GV Carports - Frequently Asked Questions

Do you handle council applications?
Yes, we can apply for council approcal on your behalf. We submit all the required drawings, site plans and engineering requirements.

How is the structure connected to the dwelling?
GV Carports use a truss bracket to connect the new structure to the roof frame of the house. This method of connection does not interfere with existing guttering and/or downpipes for the dwelling.

What styles are available in carports/verandahs/pergolas?
We design the structure to suit the style and design required. Whether you want gable, flatroof or pyramid style to match your existing roofline we will work with you to meet your needs to create a suitable style for you.

What materials do you use?
Our structures are all made from quality steel. We cater for all price brackets. We use galvanised C-section for roof frames and tubular posts. We also build with Lysaght Firmlok beams. These beams are light, strong and universal in applications consisting of two interlocking C-sections. Firmlok beams are available in Zincalume steel and six high gloss colourbond colours. Classic Cream, Dover White, Wilderness, Manor Red, Cottage Green

We also powdercoat Zincalume C Section or Firmlok beams to match existing colour schemes not available in Colorbond.
For more information please take a look at www.lysaght.com

Do you guarantee?
Yes we do, ten years structural guarantee.

What roofing materials are available?
We use colourbond steel premium range in either T/Clad or corrugated profile, with 20 colours to choose from to suit Australian home styles from traditional to modern. For more information www.colorbond.com.

You can also choose SolarSpan, manufactured using high tensile Colourbond Steel, a solid polystyrene core up to 90mm thick and a continuous Colourbond laminate fused to deliver one compact and durable roofing unit. Solarspan is an insualted roofing system and significantly reduces heat transmission. For more information see www.solarspan.com.au

For areas where light transmission is needed we use Suntuf polycarbonate sheeting. Suntuf offers maximum protection of 99.9% against harmful UV rays allowing excellent light transmission through the use of advanced technology while actually reducing heat. For more information please see www.burnsideplastics.com.au

Do you offer a free measure and quote?
Yes we do. We guarantee not to be beaten on any comparable quotes.

What are your payment terms?
No deposit required, payment on completion of the job.