Tarp Carport

Tarp Carport ain't Tough enough!
Thinking about a tarp carport? Consider a steel structure instead. In the long run, you'll save money with a metal carport.

Why a Metal Carport will give you more than a Tarp Carport

If you’re thinking of getting a plastic tarp to protect your car or RV in the approaching Fall and Winter months, don’t! A plastic polyethylene tarp will not protect your car from the elements, and in some cases, will actually damage your vehicle further.

A steel carport from carport.com gives you all the modern features of an attached garage while being portable, adaptable, and affordable. Metal carports are lasting investments that will hold up to rain, wind, ice, and snow, when a plastic tarp carport will not. Worried about price? Customize your own carport online to fit your budget, or check out our deals and promotions page. A metal carport is a durable investment that saves you money in the long run by protecting your valuables from whatever storm comes your way.

Advantages of a Metal Carport over a Tarp Carport

Steel Carports are Portable and Customizable

  • Steel carports from carport.com are custom designed by you for your specific needs. That means they’re also upgradable at any point in time, so if you do decide that you want to change out a wall or update a garage door, you can! Upgrade your carport into a workshop, or add insulation and a little decor to transform it into an extra living space. Wouldn’t it be great to have a mancave, a mechanic shop, and a garage? You can have all three for the value of 1 with an Elephant Structures steel carport. Did I mention they’re DIY friendly and easy to put together? You’ll even get a discount if you choose to do it yourself.

Will a tarp carport weather the storm?… Our steel ones will!

  • Storms and precipitation are on the rise, especially in the Southeast US. Would a tarp carport be able to handle this kind of precipitation and storm cycle each year? Don’t risk it! A certified structure from elephant structures is guaranteed to withstand winds up to and over 130mph and to hold up a heavy weight of snow. Whether you’re preparing for a blizzard, a gale, or a hurricane, you can rely on our metal shelters to protect your belongings.

Plastic Tarps Just Won’t!

  • If you’re just laying a plastic tarp over your car, RV or boat, be careful!  That tarp will not protect your vehicle from even the lightest weight snowfalls. Ice and snow weighing down on the vehicle are likely to cause dents without proper protection. Plastic tarps are even worse for your car in the summer, when the heat will cause the plastic to stick to the hood and various other parts of the vehicle, sometimes permanently.  When it’s hot outside, or when there’s a chance of ice, snow, or hail, a plastic tarp will not protect your car.

Choose a Steel Carport Over a Plastic Tarp Carport

Choosing a steel carport over a plastic tarp carport is a smart economic decision. Sure, it’s a little more money up front, but in the long run you’ll save money by buying into durable steel. An elephant structures carport will protect your vehicles and save on costs and damages. You’re making a durable investment to protect your valuables for the future and to increase the longevity of your car, truck, boat, RV, or motorcycle.

For more information about why to choose a steel carport over a tarp carport, contact our customer service department, or begin designing your own carport on our website. Feel free to get in touch with comments and questions on Facebook and Twitter! We’d love to hear from you.


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