Metal Workshop Buildings

Sizes We Recommend


Do you need space to store your tools or do your carpentry work? Maybe you plan to work on motorcycles? No matter how you intend to use your prefab workshop, all General Steel buildings are custom engineered according to the workshop’s planned use. General Steel is the industry leader in providing metal workshop buildings. Home workshops are among the most popular buildings we sell because of our uncompromising quality, customer service, and cost savings.

All Metal Buildings

Warranties and Service

Brand General Steel
Available Products I-Beam Framing: 26 Gauge Sheeting, C-Channel Framing: 26 Gauge Sheeting
Add Colors Roof, Walls and Trim
I-Beam Structural Warranty 50 Years
Paint Warranty 40
Galvalume Roof Warranty 25
Standing Seam Roof Warranty 20
Project Coordinator Included and No Additional Cost

Personalized Workshop Plans

Working with General Steel is a collaborative process that ensures that your final product reflects your specific needs. The process starts with a two-way conversation between you and our experienced team. We want to know exactly how you’ll be using your prefab workshop, how it fits within your property, and your ideas for interior and exterior design, among other factors. We then research the location of the building to ensure that your workshop building is equipped to withstand the wind and snow loads of your area as well as any insulation requirements.

Once we get an idea of what building kit best suits your project, we work with you to add customization options, including a wide variety of doors, windows, and exterior color schemes. The ease of steel construction allows us to modify layouts and add further customizations without breaking your budget. From design to construction, we provide the materials and expertise to transform a building kit into a personal workshop.

Reliable and Column Free

While steel is best known for its strength, there are a few other factors that make steel a superior building material. One advantage of steel construction is the use of clear span framing. This construction feature provides 300 feet of column-free floor space, allowing you to get the most out of the interior of your workshop.

Another advantage of steel construction when compared to traditional building materials such as wood is resistance to pests. Raccoons, possums, mice, rats, and termites are common threats to wood structures and can put your building’s structural integrity at risk. The strength of steel is a deterrent to such pests, keeping your building and the valuables stored in your building safe from damage.

Steel Workshop vs Pole Barn Workshop

Steel Workshop Pros

  • Clear span framing provides 300 feet of uninterrupted floor space
  • Designed with local wind and snow loads, seismic activity factored in
  • Minimal maintenance required

Steel Workshop Cons

  • Higher upfront cost
  • Concrete foundation or piers needed in all cases
  • Potential resistance from HOA

Pole Barn Workshop Pros

  • Traditional aesthetic appeal
  • Unique roof elevations more affordable
  • Easiest building system to insulate

Pole Barn Workshop Cons

  • Susceptible to rot, warps, cracks, and decay
  • Poles will move when soil expands
  • Wood is a combustible material
How much does a steel building cost?

It depends. The cost of a steel building depends on your design, the price of steel as a commodity, and the buying power of your building provider.

How do I avoid the big-box aesthetic of a steel building?We provide customization options, including several choices for windows, doors, and color schemes to make your building your own.

We provide customization options, including several choices for windows, doors, and color schemes to make your building your own.

How long does a steel building last?

Steel is a premier building material across the world due to its strength and durability. That’s why we offer a 50-year structural warranty no matter your location or size of building.

Prefab Workshops

No matter where you are in the process of building, General Steel has a solution for you. From our simple 3 step building quote to our growing library of project resources, General Steel is the company you've been looking for.

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