About Carport Plans & Carport Designs...
Carport plans are shelters typically designed to protect one or two cars from the elements. They are also used to protect other large, bulky or motorized items that might not fit in a garage or basement. Most carports are open-sided on at least one or two sides, if not all four sides. The purpose of a carport plan is similar to that of a garage. They are intended to protect cars and other vehicles, such as a boat, camper, or Jet Ski, from wind, rain, sun, snow and ice. Carport plans range in size and style ensuring you’ll find the right one to satisfy your needs and fit your lot. Some 1-Car garage plans, Garage Plans with Carports and Drive-Thru garages are similar to carport plans in different ways.
Carport plans are popular choices when it comes to sheltering vehicles because they are a less expensive alternative other residential parking options such as detached garage plans. They are sometimes referred to as sheltered parking and outdoor covers. Carports are simple in design and offer few exterior details. Most are supported by wood posts, but others may have at least one finished wall of siding, brick or metal. Carports are available in single car designs and larger sizes ensuring you’ll find the right one and they are flexible enough to accommodate a broad range of needs.