Why I need a Carport

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June 15, 2017
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Why I need a Carport



Too many Americans are leaving one of their biggest investment, their car, exposed to the elements for long periods of time, allowing rain, snow, hail, and other inclement weather – as well as animals and tree branches or other debris to damage it. When the time comes to resell, that minimal daily damage caused by outdoor storage suddenly shows up, often resulting in hundreds or thousands of dollars in lost resale value.

If you don’t have a garage you are parking your car outside every day.

Here are 7 benefits in having a carport installed.

  • Safe from the Elements

Your carport will shield your car from rain, sleet, hail, or snow, as well as harmful sunrays. This will help you, maintain your cars external beautiful.

  • Safety

With a carport, pulling your car into this structure next to the entrance to your home will make it safer when leaving your car and entering your home.

  • Protection against vandalism & theft.

With a carport, your car is visible unlike a garage, thus burglars are less likely to enter your carport and break into your car versus entering closed structure through a side door and breaking into your car.

  • Additional Space

Your carport can also act as extra space for a family gathering or outdoor barbeque. A great covered area to serve as an additional area when your home is not large enough to handle the crowd.

  • Shading

Carports also provide a shaded environment where children can play outdoors when it is raining or so hot on a sunny day.

  • Multi-Purpose Structure

By adding walls to your carport, it can serve as extra space for needed storage, work space, or garden equipment storage plus many other purposes.

  • Less Costly

With a carport versus a garage you will not electric garage door openers and excessive lighting which will increase your energy cost. Plus, the cost to add a carport is far less than if you add a garage onto your home or build a separate structure.


We at Rainbow Building Structures have been building not only Carports but also Patio Covers, Screen Rooms, and Awnings for many years in the Gulf Coast area. Please visit our website at www.rainbowbuildingstructures.com to view many of the completed projects.  You are welcome to call us at 228 826-4685  to set up to have a free estimate completed.





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