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Why Steel Buildings Make The Best Auto Repair Shops

When we think of steel buildings, one of the first things we think of are car garages – both for storage and working. Steel buildings are synonymous with auto repair for a number of reasons and for good reason. They’re essentially the perfect match in both form and function. We offer many kits specifically with this use in mind, so all that’s left is choosing the appropriate size for your needs. With large sizes and high ceilings, the possibilities, accommodations and options for customization are endless. Our buildings are available in sizes large enough to accommodate multiple cars and workspaces. Here are just a few reasons why steel buildings make perfect garages.


For any steel structure, one of the biggest benefits is durability. The very nature of steel is based on its strength and ability to remain in great condition with nearly no maintenance. This is important since for the most part, an auto repair will be there for quite some time. It’s important for these structures to be able to withstand the elements as well as natural wear and tear so it can be used for years, even decades, to come.


Steel buildings already have the perfect look in terms of auto repair shops. Their more industrial feels makes them perfect for any type of garage whether it’s left as is or if the owner takes advantage of customization options like paints and trim colours and variations. The interior can essentially be left as is, save for the additional of tools or working surfaces. It will be important to add insulation to absorb sound and keep the temperature regulated, but for the most part steel buildings work as is when using it as a garage or auto repair location.

Speed of Construction

One of the best things about steel buildings is how quickly and easily they can be constructed. With its easy DIY-constructed, it’s possible to put one of our buildings up in a matter of days. This makes it perfect for garages because you can begin storing and working on cars right away. Particularly if it’s being used as a large, mutli-mechanic business, you’ll be able to get started sooner rather than later. This is important for businesses that may be moving out of a rented work space and into their own steel building. Cutting down on construction time as well as construction costs means the move can be made much sooner, and resources that would have been used up if more traditional building methods were used can be put towards making other additions to the steel structure once it’s complete.


Steel buildings are extremely flexible in terms of where they can do, how large they can be and their actual final layout. If you were previously looking for car storage or workspace to rent, you would be relegated to areas where buildings already exist. Building your own garage gives you the ability to put it wherever makes the most sense for you – be it for personal or business use. Also, renovating steel buildings is relatively simple for both the exterior and interior. It’s quite possible to have an open concept garage or you can also add necessary partitions to designate smaller space within your steel structure.

It’s no secret that many of the garages we see are steel buildings, and it’s important to understand why. While brick and concrete are also still popular options, keep steel buildings in mind when deciding to build your next garage.