Purchasing a house can be an expensive investment on its own. If you happen to purchase one with a single-car garage, you can see that the price is often influenced by structures added or included in the layout of the home. Expanding such structures can become problematic especially for houses that are not built to accommodate a vehicle.
These days, you will find garages that are built in manufacturing plants and sold as a puzzle-like set which can be assembled onsite. Now, would anyone choose this type of structure for housing a precious vehicle? Yes, of course. This type can be very useful in various situations and needs.
One of the reasons that most people consider is the lack of structure or space on an existing house. As mentioned earlier, it will be hard and expensive to pay for construction costs and others just for an additional space for another car. By going for an alternative that's less expensive, there's always a way for you to save in return.
Looking out for something mobile or can be relocated when the need arises is an added benefit. There will always come a time that you will need to use the front lawn of your house, but if you have enough backyard space, it will be easier to transfer to another area and use it on a different scenario. Another way is to set-up the structure adjacant to the wall of the house or the main garage. This can create an illusion that you have a more spacious area for your vehicles.
Choosing open carports can test the flexibilities of this structure. If you do not really need something to protect your car, this can be used in a different way. Open carports are great for huge lawns and open spaces that overlook landscapes, mountainous areas, and beachfront. This can be a safe haven for people instead of cars if you choose to use it this way. You can even entertain guests using this type of carport, in replace of a tent.
A spacious storage-like shed may also be used for housing a car. It could be a great investment, but it will be worth it if you'll find a variety of uses for it. Apart from securing the safety of your vehicles, it can double as tool shed for your tools and car parts. Using a small area of this shed for organizing extra home appliances is also possible. You can just add storage baskets and racks that can be mounted on the walls to save the 'walking' space.