1. Benefits of Galvanized Steel in Metal Buildings

    At Wholesale Direct Carports, we use galvanized steel in most of our metal buildings, including our carports, detached garages, RV carports, and horse barns. We use galvanized steel in our products because it is the best bang for your buck and, in the right conditions, will allow our metal buildings…Read More

  2. How to Upgrade Your Metal Garage

    Detached metal garages are gaining in popularity as an inexpensive option to building an addition to a home. There are many reasons to install a metal garage as your next home improvement project. Once you have your metal garage, you can begin to upgrade it. Here are just a few ways how: Install an …Read More

  3. How to Insulate Your Metal Garage

      Metal buildings such as a detached garage are not typically assembled with insulation. In certain regions, insulation is not a requirement, and depending on what is stored in the metal building, may be an unnecessary step. However, in most regions, insulating your metal building is beneficial to …Read More

  4. Customizing Your Detached Garage

    When you are looking to purchase a detached enclosed garage, there are many options available to customize your structure. Do you need an A-frame roof, walk-in doors, windows? Would you like a standard frame or welded trusses? Knowing exactly what you want can be a little overwhelming if you don’t…Read More

  5. How Metal Buildings Respond to Mother Nature

    A common myth is that metal buildings cannot stand up to adverse weather conditions the same way other buildings can. We are flabbergasted that this is a popular belief because it is far from true. Here, we will explore some forces of nature and how metal buildings hold up. It should be noted that t…Read More

  6. Give Your Garage a Face-lift

    One of the best ways to add curb appeal to your home is to give your home a makeover. There are several ways to this, such as landscaping, adding a front porch, or painting your house. The biggest, solid section of the curb-facing part of your house, is typically your garage door. The easiest way to…Read More

  7. How to Turn Your Garage into a Home Office

    If you work from home or you are an entrepreneur wanting to start your own business, your garage can be a great home office. Using your garage as an office is perfect because it gets you out of the house so you can feel more like you are going to work, but you don’t have the travel! Many successfu…Read More

  8. A Brief History of the Garage

    Much reverence has been given to the modern automobile over the years, but not many congratulations have been given to the house that was built for it; the garage. The garage has evolved from a haphazardly built carriage house, into a full spectrum of attached and detached structures, to rooms that …Read More

  9. Historical Garage: the Birthplace of Silicon Valley

    California is home to some of the most famous garages in the world. Companies such as Apple, Disney, Google, Maglite, Mattel, and Hewlett-Packard are all multi-billion dollar businesses that started out in garages in California. Perhaps the most famous garage in the world, and still a protected hist…Read More

  10. 5 Ways to Upgrade Your Garage

    If you think that your garage has to be a cold, dark storage container where you park your car and abandon your tools, you are living in the dark! Your garage is additional square footage in your home and can become whatever you can dream. If you have a detached metal garage, you likely have more wi…Read More