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  1. Using an Outdoor Carport in a Business or Municipal Setting

    Using an Outdoor Carport in a Business or Municipal Setting

    Businesses and municipalities of all sizes can benefit from owning carports. These structures protect more than parked cars -- they can also be used practically as a shade canopy, or decoratively to upgrade the aesthetic of a property.

    There are so many unique uses for carports that this one-time purchase can give you years of practical use.

    Here is how businesses and municipalities can use an outdoor carport as a versatile protective covering.

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  2. Creative Uses for a Carport

    Creative Uses for a Carport

    A carport doesn’t have to just be for your car. Carports can be a great idea to add storage and functionality to your property without much extra cost. Whether you want to DIY a simple carport or have someone else come in to install it, these creative carport storage ideas might make you consider getting one even if you don’t have a vehicle.

    What is a Carport?

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  3. What is a Carport and Why Should You Invest in One?

    What is a Carport and Why Should You Invest in One?

    Looking to store and protect your vehicles without constructing an add-on garage to your home? When you need unmatched durability and protection from the elements, a metal carport is a great investment. When you want long-lasting, all-weather protection, these carports are quality solutions that will stand the test of time. But what is a carport and why is it the right solution for your needs? We’ll break down everything you need to know about these useful and versatile structures.

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  4. Carport vs. Garage: What Should You Choose?

    Carport vs. Garage: What Should You Choose?

    If you need an extra space to store your items or vehicles, and you're unsure of the advantages of a carport vs. garage, look no further. Both carports and garages offer convenient and practical added space to store cars, tractors, or other motor-powered equipment - but both structures are different. In fact, there are several factors to consider when choosing between a carport and a garage including what you need...

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  5. 4 Types of Car Shelters for Summer Vehicle Protection

    4 Types of Car Shelters for Summer Vehicle Protection

    Even in the warmer months, your vehicles need quality weather protection. Rain and overexposure to sunlight often cause rust and fading, compromising your vehicle’s exterior and interior. Our selection of carports and garages provide year-round shade, protection, and storage space for your cars, ATV's, and more. Check out a few useful and practical car shelters for ultimate vehicle protection this summer!

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  6. 5 Unique Uses for Your Carport

    5 Unique Uses for Your Carport
    A carport mainly provides practical shade and weather protection for your vehicles (as mentioned in our What is a Carport blog). However, these versatile structures can serve many more purposes than just vehicle protection. Utilize versatile shelter and check out five unique uses for your carport.

    1. Outdoor Workspace.

    Fixing your car? Building something for the home? A carport provides a shaded and weather-protected workspace for your outdoor projects.

    These structures cover ample ground space to fit large supplies or workbenches and keep electrical equipment or power tools dry while you work. Whether you're welding, woodworking, making mechanical repairs or enjoying a creative hobby, you and whatever you’re working with will stay dry and protected.

    2. On-site Office Pavilion.

    Looking for a better lunch break spot? A carport can provide your business location with a much-needed shaded area so employees can enjoy lunch or their next office party outdoors. Not only will workers love a comfortable new picnic area, but providing an outdoor space at the workplace can be very beneficial. In fact, Business Insider suggests it can reduce stress, sharpen thinking, and boost creativity.

    These structures are simple to erect on virtually any property and require minimal maintenance for an easy shade option with plenty of benefits for everyone.

    3. Public Shade.

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    Apartment complexes, public parks, bus stops and outdoor refuge areas, as well as other municipal locations, could use shaded areas or vehicle protection for residents. Luckily, our Arrow Steel Carports withstand outdoor elements (and are wind and snow load rated!) for practical, long-term use. In fact, with its 10-year pro-rated warranty this unique structure makes for a great investment that will provide reliable shade year after year. Encourage your community to spend more time outdoors with a shaded oasis in your location.

    4. A Great Garden, Deck or Patio Cover.

    Want added shade or shelter in your backyard? A carport keeps beaming sunshine or inconvenient precipitation away from your deck or patio.

    Get reprieve from the hot summer sun with a reliable shade, perfect for nearly any space in your backyard. Add a carport to your garden and create a shady spot where you can enjoy your plants and flowers. Or, assemble a carport to your deck or patio to provide much-needed shelter for your next backyard event or party. Whatever you decide, you'll find our carports to be durable and reliable multi-use structures that offer excellent shade season after season.
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  7. Choosing the Right Car Shelter: 5 Tips for Better Vehicle Storage

    Choosing the Right Car Shelter: 5 Tips for Better Vehicle Storage

    Car shelters are your vehicles' first line of defense against the elements. They come in many different sizes and price ranges, providing you with a variety of choices to find the perfect car shelter for your needs. If you aren’t sure which car shelter is right for you; here are 5 basic tips to help you decide the best vehicle storage that’s suitable for your storage needs.

    Why Do You Need Car Shelter...

    Car shelters provide an adequate storage space for your vehicle, either short-term or
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