Steel is amazing. It is inexpensive, solid, and environmentally friendly. When steel is recycled, it never loses its durability or quality. It maintains its strength, which means that every time steel is used, it can be relied on for the same amount of durability. As it has an infinite recycle rate, it is better for the environment, and, as long as it is being recycled after its use, we may never run out of steel to use in our construction.
A great way to take advantage of the benefits of steel is the by having one of those metal carports installed. If you do not have the room or the money for a full garage, a carport is the perfect option. In fact, it may be even better. Open air carports are subject to fewer building codes and regulations than a traditional enclosed structure such as a garage. A simple carport can protect a car from even the nastiest of storms, and prevent some serious damage.
It has been found that between 50 and 70 percent of all hail damage claims to vehicles are never repaired. A metal roof over a car can prevent that. Or consider the Joplin, MO tornado in 2011. Insurance claims for auto damage alone totaled 1.4 billion dollars. Assuming the twister did not fly right overhead, think of how many cars could have been saved by being safely covered.
It does not even have to be a for your car, however, as you can have a metal RV carport installed as well. What are your options for protecting your RV? You can rent a place to keep it stored, or you can leave it in your driveway and hope nothing happens. Or, you can get a steel structure to cover it safely. The choice is obvious, but only you can decide. No RV? If your boat is small enough, you can fit that safely and securely in there instead!
The next time you drive by a sale, stop and take a look. They just may have the metal RV carport that you have been looking for, or you might find a deal for protection for your car or boat. Think of it as a form of preventative maintenance. Do you want to pay for the carport, or do you want to pay for the broken window when a storm knocks a big branch into your car?