For Mr. “D” in Alvin we had to meet windstorm guidelines to get the certificate for his insurance. This requires drawings (which we do) sent to an engineer for his approval stamp. This is getting harder and harder to do as the requirements keep getting stiffer but don’t be afraid if you live in one of those areas that requires this. We can “Get cha’ Covered!”
This is a 20’x21′ Aluminum Carport. We removed his old carport before installing this one that included a 12″x3″ Riser pan. You will see in the 3 picture below, an image of the double 2×8 beams back to back. This was one of the requirements and I can tell you this carport ain’t going nowhere!
Here are the beams: