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Aluminum Patio Covers Santa Clarita
With all the sunshine we get here in Santa Clarita, a little bit of shade can be a welcome relief. This can be especially true in the middle of July. A well-constructed patio cover is a straightforward solution, but they come in lots of shapes, sizes, and materials. We are Local patio cover contractors. How do you pick the right cover for you? The first thing you may want to do is determine whether the cover is for functionality or aesthetics or both. A patio cover built solely for function, you may be leaning towards a cover that’s on the more affordable side. Why pay more for the same result right? Don’t forget, we provide engineering, permit expediting and patio cover repairs in Santa Clarita.
Now, if you wanted a cover for the only purpose of entertaining beneath, then you’re probably looking for a large, girthy wood structure. That is, large beams, large rafters, etc… Which we offer by the way.
On the other hand, it seems based on our annual sales, that functional patio cover wins over the esthetic monstrosity ten to one. Introducing Alumawood. Aluminum Patio Covers Santa Clarita. If you’re looking for something durable that doesn’t leave you eating ramen for months, you’re looking for Alumawood aluminum patio covers.
Engineering is required on ALL decks and patio covers when the over-the-counter plans will not work. Patio cover and deck engineering can run you roughly $500 -$2500 depending on the complexity of the project.patiocovered
What Are Your Shade Goals?
Picking the right aluminum patio covers Santa Clarita also depends on your shade goals. Somehow owners may just want to break up the light and glare a bit at the back door for example. For them, a lattice patio cover is probably enough. In contrast, if you’re planning on spending some serious time outdoors, though, you probably want a patio cover that works more like a roof.
These patio covers offer full coverage from sunlight and shields you on those occasional days when we do get some rain. Not to mention, the insulated Alumawood patio covers offer an R-value of 13.95. What does that mean to you? It means there is less radiant heat transferring through the roof and onto the living space below. Essentially a cooler underside.
Which Santa Clarita Pergola or Patio Cover Works For Me?
Alumawood aluminum pergola patio covers come in several styles that will fit almost any home. You can opt for a Laguna lattice. These are great for breaking up the light and offering a fairly well-shaded area for afternoon barbecuing. TheNewport style cover offers full overhead coverage, but won’t shield you from the any of the heat.
The Alumawood insulated roof panel is the top tier of aluminum patio covers Santa Clarita. It comes with three-inch thick foam that actually reduces the heat beneath it. That makes it the ideal patio cover for anyone who plans to do some outdoor living with their families. And really, why live in California if you don’t plan to enjoy the outdoors a little?
Picking the right patio cover for you means taking a few things into consideration. If cost matters, aluminum patio covers are substantially cheaper. You need to think about your shade goals. Lattice covers provide a lot of shade, but it’s not total coverage. You also need to consider the style. Newport covers give full shade coverage, but IRP panels give full shade coverage and reduce heat. No matter which style you pick, Alumawood gives you a very durable cover for a reasonable price.
Local patio cover contractors
Contractors who build patio covers here in Santa Clarita are a dime a dozen. Many build patio covers along with remodeling bathrooms, kitchens or other general construction projects. Patiocovered is a patio cover only construction company based here in Santa Clarita. For you, this means we only build affordable aluminum and wood patio covers and decks.
Moreover, it means we know what we’re doing when it comes to patio covers and decks. Furthermore, using a company like us, who are run by a family as opposed to a sales team trying to put up big numbers means we are empathetic to your design concerns. Our team loves working and interacting with our clients to ensure your cover comes out exactly the way you expect it to.
Patio Cover Permits in Santa Clarita
There are minimum building code requirements that are strongly enforced here locally, at the building and safety department of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County. Every cover requires a building permit. We understand these codes and because of this, adhere to the minimum design specifications locally. There are some types of patio covers, in the Los Angeles county which are not permitted to be constructed. Alumawood makes such a structure. The Alumawood insulated patio cover is one of those patio covers. The insulated cover is apparently non-fire compliant.
Does My Patio Cover Need To Be Engineered?
Engineering is another necessity when building a patio cover or acquiring building permits locally here in the Santa Clarita Valley. As a matter of fact, every cover requires a building permit. No matter if the cover is designed on a city hand out or you hire an architect, engineering is nevertheless required. This means when you design a patio cover and it does not fall within the guidelines of the city handout, you will thus have to obtain the services of an engineer.
Decks require engineering with no exceptions. All decks constructed in the city of Santa Clarita or fall within the jurisdiction of the Los Angeles County Building and Safety department require engineering for all deck construction. What’re the added costs for an engineer you ask? Patio cover and deck engineering can run you roughly $500 -$2500 depending on the complexity of the project.
It’s also a fact that when purchasing a patio cover kit from us, we provide the instructions and necessary engineering plans to get you your permit.
Patio Cover Repairs in Santa Clarita
Everything in this world has a lifespan. Which is to say, eventually all things turn to dust, some things faster than others. When applying this concept to patio covers and decks, one thing for certain… wood rots and aluminum does not. Not to mention, termites. These little insects will wreak havoc on your wood patio cover.
Because of this, we perform more patio cover repairs in Santa Clarita than anyone else. Whether it’s Alumawood, wood or other patio cover products, we have you covered. Our team has the knowledge and expertise to repair even the most significant structural damage you can throw at them. We offer a full range or parts, service and repairs locally.
Wood patio cover repairs
- Repair / replace structural components
- We replace rotted rafters, posts and beams
- New footings
- Structural hardware
Aluminum patio cover repairs
- Alumawood plugs, caps and other components
- Replace shade bars or lattice bars
- Remove and replace post fronts or covers