It is durable and able to last for a very long time. Mainly, that is because the components that make up the metal carport are all galvanized to prevent early rusting. For the record, this metal carport measures 18'W x 21'Lx 7'H in total.
These dimensions make the ideal two cars metal carport while also giving you space to move around. We always recommend people to get a carport that is a size larger than their absolute necessity. This extra space gives your vehicles and equipment not to get scratched or anything like that.
Features of 18x21 Regular Roof Double Car Carport
More than any other structure, the framework of this metal carport is mostly known for its structural stability. For the info, it consists of 14-gauge tubular framing and the horizontal panels covering the roof.
14-gauge steel tubes are handy in providing resistance against the elements. But with this metal carport, you also get an option to choose the 12-gauge framing. By the way, 12-gauge tubes have greater thickness and consequently greater structural strength.
Furthermore, the bent-bows of the regular roof metal carports give the structure that distinct curve-edged roofline. Also, with horizontal roof panels, it'll save you a lot of money as well. However, they've got a downside of accumulating unnecessary moisture and debris.
For the record, moisture that stands on the panels for a long time can cause the steel components to rust prematurely. So, regular roofs with horizontal panels require more frequent cleaning than the vertical roofed metal carports. Thus, by now, you might know that they only perform the best in mild weather where rainfalls are very rare.
Additionally, you'll be provided with various customization options with this metal carport. Besides the dimensions and the colors, you can also choose how much coverage you want for your carport.
For a more enclosed carport, you can choose to add side or end panels and the gables. Alternatively, you can also wholly enclose the carport to turn it into a garage as well.