Carport Canopy Design Ideas Suitable For Your Home – The canopy function of the carport is to protect the car below, especially from the heat of the sun, rain, and humidity. Side shelter is not very important, because all threats to the car, including dew in the early morning coming from the top. Many options that we can make material for carport canopy structure. You can use stainless steel, wrought iron, hollow iron, galvanized iron, wood, concrete, or a combination of these materials.
Because carport serves to protect your valuable vehicle assets, pay particular attention to the material that becomes the carport canopy structure. Material of various types of iron is advantageous in terms of cost, time of work, and the variety of shapes that can be made. But metal materials have age limitations due to corrosion and rust aspects, except stainless steel material which of course will cost more expensive. Wood material has a high aesthetic aspect and exotic impression, but quality wood is hard to find today and expensive. Wood also has a lifespan that is not too long to be used in the interior, because of the threat of weathering and termites.
If you wish, you can combine concrete materials for the main structure of carport columns and beams combine them with iron material as a carport cover support structure. The life of the concrete is much longer than all the materials above. Note the well-mixed concrete mixture. The important thing is also choose all the ingredients of the mixture of good quality materials, ranging from reinforcing steel, sand, gravel, and cement which is the adhesive material of all the concrete material.
Many materials that we can make the carport canopy cover. Recommend selecting materials that are not too transparent, but also not too massive, so as not to give the impression of ‘full’ on the home page. The most widely used material is polycarbonates. Must be careful when choosing polycarbonates, because all types of polycarbonates will usually look almost the same when new, but have a different age endurance. There are polycarbonate that dare to guarantee the lifetime durability of color, but there is a color only last 2-3 years. So do not be persuaded by the cheap price but obtain polycarbonates with poor quality. Other materials that can be used are fiberglass, mica, or asbestos.