Metal Carports and Questions

Posted: February 11, 2008 in Carports, Prices
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What to Look For: Carports come in many combinations of shapes and sizes. Many states nationwide have signs displaying a starting price of $695.00 for metal carports. Depending on where you live, however, you need to know what gauge to look for in a metal carport, as well as other factors. Did you know metal carport gauge makes a difference in price? Do you need something other than a 18’x20’x6′ carport? What about your needs for width, length, height or gauge? Will you need a certified metal carport?  The wall height of these structures is not the same as the peak height, which is commonly misunderstood.

Basic considerations of a metal carport include:

  • Width
  • Length
  • Height (wall height which determines peak height – two different things)
  • Gauge
  • Style
  • Color
  • Roof design type

What to Consider: So you can see there are many things to consider when you are in the market for a metal carport, RV cover, carcover or carporch. A lot of people find themselves in need of one of these portable carports in a hurry and they usually need to go online and shop quickly. It is nice to find a resource to answer questions but sometimes it is difficult to do so. If you are about to spend about a thousand dollars or more, you would want to know as much as possible about a steel structure that is going to protect and shade your vehicle, travel trailer, truck or car, right? I definitely would.

FAQs Page: I have written an article on metal carport frequently asked questions which can be found on this page. It is designed to help you with commonly asked and answered questions so that you can see what other people write about in their own time. What do you think? Let me know!


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