Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long will it take to get my building delivered after I place an order?

A: Usually 2-4 Weeks from the date the order is received from the dealer (Remote areas may be longer.)


Q: Can I save money buying my building directly from Carolina Carports Inc?

A: No, we are very loyal to our dealers and you will better understand our product if you see it first hand on display with our dealer’s.


Q: What size do l need to pour my cement slab?

A: You should pour your cement exact to width and 1’ shorter in length. (Please note that in Florida it’s 3/4″ wider.)


Q: What are the dimensions of the building outside to outside?

A: It is Width X Length X Height. Example: 18 x 21 x 6 building size, 18 x 20 x 6 base size. Note: Length dimension measured by the roof metal having a 6″ overhang on each end so the bottom base rail is one foot shorter than the roof. Width is 1″ measured from outside base rail to other outside base rail.


Q: What is the highest leg height I can get?

A: 12′ is the highest listed on our brochure. Note: If you want a higher leg height than 12′, it must be approved by a member of CCI management.


Q: How much adjustment do you have to level your building?

A: You have about 3″ to 4″ to adjust. However, your site must be level for a proper installation.


Q: When are the extra 4’ braces required?

A: When the leg height is 8′ or taller on all sizes and with all 22′ and 24′ Wide” units.


Q: Can you add to your building after it’s already installed?

A: In most cases yes.


Q: What types of anchors do you use?

A: We have 3 different types of anchors:

  • 32″ rebar anchor for ground and asphalt installation.
  • Double helix mobile home anchor for ground installation only. (Standard on certified, ground installation.)
  • Wedge anchor for concrete installation only.

Q: How Wide can I get a building?

A: We carry buildings from 12′ to 40′ wide.

  • There will be a $50.00 or more service charge on all return trips.
  • If the original building was ordered from CCI.
  • If you Want to add walk-in doors or garage doors to your building, the original carport must be 6′ or taller.