Ten Reasons To Include A Carport in Your Home

Carports provides shelter for your vehicle and the top quality materials like those from Stratco can assure you of a lifetime protection for your investments. The Auckland Pergolas Patios Carports is one of the very few selected companies chosen by Stratco to install their carports. People and pets aren’t the only things that need shelter from the elements. Besides a home, an automobile is usually considered to be one of the more important investments you make. Carports are shelters constructed from wood, metals or other materials but as for Auckland Pergolas Patios Carports, they install carports that are mde from Stratco’s finest materials and are pre-engineered by experts from here and Australia. It tends to take the place of a garage.

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Here are 10 advantages to using carports.

Weather Safety

The carports installed by Auckland Pergolas Patios Carports can keep your car far away from the elements, whether harmful summer rays, winter snow, sleet or rain. A carport usually has a roof and sometimes sides. However, it is not usually enclosed.

Helpfulness for Singles

A carport can be helpful for people who live alone. Carports usually sit close to the home. Therefore, pulling up and into a carport and parking closer to the front door could be safer than parking in the street.

Additional Space

You can use carports as outdoor porches if you need extra space most especially those installed by Auckland Pergolas Patios Carports as they are made from modern materials that can make them double as patios or hang-out places for the family. You may even use a carport as a play area for children or shaded areas for adults.

Other Vehicle Storage

You can also use a carport as a home to boats, trailers, snowmobiles, ATVs, motorcycles and other methods of transportation if you don’t have room in your garage.


If you install a carport with walls, it may also serve as an extra storage unit for tools, boxes and other items.

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Because most carports are open areas, they do not have doors. Ultimately, the lack of door can be more convenient when you come home with grocery bags or other items you need to carry inside. A carport can also save on energy and electricity.

Added Home Value

If your home does not have a garage and you decide to sell it, buyers might consider it a disadvantage. At least with carports by Auckland Pergolas Patios Carports, prospective home hunters will see they can park their car, motorcycle or boat on the grounds rather than the street.

No More Storage Units

A carport could save from having to rent a storage unit.

Most of the time, you can construct a carport to resemble or at least blend with the architecture of your home, be it bricks, siding or wood. Before you decide to purchase a pre-fabricated carport, construct a carport on your own or even call in a professional, check with your city or homeowners association for zoning ordinances or for what is allowed in the neighborhood. Some communities require permits and proof of plans.


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