Your home needs a flat roof carport or a gable roof carport to create a safe space for your car and fulfill your entertainment needs. Even though there are many carport designs, the most common models are the flat roof and the gable roof carports. Below is what you need to know about these two designs and make an informed decision about the one that fits your home.
Flat roof carports
As the name suggests, flat roof carports have flat roofs, but their roofs are slightly angled to enable water to flow of and prevent it from getting into your roof space. Flat roof carports have Colorbond sheeting, polycarbonate or Zincalume. Others have aluminum, timber or steel frames.
However, flat roofs carports are the fastest and easiest to erect, and they are very economical. You can place your flat roof carport to your home or any place that has free space. You can hire a professional to build it for you, or you can go for the DIY carport kit delivered in your home and put it yourself.
You can choose your desired color of flat roof carport because it comes in different colors. Choosing the right color helps you to coordinate the carport with your garden or home.
Gable carport roofs
These are the type of carports whose roofs have two sloping sides meeting together at the top. When you view them from the front, they look like a triangle. You can either have a Dutch gable roof or a standard gable roof. They are all popular because they compliment the home beautifully.
You can use gable roof carports double, single or larger carports. It all depends on the amount of storage needed. Gable roof carports are a bit costly due to the complexity of the roof. They also take longer to erect, but they are quicker compared to standard garages. These carports are available in different materials like aluminum/steel and timber.
You can hire a professional to design gable roof carports for you. You can also opt for the DIY method.
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