Matching the front of your house is paramount when designing your new carport. All colourbond roofing colours are available, and the front infills can be clad to match any house wall designs.

Our Carports Add Value To Your Home

Every Kenyan home needs an undercover, secure area for car parking and vehicle storage. Most homes incorporate the carport space into the original house floor design. However, as the trend to reduce home & block sizes continues, home owners are reclaiming their garage space for living and storage. This will leave the cars un-protected from the elements, and in the Kenyan rains and heat, this is not smart.

Designed correctly, a front carport will not only protect your vehicles, but should also provide an increased road presence for your property. Carports can make your home seem larger (from the first impressions at the road) and more prominent, which can only mean a better property valuation.

A city council approved carport/ boat port can be a large investment, therefore it is important that the correct decision is made with respect to design, placement and material selection.

Our qualified design team will help select the correct space for your carport, consult with City Council on distances allowed to boundary lines and decide whether 1 or 2 car spaces are allowed. Once this ‘footprint’ decision is made, we can then discuss the shape of the roof so the new structure blends into and complements the existing house.

3 Key Things to Consider When Designing Your Carport

With our extensive building knowledge and experience we have highlighted 3 key things you need to keep in mind when designing your carport.

Positioning of the carport on your property… unfortunately you can’t just place your carport anywhere on your property, we will guide you through the design process to take into account council regulations, storm water access, driveway access for vehicles and most importantly how the look of your street frontage will be affected by the carport position. Our friendly design team will assist you to provide the correct design encompassing all these important factors.

Size and style of Carport you require… our design team can assist you in working out the correct size for your vehicle storage structure.

We need to discuss exact post positioning so you can park, open doors, and access your vehicle easily at all times. Clearance heights for your vehicles are also very important, and every families requirements differ.  

Needless to say 2.2-2.3m is a height that allows all standard and 4wd vehicles easy access.  With a number of different styles available to you our designers will help you work out which structure is going to work best with the look of your house. 

With Gable, flat roof, Dutch Gable, Hip or curved roof designs available, we can ensure you are fully covered in style.

Privacy Screens & Sun shades… Once the roof design and floor space have been created, we will be looking to discuss any requirements for the open wall spaces. You may need privacy on one side only, or a roller door on the front.  Our Kenyan sun and weather can still sneak in under the roof design at times, so aluminium or timber slats, solid walling and blinds can all be included for your carport solution.