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No Garage? Carports Offer Shade In The Summer And Protection In The Winter

Aug 18, 2008
Do you wish you had a garage to place your car in so that you can protect it from that summer sun and also protect it from the snow and ice in the winter? Many individuals wish such things because they hate it when they see their car getting pummeled by the elements. A car is a large investment, so it is heartbreaking when it has to go through what the weather inflicts on it. Such weather events as ice storms and hail storms can do large amounts of immediate damage to a car. As for the sun, it damages the car's clear coat and paint over time.

The solution

Fortunately, there is a solution to those long mornings of scraping ice off of your windshield or shoveling snow off your car and that is steel carports. You may wonder how steel carports can offer such protection since it a carport more or less consists of a roof that is held up by four posts, but you would be surprised. Here is what steel carports will do for you:

- You preserve the clear coat and paint of your car in the summer.
- Your car is protected from those summer hail storms.
- You receive some protection from blowing debris during wind storms.
- Your car is protected from ice storms in the winter.
- The scraping of ice from your windows is minimal in the winter.
- You do not have to worry about large amounts of snow accumulating on your car.

Those are ways in which steel carports make your life easier. And to think that nothing will ever happen to your car is naive thinking. If you own a car for five to ten years, then you know something is going to happen to it. Some individuals own their cars for just a matter of days or weeks before something such as a major weather event causes damage. Don't let that be you.

Convenience

Steel carports are affordable and they are durable. They don't involve a team of construction workers to put up. You have the option of erecting your carport on your own or having others do it. It will be up in no time so that you can park your car under it as soon as possible.

Just think... you will no longer have to spend fifteen minutes of your mornings scraping ice and knocking snow off of your windows. Having to do such a task is not fun, let alone when you're already running late for work or for an appointment. We tend to forget that we have to do these things in the winter. Steel carports keep these tasks to a minimum. Another thing to take into consideration is the fact that protecting your car's exterior means that you are preserving the value of your car. You're minimizing the chance for external damage, which can hurt the resale or trade-in value of your car. So not only are you protecting your car, but you are also saving yourself money on future purchases. Those savings can either meet or exceed the cost of the carport, which means you're coming out ahead on the monetary end of things.

So now you see that there is a plethora of advantages to steel carports and that you need one if your car is sitting in your driveway without any type of protection. It beats having to use a tarp or car cover for your car everyday. Then again, something such as that doesn't protect it from hail and ice storms and can be a pain to have to remove after a winter snow. So save yourself time and money by investing in one of the many steel carports available to you.
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