Protect your vehicles this summer from being damaged by the sun by storing them in a portable garage.
Implementation of solar carports continues to grow. Beyond a single-home or building use, a recent news story shows one particularly forward-thinking project involving these systems. Del Monte Electric, according to a press release, oversaw the completion of a solar carport project that involved adding these panels and systems to 51 schools in the Mount Diablo […]
The snowstorm expected to hit the Northeast from New York City into the northern points of New England has been described as “historic.” But with power outages and other damage predicted, local news stations and publications are providing advice about preparing and lasting through. According to the New Haven Register, citizens should not only prepare […]
Often, when it comes to tarps, material is paramount and correlates with usage. Polyethylene is the go-to material, while vinyl provides the strength for more heavy-duty and commercial jobs, like transport. Polypropylene mesh, able to let 25-percent of light through while still blocking out UV rays, is a specialized option, perfect for gardens but also […]
A carport or portable garage is plenty powerful on its own, once anchored into the ground. The steel frame, either powder-coated or galvanized, holds up to practically all outdoor conditions. The polyethylene, either on top as a valance cover or fully enclosing the shelter, acts as a blocker against common outdoor threats: UV rays, water […]
Recently, Bloomberg pointed out that home improvement spending has increased in recent years. The magazine took a survey of the most common improvements or renovation projects made to a home, and garage repairs and carports fall within the list. So, according to Bloomberg, the average cost of constructing or improving a garage is $13,059 on […]
As hybrid and electric vehicles increase in use, solar carports are beginning to have more benefits.
Are you thinking about covering your car with a carport for winter? Find the right shelters by following these tips.
In addition to sheltering cars from the elements, carports protect vehicles from overheating in summer and warm it quicker in winter.
GE and Inovateus are collaborating to create a solar carport that would charge electric vehicles and reduce demand on the grid.