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Alumawood™Carport Covers (Same Materials as Alumawood Patio Covers)

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Aluminum Carport that is made from Alumawood materials, same as the Alumawood Patio Covers.

The only difference between "Carports" and "Patio Covers" is that through insurance issues the "Carports" have to be designed with a minimum Live Load of 20 Pounds Per Square Foot where as the "Patio Covers" are only required to have a minimum Live Load of 10 Pounds Per Square Foot.

Note that this becomes irrelevent in areas where any cover whether is be a "Carport" or a "Patio Cover" requires a 20 Pound Live Load or higher such as a 25 Pound Ground Snow Load, at that point both covers are basically identical; besides the load requirement there are absolutely no differences other than "commercial" and "carport" covers are allowed to have taller posts (up to 18' vs 12').

This is also true of the Standard Aluminum Carports and Standard Aluminum Patio Covers, same rules apply.

So in an attempt to not have duplicate content on our website almost all of the information for the Alumawood Carports can be found under the Alumawood Patio Covers; just keep in mind the cover has to be a minimum of a 20 pound live load. Thats it except for the post height note above!

   
What Customers Say:
You make a quality product and I think your patio covers add beauty and value to any home.
Pete N. - Pleasanton, CA.

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DIY Kit Prices
Attached and Freestanding Available.
Prices start @ $11.00 Per Square Foot.
Complete Kits Ready to Install.
Nationwide Shipping.


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Measuring Instructions
Projection = Out from House
Length = Along house

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Attached and Freestanding Installations available. Attached to your Wall, Fascia, Roof or make it Freestanding (requires footings).
Attached vs. Freestanding

 

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Installation Instructions

Every kit comes with Installation Instructions to walk you through every step.

Do It Yourselfer's you can install your own patio cover!

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Alumawood™ Colors
  Alumawood Colors
   

Materials
All Aluminum, 3" x 8" Header, 6" Flat Pans, 3" x 3" Posts, etc.

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Complete Kit
Everything included ready to install: All Rafters, Lattice, Posts & Side Plates, Beam, Attaching Brackets and Hardware.

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Nationwide Shipping
Shipped Direct to your door.

Pickup Locations in California, Nevada and Arizona.

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Engineering Plans

ICBO Report
IBC 2006 Report

Plans come with Kit and Kit is designed based on Engineering Plans.

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Frequently Asked Questions
What tools do I need?
How do I get a Custom Quote?
What kind of Time Frame?

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Alumawood™ Warranty

10 year on Paint Finish
Limited Life on Structure
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