Is your carport ready to shelter your vehicle in winter? If not, here are some tips.
In addition to sheltering cars from the elements, carports protect vehicles from overheating in summer and warm it quicker in winter.
If you own a boat or RV, make sure you adequately shelter it with a canopy, carport, or portable garage for the winter.
While a portable garage typically does not need a permit to be set up, some areas do require them.
What can be done about a damaged carport? Here are some suggestions for securing and fixing a carport.
As garages are converted into living areas and cars placed under carports, make sure you follow all local zoning laws.
Carports and other portable shelters are strong enough to handle extreme weather, but in some cases, storms with winds over 100 mph can blow over a carport.
Always be up to date on the zoning for your portable garage, as this story from Nashua, NH, indicates.
When preparing for an emergency, such as an earthquake, have an emergency kit, which should include food, tarps, and a disaster shelter.
Roofs on buildings and carports can cave or collapse from too much accumulation. Here are some tips for cleaning off your portable shelter in winter.