Hit enter to search or ESC to close
We pre-asked these questions – to make you happy.
Want an on-the-spot answer? Check out these Frequently Asked Questions. If you want more detail, get in touch with your local Stramit Outdoor distributor here.
The cost of your new happy place will vary greatly, depending on things like the chosen materials, the size, and the complexity of the installation. Your Stramit Outdoor distributor can talk you through all costs involved specific to your design.
It's likely that your new patio, verandah, carport or pergola will need council approval – however what this looks like exactly can vary depending on the size, height, decking or flooring type used and location on your site. Your Stramit Outdoor distributor can help get this sorted.
Yes, in many cases a patio, verandah, carport or pergola may increase the value of your home. It’s a great way of adding space, aesthetic appeal and extra storage, and can make your home more attractive to potential future buyers.
It can be cheaper to purchase a patio, verandah, carport or pergola kit and build it yourself, however we recommend this should only be done by experienced installers. If you’ve got the DIY skills needed and want to do your own installation, talk to your Stramit Outdoor distributor about a kit option.
Your patio, verandah, carport or pergola should ideally complement your home and fit your garden or outdoor space. It’ll also need to be big enough to accommodate any furniture, or items such as BBQs or vehicles. Beyond that, it’s up to you and what size you need to create your happy place.
Yes, we use COLORBOND® steel, and materials roll-formed in Australia by Stramit. Customisations or accessories may vary in origin – talk to your local Stramit Outdoor distributor if you’ve got any questions about your exact design.
You can choose to install your own patio, verandah, carport or pergola, but we strongly recommend only doing this if you’re suitably qualified. Otherwise, Stramit Outdoor distributors work with experienced installers ready to build your happy place for you.
Getting started on your design for a patio, verandah, carport or pergola is easy – even if you’ve only got a vague idea, you can simply chat to your local Stramit Outdoor distributor and they’ll help you out. Things to keep in mind include the size, style, colours and materials you’re after – and most importantly, what your happy place looks like, whether that’s a family BBQ space, relaxing getaway spot, stunning new garden feature or a home for your prized vehicle.
You can also use our Stramit Outdoor Designer App to play with design options, and visualise what you’re getting before you put your money down. Available on Apple and Google Play, or on the web here.
Maintaining your new patio, verandah, carport or pergola is straightforward and low effort. We use quality Australian products that are built to last. However, there are some simple steps you should take in order to care for some materials, such as COLORBOND® steel. You can read more about care and maintenance tips here.