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Carports must be both aesthetically pleasing and functional. Working with the best quality Australian made products, we work with our customers who are looking to renovate their home with a new veranda, pergola or car port.
Our company has been designing, installing, repairing, and maintaining carports and patios in Darwin for over 30 years with a very long list of happy customers!
We have the most qualified team to get the job done fast, but we make sure that every nook and corner has your personal touches, and is made with nothing but the highest quality materials from the most trusted manufacturers in Australia and all over the world.
At Darwin Carports, we offer a full-range of services for carport designs and installations of all shapes and sizes. Our team can build you these two main types of carport designs:
a cost-effective option as it only needs support on one side and the rest can be attached to your property’s structure. However, it must be durable and stable enough to support the carport. Also, it is a must to determine if the roof framing requires more support.
a very flexible option considering the fact that it can be installed and placed just anywhere in your property. However, it is important to understand that the placement must be in accordance to the council regulations. This is especially true when it comes to following:
- The boundaries – which areas are you allowed to install it?
- The appearance of the home’s façade – are there any rules you need to comply to?
- The carport access – are there any council regulations you need to consider?
- The neighbour’s car access – will it be compromised or not?
Our company designs and builds not only stylish and functional carports, but the one that is safe for you and your vehicles and most importantly, complies with the regulations set by the local council in Darwin, Australia.
We offer carports with different roofing styles that include flat roof, gabled and pitched roofs, domed roofs, and insulated panel roofing. We also use a variety of materials, depending on your chosen design and of course, your budget. We install carports made of steel, bricks, or timber.
Whatever the design or materials you choose, we guarantee that our team will install them accurately, based on the manufacturer’s specifications, safety regulations, and industry standards. With this, you can have the peace of mind knowing that your carport will serve you for many, many years. Freestanding or attached, basic to the most stylish carports, we got these all covered!
Here are the frequently asked questions from our clients, and the answers will help you make a suitable choice.
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What is a carport?
A carport is an outdoor parking space with roof and open sides. The structure can either stand on its own support or attached to house which typically has two or three sides open. This area serves as a protection and shelter for your vehicles.
What is the best material for carports?
If you ask the experts, they would often recommend steel as the best material for carport as it can withstand the drastic weather and temperature changes as well as the other outdoor and environmental elements. However, other materials can also be used depending on your design and location.
Can you customize carports?
Yes, definitely! It is actually highly recommended to have your carport customized so that you can achieve your desired style and size and to provide the best protection for your cars.
What permits do I need to build a carport in Australia?
Whether you need permits to build your carport depends on the size and the style of the structure. An expert carport builder can help you determine whether you need one and secure it at the same time. It is important that you know the local council regulations regarding carport installations so you can avoid penalties and fines. In NT you do require a permit to install a car port which our team can assist you with.
What is the ideal height for the carport?
As professionals, we highly suggest that you build carports as tall as 2.4 meters. This size will surely fit in most types of vehicles for personal and business use.
How long does it need to design and install a carport?
Designing a carport may only take one day to complete. However, the other processes may add more days for the project to be completed. This includes the consultation, assessment of the area and cost estimate, material sourcing, and the construction. Other factors that also affect the length of the car port installation include the size of the area, the style you prefer, and the permits, if necessary. The skills, experience, and the technology used by the service provider should also be considered.
Contact us today for a free consultation and talk about your upcoming home renovation project!