5 Reasons to Build a Carport

Caravan PortWhile the name itself indicates the primary purpose of a carport, there are many other benefits of building a carport at your home or property. With the choice of being attached or detached from your home, and the option of being closed in at one or multiple sides, a carport is a durable addition that will be utilised for many years to come. Read on to learn 5 reasons to build a carport including:
  • Protect and store vehicles
  • Increase the value of your home
  • Storage
  • Additional living space
  • Entertain family and friends

Protect and store vehicles

The most obvious reason to build a carport is to provide a sheltered space to protect and store vehicles. Depending on the size of your carport this can include cars, caravans, trailers and boats. Have peace of mind your vehicles are protected from the weather, no matter the season, with the shelter and protection a carport provides.

Increase the value of your home

carportAs a carport provides a multi-purpose space, it can help to increase the value of your home when selling. Building a carport can help to boost your home’s street appeal, making your home stand out from the crowd when it comes time to sell.


Depending on your carport’s location, it can be a suitable space to use for additional storage. Permanent storage solutions such as cabinetry and shelving can be installed or portable storage solutions such as chests and tubs can be placed in your carport, freeing up valuable space inside your home.

Additional living space

A carport may be a great place to create an additional, outdoor living space. Depending on privacy and security, a carport can make a great teenager’s retreat, children’s play area, workout area or a space to relax and enjoy reading a book while admiring your garden and enjoying the fresh air.

Entertain family and friends

Build a CarportWhat a perfect spot to host a neighbourhood party! Leave your carport open or enclose it with temporary fixtures and set up your gathering inside a large area that boasts shelter and space while keeping the mess out of your home too.

Looking to install a carport? Speak to the team at CPR Outdoor  today

CPR Outdoor manufacture different carports to cater to different living environments and at different lengths, colours, heights and sizes. If you require paperwork and council permits, we can provide expert advice on these requirements too. Proudly servicing Bunbury, Busselton and the South West, speak to the CPR Outdoor team today on 9726 2311 for a free quote.
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