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14Jan 2018Metal Carports

How to Find the Perfect Size Carport for You


If you're thinking about installing a carport on your property, you may have a lot of questions when it comes to purchasing the right one. One important thing to consider is the size of the carport. The size of the carport can be determined by assessing how the carport will be utilized, what you will be using it for, and how this long-lasting custom-built structure will complement your property. A carport built to house your average car usually measures 12 x 21 feet. However, there are many other things that you may store underneath your carport that should be considered when you're figuring out your measurements. The experts at Coast to Coast Carports put together this helpful blog so you can find out how big your custom carport needs to be.

What are You Using Your Carport For?

Consider what you will be using your carport for today, and tomorrow. You may only have one vehicle now, but do you plan on getting another car, a boat, or an RV anytime soon? The size of your carport should accommodate your present and near-future needs. If you're considering a recreational vehicle, you'll need to make sure that your carport is big enough to house your new RV comfortably. If you are mainly using the carport as a workspace, then you'll probably have your tools, workbenches, and more stored underneath. Take the time to properly measure all of your equipment to make sure you'll have enough space.

Where are You Building It?

Start by measuring the area where you're thinking of placing your carport. This is especially important if space is limited, like outside your home or business on a restricted lot size. If you live on a big piece of property, you might not have to worry about this, but you should still think of any future construction plans. You want to make sure that you allow enough space to build a carport that will be just the right size. Custom carports from Coast to Coast are built to last, so you can expect your structure to be there for a long time to come. That's why it's important to make sure you get it right.

What Do You Want It to Look Like?

One of the best benefits of custom building your carport is that it's built specifically for you. If you have an RV, a boat, and a car then having a carport built to house them all isn't a problem. However, having too big of a carport with nothing under it isn't always the best look. Neither is having the back end of your boat sticking out because you didn't make it long enough. Knowing the dimension of what you will be using the carport to cover is all you'll need when ordering from Coast to Coast Carports. Building high-quality custom metal structures are what Coast to Coast Carports does. Our team of friendly experts is here to help you find the perfect carport for your needs. Visit Coast to Coast Carports online to learn more about all of our incredible products and find out what we can do for you!

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