Why You Should Invest in a Metal Boat Cover

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Prefab Metal Buildings

Why You Should Invest in a Metal Boat Cover


There’s no doubt about it – there’s nothing more fun than taking your boat out on the water on a hot summer day. Owning a boat can provide you, your family, and your friends with years of enjoyment and memories. But no matter how often you take it out on the water, your boat will remain docked for a larger portion of the year. And the overall upkeep you’ll experience as a boat owner throughout the year can prove to be quite overwhelming. That’s why it’s so important to make sure your boat is protected year-round.

When left exposed to the elements for long periods of time, your boat and other watercraft can experience serious damages to both the interior and exterior. And while some people prefer to protect their watercraft with a cloth cover, there’s nothing that can compare to the durability and longevity of a metal boat cover. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons that make a steel boat cover the best choice for protection.

  • Cost-Effective

If you’ve already spent a significant amount of your hard-earned money on a boat or other piece of watercraft, you’ll want to make sure you’re getting exactly what you paid for, if not more. While the initial cost of a steel boat carport will be much more than a fabric cover, they will save you more money in the long run. With an unsurpassed durability, longevity, and flexibility, you won’t have to worry yourself with constant repairs or maintenance as you would with a fabric cover or other source of protection.

  • Customizable

From the type of foundation your metal boat shed is installed on, to its roof style, to its gauge of frame, boat carports are fully customizable. You can choose your ideal roof style (regular, A-frame horizontal, or vertical), additional side paneling, ideal color scheme for the roof, trim, and panels if you add them, and so much more. Unlike other forms of coverage, you can get exactly what you want with a metal boat carport.

  • Durable

When it comes to the frame of your metal boat shed, you can choose between 14- and 12- gauge framing. However, no matter which framing option you choose, each steel component undergoes a galvanization process that allows the structure to withstand fires, rust, water damage, pests, and critter infestations. You can have peace of mind knowing that no matter the weather conditions, both your investments will be protected from Mother Nature’s forces.

  • Versatile

Think hard about your current needs. Will those needs be the same in five years? Do you plan to upgrade your boat? Or maybe buy another one? No matter what your intentions for the structure may be, which we hope it’s for your watercraft, a metal boat carport can fulfill most any need you may have. However, it’s important to keep both your current and anticipated needs in mind as you’ll want the structure to fulfill all your requirements.

  • Easy Assembly

Steel buildings, no matter their style, are quite easy to assemble. Each component of the boat carport will arrive to your installation site pre-cut, pre-drilled, and ready to be erected. With a professional crew, it can take as little as one day, to maybe a few days, to have your structure installed and ready-to-go. And with such versatile designs, these sheds are easy to disassemble, relocate, and reassemble.

Get a Custom Metal Boat Carport Today

Here at Carport Central, we’ve dedicated our time to providing steel solutions to customers throughout the entire United States. It’s because of our quality products, exceptional customer service, fair prices, and our passion for helping others that we’ve stayed ahead of the competition. If you’re ready to find the perfect cover for your watercraft or if you have questions, feel free to reach out to us today at (980) 321-9898 to speak with one of our friendly, knowledgeable building specialists.


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