Patio Covers FAQsfotex2020-04-23T21:32:36+00:00

Patio Covers FAQs

This page will provide answers to many of the typical questions and concerns that are posed when approaching your next project.

Do the covers only come in white?fotex2020-04-23T20:05:44+00:00

No, we have 7 different colors to match the style of your home.

What are the options for end cuts?fotex2020-04-23T21:38:24+00:00


The end cuts are: miter cut, bevel cut, scallop cut and corbel cut. Please take a look at our variety of end cuts HERE.

How is it attached to the house?fotex2020-04-23T20:02:46+00:00

Your patio cover is anchored to your house wall and sealed and flashed properly.

Can the insulated roof support a fan?fotex2020-04-23T20:09:11+00:00

Yes the insulated roof has a fan beam channel to support a fan

Can the posts be easily dented?fotex2020-04-23T20:01:21+00:00

Not usually. Although, the front and back side plates attached to the post can be dented, but they are easily replaced if that happens.

What is the warranty on our cover?fotex2020-04-23T20:07:18+00:00

Duralum materials are free from defects and will not chip, peel, flake or blister under normal conditions and Duralum will either replace the defective product or refund the full purchase price of the product. Please ask for complete warranty details.

Is it as strong as wood?fotex2020-04-23T20:02:04+00:00

It is much more durable. It won’t burn, crack, peel, or warp, like wood.

Does the aluminum patio cover rust?fotex2020-04-23T20:00:42+00:00

No, steel rusts — aluminum does not

How long will the project take?fotex2020-04-23T20:07:46+00:00

It depends on the size of the project. Waiting for materials might take up to 2 weeks. Once material has arrived at our warehouse it will take 1 to 3 days installation time.

Can you stand on top of the patio cover in order to access the second story?fotex2020-04-23T20:09:45+00:00

You can stand on the lattice patio cover and on the insulated patio cover. You cannot stand on the non-insulated patio cover.

Do I need a building permit?fotex2020-04-23T20:06:19+00:00

Yes, you do and we will take care of the necessary paper work for you.

Does the solid cover come with a gutter?fotex2020-04-23T20:08:41+00:00

Yes it has a gutter and Downspout.

Can I buy material so I may install myself?fotex2020-04-23T20:04:35+00:00

No, our expert installers do the work for you. The benefits are knowing the job will be done right and your installation will comply with rules and regulations as well as the manufacturer’s warranty.

What colors are available?fotex2020-04-23T21:37:20+00:00

The colors we offer are: white, pewter, sandalwood, driftwood, rosewood, beechwood, Maplewood and siennawood. Please see take a look at our variety of colors HERE.

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