Open Up to Protect Your Home!
A carport essentially provides shelter for a vehicle and valuable protection from the rain or sun. A garage obviously has the added advantage of safely storing items inside.
However when closing between the two it might come down to cost, space and practically for you and your home.
A carport does have many benefits over a garage, and if you’re considering one or the other, the following information will give you ideas on what is the best option for your home.
A garage can cost many thousands of dollars, whereas a carport that’s sturdy and high in quality and craftsmanship can be purchased for much less. If you’re thinking you need to add something to your home to park your vehicles but don’t want to take an extra loan you really can’t afford, a carport might be just the answer.
As a carport doesn’t provide any additional storage for your home, an affordable shed in your backyard can used to secure and store tools and outdoor items, and your carport will protect your vehicle and cost thousands less.
It’s not Permanent
A carport is portable, so should you change your mind in the future, you can move your carport, however this isn’t the case with your garage, so there’s no turning back.
Time and Convenience
Installing a garage can often can often be a long drawn out process. You need to find a builder, obtain estimates, get the right design and possibly get a loan. With a carport you eliminate many of the stresses because the installation process is so much more simple.
Have you heard this before from your friends and family? My garage has given me so much grieve because the builders don’t turn up when they are meant to, didn’t provide a proper estimate or the garage is leaking.
One of the biggest benefits of choosing a carport over a garage is the availability. You will find that carports vary in look, size and price but essentially there is minimal effort to select and install.
If you are looking to add an additional outdoor shelter to your home, a carport might be the perfection option for you. A carport can be versatile, and you can decorate as you wish to add value to your home. It can serve many practical purposes for years to come.
When one of my customers holds picnics and get-together, they place tables and chairs under the carport and it becomes a handy shelter. They decorate the carport with hanging baskets of beautiful ivy and flowers, wind chimes, they couldn’t be happier with their choice of carport.
Chances are if you choose a carport over a garage in a matter of days you’ll be using it.