Carports

  1. Fabric vs. Metal Carports: Pros and Cons to Consider

    Fabric vs. Metal Carports: Pros and Cons to Consider

    One of the most important decisions you’ll have to make is whether you’ll buy a metal carport or a fabric carport. When weighing your options, it's important to consider factors like how you plan to use your carport, the climate where you live, and your personal preferences.



    Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of both metal and fabric carports so you can make your decision with confidence.

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  2. 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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  3. Garage v. Carport: What is the Best Fit for You?

    Garage v. Carport: What is the Best Fit for You?
    Present at many homes, garages and carports offer many benefits to users. A garage is a fully enclosed structure with a roof, walls, and a door, and a carport is semi-enclosed structure with a covering around beams. Both garages and carports protect vehicles from outside elements including direct sunlight and weather. Garages typically offer more room for vehicles and storage and can be locked while carports are more cost-effective and easier to construct. Take time to research the differences between a garage and carport so you can decide which option is the best fit for you.
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  4. 5 Benefits to Using an Auto Protection Solution

    5 Benefits to Using an Auto Protection Solution

    Aside from your home, your car is probably one of your most expensive and valuable investments. Without proper protection, you expose that investment to weather damage, premature aging, and other risks that contribute to car depreciation. In order to prevent such risks, quality coverage such as garages or keeping vehicles under carports are essential. Check out these 5 ways yo...

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  5. Choosing a Structure for Your Ultimate DIY Auto Repair Shop

    Choosing a Structure for Your Ultimate DIY Auto Repair Shop

    If you service or detail cars, whether as a fun pastime or as an extra source of income, you need a place to complete your projects without inclement weather or lack of space getting in your way. Instead of constantly swapping cars in your personal garage or working under the hot sun in your driveway, find out how to easily create your own DIY auto repair shop with ShelterLogic.

    Consider Structure Materials...

    First, choose the ideal structure for your DIY auto repair shop based on your budget,
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 4 Reasons Why You Need RV Storage and RV Protection

    4 Reasons Why You Need RV Storage and RV Protection
    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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