Carports of Oklahoma
We are not your typical run of the mill canopy & awning providers....


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We are a group uniquely qualified specialty fabricator, carpenters, builder, contractor that is cross trained in both stick and metal framing trade disciplines.



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Providing assured value and versatility in framing construction for almost any types of metal, wood, ploy structures.


Types of products provided:


Car ports / Carports
RV Shelters
Truck / Bus Covers
Equipment Canopies
Patio Covers
Lattice
Canopies
Awnings
Pergolas
Arbors
Trellises
Pavilions
Porches
Porticos
Porte Cocheres
Shelters
Sun Shelters
Sports Shelters
Dugouts
Transit Shelters
Walkway Covers
Insulated Covers
Insulated Rooms
Pool Canopies
Gazebos
Carousel Houses
Entryway Covers
Extruded Covers
Window Awnings
Step Down Awnings
Door Awnings
Outdoor Kitchen Covers
Door Canopies
Dock Covers
Metal Buildings
Metal Roofing
Storage Buildings
Workshops
Warehouse
Equestrian Buildings
Sheds
Loafing Sheds
Barns
Pole Barns
Post Frame
Custom Buildings
Arenas
Aircraft Hangers
Green Houses
Cabins
Boat Dock Buildings
Shade Structures
Structural Shade Panels
Sail Awnings
Rolling Shutters
Security Shutters
Exterior Shutters
Outdoor Structures
Backyard Structures
Screen Rooms
Sun Rooms
Pool Enclosures
Patio Enclosures
Retail Shopping Centers
Offices
Industrial Manufacturing
Agricultural Buildings
Gates
Job Site Buildings
Dog Kennels
Prefabricated Buildings
Site Built Buildings
Security Products
Cages
Air Conditioner Cages 
Generator Cages
Mobile Home Roof -Overs Insulation
Decks
Under Deck Drainage
Deck Railings
Planks
Walkway Bridges
Bikes Cages
Solar Racks
Solar Car Ports
Solar Canopy
Flat Pans
W Pans
Handrails
Guardrails
Safety Railings


2 - Tone colored 12'X20'ft Aluminum flat pan carport with black guttering trim and poles with Ivory color flat pans and Ivory color 7 inch color beams


Services Provided but not limited to:

Construction
Fabrication
Installation
Insulation
Repairs
Replacements
Welding
Building Permits
Product Delivery


The only difference between an awning and a canopy is that a canopy has support legs and awning uses hangers or struts for its support.




Structural
Metal info:


A variety of C & I Beams, Purlin, Channel, Angle, Zee, Struts, Hat Channel, Tubing,Trusses in Red Oxide or Galvanized metal options

We can provide finished trim & profile trim, lighting, windows, doors, skylights, overhead doors, gutters, roof ridge, vents and other optional accessories.



FYI - Before you buy -
Make sure you know what you are getting for your money.
  • Frame Types
  • Cold Formed Members
  • Panel Types
  • Panel Colors
  • Components Accessories
  • *  Open Spans

    *   Building  Code requirements


    All structural steel metal components are NOT Created Equal !

    All metal building components may seem to be the same, but they are definitely not.  Smart metal buyers know what they are getting for their hard-earned money, and that less expensive metal is usually less expensive for a reason.


    Metal Origin - Where was the metal made at -

    American Made Steel ?
    Imported Steel?

     

    METAL PANEL THICKNESS OR GUAGE-

    The metal thickness determines the panel's rigidity and strength. The higher the decimal number, the thicker the material.

      29 gauge 26 gauge
    Prime 0.015" min 0.0185" min
    Thrifty 0.0142" noM 0.018" nom

    The difference between a .0142 nom and a .015 min equates to 210 pounds more metal on a 40-square roof.



    PANEL PROFILES OR TYPES OF PANEL COVERINGS  the metal panels are used to cover the metal frames and are available in several different shapes and sizes. The metal comes in a form of a large rolls and is ran though a series of rollers that custom makes the finished product designs.

    It used to simple as only a couple of profiles where mostly used on most projects.
     


    Today numerous types of various types of roof panels are being used. Various different manufactures used there own different types of various panel profiles so there are hundreds of different types of profiles being used today.    

    R- Panel, U-Panel, M-Panel, Corrugated Panel, AG Panel, CF Panel, AP Panel, 4 inch Rib Panel, N-Deck, Standing Seam, Locking Seam, Dur-a-lock and several more. Different suppliers has different options as these are custom built to spec building materials.  




    SUBSTRATE COATING

    This is the rust-inhibitor coating. It is under the paint and covers the steel.

    Galvalume® outperforms long-term and has a 20-year "rust-through" warranty.

    Galvanized does NOT have this warranty, but is better suited for animal confinement.


    PAINT - Is the first thing that you see; and if you want it to look as good as it does now in 15 years, what type of paint matters.

    Kynar best protection from fading and chalking

    Siliconized Polyester most widely used with good protection against fading and chalking

    POLYESTER poorest performance of the 3 types

    • Chalk is the white powdery residue that is caused by degradation of the resin system at the surface of the finish, mainly due to UV rays.
    • Fade is caused when environmental substances attack the pigment and cause the color to change over time.


    PAINT THICKNESS -

    The thicker the paint, the better the panel can weather the elements and protect the substrate. For prime material, the primer should be at least .2 mils thick and the paint at least .8 mils for a total of 1 mil thickness.

    Prime 0.2 - 0.3 mils top primer, 0.7 - 0.8 mils top paint, 0.5 - 0.7 mils bottom paint including clear coat and backer paint.

    Thrifty 0.1 - 0.2 mils top primer, 0.5 - 0.6 mils top paint, 0.5 - 0.7 mils bottom paint including clear coat and backer paint.


    H ail storm in OKC

    CONSISTENCY -  A guarantee that you are getting the same material with each order. Quality can vary greatly from one order to the next with some suppliers. Central States is MCA-certified, which means a consistent quality metal product with every order.


    WARRANTY -
    A guarantee on purchased goods that they will be replaced or repaired if found to be faulty. Paint warranties from the paint supplier do NOT transfer to the end user. The metal panel manufacturer gives a paint warranty to the buyer, which is only valid as long as the manufacturer is in business.

    Prime 40 year paint adhesion warranty; 30 year paint fade and chalk warranty.
    Thrifty 10 year paint adhesion warranty.


    Deal directly with the builder /contractor and bypass any middle-mans mark-up in there expensive overhead and sale commissions. 


    ABC works with all types of architects, designers, builders, contractors and other trade professionals ! 



    Providing all types shelter from the heat, sun, wind, rain, hail. ice & snow for almost any type of applications. 

    Some projects require more... more imagination, more attention to detail, more skillful execution so ABC has partnered with some of the finest manufacturers of Playground Equipment, Shelters, Splashpads, Athletic Equipment, Outdoor and Site Amenities for most applications. We have partnered with some of the best outdoor structural manufactures in the business.



    We are skilled framing carpenters that has a passion for building and installing outdoor structures.


       



    Carports

    Carports of Oklahoma by A Better Construction Company 
    is your local full service metal specialty metal contractor / builder that custom designs fabricates and builds steel, aluminum, wood & polycarbonate car-port canopies in a verity of shapes in sizes 
    Deluxe High Quality carport and RV Canopies

    We are also know as Shade Solutions of Oklahoma that designs and builds and offers all types of innovative patio covers, canopies, awnings, arbors, pergolas, pavilions of all types for any residential, commercial or industrial applications.  Shade structures with elegant style!   Visit our newest website at:  http://www.shadesolutions.net 

    Fall season is here and it is time to protect your vehicles from all of the failing stuff from the trees and get ready for the winter weather....

     

    Residential & Commercial Carports - provides shelter from rain, hail, snow, ice and blistering heat. Year round protection is available at a reasonable cost. Canopies, buildings and awnings are custom fabricated and installed to suit your needs. Carports of Oklahoma can provide you with that option as either a freestanding carport or an attached structure. We are familiar with designing and building all types of structures within Oklahoma to withstand our strong thunderstorms which can bring higher wind loads and harsh weather conditions.  

    Year round protection is available at an reasonable prices !

    * Note : After numerous inquiries we are compelled to post the following statement. A Better Construction Company (ABC) of Oklahoma City is not, nor never has been affiliate with A Better "Choice" Construction or A Better Choice Exteriors in Norman, OK and its owner Glenn McCoy.  




    Picture Perfect
    - 20'x24'ft 
    Flat pan carport canopy survived 120 mph straight line winds while it was 3/4 of the way completed in its construction. Located around the SW 89th and May area of OKC. Wicked storm with numerous tornados outbreak that blew over several trees and damaged many roofs in the area 06/2013. Customers was without power for several days because the utility power poles and large trees where down around the area. 

    Carports of Oklahoma provides residential and commercial carports and there related installation services in and around the Central region of Oklahoma area - no matter what the size of your carport project, we have the expertise to fit the carport to your specific local requirements. Our carports come in a wide range of materials, widths, heights and lengths as well as colors. Just let us know what your requirement may be.

    We are staffed by experienced and skilled craftsmen's who will work with you to ensure that you don't just purchase a carport, but that you get what you really want and need - a high quality carport system that is custom tailored to your project needs and requirements. 

    We invite you, read about our many custom canopy options!

        
    A carport is a canopy structure consisting of a frame with a covering is fixed to it and provide a shelter and shade for a vehicle which is parked beneath it such as:

    * Trailers
    * Boats
    * Vans
    * Cars
    * Trucks
    * Cycles
    * RV's
    * Motor Coaches
    * Mobile Homes
    * Semi Tractor & Trailers
    Materials of all types



    20X20 flat pan aluminum 2 Car carport canopy with an attached 14x 21 ft 10ft high Flat pan RV canopy.  

    Today, there are numerous and various styles and types of carport designs and materials that are used to build  a carport structures. Carports are the best alternative to a garage for these reasons:

    • Provide more ventilation
    • Occupy less space
    • Readily expandable
    • Lesser cost
    • Easily maintained
    • Neat
    • Durable
     
    * Provides protection


    Tired of running for cover to the nearest canopy every time there is a storm coming your way ?  
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    Structured Steel Carport Canopies -
    Cee Beam & Purlins - Full boxed frame with a multi-rib canopy covering.


    Steel comes in various sizes, shapes, and style and combinations to fit any type of configuration and can be designed and built to meet type of code or standards. Various sizes and lengths of steel our used for different open spam to meet any building code requirement.

    Standard RED OXCIDE premiered structural steel is used which can be painted, if required. Structural steel is also available in a Galvanized coated finish as an upgrade option. Various designs, styles and roof designs can be using metal or wood building materials. Its is not uncommon to build a metal frame and construct a wooden roof design such as a cable or various other roof designs.

    Got a nice vehicle and your garage is full of your stuff you can't part with?


                                                     
    A very strong commercial grade structured steel oversized 25'ft X 20'ft double carport canopy using  8" - inch 14 ga steel frame C-Beam & Purlin for its frame with  6 - 4 inch squire steel poles and using a 26ga low profile multi-ribbed canopy top cover and side trim panel covering and gutter system. 

    Not all Steel carports are created equal!
    Before you spend your hard earned money on just anyone steel carport structure you should insist on one custom built by Carports of Oklahoma.


    Ridged Red Iron / Steel carports are available in several different thickness and sizes Steel is stronger then aluminum and provide a great options for many of our customers canopy frame needs. 

                              
    Structured Steel Red Iron or Galvanized Cee & I b
    eams are available in various gauges and thickness depending on the span of the open structure.

    It is always way better to over build it then to under build it,  Just in case !
      



    Carport structures also work well for horse shelters or equine loafing sheds, covers for travel trailers or fifth wheels and canopies for RV's as well as other application where shade and weather protection is needed!


    Red Steel / Iron - Cee Beam & Purlin Canopy frames  can be custom built to any style, size and standards for use as a carport or patio covers.  

    Also referred to as Red oxidize primer steel they are strong and the top can be covered with any type of multi-rib flat panel coverings of your choosing.    

    These types of canopy make an attractive alternatives to any rolled formed or a insulated canopy covering.
    The ridge steel frame members are available in different sizes from 3" to 12" inches high depending on its size and open spam.
    They can meet or exceed any building code requirements.

    Its not complicated a full boxed canopy frame is also best !



    Multi-Rib Panels - Ridge Steel Framing canopy covering - These panels are used in many industrial siding-roofing and carport applications, as well many metal building projects. The look the Multi-Rib covering panel provides is used in many pre-engineered metal building applications, but can be used in any roofing or siding applications that one desires. Standard lengths are 10' or 20' 25 Ft lengths, but can be produced custom sizes up to 45' length. The Multi- Rib Panel mirrors the Ultra-Rib, (or PBR, R- Panel Rib design) but has an overall height of 1-1/4" H, (as opposed to 1-1/2" High). Today we use some lower profile panel designs as there are many different panel designs. The thickness of these panels are available in different thickness such as 29 or 26 gauges. Multi-rib panels are available in numerous designs and color coating options and normally come with a color warranty of 25 years and can come up to 40 year color warranty. Some of these building panels are also now available as a insulated panel as well.

    Color options for multi- rib panels with are available in a 26 ga and 29 ga options in various profile options.

    All colors are approximate

    What do want your canopy to look like?

    Welded or Screwed together steel frames - Most carports are screwed together -  All ridge steel frame canopy structures can be screwed together or they can be welded as am additional service option. 




    Galvanized Steel Structural Steel Carport Canopies - Just like the red Iron steel carport structures but a Galvanized Steel frame is used to build a durable and weather resistant carport structures. The galvanized steel frame are silver in color that is very similar to galvanized chain link fencing color but is more weather resistant because the steel has been coated to help prevent any rusting. The best steel carport is constructed with a galvanized frame system, making the need to paint the frame virtually non-existent.
     
    Don't get confused by any bent tubular galvanized steel carport frames as opposed to a much heavier Cee Beam & Purlins full boxed frame galvanized framed carport structures.

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    Aluminum Carports
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     Aluminum cost more then a steel structures because the materials cost more the steel. They are strong, light weight building material that will never rust. There are numerous designs of a aluminum carport structure and most use some type of a rolled form aluminum canopy pan that is locked to together to form a solid canopy top that is then screwed into some type of canopy frame structure. There are various forms of pan styles, designs and thickness and they all can make a attractive aluminum canopy structure. Some can come in a pre-engineered structure but most are custom fabricated then constructed on site using proven building construction technics.        

    2
    -Tone color 20'X20'ft Aluminum flat pan carport with bark brown gutter trim and poles and Ivory color pans and a 10 inch Ivory color beams built 03/2014 in Moore, OK
      
     
    RV & Motor Coach Canopies - Any motorhome is a valuable investment and keeping it in good condition means ensuring protection from harsh weather environment such as wind, hail, rain and snow. Also the Sun and debris can ruin its expensive exterior. We offer high quality metal in various roof styles and sizes. Regular flat roof garages are the most economical but when you dealing with a larger motor coach a cable style roof structure may be better. We are sure to have carports and RV cover to fit your boat, car, motor coach, vehicle, camper, equipment, RV or travel trailers.
     














    T6061 extruded aluminum RV Cable style carport structure.

    We can custom design and build you an canopy cover to serve any purpose. You will be pleased to find that our car covers or RV shade structures will fit even the tallest boat, motor coach & fifth wheel.

    The longer the projection, the wider span, or the higher the carport canopy may be, the heavy the frame and the canopy materials should be to withstand the higher wind loads!

    We do not sell these flimsy bend tube type of portable carport covers !




    Freestanding Carports -
     A
    substantial number of carport customers also need their unit to be a freestanding. At Carport of OK we a build most any type of carport structure.














    Pergola Style - cedar wood  9 - 6X6 poles. 3 - car
    30 X20ft X10ft structure with a metal canopy top recently built in Newalla, OK after the recent tornado which came though and leveled the Shawnee area.




    Wood Carports -
     Carport of OK
    offers custom stick framed designed all types of shapes in sizes of wooden carports which make a great freestanding carport as well as attached carport option. 

    Not all customers looking for a carport are interested in a metal carport. Some may want a combination metal and wood carport structure. There is nothing like the look of a nice rustic Cedar wood structure but it must be maintained and will require future maintenance.

    Wooden Carports provide customers the option to paint their carport system to blend with their home. Some people might  like to extend the roof from there homes to use as a carport. We are experts in wood stick framing as our parent company A Better Construction Co has been in the framing business for over thirty years and we can provide you with any type of wooden carport or patio design. 


    Porte Cochere carport structures.


    Some want more then a carport and want an extensions of there house. Some want what is a called a Porte Cochere ? Porte cochere (pronounced "port-co-SHARE") It is a short portion of covered driveway, usually located at the front or the side of a house, under which cars can stop while the passengers get out and go into the home. An attached, drive under, covered, high end carport if you will.

    See our Porte cochere section on our main web page at http://www.abetterconstructionco.com for more information.


    Types of Carport Designs

    Lean Too Design

    Sloped design

    Flat top design

    Free standing carport design. 

    Cantilever, Semi Cantilever and T-frame designs.

    Cable style or pitched roof. 

    Carport Collapse - There are way too many light weight and just way to flimsy under built carport structures that are available on the market today. Most of time they are sold over the Internet by an out of State and almost always installed by "a here today and gone tomorrow sub-contactors" without a any insurance or workman comp that are willing to cut corners for the short term gains. Buyers should beware of those of those so called "portable" type of carports. 

    Most of the "portable carports" strictures where never designed to park your expensive vehicle under. Why spend tens or hundreds of thousands on a car, boat or RV only to store it under a $595 flimsy blow away portable carport?  They where originally designed to cover hay out in a field from getting wet and someone got the bright ideal they could be sold as a carports. I might park me lawn mower under one but not an expensive vehicle under one especially in Oklahoma !  About ever 3 - 4 years we might get a ICE storm with a few inched of snow on top of that. With the heavier snow load on top of any carport the risk of collapse is much greater. 
    Insurance companies will not cover damages if any carport structure was constructed without meeting standard building code requirements.

    Portable carport buyers beware!
       
     




    Most consumers might get confused by the various light weight bent tubular type of so called "portable carport structures"  Most of the time those canopies are light weight mainly to keep its cost and its shipping costs down. Those type of so called carports canopies should not be comparable to any type "permanent type if carport structure" that meets local and national building code requirements, no matter what the retailer might claim. 

    Do it right the first time and you won't have to do it again
    !


    Portable Carport Kits - Some portable carport kits serves there purposes and can meet local code requirements. At best the best type of portables have a lot more structure components and they might stand taller the 5ft high so you don't knock your head on them getting out of your car. The better built type of portable carport structure will offer a higher quality carport kit design, ones with a reinforced truss top canopy frame so they can withstand heavier wind and snow loads like we experience here in Oklahoma. Those type of portable carports cost a whole lot more then the ones you see on a street corner for $599 - $799  etc. It is our experience that we can provide a much better carport structure for your hard earned money. 


    A blow away carport structure that took flight during the El Reno tornado storm that also hit the South sides of OKC by the Will Rogers Airport. This structure was at SW 89th and the HE Baily turnpike area and ended up as a pile of junk....    

    Beware that most portable type canopy structures can become a flying UFO during one of our heavy thunder storms or may be damaged in one form or the other with your hard earned expansive cars, trucks or RV under it?  Who pays, You do!

    Would you really fell safe about parking your vehicles under a structure that might blow away or even collapse under a server weather condition?  
    Don't take the risks !   



    Don't be fouled, Beware of what comes in a box !

    Permanent Carports - are made from much larger and heavier gauge steel or aluminum building components engineered for use in a carport structure. If portability is not an issue with your carport it is best that you consider a permanent carport structure. A shelter that is permanent is also going to be sturdier and longer lasting over time or during harsh weather conditions. Permanent structures is the only way to go as we live in tornado ally that is also prone to hail storms and higher wind conditions that are associated with such storms. 


    1-yr old Patio area flat-pan canopy that survived a tornado that hit near S.E. I-240 and Sooner Rd at the Mid-America Business Park and took the roof of the building that it is attached too. The canopy is a flat pan top cover with a insulated wind wall

    Time has proven that a permanent type of carport structures custom built to local and standard building code requirements is the only way to go as they can withstand the test of time. 



    Designing & Engineering Services:  Design & Engineering services and / or architectural drawings are additional professional services. If you have a need these type of services to be provided we have third party sources that can provide these services with additional fees that will apply

    Code Requirements - The larger the carport and the higher it is up into the air the heavier the frame supports need to be. It is up the customer to make sure that we are aware of any requirements or specifications during the design stage of the structure.  Note there are newer building code requirements within some cities when building a carport over 20 ft of clear span.
       
    Building Permits may or may not be required with any structure depending on your local authorities having jurisdiction. Quotes do not include building permit application fees unless other wise written within your quote. Each town has the own set of rules and regulations. A third party building permit expeditor service may be used with additional service fees.

    Estimates & Pricing - We custom build all types of  various types of carports. There isn't a one size fits all type of carport that fits all types applications. There are several different types of frames & canopy types and materials and options as well as all types of installation requirements that may dramatically effect a projects overall costs of installing a canopy structure. There are also several different styles of a carports. There is no way we can give a price over the phone without looking at the site first. Most options are covered within the first visit then we all have a clear understanding of how the project is to built then we would be able to give an estimate. We must first visit your project site in advance before giving any type estimates. We can not give an estimate over the phone. We hope you understand!


    DISCLAIMER - The views, opinions, and information presented in this website are solely the views, opinions and information that have been expressed by A Better Construction Company. The registrant of the this website's domain name bears no responsibility or liability for any of the views, opinions or information presented on or in this website
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    A Bett
    er Construction Company

    Our mailing address is:
    6001 N.W. 63rd St  #32297
    Oklahoma City, OK 73132-32297

    Our workshop and is located at
    4621 S.E. 139th St. (Not a mailing address)
    Oklahoma City, OK 73165

    Check out our main web site:
    http://www.abetterconstructionco.com 
    or our new website at:
    http://www.shadesolutions.net
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    Carports of Oklahoma
    Where quality and pride in craftsmanship 
    still counts!
     

    Craftsmanship Without Compromise ! 

    BUILT ON 
    TRUST, 
    EXPERIENCE
    AND      
             
    INTEGRITY


    Carports of Oklahoma wh
    ere we understand that overall final price is very important to everyone without any sacrifice. 


    For more information, fill out our contact page or
    call us at
    405-246-6821

    or email us at:

    sales
    @abetter
    constructionco.
    com



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    A Better Construction Company (ABC) dba Carports of Oklahoma provides all types of custom fabricated permanent type of wood, aluminum, steel and translucent structures tailored to meet our customers wants and needs for both residential, commercial and industry installation. ABC has been building extraordinary structures for over three decades.

    Most carport dealers only offer a pre fabricated canopy option but you can always explore your options for a custom built option ! 

    After 1  - 20X30ft 3" inch Insulated carport 3-car all aluminum Santa-Fe Style Pergola Trim Package built in Deer Creek, OK

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    Shelter for your car, truck, RV or boat from rain, hail, snow, and blistering heat. Single car or a multi-car carports of any size are available.

    Our
    carports and shade canopy structures are made from aluminum, steel, wood and poly building materials that are custom fabricated to fits your wants and needs.






    Whether you are building from the ground up, refurbishing or rebuilding, Carports of OK will be right by your side with design consultants and technicians to help you complete your desired project. We design and carry multiple product lines with a broad selection of current styles and designs.


    That is why we have become a leading provider of canopies and awnings within the Central region of Oklahoma!



    3 inch Aluminum Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) 20X20ft carport with the Santa Fe pergola trim.



     

    Our carports are used extensively for protection against the weather elements
    not only for parking applications and metal building applications, but also for shade solutions like playgrounds, patio covers and recreational areas.

    Our vehicles are normally the second largest personal investments behinds our houses.  Get protected from the potential of any type of extreme weather conditions! 

    Specializes in:
    • Designing, Selling and Installation of custom carports.
    • All Carport, Patio & Accessories
    • Built On-Site Structures
    • Aluminum, Steel and Wood Strictures.


    Offering Quality Products & Services to:

    • Residential – Parking & Recreational
    • Auto Dealers
    • Gas Stations
    • Car Washes
    • Banks
    • Hotels / Motels
    • Drive-In Restaurants 
    • Golf Course Driving Ranges
    • Airports
    • Public & Private Parking Facilities
    • Shopping Malls
    • Office Buildings
    • Schools & Recreational Areas
    • Marinas
    • Medical Facilities
    • Walkway Covers
    • RV Covers
    • Loading Dock Canopies
    • Entryway Covers

    Commercial Carports - We not only offers residential carports, but we have worked with many commercial & industry customers to provide large carport systems for apartment complexes, parking structures and other needs. 

    Our cars and trucks are important high priced assets that are continuously exposed to our ever changing weather conditions !    


    Large structured steel carport frame with a multi-rib steel top panels.

    We custom engineer, design and manufacture most of our own carports and canopies to insure the highest quality of materials that are engineered for long life, easy maintenance, and increased value. Carports of OK has any size of canopy and we can help you with any type of want or need. 
    Our canopies have been used as:

    • Chemical Storage Covers
    • Salt Storage Protection
    • Receiving Dock Covers
    • Fueling Stations
    • Covered Entrances
    • Patio Covers 
    • Walkway Coverings 
    • Municipal Equipment
    • Bus Storage 
    • Shade Solution

     

     
    Canopy covers are multi-purpose - From tea, coffee break areas  to casual reading and smoking area, patio and carport canopies have been utilized to afford lounging in open areas. They are also used in commercial are for outdoor storage and to protect equipment which can be attached to your building or be freestanding units.



    Rolled Formed Canopy W or Flat Pans
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      A rolled pan type of carport structures have been used for several years. Each carport or patio cover has several interlocking pans that are lock together to form one large strong canopy structure. Each interlocking pan is formed by using coiled flat stock material and sending that though a machine with a series of rollers designed to bend the flat stock materials into the formed shapes.

    Note: The flat stock materials used to form rolled formed pan designs can be of aluminum or a coated steel building materials and can be of different thickness.

    All rolled formed pans are not equal
     
    as different manufactures may use there own shapes to form there own unique pan designs.   

    You can rely on a proven, quality product from an industry leader in steel or aluminum fabrication. Custom designs are available depending on your project specifications.


    A two car 20ft X 20ft Steel Flat Pan carport in Ivory color in Shawnee, OK 

      
    Flat Pan Canopy Materials - The thickness of the carport roof "pans" depends on your particular application needs. The thickness for an aluminum roof pan is generally .019" to .048". This thickness works well with most awnings where there is little to no "snow-load" possibility or shorter spans.

    Flat stock aluminum or coated steel material can be custom rolled into a formed pan materials and have the handsome baked-on finish as well as the strength to give you beauty, durability, and minimal maintenance cost. The carport pan materials are available in different colors although different manufacturers offer different color options. The Flat pans can be rolled into a 8, 12, 16, or 18 inches wide panels and can have a 3" inch high locking sides which makes and strong light weight canopy top. Noted there are several different thickness of pan options. 

    Insulated core "Flat Pans" are available. We can take a steel or aluminum flat pan panel and install a styrofoam core the cover it with a top panel covering to help protect it from hail damage or falling tree debris.      


    20ft X 20ft two tone color flat pan steel carport canopy with a attached 4ft X 6ft side walk cover installed in Shawnee, OK 


    W Pans and Flat Pans material standard color options.
     


    All colors are approximate.


    Extruded "G" panel header material which is also used as a built-in drainage systems as well as side fascia - These materials are molded and pressed form to create it's G shape. They are rolled from aluminum or steel coil flat stock. The metal coil is put through a series of rollers to form its finished shape. The thickness of the coil stock used to form the rain gutter - and have manufactured formed corners to match the guttering for fascia trim materials.They are available in same colors as the above pan colors or like the following colors.  



    Flat pan canopy with optional skylights to allow more sun light under the canopy structure.















    W or Twin V Pan Cover -
    Our W or Twin V pan overhead canopies feature total aluminum or steel construction materials with simple ridge lines and pleasant overhead appearance. The more bends in the flat stock material the stronger the final rolled form pans will be. 
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    A 20ft X 20ft 3 inch Insulated panel carport with attached walkway cover installed in N, OKC  63rd & May Ave area.

     

    Insulated Structural Panels (SIPs) or a Laminated Roof Panel (LRP) are made with an foam core. SIP is a high-performance insulation specified by architects nationwide for many of today’s energy efficient homes. Using these insulated panels with our designed components will create a strong, durable  Sunroom, Patio Cover or Carports. Structural insulated panels (SIPs) is a high performance advanced building system for residential and light commercial construction. The panels consist of an insulating foam core sandwiched between two structural metal facings that has been used for years within the Sunroom industry. Our Insulated panel structures are built with a interlocking system which ensure a structurally sound canopy system that is engineered to understand the most extreme weather condition. These SIPs are excellent when used within a hail prone area.

    Panels are now available such as:
    * 30ga & 24ga aluminum panels
    * 26ga steel panels
    * OSB wood panels
     

    Panels thickness available in a 2,3,4,5,6,8,10,12 inches depending on the project application needs and requirements. The structural load, open spans, and wind load must be taken into consideration of each project design and application.  

    Standard Insulated Panel Color Options - 

    All colors are approximate.

    Standard Perimeter Gutter, Side Fascia, Dripedge Fascia Color Selector.


    New:  Bronze, Desert Sand colored panels.    


    As more Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) become popular and used more main stream within the construction industry because of its superior energy efficiency and strength advantages.
     
    SIPs are significantly stronger than stick frame construction. The whole panel acts like a structural load bearing panel. The benefits include a whole roof systems that eliminate the need for a truss or standard stick frame system. A SIP roof system is structurally superior to conventional stud framing methods plus you get the added advantage of the built-in insulation which can result into more energy savings or less heat transfer though the SIP.

    We are now starting to see newer and exciting SIP panels available today !

    The newer heavier gauged Aluminum or Steel SIP's offers the straight of the cladding materials can withstand most of the hail and is considered within the roofing industry as a lifetime (50 yr) roofing material.

    We now offer the OSB (ordinary stand broad) cladded SIPs that will allow us to use shingles that can match an existing roof structure. With any comp type of shingled roof structure the heavier roofing products being used in its construction must be taken into consideration and a thicker SIP panel and / or a higher rated and a decider foam SIP panel(s) may be required to handle the higher load requirements. Each SIP panel must be engineered and rated for the purpose it is being used.  

    Why not get the ultimate in building product technology and the best of both worlds!




    Insulated Roof Panel (SIP) Carports Syst
    ems
    are the perfect product to provide shade, and give protection from rain, hail, or snow. Insulated canopies not only offer more installation between you and the sun but they also offer less noise as won't hear as much of that pinging noise when it is raining like you might with any steel or aluminum rolled form structures.

    Metal (Aluminum or Steel) SIP panels are available in a standard stucco finish in the above color options. Note that some manufactures may offer additional SIP product colors and finishes. That are available on a special order bases.  ____________________________________________________ 
       


       
    Heavy Duty - Commercial Grade-T6 Extruded Aluminum Canopies -

    Extruded Aluminum
    Alloy - Carports of OK offers the heavy duty T6061 aluminum extruded covers, as well as more economical W or Flat pan roll-formed covers for any type of project application.  

    Works great for taller canopy coverings !

    Whether it be commercial parking areas, RV canopy, entrance doors, walkways between buildings, handicapped ramp covers, or break areas, Carport of OK has the right protective cover for your specific needs!

    Strongest Aluminum Carport!


    Heavy Duty extruded aluminum canopy are great for Commercial or Industry or even a RV cover application.

    Extruded Aluminum Canopy Covers - Carports of OK
    offers T6061 T6 extruded aluminum canopy covers for commercial and industrial applications. Custom shapes and finishes are available upon request.
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    Extruded T- 6 Cover Applications

    • Walkway Cover
    • Entrance Cover
    • Dock Cover
    • Hospitals Loading Covers 
    • Shopping Centers
    • Bus & RV Covers
    • School Bus Loading Canopy 

    Extruded Cover Color Options:


    All colors are approximate.
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    A
    free standing pre-fabricated 16ft project X 12ft wide single car translucent canopy that can be moved in the future if needed. More canopy types are available.
     
    Translucent - Polycarbonate Carport Structures - Polycarbonate and acrylic is a brilliant roofing solution, and glass alternative. (a unique nearly unbreakable plastic that resists cracking and splitting and yet is extremely lightweight) Used as a high performance plastic it is suitable for a wide range of applications which require strength, resilience, durability, and clarity.

    Double & Triple Ploy Sheet is key to our structural, durable, maintenance-free T-Bar Roof Systems. This isn't the flimsy 6mm or 1/4" product found in many of the big box store offerings. At a full 16mm or 5/8" in thickness, it far outperforms the others in structural capabilities.Add to this it's UV blocking capabilities, it's hail resistance, light diffusing properties and No Drip surface. You'll soon discover in virtually all aspects, there are few products to match it.

    Carports of Oklahoma offers quality outdoor Polycarbonate structures suitable for Carport and Patio canopy structures. The translucent  type of carport structures offers protection from the elements and a curved upscale style. The clear translucent panels allow light through but not damaging UV rays. Included gutters direct rainwater to the ends and allow for rainwater collection. Cover your car, patio or other outdoor seating area with this strong, versatile, maintenance free structure. Low Maintenance, Powder coated aluminum frame and galvanized steel frame is rust resistant and easy to clean with your garden hose . Anchors to concrete pad or footings  



    Most carport canopies can be used for a patio coverings as well !

    Translucent type of a Lean too style of canopy can be used as a carport canopy. Let the light come though! 
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    Solar Canopies - Save Money By Going Green - reduce our personal carbon footprint. Solar panels can be applied to your Sunroom, Carport or Patio Cover. Solar energy is a cost-effective way to offset your energy costs while using it on a sunroom, a patio cover, a roof-over or any combination of them. We’re all trying to become more energy efficient, so what better way than to make your own energy?

    Why a Integrated Solar Design PV Canopies?

    • Provides Clean Renewable Solar Electricity
    • Attractive High Performance Solar Electric Solution
    • Provides Shade to Reduce Summer Heat Gain
    • Allows 15% of the Natural Light to Pass Through
    • Sealed System Provides Weather Protection to the Area Below
    • Patent Pending Mounting Technology Hides Electrical Wiring
    • Robust All-Aluminum & Stainless Steel Mounting Hardware

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    Safety:  - is always a top-priority when considering what type of carport system to purchase and use.

    Warranties: -  Limited 24 month Structural Support Your Carport or Patio Cover is warranted against failure of any structural components. This includes: beams, roof bracing and ceiling joists. This warranty is good for 60 months from date of completion. Limited 24 month Craftsman Warranty-  Your carport Patio Cover is warranted to be free from defects in materials, and workmanship for a period of 24 months from date of completion. Workmanship includes: poorly cut joints, loose materials, generally materials not installed to specifications. Material defects include: excessive warping or crooked lumber, etc. *This warranty does not cover damage caused by external forces. In addition, this warranty is for the original purchaser.

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