The Vertical Carport is available in sizes ranging from 12′ wide by 21′ long. Perfect for one average-sized vehicle with room to comfortably get around it — to 24′ wide by 41′ long. This can comfortably fit two large vehicles with plenty of room to spare. It ranges in height from 7′ to 12′ tall. So even your largest truck, SUV, or van should have plenty of clearance. It comes with 14 gauge galvanized steel framing with center bracing and 29 gauge metal roofing. All base units have legs spread 5′ on center or less, and four 2′ corner braces for more strength and stability. This includes concrete or rebar anchors.
Many other optional features are available to customize the look and enhance the durability of your Vertical Carport. For example, gable ends can be added to the front and/or back of the carport. An ornamental star or eagle comes free with a front gable purchase if you’d like. Longer side panels are also available to provide additional protection. Protection against wind, sun, and rain, and they add stability to the unit. L-trim is used to protect you and your family from the exposed edge of the steel. J-trim is available as an option for an even more finished look.
When built and installed properly, the Vertical Carport is rated to handle up to 35 pounds per square foot (psf) snow load. That’s generally more than enough to handle any storm we see in the United States as it allows for nearly two feet of the heaviest, wettest snow you can imagine. Of course, if Mother Nature decides to nail us with something awful, you may want to go out and rake some snow off your Vertical Carport’s roof. Of course, this will be a breeze since its vertically-installed roof panels make it much easier for snow and ice to slide right off, while also enhancing structural stability and looking even nicer.
The Vertical Carport is also rated to withstand winds up to 140 miles per hour, which will hopefully outlast any storm you ever have to face. It’s important to note that stability in heavy winds depends on the carport being installed properly, preferably on a concrete footing and with a full bracing package, which is an optional purchase. That purchase can pay for itself in a few seconds if a heavy gust of wind comes through and your Vertical Carport stays put. Other optional upgrades for added strength and stability include 12 gauge framing, extra panels, extra roof bows, and welded trusses.