Garage Carport Kits and Garage Kits – Options for Homeowners

by Concierge Matcher on October 26, 2010

garage carport kitBuilding a garage through a licensed contractor can be quite expensive. If you are considering building one yourself, don’t leave out the fact it is a lot of work to get all the materials.This is where garage kits come into the picture.

A garage kit is just what it says it is. It comes with everything you need to build your garage; framing wood, roof trusses, siding and roofing shingles, a garage door, windows and all the screws, nails, and glue. Much like a Christmas toy requiring assembly, it come with detailed plans on how to put it together.

Perhaps you are not that handy, or you are afraid that you might not have the available free time, and you wonder if you can do it yourself. Still, even just hiring a few helpers you will be able to save over using a contractor.

Garage carport kits range in price depending on size. Many Garage carport kits range from $250 to as high as$7000. In addition to the garage, people can add extra storage or workshop space by going with the barn style. This allows you to park the cars on the bottom, and work or store things in the attic.

If you were to think outside the box, your garage can be used for other things. Things like a playhouse your your children, and weight room for the seriously dedicated, or a full scale workshop for the true handyman. The options are many, and insuring a free-standing garage kit is normally less than insuring an attached garage.

Some people may just need shelter for their cars. If this is the case, a homeowner can save a lot of money by opting to use a carport kit instead. The advantages are of course of price, being much less, and the time it takes to go up, also less.

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