West Coast Metal Buildings is a younger company, founded in Hermiston, Oregon in 2003. They then moved to Salem, Oregon, and now deliver to Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.
They deliver metal building assembly kits that can be used for carports, garages, and storage. They also have customizable kits and pre-engineered free span kits. Their buildings are built to your specifications and can be installed for free (provided they’re on level land), or you can install them yourself.
West Coast Metal Buildings Services
The primary focus of West Coast Metal Buildings is to provide custom-designed metal materials that can easily be assembled with or without a professional contractor. You can also choose from any combination of 12 colors, free of charge.
Standard Carport Kits
West Coast Metal Buildings has twelve standard types of carports available. They come with either round or A-frame roofs (vertical and horizontal). Features may include:
- Gable end extra braces
- Extra panels
- 8’ Bay opening
- Custom flat rails
- Width: 12’-20’
- Length: 25’-41’
- Height: 6’-12’
There are three round-frame and two A-frame RV covers available through West Coast Metal Buildings.
Like the standard carports, these kits can include extra panels, extra braces, and gable end extra braces. You can also choose to have the sides open or closed. Their sizes range between 18’-26’ in width, 31’-46’ in length, and 10’-14’ in height.
If you have a need for extra large storage for your cars or RVS, West Coast Metal Buildings offers six different kits in round or A-frame styles. You can choose to have the sides and/or ends enclosed or partially open, as well as a number of extra panels and braces.
Triple wide sizes range from 26’-30’ in width, 31’-70’ in length, and 9’-14’ in height.
Whatever size or style garage you may need, West Coast Metal Buildings has you covered. They have 13 styles with options including:
- Open or closed sides and ends
- Roll-up doors
- Walk-in doors
- Extra braces
- Bay openings
- Sky panels
- Width: 12’-26’
- Length: 20’-82’
- Height: 8’-12’
West Coast Metal Building has five styles of storage sheds, all of which share similar features to their garages. The two additional options listed for storage sheds are man doors and roll-up doors with bay openings.
Free Span Structures
Each West Coast Metal Building free span structure is pre-engineered with 25 lbs./ft2 and 110 mph, 3-second gust durability. These features can also be upgraded to fit your needs.
All eight free span styles offered are A-frames and you can choose from the following options:
- Gable ends (traditional, vertical, or arched)
- Vertical sides open, partially closed, or fully closed
- Bay openings
While the standard styles have plenty of variations already, you can also customize your buildings even more with West Coast Metal Buildings. They specialize in custom barns, lean-tos, and even detached utility rooms with carports included. You can also customize a carport if you need something extra from their standard offerings.
There’s no financing information available on West Coast Metal Buildings’ website. It’s possible that they offer internal financing or work with third-party lenders, but you would have to speak directly to a representative to confirm.
The pricing for West Coast Metal Building is much more transparent than their financing, and even more than some of their competitors. While most building suppliers and contractors require you to call them for a quote (which is a recommended step for any building project), West Coast keeps their pricing openly available on their website.
Roof pricing is based on style, gauge thickness, and size of the roof. Below are the minimum and maximum sizes and their pricing for each roof style.
|Roof Style||Gauge Thickness||Price (Minimum Size)||Price (Maximum Size)|
|Round||14 Gauge||$1,295 (12x21)||$4,415 (24x41)|
|Round||12 Gauge||$1,425 (12x21)||$4,935 (24x41)|
|A-Frame Horizontal||14 Gauge||$1,495 (12x21)||$4,805 (24x41)|
|A-Frame Horizontal||12 Gauge||$1,555 (12x21)||$5,195 (24x41)|
|A-Frame Vertical||14 Gauge||$1,895 (12x20)||$5,975 (24x40)|
|A-Frame Vertical||12 Gauge||$1,945 (12x20)||$6,625 (24x40)|
From there, you can customize even further, which will change your final cost. Some of these options include walk-in doors for $390 each, and 30×30 for $230. A full breakdown of options and pricing is available on their website and is the same for all roof styles.
West Coast Metal Buildings Reviews & Rating
Although West Coast Metal Buildings has an A- rating on BBB, they are not an accredited business. In addition, they have had 15 complaints in the past three years, and they’ve only been in business for twenty years.
Complaints vary from issues with misquotes, high prices, and poor building and delivery practices.
BBB – 2.18/5 (based on 11 reviews)
Yelp – 2.5/5 (based on 88 reviews)
Angi – 3.4/5 (based on 23 reviews)
Read on to see what past clients think of West Coast Metal Buildings:
Phil N., Angi – “They were very inexpensive, but they delivered a very high end product and I am very happy with the product. Their people were very fast and efficient. They cleaned up after themselves. It was free delivery, which is what they advertised; they did not charge me anything for that. It was a free setup; they did not charge me anything for setup. So, the price they quoted me for the price of the car porch was the price I paid. They had to call me and tell me it was going to be a day later. They were here at the time they said they would be after the phone call thing they would be a day late.” (4/5 rating)
Billy W., BBB – “[…] Our initial contact was by email to obtain a quote for a lean to building. I was asked twice for specifics and dimensions of this building. My email was acknowledged and I received a quote. When my wife and I went in on Sept. 30th 2020 to pay for half in cash because credit cards are not accepted we were told that they had left out the estimate for the enclosed side of the lean to. This omission on their part after twice verifying what we asked for was an additional $300 plus. There was no reason given for this omission on our quote so it became the take it or leave it for us. With reluctance we decided to take it and paid half of our bill and was told it would be 4 to 7 weeks before they could install our lean to. We did not hear from them in over 7 weeks so I called and said they were about to call to set up the installation […]” (1/5 rating)
LizzieJ B., Yelp – “BEWARE! They don’t tell customers that they do not include the engineering and plans for their prefabricated metal buildings. IF the structure you purchase requires a building permit from the local jurisdiction based on the size and/or use, this company charges TWICE the amount of the building just to give you the engineering and plans […]” (1/5 rating)
- Wide-range of sizes – Each style of building West Coast offers comes in enough sizes to fit almost any need.
- Material pricing transparency – When it comes to the prices of the materials and add-ons specifically, West Coast Metal Buildings appears very open. They have a large amount of information available online for you to calculate a rough estimate of your building costs.
- High volume of complaints – For a young company, West Coast Metal Buildings has a high number of BBB complaints. While they do have an A- rating, it’s important to note that they are not a BBB accredited business. In addition, their reviews on sites such as Yelp frequently mention poor customer service, misleading quotes, and poor installation/cleanup.
- Few color options – Many metal building providers include a variety of colors for their products, but West Coast is lacking on that front. They only offer twelve colors across the board.
- Limited accessory options – West Coast Metal Buildings also has a small set of customizable add-ons for their buildings. What they do have can be customized in placement, size, and type, but compared to other companies that are offering climate control, more roof types, and finishing options, West Coast falls short.