pamelia mair. Carports. July 13th , 2017.
You can install your own carport using any of the carport kits, which are available in different forms of metal carports. You have carports that can be added as an extension to an already existing building or you can choose the freestanding models. These carports are also available in different designs, colors and sizes. Single and double carports can equally be made using these kits..One value of a carport is it can save cost, especially for someone who is on a tight budget. And an obvious advantage, which it has over a garage, is that it does not make you suffer the restrictions of a garage since it comes in semi enclosed types that gives you the opportunity to drive your vehicle in and out as you please.
What type of roof best suits your carport given it‚s location? Gable roofs are pretty but often single slope car port roofs are best. Single slope carport roof can also be called a lean to carport roof.
For maximum durability however, steel or metal carports are still the best. It is more expensive than other types of carports but it is highly recommended if you can afford it. Metal carports are properly treated with modern facilities and procedures to ensure rust proof qualities for longer protection. Metal carports are ideal for permanent use and not advisable to be moved frequently.
Getting the more expensive steel carport other than an aluminum carport can actually prove the cheaper option in the long run as its durability usually makes it outlive the aluminum carport.