Durable Carports in Penrith
- Our Colorbond carports offer a sleek carport that won’t warp or get eaten by termites
- Insulated roof carports provide a modern climate control solution for your vehicles
- Polycarbonate carports bring a lot of light into your parking lot, with rounded design
- We go through all the design options possible for your new carport with you
- All carports at Austek Home Improvements are strong, weather-resilient and covered by a workmanship warranty
What Else You Can Build a Carport For? Besides sheltering a car, installing a carport can be a great way to provide ample shelter you need for your motorbike, boat, or caravan. It’s the reason why many who already have a great garage installed may also invest into a carport. With a carport, you can provide ample storage to all the vehicles you use or make it easier for your guests to get a good place to park.
Commercial Carports – Building a Business Looking to build commercial carports to protect the vehicles of your customers or staff? Our builders are experienced in that too. Austek’s home improvement builders have designed, planned, and built the carports for offices, shops, and other hospitality venues. You can call our construction crew and we’ll take care of managing the project completely. Besides working out the details of the carport or several you are hoping for, you don’t have to worry about doing anything else when you sign on with Austek for your project. We’ll complete the task within the set time and budget, with impressively stunning results.
How close to the boundary can I build a carport?
Carports in Penrith need to be 500mm from any lot boundary at a minimum. For more information on the specifics of where you can build a carport on your property, please check with your local council.
Do I need council approval for a carport in NSW?
How do you make a single carport?
A single carport in Penrith is usually 3m wide. Before building a single carport, you need to get approval from your local council. Then you need to properly locate your amenities such as water, electricity, etc and ensure you don’t damage them.
As for tools, consider hiring if you don’t think you will get a lot of repeat use out of them.
You will need a lot of the basic building tools for this, such as a shovel, measuring tape, hammer, saw, carpenter’s square, adjustable wrench, spirit level, ladder and possible more. You will also need the appropriate power tools to cut the materials to size.
You then need to section out the carport, dig out holes for the posts, fix them with concrete, put in the posts and secure them in place, then mark out and cut the posts from the top so that the roof will be level. After this, you can attach the beams and rafters, as well as the gutter and downpipe. Once this is done, all you need to do is attach the roof.
Remember to try to keep your carport away from spaces under trees and wear the appropriate safety wear during the entire process. You should also regularly clean your carport gutters to keep your home area more fire safe. If you are not very handy or lack the time for this long process which requires a great deal of physical work and attention, consider hiring professionals. Austek Home Improvements is known for making durable and stylish carports in Penrith, that can be customised to match with the style of your house.