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Carports: The Benefits, Prices & Why You Should Invest

Posted by Alix Francis on 24th Oct 2018

Carports: The Benefits, Prices & Why You Should Invest

Carports aren’t just for cars, they offer a whole host of benefits to homeowners. Not only do they take further care of your vehicle, they can be used as an alternative to having a garage or extra storage area. Check out these 4 benefits and see if what sizes you could install on your house.

Protect Your Car From Harsh Elements

It’s not just the cold weather that can damage your car, scorching hot sun can cause damage to vehicles too. Paint fading or paint getting damaged by weather conditions are common along with batteries, tires and other problems too. 

Having a uPVC carport will help to protect your vehicle against weather conditions and reduce the risk of your vehicle running into these issues.

Additional Space

You can use the space from a carport for a number of things, such as additional storage space or as a canopy. Carports can also be used for shelter for animals too. Some people have added sides to their carport for extra privacy.

Affordable

The price of a carport depends on the size you choose but typically start from around £349 which is a fraction of the price compared to the cost of adding extra storage to your home with a shed or garage.

Installation can be done by yourself too which makes this an affordable solution to protecting your vehicle or adding extra space to your home.

Easily Constructed

Carports can by installed and ready to use within the same day (depending on the size and your DIY capabilities) Supplied flat packed boxes for DIY assembly, all parts a prefabricated so just basic hand tools are required for assembly.

Available Sizes

  • Standard 3.8m w/ 2m leg
    • Width 380cm (12ft 5”)
    • Depth 253cm (8ft 3”) (this is dependent on how much you pitch the roof.)
    • Height at the wall 231cm (7ft 6")
  • Standard 3.8m w/ 2.5m leg
    • Width 380cm (12ft 5”)
    • Depth 253cm (8ft 3”) (this is dependent on how much you pitch the roof.)
    • Height at the wall 254cm (8ft 4”)
  • Major 5.7m w/ 2m leg
    • Width 570cm (18ft 8”)
    • Depth 253cm (8ft 3”) (this is dependent on how much you pitch the roof.)
    • Height at the wall 231cm (7ft 6")
  • Major 5.7m w/ 2.5m leg
    • Width 570cm (18ft 8”)
    • Depth 253cm (8ft 3”) (this is dependent on how much you pitch the roof.)
    • Height at the wall 254cm (8ft 4”)
  • All dimensions are approx and will vary slightly depending on how you erect it.

How to Buy

Visit https://norfolk-greenhouses.co.uk/standard-carport/ for more information on the carports we have available and feel free to ask us any questions you might have about them.  This product has been manufactured by us for nearly 20 years and this latest design incorporates a rigid white uPVC framework with a translucent square profile PVC roof.

Questions & Phone Orders

You can chat to us online here, or if you prefer:
Email us - hello@norfolk-greenhouses.co.uk
Call us - 020 3011 2040

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