FAQ: What is the difference between a timber carport and a steel carport?

The main difference between steel and timber carports is the way they look.

Timber has a much more traditional look and feel, while steel is often more modern and contributes to a more contemporary aesthetic.

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On top of this, steel is more durable and weather-resistant than timber, but a lot of people prefer the traditional look and feel of a timber carport.

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You can find out more about the difference between timber and steel structures here.

Australian Outdoor Living can only offer steel carports in selected states – please check with your local branch to find out if we can offer steel in your location.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

The main difference between steel and timber carports is the way they look. On top of this, steel is more durable and resistant than timber
The normal width of a double carport is usually between 5.4m and 6.0m, while a single carport measures in at around 3.0m wide
Installation time can vary depending on a number of factors, but it will usually take between 10 and 12 weeks
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