by Karen Knapstein
Shed, Galpones, Metal panel, Garage, Carport

Garage, Shed & Carport Builder magazine and the Garage, Shed & Carport Builder Show are part of a growing network of magazines and trade shows owned by Shield Wall Media.

Launched in January 2020, Garage, Shed & Carport Builder magazine is the newest and most comprehensive industry resource for ideas, information, and best business practices for professionals who build or sell small, special-use residential buildings.

This is the only industry publication focused exclusively on this unique segment of residential construction. From tips and tricks to material insights and updates, readers will find information in every edition that will help make their business more profitable.

Readers are served information through the magazine, which is published six times per year, and through its official website: garageshedcarportbuilder.com.

Like all Shield Wall Media magazines, Garage, Shed & Carport Builder is free to construction trade professionals and associates in the construction industry. It is available in both printed and digital formats.

How Garage, Shed & Carport Builder Magazine is Unique:

  • Garage, Shed & Carport Builder provides you all the contacts you need to conduct and grow your business. The components you need or the support you are looking for to tackle something new is just a Buyers’ Guide away. (Available in print once per year in December, and always at your service online at garageshedcarportbuilder.com.)
  • Focused on niches that don’t get a lot of coverage elsewhere.
  • Our articles and information come directly from the source: industry professionals. You can trust that you are getting expert advice.
  • Business Building features provide guidance for a competitive edge.  

About Our Readers:

• New magazine so all subscribers are within 2 years.

• 60% contractors or shed sales lots *

• 55% of readers are Owner/President/Partner* – Our readers are decision makers

* estimated based on an average of Shield Wall Media publications

Editorial Schedule:


• State of the Building Industry

• Shed Roof Options: Asphalt, Wood, Metal, Composite

• Technical: Garage Doors

Ad Deadline: Jan. 20, 2022


• Building Showcase: Outstanding Special-Use Residential Buildings

• Product Profiles: Products & Equipment Builders Need

• Technical: Shed Ventilation

Ad Deadline: Feb. 1


• Municipal Spaces: Shelters, Pavilions, & Playsets

• Delivery Equipment: Trailers & Mules

• Technical: Exterior Sheathing

Ad Deadline: March 29


• Tiny Houses/Accessory Dwelling Units

• Light-gauge Metal Panels

• Technical: Carport Tubing

Ad Deadline: July 21


• Farm Sheds: Animal Abodes

• Interior Flooring Options

• Technical: Shed Delivery & Installation

Ad Deadline: August 30


• State of the Building Industry

• Buyers’ Guide: Directory of Suppliers & Manufacturers

• Product Profiles: Products & Equipment Builders Need

Ad Deadline: Oct. 6

In Every Issue:

  • Project of the Month
  • Business Profiles
  • Business Building Features

Special Issues

February/March: State of the Industry

April: Shed Showcase & Product Profiles

December: State of the Industry & Business Directory

TBD: Garage, Shed & Carport Builder Show Preview


The Construction Rollforming Show is unique. If you roll form or use benders or brakes to form panels, channel, studding, soffits, gutters, carport or other construction components this is your show. The educational programming and exhibitors are tailored specifically to companies that roll form or metal form for the construction industry. This IS NOT a show for small contractors. This is a specific niche of manufacturers and builders large enough to do their own fabrication and buy materials and components in pallet, container or truck load lots.

Since we publish magazines that have been around for decades, Shield Wall Media has long-standing relationships with suppliers and manufacturers. The Garage, Shed & Carport Builder Show brings many of them together so builders of special-use residential structures can find the materials and services they need all in one place. In addition to a robust exhibit hall, the show includes educational sessions and other networking opportunities for manufacturers and shed builders.


Barb Prill
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Karen Knapstein
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Director of Sales:
Missy Beyer
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Gary Reichert
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Corporate Mailing Address:
Shield Wall Media
PO Box 255
Iola, WI 54945

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