Metal Carports

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Looking to protect your vehicles and other valuable equipment from changing weather conditions? Consider the selection of metal carports for sale at Alan’s Factory Outlet. When you buy from us, you choose the size of your carport and its style. We have a regular-style carport (barn roof), a boxed-eave carport with an A-frame roof, and a vertical-roof carport built in A-frame style. The vertical design allows the snow to slip off of the roof instead of piling up. Cover your valuable items the easy way with a metal carport from Alan’s Factory Outlet! Our easy online ordering process and factory-direct prices save you time and money.

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Our metal carports are custom-built, so you can decide the width, length, and leg height for your new structure. Other important details include:

  • Free center and corner braces on all carport kits
  • All carports are built on a level area of land. They are anchored to the ground or to a concrete pad for extra security.
  • Many options, including gables and enclosed sides, are available for each structure. Plus, any of our metal carports can be converted into fully enclosed steel buildings or a partially enclosed metal carport.
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Our metal carports are available in many different heights with sides up to 12 feet. Select one of our portable metal carports and you can also choose the color of its roof and trim. Our portable carport kits are all built on site, and triple-wide carports, metal barn lean-to buildings, and 40-foot-wide carports are also available. Our steel carports have a 29-gauge metal sheeting roof. The tubing on them comes standard at 14-gauge, but 12-gauge tubing is optional for all of our carports.

The steel carports for sale in our inventory are delivered and set up for free in more than two dozen places, including Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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We have RV carports for sale that provide protection for your motor home.

Wood garages and vinyl garages are also available in Virginia and West Virginia. These are Amish-built and delivered to your address fully assembled. Be sure to check out our selection of Amish-built two-car and two-story garages.

Protecting Your Property

There are many benefits of owning one of our steel or aluminum carports. The steel carports for sale here can protect your farm equipment, truck, RV, and other vehicles from the snow, hail, rain, wind, and blazing sun. Rain and snow can cause your vehicle to develop rust, resulting in costly repairs, and rubber tires can become worn when a vehicle is parked outside without protection. Keeping your vehicle under one of our portable metal carports can help to keep it in good condition. Our aluminum carports are ideal for sheltering bicycles, cars, motorcycles, and equipment from the inclement weather. All of our carports serve as solid shelter for your property.

Another benefit of owning one of our metal car shelters is easy access. Our metal carport kits are an ideal alternative if you don’t want the hassle of locking and unlocking your storage space. There’s no garage door to open and shut or door keys to keep track of. The open, airy environment of our carports make them a favorite with many of our customers.

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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Our Metal Carports

Does the price of a metal carport include setup, or do I have to assemble the carport myself?

We’ll deliver and set up your metal carport on level land in Alabama, Arkansas, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

What if I want to pick up the carport kit and install it myself?

We do not allow steel carports to be picked up. However, you can have your carport dropped off at your home. Customers who prefer to assemble their own carports appreciate this option. Though we give you this choice, we don’t recommend it. If you choose to assemble it yourself, you can save 5% on your purchase, but keep in mind that your carport or metal building won’t be covered by our 30-day craftsmanship warranty.

After I order my metal carport, how long does it take for my delivery to arrive?

Estimated delivery windows for our carports and metal garages are as follows:

  • Between seven and 30 days: 25%
  • 30 to 60 days: 60%
  • 60 to 90 days: 15%
  • 90 days or more: Less than 1%

The estimated delivery timeframes are not guaranteed, but about 85% of the time, delivery occurs within 60 days of receiving your order at the factory. Approximately 15% of the time, your wait could extend to 90 days. However, it should rarely extend beyond 90 days except in the winter months. Please keep in mind that if you live in an area that receives any kind of winter weather, there is an increased chance of exceeding the 90-day estimate. Winter weather conditions can make it difficult to complete an installation.

If it takes more than 90 days to deliver your carport or metal garage, we will offer you a 10% discount off the balance due once it’s installed or provide a full refund of your deposit if you wish to cancel. However, this guarantee does not apply from October to spring for deliveries and installations in northern areas, as winter storms are likely to cause delays.

Our installers have to wait for two to three days of work in the area before the delivery can be scheduled. If the delivery date does not work for you, then the delivery time starts over again; your delivery will have to be put on the next load. The scheduler for your state will call to schedule the delivery approximately one week prior to the delivery date.

On the day of delivery, how long will it take for my metal carport to be installed?

Most small metal carports can be installed in a few hours. Larger carports or partially enclosed carports may take half a day or the better part of a day to be installed.

What is the difference between regular, boxed-eave, and vertical carports?

The regular style is rounded on the sides and has a barn-shaped roof. This is the most economical of the metal carports. The leg height is officially 6 feet, but at the top of the bend on the leg, there is an additional foot. This brings the total length of each leg to 7 feet. The boxed-eave carport has an A-frame gable roof with a 6-inch overhang on both sides. The vertical carport has an A-frame roof as well as a 6-inch overhang on both sides. All carports have a 6-inch overhang on the front and back ends. What makes the vertical carports different from the boxed-eave carports is a design feature of the roof. On the vertical-style carport, the roof sheeting runs up and down the length of the roof, allowing the snow to easily slide off the side so you won’t have to rake the roof! In order to attach the sheeting to the vertical carport, bracing is put under the roof. The vertical carport is the only model with this roof design. On the other two styles, the metal roof runs horizontally the length of the building.

Can the carports be made taller?

Yes. Carports can be made taller in 1-foot increments with legs up to 12 feet tall.

Are the carports available with wider and longer dimensions?

Yes. There are a wide variety of sizes available. We have carports that are 12 feet, 18 feet, 20 feet, 22 feet, and 24 feet wide. The triple-wide carports are built 26 feet, 28 feet, and 30 feet wide. We also have our 40-foot-wide carports, which come in 32 feet, 34 feet, 36 feet, 38 feet, and 40 feet wide. The lean-to carports come in 36 feet, 42 feet, 44 feet, 46 feet, and 48 feet wide. Our lean-to carports have a 12-foot lean-to on both sides. The lengths of our carports start out at 21 feet and increase in length in 5-foot increments. The lengths are 26 feet, 31 feet, 36 feet, 41 feet, 46 feet, 51 feet, 56 feet, 61 feet, 66 feet, 71 feet, 76 feet, 81 feet, 86 feet, 91 feet, 96 feet, and 101 feet. To make the carports longer than 41 feet, we attach two carports end to end. Our carports can be built longer than 101 feet, too. We recommend the vertical roof style for any carport measuring 41 feet or longer.

Can carports be made in a custom width or length?

Yes. We can customize a carport’s size, and we’ll charge you the price of the next largest standard-size carport. As an example, let’s say you need a carport that is 17 feet wide. The standard widths are either 12 feet wide or 18 feet wide, so we’ll charge you for an 18-foot-wide carport. This same rule applies to the length. If you need the length to be 24 feet and the 26-foot-long model is too long, we can make the base 24 feet long but we’ll charge you the price of a 26-foot-long carport. When figuring out the size of your carport, you should consider that when we say 26 feet long, that includes a 6-inch overhang on the front and back ends, making the exact base 25 feet in length.

What size do I need my concrete pad to be?

All of the widths on the carport are the exact base rail dimensions. The length listed includes a 6-inch overhang on the front and back ends. So if you order a 24-by-26 carport, you will want the concrete slab to be exactly 24 feet wide by 25 feet long. 

What is the carport warranty?

There is a 30-day craftsmanship warranty. If you upgrade the carport from the 14-gauge tubing to the 12-gauge stronger, thicker tubing, you’ll receive a 20-year rust-through warranty, too.

How many different color options are there on metal carports for sale?

For the roof color and trim, there are 13 different color options. Also, check out our steel carport color chart: Red, sandstone, blue, and green are just a few of the appealing colors available to customers who order a steel carport.

How do I order my carport?

You have two ways to order. You can order online, or we can write up your order over the phone. To find a price, you can use the metal carport quote form located on our contact page or call Alan’s Factory Outlet at 1-800-488-6903.

What are my payment options?

We accept personal checks, Visa, Discover and MasterCard for all of our carports, metal or otherwise.

How much do I need to put down when ordering a carport?

The deposit is 10%, 12%, 15%, or 16% depending on the size of the carport. The remaining balance is due after the carport is installed.

What kind of braces come with the carport?

Two-foot-long braces are standard on all of the center trusses and the four corners. We recommend upgrading to the 4-foot braces when the leg height is 8 feet or taller.

How are the buildings anchored?

We anchor the carports for free to the ground or asphalt with 32-inch-long rebar. We anchor the carports to a concrete slab with wedge anchors. Another option is mobile home anchors if the carport is going to be placed on the ground.

What is a certified carport?

The certified package is available if you live in an area that requires delivery of blueprint drawings to the local building department. These drawings are rated for up to 130 mph wind and 30 psf snow load. The certified package is available at an additional cost depending on the size. The certified carports also include mobile home anchors if they’re anchored to the ground.

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