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    Carport lifespan

    Builders

    If I take care of my carport well, how long should I expect it to last?

    Asked by Greg on 12th Apr 2021
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    Rock-Field Services

    "Depends on the type and materials used:

    Canopy/Fabric - From a few days if your unlucky with wind to a few years (optimistically)

    Plastic - 5+ Years depending on temperature extremes, wind damage and sun exposure

    Wood - If built to a good standard and treated regularly and properly then 10-20 Years with ease possibly a lifetime.

    Metal - Easily over a lifetime if corrosion is spotted and treated early

    A mixture of the above would mean a mixture of the answers"

    Answered on 13th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Workman Roofing / Building Maintenance

    "Depending on design and weather conditions why not a lifetime, certainly ten years"

    Answered on 12th Apr 2021 - Member since May 2018 - report

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