Nov 10, 2021 / by Zach Pyers
Out of all the different factors like color, roof-style, and material choice that make up the perfect carport, choosing the right size and dimensions is the most important consideration that you have to make during the buying process. If you did not accurately measure before purchasing, the final carport might not be able to work properly or even fit onto your property.
Fortunately, our team of carport experts here at Behr Buildings is able to guide you through the process. If you prefer, you can also go through this easy guide to choose the right carport size for your unique needs.
Standard Carport Sizes
While you are able to easily customize the size of your carport, it is also good to consider some common carport sizes so that you can have a rough gauge of what is available on the market.
The easiest way to get started is to consider how many cars you currently own. A single-car carport is generally around 12’ wide to accommodate a standard pickup truck or car. A double carport will be around 18’ to 24’, depending on how large your vehicles are and what else you plan to do in your carport. The largest common size is a triple carport which can be up to 30’.
Which one you choose will ultimately be dependent on the width of your vehicles, the length as well as a height that is comfortable for both you and your vehicles. Whether you have a small sedan or a large RV, your choice of a carport will definitely change.
Considering Your Future Needs
On top of what you have currently, it is very important to consider what you will want or need in the future. For example, if you are planning to expand your family or change your career, you might need to have an extra vehicle or change the one you currently have. Making sure that you take into account future changes will help your carport to last longer and continue to meet the needs of your family.
There are other things that you may need to take into account as well. For example, you might need extra space for storage, additional space to do handiwork, or just a space to chill and relax. Allowing more leeway in your measurements will allow you to avoid having to rebuild or replace your carport.
Design Your Own Carport With Behrs Buildings
Here at Behrs Building, we believe that everyone has unique goals, and it is not always possible to get an ideal product off the shelves. This is why we offer our clients the opportunity to customize their options with our Design Your Own Building program on top of our varied carport product offerings.
If you are still stumped on what to choose, our friendly customer service team is always available to answer any questions or doubts that you have. Simply drop us a message on our online form or call us at (877) 934-6990 and we will get back to you as soon as possible.