To proceed to our photo galleries and pricing, choose carport
or rv cover style, above
Where required, we provide engineered drawings
with wind or snow load certifications. Instant pricing is available
for our full line of car awnings or RV awnings allowing you to
shop right from your home or office.
We specialize in quality car ports and RV awnings
with wind and/or snow load certification where necessary. We provide
you with engineering prints from an engineer providing you with
the wind or snow load rating for your awning. These car ports
can have structural ratings that differ depending on your area.
We have the experience to fit the carport to your specific local
requirements. Our steel structures are available in a wide range
of colors, lengths, widths and heights. We are sure to have carports
and RV Covers to fit your camper, vehicle, fifth wheels, equipment,
boat, car, RV or travel trailer. You will be pleased to find that
our RV shade structures or RV ports will fit even the tallest
of motor homes. Carport structures or pole barns also work well
for equine loafing sheds, hay storage shelter or horse shelters.
Car ports function nicely for fifth wheels or covers for travel
trailers and awnings for automobiles. We do not sell canvas carports
or canvas covers. Further our carports are steel not aluminum.
We offer affordable or economical carports that are sure to fit
The metal carports
we sell go to residences and businesses in 30 states nationwide.
These carports for sale come standard with the top and then at
the option of the purchaser the sides and/or ends can be closed
partially or enclosed completely. Yes, you can, if you wish, completely
enclose your carport. Metal carports are available in 12 gauge
or 14 gauge steel framing with 29 gauge steel panels on the roof
and sides, if desired. Carports can be moved at a later date,
making them portable.
1. Our #1 question asked, "Does the price for the carport
on the following pages include shipping, anchoring and installation
within the normal service area?"
Yes, yes and yes. The specific prices on the following pages for car ports include anchoring, shipping and installation on your level site within our normal service area in the states of AL, Alabama, AR, Arkansas, AZ, Arizona, CA, California, CT, Connecticut, DE, Delaware, DC, District of Columbia, FL, Florida, GA, Georgia, IL, Illinois, IN, Indiana, IA, Iowa, KS, Kansas, KY, Kentucky, LA, Louisiana, MD, Maryland, MI, Michigan, MS, Mississippi, MO, Missouri, NE, Nebraska, NV, Nevada, NY, New York, NJ, New Jersey, NC, North Carolina, OH, Ohio, OK, Oklahoma, PA, Pennsylvania, SC, South Carolina, TN, Tennessee, TX, Texas, VA, Virginia, WV, West Virginia.
The second most frequently asked question about the installation
of your metal carport, "How long before my carport is installed?"
Usually installed in 2-6 weeks.
Are the prices for car ports current on the following pages?
Yes, they are.
Pricing samples: (retrieve figures from the following price pages)
What if I want a carport with 14 gauge framing, 2 gable ends
and no side panels?
Select 14 gauge base price + 1 gable end + 1 gable end
What if I want a carport with 12 gauge framing, both sides
closed to the ground and one end closed?
Select 12 gauge base price + 1 side closed + 1 side closed + 1
What if I want a carport with 14 gauge framing and no additional
Select 14 gauge base price
What if I want a carport with 12 gauge framing, 1 gable end
and 2 side panels on each side?
Select 12 gauge base price + 1 gable end + 4 side panels (2 per
Can I have my carport custom sized; I don't see the size I need!
Yes. For example you may need a carport that is 21' wide x 23'
long. We will make it that size. To determine the cost it would
be the exact same cost as the next larger standard size carport.
So, for this example it would be the same cost as a 22' wide x
26' long carport. This formula would apply in every circumstance.
Does a color choice add to the cost of my carport or RV port?
No, you may choose any of our 13
different colors. You may choose one color for the roof, a
different color for the trim, a different color for the sides
and if a gable end is desired a different color for it at no additional
charge. You may also choose to make all of the colors the same
on your structure, it's your choice.
Can I buy the carport materials or carport kit and assemble it
Yes in some instances the car port materials are available. If
it is, just deduct 5% from the prices quoted on the following
pages. All materials will be delivered to your home. You cannot
pick up materials under any circumstances. No assembly instructions
are provided. This is your choice if you decide to purchase and
assemble yourself (not our recommendation).
Do I have to pay sales tax for my RV shed or car canopy?
Unless you are purchasing for the federal government, state government,
have a farm or agricultural exemption or have a sales tax exemption
number and are willing to sign a sales tax exemption form, you
have to pay sales tax, or live in a state that is free of sales
What factors may add to the cost of the carport?
These are some of the unusual factors that may add to the cost
of your car port:
a. If the carport is to be installed over an existing structure
in place there is an additional charge of $200.
b. Trip charges will apply outside of normal service area and
may apply toward outer edges of service area.
c. Installation on an un-level area from 4"-9", additional
labor charge of $150.
d. Installation on a boat dock, additional labor charge of $200
e. Installation on an elevated retaining wall - fees assessed
on a case-by-case basis (photos required)
f. If materials have to be carried over 50 feet to the installation
site additional fees will apply, typically $50
g. Additional labor charge to construct the unit and slide it
over, typically $200 and is not possible in every circumstance.
Keep in mind that the aforementioned additional fees are unusual
and very likely will be unnecessary in your normal circumstances.
Is there a discount if I purchase more than one auto cover or
No, there are no quantity discounts.
What colors can I choose from for my carport?
We have 13 different
colors to choose from for your car port. You may choose one
color for the roof, a different color for the trim, a different
color for the sides, and if a gable end is desired, a different
color for it - at no additional charge.
What type of truck is my carport delivered on?
page is a good source. The top two pictures show the standard
delivery truck and trailer. The 3 member installation team brings
the material with them and construction begins immediately upon
What is the warranty for our metal car ports?
14 gauge carports come with a 30 day workmanship warranty.
12 gauge carports come with a 20 year warranty against rust through
on the frame,
assuming normal care and maintenance and the 30 day workmanship
There are no other warranties stated or implied.
What is the gauge and size of the metal frame and sheet metal?
14 gauge galvanized steel framing; square measures 2 1/2"x
12 gauge galvanized steel framing; square measures 2 1/4"x
29 gauge steel R-panels in 13 different colors.
What if my ground is not level?
Normal installations allow for the ground to be 3-4 inches out
of level. If ground is more than 4" out of level we likely
will have to trim the legs to fit the contour of the ground. Carports
can typically be assembled if ground is out of level from the
highest point to the lowest point 4"-9" with additional
fees. To determine leveling fee, see item number 9 above under
Fees. Carports will not be assembled if the ground is more than
9" out of level from the highest point to the lowest point.
What can I do if my ground is more than 9" out of level?
You could do what was done here for custom
Do you make carports longer than what is on your price list?
We'll make carports as long as you need.
Do I need a permit?
You may depending on your local zoning regulations or rural location.
What if I want to enclose the whole carport and make an RV garage
or auto garage?
Information on an enclosed
What if I want to just get a carport now, and later on have installers
come back and put sides on to make a garage? Is that possible?
Yes that is no problem. There would just be an additional return
trip fee plus the cost of the options you were having installed
at a later date.
How tall does this need to be to cover my motor home or camper?
The number one mistake people make is they get them too tall for
RV's. If you were in the pouring rain with an umbrella in your
hand, would you hold the umbrella as high as you could or hold
it down close to your head for added protection from the elements?...
Even the tallest RV's on the market today are 12'6" tall
to the top of the A/C.
Can it be attached to my home/garage/other structure?
No, we will not attach our steel structures or awnings.
Who installs my carport?
Factory trained installation teams deliver the materials and assemble
the carport immediately upon arrival in your area.
I have other questions or concerns. How can I talk to someone?
Call our knowledgeable staff toll free at 1-877-942-3745 Monday through Friday.
A very interesting viewpoint regarding
the common law of business.
Can you install on a boat dock?
We will only install on a stationary dock. We will not under any
circumstances install a carport on a floating boat dock. Further,
we must be able to back a truck and trailer up to the boat dock
without carrying materials over 50 feet or up/down steps. Installation
on a boat dock will assess additional fees. See item number 9
above for additional fee.
Do you provide rain gutters?
No, we offer no rain gutters.
What width carport is good for 2 cars?
Most people prefer a carport width of at least 20' wide for 2
cars, although some report that 18' wide is sufficient.
How is my carport assembled?
our carports are assembled.
Do I need to do any site preparation?
Remove anything out of the way that would impede the progress
of the installation. Clearly mark the four corners of the carport
location and level the spot if necessary.
How many braces are included?
All carports come standard with peak braces and a minimum of 4
What is the difference between 14 and 12 gauge framing?
Both are galvanized steel. However, the wall thickness of the
12 gauge framing is 3 hundredths of an inch thicker.
What is the roof pitch on my carport?
Most box eve style carports, the roof pitch is approximately 4:12.
Most regular style carports, the roof pitch is approximately 3:12.
What is the post spacing?
For 12' to 24' wide carports the post are spaced no more than
every 5' apart.
For 26' to 30' wide carports the post are spaced no more than
Can I have this installed on a wood floor or deck?
Is the Box Eve style or the Regular style stronger?
There is no difference in strength.
How long does it take to assemble?
Carports can take anywhere from 1 - 8 hours to assemble depending
on the options that were ordered.
How tall will my gable end be?
The bottom of the gable end is typically the same height as the
How close can I put this carport to another structure, building
There is no hard and fast rule. However, keep in mind that there
will have to be enough room for the installers to attach the sheet
metal to the sides with their screw guns and set their ladders
for taller structures.
If I order a side panel, how far down the side will it go, or
how much coverage would I expect?
Side panels will come down 3' (three feet). So if you order one
side panel, you will have three feet of coverage. If you order
two side panels, you will have six feet of coverage. Three panels
would equal nine feet of coverage.
How is my carport anchored to my concrete slab?
Holes are drilled into your concrete slab. Then wedge anchors
are inserted through pre-drilled holes in the base rail of your
carport into the holes in the concrete and securely fastened for
a secure hold.
How is my carport anchored to asphalt?
32" long anchors are inserted through pre-drilled holes in
the base rail. A small hole is made in your asphalt and the anchor
is driven into the ground with a sledge hammer under the asphalt.
How is my carport anchored to the ground or dirt?
32" long anchors are inserted through pre-drilled holes in
the base rail. The anchors are driven into the ground with a sledge
hammer for a secure hold.
How is my carport anchored to a wood deck or other wood surface?
Lag bolts are inserted through pre-drilled holes in the carport
base rails and screwed down into the wood surface for a secure
What are the financial terms to purchase?
12% deposit usually paid with a credit card or check is required.
Balance due after your carport is installed. Purchase order is
acceptable with approval and should be faxed to us toll-free at:
Is financing available?
Yes, financing is available. For further financing details and to calculate payments see this page.
What is your refund policy?
All purchases require a 12% deposit. There is a $25 fee for orders
cancelled within 7 days after submission. The balance of the deposit
will be refunded. After 7 days, the structure will be in production
and deposits are not refundable.
What are my payment options?
Personal or business check, debit or credit card - Visa, American Express, Mastercard, Discover, cash, money order, financing is available with approved credit or a Purchase Order with prior approval from the accounts receivable department at G.P.B., Inc.
How do I order?
See our secure
order form, fill it out and click submit.
What happens after I place an order online?
After clicking submit, you will receive a confirmation number
at the very top of the following page. Then a staff member will
contact you to review your order in detail, normally within 2
business days. After this review, we will prepare your order and
either fax, email or mail you a copy of the invoice for you to
review and sign. Once we receive your signed invoice, the scheduling
department will contact you approximately 2-6 days prior to installation.
We will not just show up to install your carport. You will receive
a call prior to the scheduling of the installation of your carport.
How do I choose carport or rv cover style?
Notice the choices in styles at the top of the carport
or rv cover style page.