Patio Covers, also called covered patios as well as covered porches are among the most popular backyard shade projects that we build because of our warmer weather climate. It is a place to gather that is revamped the newer trends of today.
A Patio Cover is a canopy type of covering over a patio, porch, pool or break area. It is a place to relax, de-stress and get out of the house. If you like getting outside but don't like to turn red like a lobster a patio cover is a must have. Let's face the truth, it gets hot outside. Everybody needs cover to protect themselves.
Get rid of the umbrella(s) and expand upon that old concrete slab.
Been cooped up with this pandemic that has been going on for two years and counting. We just need to spend more time outdoors to keep the sanity
Does your backyard space need a makeover?
Before you purchase any outdoor furniture and put your own personal touches in your new porch or patio area you should always build the shelter structure first to protect it all from the weather elements.
Today people are keeping their homes longer, so they want a comfortable space and to be able to take the indoors outside and get a little fresh air and take a load off or maybe work on the computer or watch a TV outside while having a dinner or refreshing drink on the patio. This is known as outdoor living and a new trend that is all the rage these
Your outdoor living experience all starts with a new canopy shelter.
There are different types of patio cover:
* Attached - An attached overhead structure that is attached to the roof or back wall of the house and is supported by poles or post.
* Roof Extension - It is a built-in solution to the home roof structure and extended or built out.
* Roof Risers - A riser is hardware that allow to attach a patio cover structure to be attached to the roof of a home. Normally goes through the roof of the home.
Stand-a-lone - A stand-a-lone type of structure is not attached may require additional poles and beams
Live more outdoor under a patio cover!
WE BUILT IT, YOU MAKE IT YOURS, WITH YOUR VERY OWN WITH YOUR PERSONAL TOUCHES, STYLE AND OUTDOOR FURNITURE.
You may want a COMBINATION type of patio cover design. With part of being a Screen Room / Patio Cover structure with the other part of it being an open patio space and the other's part being a screen room section. Any type of any size is available with several different build and color options are available to choose from.
You may want to start out with an open patio cover builds today with the capability of adding screen room or sunroom at a later date.
How we build today can affect your options on a "phase one / two" build options at a later date. It all starts with a new patio cover. i always tell my customer to build larger because most will keep adding more stuff on their patio cover area.
All types of new patio furniture, outdoor area heaters, bars, and plant features, were well represented as well as the normal yearly color changes was at the show over the winter season this year. The outdoor living market is tending up and on rise. Because have been couped up inside their homes because of the ongoing pandemic for the last couple of years.
Structural Insulated wall and roof panels (SIPs) - is a series of pressure laminated composites of baked, polyester-coated and computer cut and routed expanded polystyrene foam (EPS) 2 or 4 ft wide wall and/or roof panels. These wall or roof panels are laminated under pressure with an adhesive to produce a strong panel having structural and insulating properties.
This high-performance energy saving SIP panels are available from 2" through 12 inches thick panels and are used for numerous different wall or roof applications today. The SIP type of patio cover is very strong, and a 3-inch-thick panel can handle 72 pounds per sq ft
SIPs are 97 percent more airtight than conventional stick framing methods and they 15 times less heat transfer through its 3"-inch-thick panel, so they are cooler when it hot and warmer when it cold. Very much like a water cooler wall might work. Plus, they are quieter during a heavier rain or hailstorm and acts an as insulated foam core roof panel that can be prefinished and cladded on both sides with various different building materials. The framing industry is starting to build complete energy efficient prefabricated homes packages out of these SIP wall and roof panels today.
There is an option to have a built-in FAN SUPPORT BEAM built into the middle of the SIP panels which will allow for a ceiling fan to be installed now or at a later date. These fan beams also can be used as a built-in wire case from the front of the SIP panel s) for such things as lights and electrical
runs and outlets. Some may want LED lights ran though out the underside side of your new patio cover structure. The use of a fan beam is optional feature that the use of these high-quality building panels that has been used within the Sunroom and cold storage industry for decades.
Today more and more SIP panel manufactures offer more exterior cladding options. The SIP panels are becoming more mainstream build in the framing industry than ever before.
We invite you to Explorer all your building options!
To customize your project, we can add skylights or internal beams to support lights and ceiling fan and lots of options to create the outside living space that can transform any space from average to spectacular. All types of different trim options are available to customize any look.
Let is know what would you like your new structure to look like?
Alumawood and the Elitewood is a embossed aluminum tubing made to look like wood finish with two different finishes of the driftwood or the cedarwood finishes are available in different color options can be added in four different rafter end styles options. Cobel, Scalloped, Beveled and Mitered ends are available in six different color option.
Rolled formed Flat-pans and W-pans are machined formed by sending rolled flat stock coil materials through a series of rollers to form the final pans shapes then cutting them to its final to size. All of our rolled formed designed products are available in a Steel or a Aluminum products. These very large and heavy rolls of flat stock coils that are available in various different thickness and are formed by different mills in their own different sizes and shapes. Not all pans are the same nor can be interchanged. The main structural members of a patio cover or deck is its understructure framing members or the posts or columns and beams that does all the heavy lifting. It is important to understand that the larger the framing member that you us the higher the wind, snow, ice loads and the better will perform when the structure is under type of stress due to a weather-related event.
All of the rolled formed Flat-Pan and W- Pans are not the very same nor equal as different manufacturers offer various different thickness of this manufactured building materials. All sizes are formed to the very own unique pans styles shapes and sizes, so they are proprietary to their very own product manufacturer. It is important to know what the thickness is of the rolled formed panels and how it can perform in a damaging hail weather event. Although pricing has gone up the custom rolled formed pans as a whole offers a good-looking modern-day patio canopy cover product at a economical affordable price. The rolled formed products can also have its own built-in guttering system as well. All of our aluminum or steel rolled formed pans have the handsome baked-on finish as well as the strength to give you beauty, durability, at little to no maintenance cost.
There is also a foam core insert option that can be added to 12"-inch-wide flat pan coverings. When installed it is to protect it from the bottom of the pans from hail damaged. These form inserts and covers must be installed at the time of the canopy cover installation.
Today we can use a combination of various different building materials in building anyone types of structure. Today we blur the lines a traditional structure and we can use Wood - Steel - Aluminum and various other building materials to build any type of structure based on the customers wants and needs and budget requirements. You might want a rustic look of wood poles and beam understructure with the benefits of using and structural insulated canopy top roof.
Today almost anything is possible.
Note there are always limits to the use of any building materials and what they might be used for.
Design and Engineering may dictate the use of any type building material.
We are wood/metal framers by trade, and we are also specialty metal contractors that builds all types of high-quality canopies and awnings for residential and commercial applications.
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all types of high-quality canopies that are custom built to our customers wants, needs and of course even a millionaire has a budget. We can build out of wood or metal (steel & aluminum) and other building products. All building materials are available in different sizes and thicknesses.
Outdoor living spaces are quickly becoming popular for entertaining and relaxation and even cooking.
More and more people are looking to the outdoors to expand their homes and bring the same comforts they have inside to outdoor spaces, by creating multipurpose outdoor living spaces that function as extensions of their home which is all the rage today.
We have to make an appointment and visit each project site before we are able to give anyone a bid proposal. With us you can deal directly with the builder and cut out the middle mans high markups, overhead and those huge sales commissions. If you are wondering how to get a patio cover built, you have come to the right place.
There is a huge movement towards individualizing your outdoor living space!
Style and beauty solutions, whether you need shade from the sun or protection from the rain or just want to get outside and get a breath of fresh air!
Patio covers can offer up a variety of options for shade, relaxing, entertaining, dining etc. and so on. The addition of patio space is ideas for protecting outdoor furniture and hot tube and other features. These canopies can also take a lot of heat off of your house. Energy savings - Reduces summer temperatures in your home.
We have all of the latest patio building products options and all of the latest colors options that the industry has to offer. We build all types of different structures such as pergolas, arbors and pavilion structures as well as screen rooms and sunrooms.
We use traditional building materials, and we also offer some more advanced building materials. We invite you to explore all of your different options before the building begins. We take pride on staying up on top of the latest trends and the industry building options We not only just build our own structures we are also dealers of some the best products that our industry has to offer.
Outdoor patio covers can come in many shapes, styles, sizes, materials, and prices. ABC has been building extraordinary structures for over three decades and since 1982. We are your local trusted building / contractor.
What is the difference between a canopy and a awning? A Canopy has legs or poles are used to support a structure and an awning are hung or attached to the side of a structure without the use of any legs. Canopies and Awnings structures are built and covered with various different types of building materials.
Add more value and useful living space to your home with a patio cover, arbor, pergola or a pavilion!
We work with all types of different trade professionals that include but not limited to design and engineering, electrical, concrete, roofing, painting, heating and air trade professionals. We offer a full-service contacting experience to any type of owner and the end user.
Before building a patio cover, it is assumed that you already have a patio slab or deck that you are wanting to cover. You might want to extend your existing patio slab to a larger size. It might be better for you build the patio cover before you pour any concrete which we do all the time. If not let us know as we work with all different trade professionals all the time.
Creating outdoor living area is a newer trend that offers more benefits than what meets the eye that can increase the value of your property investment. It would also add extra functional square footage while reducing interior hot summer heat by providing protection from the sun under a patio cover.
Where to put the patio cover and what size to build is the first steps into building a patio cover. The biggest decision is what type of building materials to use. Budget always plays in that decision. The individual building materials all have different costs associated with them.
Look around our website and see if you see something that you might like. If you don't see what your looking for then let us know. If you see a picture of something that you would like to create, then awesome lets take a look and see what it would take to build it.
An Attractive design element, A well design patio cover complements your homes style.
Give your old patio and new face lift!
Our temperatures can get hot in the summertime and even other times of the year and the sun's rays can be unrelenting and even blazing hot. So, keeping out of the sun isn't just a good Ideal, it is just necessary.
Adding a patio cover is one of the wisest move you can make in your home. Not only does it make a barrier between you and the hot sun. A patio cover can give you and your family a save comfortable area to have fun and enjoy without being inside of the house. A patio cover can take a lot of heat off of your house that may be heating up due the sun exposure.
You can transform that way too hot to use backyard concrete slab, into someplace that you use all the time. A place to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. People are incorporating large outdoor TV screens and projectors for a family night outing on the patio. Who know that might even get your Neiborhood kids to bring a bean bag over to watch as well.
The pivoting movable slat or louvered roof patio covers can open up and allow the sun to come though or be closed and keep the sun rays from entering the patio area. The modern-day pergola that has the technology to open, close, pivot, and slide depending on your needs. They can be fully automated even allowing you to open and close the patio cover via an app on your smart phone.
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The movable slat patio cover can also have an automated moving moon roof so a section can be retracted or open up to see the stars at night. Custom LED lights can also be installed. This is the ultimate in patio cover and would work great in a restaurant or bar application or in your own back yard.
No matter which materials, design or accessories option you choose, a covered patio extends your home’s livable space and provides a wonderful place to relax get your Zen going and enjoy the benefits of your outdoor living experience.
It's a place where you can invite your family and friends over to unwind, cook out and kick your feet up get out of the house and relax and take some stress off or just talk about what is been happening lately.
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This is a closed cable roof add-on tied into the existing house frame with LDL beams boxed frame and trim out open frame porch. Birdboxes was closed and cedar wood trim and poles were used. Shingled roof was added on top. Homeowners made it their own by adding the light conches and metal sign it.
Today we blur all the lines and built numerous different types of Patio Covers / Pergolas / Screen room. Sometimes we mash then all up and make a combination type of cover.
Any portion of the patio top canopy can be a solid section of the canopy top, and any portion can be a pergola section to vent out the smoke from a BBQer ad be open air section. Then we can add the screen room walls and doors then we got the recipe for a Combo - Patio Cov - Screen Rm - and Pergola section all into one unit.
Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) patio cover with a portion being a pergola structure. Santa-Fe trim package included with the beveled rafter tail ends.
Wood structure - Stick framing carpentry is in our roots from way back but when building an outdoor structure, you have to make sure that you use a wood such as Cedar or Redwood that is intended for use outdoors. The wood has built-in natural benefits. Any wood used outdoor must be treated and protected to maintain its appearance.
We built it, you make it your very own with all your own special and queue touches.
Is paradise a place, or is it just a state of mind?
When planning a patio project, you are faced with a barrage of patio cover ideas and choices in its final design. From the options in building materials, size and color. There are many ways to customize your outdoor living space. seemingly endless when considering the options for constructing your patio cover. We built the structure; you customize it with your own style of patio future and all the accessories.
We build all types of awnings, arbors, pergolas, porches, pavilions, sunrooms and screen rooms and more