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5 Surprising Uses for Your Aluminum Carport  

More people than ever have been making the move to aluminum carports instead of a more traditional garage, especially in Florida.

Because these carports are affordable and very easy to install when compared to complex, expensive garage jobs that can take months to finish, aluminum carports have skyrocketed in popularity. However, there are some benefits of these carports that you may not even realize. Here re 5 surprising uses, you can find for your aluminum carport:

Safety and Security

While a more open concept may seem like something that would invite crime, law enforcement experts have found that the open view acts as a deterrent for crime as you are exposed.


Carports can be one of the best places to entertain any time of year. A spacious place, cool and protected from the sun. Whether it is a backyard gathering, a tailgate, or a BBQ with family, the carport is the perfect location.

Perfect for Hobbies and Work

If you need some extra space for your craft or hobbies, the carport is the best place to add some protected space to work.

A Gathering Place

Whether it is neighbourhood BBQs, swap meets or selling of cookies and lemonade, an aluminum carport is a perfect place to host any gatherings.

Improve Your Property Value

Any realtor will tell you, a high-quality aluminum carport can add a wonderful, functional space to any home – which will lead to increased property value.


With so many surprising functions and many different uses, it is no wonder that more and more people are turning to aluminum carports for their homes. Increased property value, extra outdoor space, and the perfect area to gather with friends and family, carports are the perfect thing for single folks and families alike.

This article was written by Bob Elliot, Bob is the sales/design consultant for Pyramid Aluminum Inc. Pyramid Aluminum Inc is dedicated to providing installation designed with an eye to detail and built for the long-lasting value our clients deserve. We are fully equipped to handle any project in the Tampa Bay area. Residential or commercial, no job is too large or too small!