contact us.

    Approximately $3.95 per lineal foot length of garage apply:

    1. Leg trimming to accommodate installation on an un-level site from 4”- 12” out of level
    2. Circumstances that require drilling of base rails other than the factory drilled holes
    3. If materials have to be carried over 50 feet to the installation site

    Approximately $4.90 per lineal foot length of garage apply:

    1. If the garage is to be installed over an existing structure (pump, RV, compressor, etc.)
    2. Installation on a non-floating boat dock (non-floating boat dock only, no exceptions)
    3. Installation on a maximum 3’ high retaining wall & not possible in all circumstances (photos are required for approval)
    4. Installation of garage on a wood deck elevated over 6” - 8” above the ground
  10. Is there a discount if I purchase more than one garage?

    No, there are no quantity discounts.

General Question

  1. What colors can I choose from for my garage?

    We have 15 different colors to choose from for your car port. You may choose one color for the roof, a different color for the trim, a different color for the sides at no additional charge.

  2. What type of truck is my garage delivered on?

    View the standard delivery truck and trailer. The 3 member installation team brings the material with them and construction begins immediately upon arrival.

  3. What is the warranty on the steel garages?

    1. 1 Year Workmanship Warranty From The Date Of Installation.
    2. 20 year Limited Rust Through Warranty On:
      • 14 & 12 Gauge Frames
      • Metal Panels on Regular Style Units Up to 31’ Long
      • Metal Panels on Boxed Eave Style Up to 31’ Long
      • Metal Panels on Vertical Roof Style Up to Any Length
    3. Assuming normal care and maintenance.
    4. There are no other warranties stated or implied.
  4. What is the gauge and size of the metal frame and sheet metal used for my garage?

    1. 14 gauge galvanized steel framing; square measures 2½" x 2½"
    2. 12 gauge galvanized steel framing; square measures 2¼" x 2 ¼"
    3. 29 gauge steel Max-Rib panels in 15 different colors.
  5. What if my ground is not level where I want to place my metal garage?

    Normal installations allow for the ground to be 3-4 inches out of level.

  6. Do you make garages longer than what is on your price list?

    We'll make a steel garages as long as you need.

  7. Do I need a permit for my steel building?

    You may depending on your local zoning regulations.

  8. Can your metal buildings be attached to my home/garage/other structure?

    No, we will not attach to other structures.

  9. Who installs my garage?

    Factory trained installation teams deliver the materials and assemble the garage immediately upon arrival in your area.

  10. I have other questions or concerns. How can I talk to someone?

    Call our knowledgeable staff toll free at 1-877-942-3745. Mon-Fri (9-5 EST)

  11. A very interesting viewpoint regarding pricing.

  12. Can you install on a boat dock?

    No.

  13. Do you provide rain gutters?

    No, we offer no rain gutters

  14. What width garage is good for 2 cars?

    Most people prefer a garage width of at least 22′ wide for 2 cars, although some report that 20′ wide is sufficient.

  15. Do you offer insulation for the garages or workshops?

    We can install ¼” double-bubble insulation in the units that we build. The price is $1.00 per square foot (of side-wall, end-wall, and roof square footage). It has an R-Value of 4.3. Check out our insulation cost caltulator.

  16. NOTE: Perimeter sealing at the foundation at the foundation of the metal garage, if necessary, is the responsibility of the purchaser.

  17. Can I have the garage built now on the ground and then pour concrete inside later?

    Yes, that is possible but certainly is not recommended. You turn out with a much better floor finish and appearance if the floor is poured ahead of time.

Construction Question

  1. How is my garage assembled

  2. Do I need to do any site preparation?

    Remove anything out of the way that would impede the progress of the installation. Clearly mark the four corners of the garage location and level the spot if necessary.

  3. How many braces are included on my garage?

    All garages with 8' legs or higher come standard with a minimum of 5 peak braces and a brace at every leg where possible.

  4. What is the difference between 14 and 12 gauge framing?

    Both are galvanized steel. However, the wall thickness of the 12 gauge framing is 3 hundredths of an inch thicker

  5. What is the roof pitch on my garage and can this be changed?

    1. Most garages have a roof pitch that is approximately 4:12 and it cannot be changed.
  6. What is the post spacing?

    1. For 12′ to 24′ wide garages the post are spaced no more than every 5′ apart.
    2. For 26′ to 30′ wide garages the post are spaced no more than every 3′6".
  7. How long does it take to assemble?

    Garages can take anywhere from 1 - 2 days to assemble depending on the options that were ordered and the size of the garage.

  8. How close can I put this garage to another structure, building or fence?

    There is no hard and fast rule. However, keep in mind that there will have to be enough room for the installers to attach the sheet metal to the sides with their screw guns and set their ladders for taller structures.

  9. What leg height should I have on my garage?

    Although, there are exceptions, the rule of thumb is, if the garage doors are to be placed in the end (width) of the garage the leg height must be 1’ taller than the height of the garage door(s). If the garage door is to be placed in the side wall (length) of the garage, the leg height of the garage needs to be 2′ taller than the height of the garage door(s). (i.e. 24′ wide x 40′ long x 9′ leg height with two 9′ wide x 7′ high roll-up doors placed in the 40′ side wall. Result is 2′ higher leg height of garage than the height of the garage door).

  10. What size should I pour the slab?

    Pour slab ¾ ” wider in width and the same length. As an example for a 24′ x 40’ garage a slab should be a minimum of 24′ ¾” x 40’ long.

  11. Is it possible to add electric garage door openers to the garage doors?

    Our garage doors are roll-up steel 'coil' type doors. They work great, however, an electric motor option is not available. If you are in a circumstance that requires an electric garage door opener you can always have us install the garage with an opening per your dimensions. Then after the garage construction is completed by us, you or a local garage door contractor can install a garage door with an electric garage door opener to fit your needs.

  12. What type of roof does this garage have?

    All of our garages are quoted with the far superior vertical style roof. Why is it superior? A vertical style roof is far less prone to leak. The roof does not hold water, leaves, pine straw and other debris. It also has a natural ridge vent and a more pleasing appearance. Wherever you buy insist on the vertical style roof. Please take a look at the vertical roof illustrated on a metal garage.