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Faq2019-11-21T07:52:02+00:00
Why should I consider a vertical roof versus a horizontal roof?2019-11-28T12:51:17+00:00

The vertical roof lets water, snow, etc. run off quickly and does not let it pond up on the roof.

What types of anchors do you have?2021-06-08T06:28:09+00:00

3 foot temporary pin anchors ground and clay or asphalt ________ (not responsible if you choose pin anchors only)Double helix mobile home anchors for ground and clay _______ only (extra cost) Concrete anchors for concrete ________ only.

What size do I need to make the concrete pad?2021-04-28T21:10:42+00:00

Once an order is placed and the deposit is received you are eligible for a set of engineered certified plans that will give you the recommendation for your concrete pad.

What payment methods are available?2019-11-28T12:50:03+00:00

All orders are COD. We accept personal or cashier’s checks, money order, Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover.

What is the pitch in the center of the carport?2019-11-28T12:49:42+00:00

Pitch on the roof is 3/12 & 4/12, but the pitch can be customized to fit your needs.

What is the highest leg height I can order?2021-04-28T21:12:33+00:00
What are the dimensions of the carport outside to outside?2019-11-28T12:48:57+00:00

Width x Length x Height (ex. 18 x 21 x 5) Length dimension is measured by the roof metal with 6″ overhang on each end. Therefore, the bottom base rail is one foot shorter than the roof. Width is measured from outside base rail to the other outside base rail.

How much adjustment do you have to level your carport?2019-11-28T12:48:30+00:00
How long will it take to get my carport delivered after I place an order?2021-04-28T21:13:33+00:00

Delivery usually takes 4-8 weeks in most areas. Please call for an updated time frame for your local area. All shipping dates are approximate and are computed from the date of entry of the order on American Carports system.

How long will it take for my steel structure to be assembled?2021-04-28T21:14:18+00:00

Standard buildings are assembled within a day, but it may take up to two days depending upon the size and type of structure.

How can I avoid leaks on my building?2019-11-28T12:46:59+00:00

All of our buildings are leak-proof. However, when it comes to 31’ buildings and longer, we strongly recommend our A-Frame Vertical roof which can prevent future leaks in the long term.

Does color affect my price?2019-11-28T12:46:38+00:00

You can choose a different color top, trim, sides, and ends at no additional charge from our standard 12 color choices.

Does American Carports _____ on boat docks?2021-06-08T06:27:02+00:00

Yes, with pre-requisites. We will need the additional information below. 1. Is the boat dock a floating dock? or a dock that is connected to the lake bed? or the side of the lake? 2. We will need pictures of the boat dock and surrounding area. 3. We will need pictures of the pathway to the boat dock. Once we have this information we can check to see if we can approve the request. PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE ADDITIONAL LABOR FEES DUE TO LIABILITY ISSUES AND THE INSTALLERS SAFETY.

Do we do Horse Stalls?2019-11-28T12:45:42+00:00
Do I need a permit?2021-04-28T21:17:34+00:00

Every city and county will differ for permit requirements. BEFORE ordering, If you have any questions about permits please contact your local Building Department or Community Department for local specifications. Custom Engineered plans are available for the permitting process. If you are going through the permit process, the lead time does not start until your permit is approved and you notify the scheduling department with your permit number.

Can you add to a carport after it is already _____ ?2021-06-08T06:26:02+00:00

Yes. There will be an extra service charge and the original carport must be an American Carport.

Can my building have a porch?2019-11-28T12:44:08+00:00

Yes, but keep in mind that adding a porch will take away from the length of the storage since it’s built within the building.

Can legs go taller than 14FT?2019-11-28T11:11:57+00:00
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