Did you know that per statistics by the RACV, Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs are the worst part of Victoria for storm and hail damage, with Knox based residents lodging the most number of insurance claims?
Protecting your car from the temperamental Melbournian weather is vital in maintaining the integrity of the body and value of your car. Future Shade as a preferred supplier of carports, Melbourne offer the ultimate carport solution that fuses the science of cantilevering with advanced aesthetics – the Cantaport
Cars are a sizeable investment, as is your home. Protecting your car with a contemporary styled, durable and rust resistant carport in Melbourne and surrounding suburbs will reduce weather damage and increase your homes kerbside appeal. For example, VicRoads dedicates a section of its website to the effects of hail damage, such is the prevalence of this weather phenomenon. Minor indentations to the panels because of direct impact from hailstones, is an occurrence that may be assessed by insurance companies such as RACV as a repairable write-off. The adage that Melbourne experiences four seasons in one day is not without merit!
Research by the RACV for the year ending 2015 shows that 40% of all storm related claims in the past 3 years including car damage occurred throughout the months of September, October and November, collectively known as Spring.
Statistics show claims were lodged in the following areas:
- Knox -602
- Manningham – 601
- Casey – 556
- Brimbank – 421
- Boroondara – 399
Regional Victoria’s worst hit areas were:
- Greater Geelong – 316
- Mornington Peninsula – 274
- Greater Bendigo – 159
- Gannawarra – 158
- Ballarat – 139
These statistics showcase not only the aesthetic value of a carport in Melbourne’s ill-tempered weather but also the long-term cost effectiveness of ensuring your car or boat is well sheltered by a durable, all weather resistant carport.
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Shelter your car, boat and caravan from the elements with a Future Shade carport. Call today for your personal consultation on 1300 336 776.