FAQ – DO IT YOURSELF PATIO KITS

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Your Ultimate Guide to Do It Yourself Patio Kits

Ready to transform your outdoor space into something extraordinary? You’re in the right place! At Online Patios, we’re all about making your DIY dreams a reality with our easy to install Do It Yourself Patio Kits and more.

Here you’ll find everything you need to know about crafting your very own outdoor haven. From Skillion Roofs to Freestanding designs, our kits are like the LEGO of patios—easy to put together and totally customisable.

Ever wondered if our do it yourself patio kits can handle a bit of wild weather or if you can spice things up with fans and LED lights? We’ve got the insights on all things do it yourself patio kits in our FAQs section. It’s your go-to source for insights into the all the details of the process.

But we’re not just about the kits – we’re here to support you through every step. Permits, relaxations, and plans? No worries, we’ve got it covered.

So, take a moment to explore our FAQs!

WHAT IS A SKILLION ROOF?

This is known as a flat roof and only has a fall of two degrees (40mm in every metre of roof). This type of roof is ideal under the gutter, attached to a wall or as an insulated flyover being the most popular option. The skillion roof is a simple and economical design that can help overcome a number of challenges that you may face when adding a new outdoor space to your home.

WHAT IS A FLYOVER ROOF?

Ideal if you are wanting to gain an extra 600mm (approx) in height and have extra light and ventilation into your patio/carport area. It is also perfect if you are wanting to install a fan to keep you even cooler on those hot summer still days. A flyover roof can be installed on either a tile or a Colorbond roof and will be attached to your house roof and wall frame using Extenda Brackets.

WHAT IS A FREESTANDING ROOF?

Exactly as it says, this type of roof is not attached to anything and will have four 90mm x 90mm posts concreted into 1m footings in the ground. They can also be bolted to a slab with a 90mm x 90mm post with a plate welded at the bottom.

CAN WE BUILD IN CYCLONIC AREAS?

All kits on the website have the wind rating listed and, at a minimum are rated to N1/N2 however, they can be designed to accommodate cyclonic wind ratings up to C4 and are therefore suitable for most regions in Australia. Contact orders@onlinepatios.com.au to customise your order to the wind rating in your area.

CAN WE INSTALL FANS AND LED DOWNLIGHTS?

Downlights can be installed in any insulated patio or carport roof. If the patio or carport is above 2.4m in height, you can also install a fan however the flyover roof option is the best option if you are wanting to install a fan.

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DO YOU TAKE CARE OF COUNCIL PERMITS, RELAXATIONS AND PLANS?

No. You will need to arrange this yourself with your own Certifier. We will however provide you with the required engineering, Form 15 and a plan of the do it youself patio kits ordered.

WHAT WARRANTY DO I GET WITH MY DO IT YOURSELF PATIO KITS?

Our standard do it yourself patio kits and carports come with a 15 year warranty. If you have purchased a Marine Plus product, your warranty will be site specific and we will notify you of your warranty period which will be up to 15 years.

The use of materials supplied from Online Patios Pty Ltd and www.onlinepatios.com.au is entirely at your own risk. Warranty does not apply to any items damaged by you in the process of construction. Online Patios Pty Ltd will not be liable for any damage sustained in the construction process.

CAN I CANCEL MY ORDER AFTER IT HAS BEEN PLACED?

If you cancel within 24 hours of placing your order, we can provide a full refund. After this time, as your materials are custom made and will have been sent to manufacture, no refunds will be permitted.

DO I NEED TO ARRANGE ANYTHING?

If you have any specific requirements for delivery, at the front of your property, you will need to notify us as soon as possible. Most deliveries are made by a crane truck with a reach of 12m so please take this into consideration when notifying us. Also, as per the above, any permits, relaxations etc. will need to be organised by you before you begin construction.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GET MY DO IT YOURSELF PATIO KITS DELIVERED?

In most cases it will take between 3 to 4 weeks from the time of checkout on this website depending on powder coating requirements. Once your order for do it yourself patio kits has been confirmed, you will receive a delivery date notification. If, however, you have a specific date for delivery in mind, please ensure you communicate this with orders@onlinepatios.com.au asap.

WILL I BE KEPT UP-TO-DATE WITH THE PROGRESS OF MY ORDER?

Yes. We pride ourselves on open communication with our clients and will make sure you know when your deliveries will be taking place.

When to DIY and When to Call the Pros

Embarking on the journey of building your dream patio comes with choices. Here at Online Patios, we want to guide you through making the right decisions for your unique vision.

If you’re a hands-on enthusiast with a straightforward vision, our Do It Youself Patio Kits are an excellent choice. These kits, designed with your convenience in mind, empower you to create a stunning patio space effortlessly. With step-by-step instructions and premium materials, each kit is a testament to our commitment to quality.

DC Patios

However, we understand that intricate designs or those who prefer a hands-off approach might be better suited to professional assistance. That’s where DC Patios steps in. Offering professional building services, their team of skilled craftsmen specialises in bringing dream outdoor spaces to life.

Reach out for any enquiry

If you’re still pondering more questions, it’s time to connect with our team. Feel free to drop us a line, shoot us an email, or give us a call. No question is too big or small—we’re here to assist you every step of the way.

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