How much does it cost to build a gabled carport?

Carport for youWant to build a gabled carport?

How much does it cost to build a gabled carport?

That is a great question here are some things to consider in regards to the cost of your new carport:

  • Choosing the right location
  • Complying with council or shire regulations
  • Building materials and design plans

Choosing the right location

Find a good place to build the structure. It can be either attached to your home or freestanding, but the most important thing is the place should be spacious enough to park your car and take note of power lines and sewage tanks so you don’t face any issues when digging.

Consider the weather and wind in your area, if you build too far from your house will you get wet in the winter trying to get back to your house. If the carport is attached to your home will the wind blow the rain in if it on the exposed side. These are things to conside in regard to location of your new carport.

Complying with council or shire regulations

Check with your local shire to make sure of what building regulations and codes you need to ahead here to. This will help you avoid unwanted legal problems in the future which might cost you hundred dollars or prevent you having to have your carport removed because it doen’t comply to the building code.

Building materials and design plans

Different materials have different prices. If you go for quality materials, you can be sure that your carport will stand the test of time. Colourbond is perfect for Australian conditions and colours can match your home. When it comes to materials you should always get what you pay for. Avoid wasting materials by buying a carport that doesn’t fit your exact deisn and requirements.


Having a carport is a great assest to any home – whether it is gabled or not. It will protect your car from harsh weathers. So, how much does it cost to build a gabled carport? When building a gabled carport, fix a budget that you are willing to spend. Your budget should include things like:

  • ground works
  • flooring
  • size
  • any walls (you might need a side wall from protection if your carport is in an exposure position).

This will also help you find the right supplier/company who can offer the best price and give you value for your money.

For gabled carports and other designs that will suit your needs, contact CPR Outdoor Centre Bunbury on 08 9726 2311 today!