The Maintenance Plan You Need for Your Metal Building

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If you’re a new homeowner and have an outside metal building on your property, you might be surprised that several steps are required to keep it looking its best. Or perhaps, you’ve always had a metal building on your land but weren’t aware that it needed preventative care. Metal building maintenance doesn’t have to take a lot of time or energy, but the extra effort you put into its maintenance ensures it lasts for years.

Metal buildings can add storage and convenience to any property and are more affordable than you think. In today’s blog, we’re going to share the steps necessary to care for a metal building, so you’ll be able to protect your investment for years to come.

Newmart Builders has been your source for high-quality steel structures for over 22 years. Performing preventive maintenance on your metal building is easy and if you have any questions about the process, feel free to get in touch with us, and we’ll be happy to answer all of your questions.

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Buying Boat Storage

Boat owners love their boats in the same way that car lovers adore their cars. They are special vehicles that bring you and your family lots of joy, so you need to care for them. As the summer and warm sunny days come to a close, it’s time to start thinking about where you’re going to store your boat for the cooler months.

Keeping your boat safe and in shape for next year is your priority, so choosing the proper boat storage is crucial. Location is everything, and using metal garages in VA and the surrounding areas can help protect your boat from the elements all year. Before buying storage, however, you should know a few things.

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7 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Metal Garage Workshop

An A-frame, two-tone metal garage is perfect for a custom workshop

If you are tired of having to move the car or kid’s toys out of the way just so you can work on your wood or engine project, then it’s time to consider purchasing one of Newmart Builders’ metal garages. Just imagine having your own dedicated workshop building that you can completely customize and use as you need. If this thought brings you excitement, here are a few things you should know before you start building your own metal building.

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9 Questions to Answer Before Searching for Metal Carports Near You

A double-wide metal carport sits on a concrete slab next to a beige home with blue skies and tall trees in the background

There are few things more frustrating than spending hours washing, drying, and waxing your vehicle, only to find a bird used it for target practice that same day. Or maybe you’re tired of having to clean off leaves and other debris from your motorcycles, lawn care equipment, or all-terrain vehicles before using them.

No matter the property you want to protect from nature and the elements, a carport is a stylish solution to your problems. But before searching for “metal carports near me,” it’s best to answer these nine questions to ensure you get the carport that is the best fit for your needs.

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RV Carports and Storage Units: Should You Rent or Buy?

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Have you been searching online for “RV carports near me?” Are you looking to store and protect your vehicles without constructing an add-on garage to your home or property? Are you not sure if it would be best to rent or to own your RV storage? For unrivaled durability and protection from the elements, a metal RV carport or storage unit is an excellent investment. When you want long-lasting, all-weather protection, RV carports and storage units are first-rate, proven solutions.

In the following blog from Newmart Builders Inc., we’ll break down everything you need to know about these valuable and versatile structures so you can decide if renting or buying is the right call for you.

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Here are Two Quick and Easy Ways to Finance Our Metal Buildings

enclosed metal carport

When it comes to owning metal buildings from Newmart Builders Inc., you have two options to finance it: traditional financing and FlexLease. Both options have multiple terms to fit your lifestyle best and have online applications with immediate approval or denial. Today’s blog post will explore both of these financing options and help you choose which one is best for you to add a metal building to your property or business.

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What to Know When Buying a Barn

green metal barn

For centuries, barns have been a critical element of homesteads, particularly in agricultural communities. As uses for barns have changed, so too have the styles of barns and the materials used to build them. Until recently, wood was the most popular barn construction material. Today, however, metal barns are becoming increasingly popular because they cost less and require little maintenance. No matter the material, before buying a barn, there are essential things to consider to ensure the barn meets both needs and budgets.

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What You Should Know When Comparing Metal vs. Wooden Sheds

A-Frame metal shed building with large combo area from Newmart Builders

Sheds—whether metal buildings or constructed from wood—can provide ideal storage space for any home or property. These backyard structures are incredibly versatile—they can be used as storage for garden equipment, as a workspace, or even as a personal retreat. Regardless of any shed’s purpose, homeowners first have to select which type of shed and construction material is best for their needs.

The primary material consideration is typically a metal shed vs. wooden shed, though you may also find plastic sheds for sale at the big box home improvement stores. All of these types of material can provide durable, spacious storage, but they differ in their required maintenance, vulnerability to pests and weather, possible customization, and costs.

Today’s post takes a look at wood-constructed sheds compared to the durable steel buildings we sell here at Newmart Builders, highlighting why our buildings are almost always the best choice.

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DripStop: Preventing Condensation in Your Metal Building

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Metal buildings are well known for their durability, strength, and weather-resistance, making them a superior choice over many traditionally-constructed buildings. In fact, metal buildings can even save you money on insurance. However, metal buildings are also prone to issues with condensation not typically seen in conventional buildings.

While condensation can damage metal buildings over time, preventing condensation and the water damage that results isn’t difficult. Whether you’re considering the purchase of a new metal building or already own one, here’s what you need to know to protect your building.

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Filing a Storm Damage Insurance Claim for Your Metal Building

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As storms around the country become more frequent and intense, many homeowners are faced with inevitable damage to their properties, including their metal buildings and carports

If your metal building has been damaged by a recent storm from wind, hail, or even a combination of weather factors, you should be able to recoup the cost of the damage by submitting a claim to your home insurance company. While the process for filing a claim can vary depending on your insurance provider, it’s essential to get the details right in order to recover the full value of your loss.

Follow these tips to maximize your chances for a successful claim with a minimum of hassle.

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