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18Jan 2021Metal Carports

Metal Carports Attached to a House

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Many homeowners who are considering building a carport onto the side of their home worry that the addition will not fit with the look of the house or, worse, prove to be an eyesore. Coast to Coast Carports has helped many people avoid this problem by installing metal carports attached to homes sleek in shape and design while never compromising their strength. And we're ready to help you find and customize the right design, size, and even color of your metal carport. Our trusted and qualified design consultants will help you choose a carport that's stable and, equally important, designed to blend in with the aesthetic of your home. We're sensitive to our customers' needs and desires. Even better, our customers have always been pleased with our affordable prices. So if you're in the market, please take a moment to consider the numerous benefits a carport has to offer.

Don't Sweat the Elements

One of the many reasons people have opted for a metal carport is the weather. Be it sun, rain, snow, or excessive wind, the steel carport can be used to store vehicles of any size, from regular-sized cars to RVs and boats. Often, in cold weather, frost forms on cars. The worst weather can even lead to engine trouble, not to mention what it can do to your paint job. But a metal carport roof acts as a barrier, not allowing the heat to escape into the air.

No Additional Property Tax

Steel carports are not subject to additional property taxes in most counties and states. Some communities, however, will require a building permit to install them on their property. It's best to check with local authorities before installing your metal carport to be on the safe side.

Location, Location, Location

Depending on your carport size, it can even be possible to move it from one side of your home to another without dismantling it.

Multi-Purpose

Who said a carport is just for cars? One of the best aspects of a metal carport is just how versatile its uses can be. First and foremost, a carport provides shade : ideal for outdoor business meetings and team-building exercises, picnics, family gatherings, and virtually anything else you can think of.

Bad Weather? No Problem

Metal carports are meant to withstand the fiercest weather conditions. When tested, a steel carport can handle up to 140 MPH winds and 35 PSF snow loads.

Getting Creative With Your Metal Carport

As we mentioned, a prefab carport can serve numerous purposes. Just as they can protect vehicles from extreme weather conditions, so too can they protect people and other property. Whether intended for personal business use, the only limit to what you can use a metal carport for is your imagination. Within reason, of course.

The Perfect Patio

Nothing spoils a good party like sudden rain or intense heat. A metal carport makes the perfect cover for a patio or deck. As a patio, guests and family can enjoy an outdoor gathering while avoiding harsh UV rays. A deck awning can also provide shelter from any rain or snow that may occur.

Create Your Own Outdoor Workshop

Garageheads looking for a place to tune up their ride will find the perfect spot for a DIY outdoor workshop. Or, if you're doing home renovations, the prefab metal carport can house whatever tools necessary while also offering a place to get the hard work done. Stay dry and avoid sunburns while indulging in your hobby or passion.

Picnic

Anchor your metal carport to a slab of concrete, and you've got yourself the perfect picnic location. Whether a friendly gathering of employees, friends, or family, steel carports can provide the shade, and space, for long tables, a grill, and a place for punch.  

Build Your Own Playground

Even the most luxurious playgrounds at schools and parks don't always account for what a hot day can do to a child. A steel carport is an excellent location for building an entire playground or storing some equipment out of the sun's harsh rays.

Host an Outdoor Meeting

Liven up your presentation at work, because no one wants to spend their day in a cramped conference room. Adding a carport, you've got the perfect, welcoming setting for an outdoor meeting. Further, when the meeting's over, it's an ideal spot to celebrate your success or host any outdoor events catered to clients.

Public Pick-Up

Commuting is a necessary evil in today's world. Schools, parks, airports, and even jobs sometimes require you to take the bus. A metal carport is an excellent location for those waiting for public transportation, Ubers, or taxis. They can wait for their ride in comfort, safe from the harmful elements.

Store Your Maintenance Vehicles

Apartments, farms, public buildings, and golf courses will require specific equipment, and their managers and operators need a place to store it all. Tractors, mowers, golf carts, snowplows, and trailers can all easily fit in a carport, protected from any damage from the weather.

Have We Mentioned Our Metal Carport Kits?

When considering a metal carport, one often gets worried about the logistics. You're not in construction, and trying to build, it might seem a daunting task. Fortunately, metal carport kits ensure fast, easy setup and installation.

s in A Steel Carport Kit?

All our carports are completely customizable, fine-tuned to your every need. But the entire purpose of a carport kit is to make the process much more straightforward. A metal carport kit includes:

  • Steel framing members and supports
  • Roofing panels
  • Your desired wall panels
  • All necessary fastening hardware
  • All necessary building anchors
  • Any custom choices you select, including trim pieces and gables

Installation, Built to Last

What are the benefits of installing a metal carport kit yourself, as opposed to having us set it up for you? Apart from the feeling of accomplishment you may get from DIY home improvements, there are plenty of more practical answers to that question.

Save Your Money!

Not only does it feel good getting it done by yourself, but you are also saving yourself a lot of money. Consider it a self-discount.

Install on Your Own Time

Setting up a metal carport with a crew means setting a specific date that's open on their schedule, not yours. Installing a kit by yourself comes with the benefit of doing it on your own time, never having to set a block of time aside that may be reserved for other things.

Show Off Your Abilities

Are you an avid fan of HGTV or any of those wildly popular renovation shows? Take what you've learned from them and impress your friends and coworkers with your handiwork. And don't be afraid to get a little creative. If you've got the passion, you're already halfway there.

No Shortage of Possible Uses

And as we've mentioned, there's no limit to what you can use your steel carport for. We've gone through some of the most popular ways people have put their carports to use, but we only scratched the surface. You can turn a carport into:

  • Shelter for a playground
  • Lawn equipment storage
  • Agricultural storage
  • Shelter for animals
  • Poolside cabanas
  • And whatever else comes to mind!

Get Your Metal Carport Today!

Whether you live in an area with heavy snow, rain, or excessive sun, a steel carport will doubtlessly offer the protection your vehicle needs. Still, as you can see, there are countless other reasons a metal carport is a worthwhile investment. With Coast to Coast Carports, you can be sure to get the perfectly designed metal carport for you, and at a cost that you can easily afford. We pride ourselves on being affordable, with fast and free delivery and an exclusive 20-year rust-though warranty. So call us today at (866) 681-7846!

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