There are two methods of fixing columns. Before you order, you should consider which method do you want to choose. Here are some normal FAQ about installation for your reference. You could also contact us directly <web chat or email>.

Embedded Footing Installation

Base Footing Installation

Polycarbonate Roofing Installation

Build Your Own Carport

Build Your Own Carport - Aluminum Polycarbonate Carport - SunshieldCarport Installation, 6 Steps & 6 Hours

Do you believe build your own carport in only 6 hours? Sunshield Patios provides custom aluminum patio cover kits to DIY homeowners and contractors.Here is the Carport Installation Way:

Step 1: Footing Installation shown in installation video

Step 2: Join the main beam and leg column together with connectors, using M12 x 14 bolts and nuts and washers.

Note: ①② could interchange each other(Another way: join the main beam and leg column together then fix the column.)

Step 3: Join the front & edge beam with cross beam together using M 4.2 x 14 Cross Recessed Pan Self Drilling Screws, then install the lower panel supports on cross beams according to the holes with bolts. 

layout cross beam - Sunshield Aluminum Carport Install

Step 4: Put the roof frame on the main beams, connecting with the main beams in accordance with the holes of cross beams.

Step 5: Roof Panel Installation

Put the polycarbonate sheet between the lower panel supports, then press the upper panel supports on the pane lastly fix the panel supports and polycarbonate sheet with bolts.Roof Panel Installation - Build Your Own Carport - Sunshield Shelter

Step 6: Drain Pipe Installation

Assemble drain pipe - Sunshield Polycarbonate Carport