When you build your own metal carport, you have free rein to make it just the size you need to fit a car, truck, RV, or even boat. Beyond vehicle storage, carports have a variety of other uses. Some customers buy carport building plans to design an at-home gym or a picnic area to gather with friends. A DIY steel carport also provides excellent shade where you can sit and enjoy the outdoors without too much exposure to the sun.
Alan’s Factory Outlet has a range of attractive and sturdy metal carport options with a variety of dimensions available and 3 separate styles to suit your residential or commercial needs.
We provide free delivery of our prefab and DIY carports to dozens of states, and our capable installers are available to build your freestanding carport for you or help you along with the process of building it yourself.
At Alan’s Factory Outlet we do not offer DIY Carport Kits or Carport Plans. We do provide delivery and installation of our portable prefab steel carports in 21 states in the USA.
Do You Need Planning Permission for a Carport?
It depends on where you live! There is no one-size-fits-all answer to whether or not you’ll need a permit to build a carport in your yard. If you plan to purchase metal carport kits for DIY, you should contact your local government office well in advance of purchasing your plans to determine the specifications necessary to erect a carport.
Here are some reasons you may choose DIY Carport Kits VS Our Installed Carports:
Work on Your DIY Skills by Learning How to Build a Carport
For some people, purchasing a carport from us means a chance to improve their DIY skills and learn how to build a carport. While our expert installers would be delighted to build your homemade carport for you, we understand that some people would prefer to follow the instructions and install it themselves.
Free Standing Metal Carport Kits: A Satisfying DIY Project
For some people buying steel carport kits, do-it-yourself is the way to go. Putting a carport together brings the satisfaction of a job well done. When you follow the plans to build a carport yourself, you can look out your window at your masterpiece and say, “I did that.” Everyone in our business truly understands that feeling, so we won’t be offended if you want to install your own shelter.
Involving Family and Friends
Some of the DIYers want to learn how to build a metal carport frame themselves recruit family and friends in the construction process, whether to create the concrete pad and level gravel foundation or to participate in the building of the actual structure. Younger children can watch with fascination as the idea of a metal carport becomes reality. Just like that, following metal DIY carport plans turns into a family affair!
Gaining the Confidence to Take on the Next Project
After following and completing the carport designs, DIY enthusiasts can be emboldened to take on the next challenge. A build your own carport kit often helps people realize what they can accomplish.
If you want to get a carport that our professional installers build, we at Alan’s Factory Outlet have metal carports available. Roof and color customization options allow for a variety of metal building designs that can match your unique style, making it a welcome addition to your property. Feel free to explore our carports; give us a call or contact us online if you want to learn more about our versatile metal carport plans.