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

    What is a Carport?

    These days, vehicles are expensive, and it’s important to protect your investment by safeguarding your vehicle from the elements. Those who have the l

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  2. Boat Storage 101: How to Keep Your Watercraft Protected When Its Out of the Water

    Boat Storage 101: How to Keep Your Watercraft Protected When Its Out of the Water

    Your days on the water are thrilling and relaxing at the same time. Nothing says ‘me time’ like the open lake or bay where you are totally removed fro

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  3. 4 Types of Car Shelters for Summer Vehicle Protection

    4 Types of Car Shelters for Summer Vehicle Protection

    Many people believe that winter is the most dangerous season for their vehicles, and it is during this period that they ensure they stay under the protection

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

    Carport vs. Garage: What Should You Choose?

    While garages are completely enclosed with walls, roofing, and an entrance, carports are typically open metal structures covered by a metal or fabric roof.

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  5. 4 Reasons Why You Need RV Storage at Home

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    Your RV is a significant investment -- both in terms of money and the fun you expect from it. That is why it is important to find the right kind of RV storage and RV protection. The right RV storage solution can protect your investment and improve the quality of your experience when using an RV.

    RV Protection: Shield the RV's exterior

    Between the atmosphere and the harmful UV rays, the elements can exterior of your RV will likely show signs of aging pretty quickly. You might not even notice these effects at first because they'll likely be concentrated on the roof. There, the paint will start to fade. The sun will also make the vinyl or rubber on the outside of your RV break down and crack. Hail and pounding rain can also mar the exterior surface of your RV. Shielding it from these environmental effects under a ShelterCoat or ShelterTech custom building will not only help your RV retain its good looks but also extend the lifespan of its exterior features.
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  6. 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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  7. 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 pr...

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  8. 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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  9. 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...

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