Every thing needs a shelter including our cars. It is a good thing if we have a garage, but what if we do not have one? Simple, check out a car cover or canvas carport kits.
Carport kits vary from metal to polyethylene materials. At least in the US, metal carport kits are very popular particularly for homeowners because they are durable and heavy duty compared to those made from polyethylene material. Nevertheless, it is up to your own discretion in choosing the one you like.
Basically, it is quite easy to assemble a canvas kit as long as all the materials are ready. All you need to have is the kit (of course) and basic construction tools like hammers, screwdrivers, some lumber, concrete mix and level. Don’t worry though, most kits will have a list of materials needed and most of the extra materials are only if you plan on creating a foundation first. A canvas carport kit can be a do it yourself kind of thing. This type of carport is lightweight, easy to fix or easy to set-up. They are designed to be built by a single person or two.
The first thing to do is to secure a solid base part. Before continuing, read the product manual thoroughly for instructions. Like most common carport kits, the rails, horizontal shaped pieces at the bottom, are bolted down to the concrete (if you created the foundation). Be sure the rails are intended to be bolted in the concrete or else you it will be damaged. Next are the trusses and uprights that support the roof in each of the corners. Other brands may provide extra supporting accessories; you can check the manual on how to install it. Lastly, a carport can never be a carport without the roofs and sides. Those were just brief and basic information about canvass carport kits.
There are different kinds of canvas carport kits that best fit your need. It may vary in color, size, shape and design. Since most of the people today can afford or makes way to have a car. This type of carport is being in demand, which is why it can be bought in a lowest price.
The most important thing in having a canvas carport kit is that it puts your car into a safe place free from different kinds of elements that could damage the car. It also enables you to store other vehicles such as, motorbikes or bicycles or you can also store other things that needs some shading.