A couple of the characteristics that make steel carports attractive to buyers are that they’re less expensive than garages as well as the fact that zoning restrictions typically are not as restrictive.
As steel carports gained in popularity due to their functionality, the knock against them usually focused on their appearance, especially when they were built near upgraded homes. As steel carport designs have advanced, this issue has now turned from potential liability into an opportunity to further upgrade a home and add to its value.
Steel carports now come with customization options including window and door styles as well as a variety of color and roofing choices. These upgrades can give a steel carport a look that complements homes designed in any number of ways.
Customizing the Interior
The interior of a carport can be customized to turn it into a home theater, a home office, or just an extension of the home. Carports can be wired and outfitted to do just about anything that could be done inside a home.
Squaring the Carport
Squared design is popular for many Santa Fe and Asian architectures. This fits in well with the basic design of a steel carport which can then be upgraded on the exterior with finishes that incorporate the look of the carport with the home.
With these types of upgrades available, steel carports now give homeowners a cost effective option for sheltering assets while complementing the design and adding to the value of the home.