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Why Braces on Your Metal Carport?

You give the anatomy of your carport a thorough inspection after installation. You notice the trim outlining the sides of your building and the anchors that are strongly holding it down, you go inside and start to wonder what makes a carport so resistant. The handful of wall and roof braces inside your building makes you question why they are important.


Carport stability should be the main concern for manufacturers. That’s why braces must be strong enough to stand against:


• Heavy rainstorms

• Harsh winds

• Earthquakes

• Time


Why are braces important? An earthquake can happen suddenly without warning and if you’re in an area where winds are constantly pushing and pulling, buildings need to have a strong foundation. They keep bolts attached to the carport to prevent forces from tearing the building apart.


Our products are reinforced with braces on every corner and in the center of every truss. They are put in place to ensure your shelter remains squared and stable for extra strength while preventing the roof from caving. American Steel Carports cares about quality over quantity. While other companies don’t provide this fortification, we ensure that our metal units come equipped to withstand strong elements. Further, after 15 years in this industry we have noted that customers reach out to us after failing their local inspection test with other companies that do not provide this feature.


At American Steel Carports we proudly stand behind our products. After your installation, rest assured that your valuable assets will be protected with nothing but the best quality for you. Our engineer certified structures also come with a 4 season workmanship warranty to further attend your needs. If you care about protecting your investments why not choose the best? Versatile. Strong. Built to Last. Go ahead and give us a call, we’ll be more than happy to hear from you.