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Customer reviews for 12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Carport

12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Carport

Protect your vehicle or outdoor equipment from the outdoor elements using the VersaTube Carports 12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Shelter. Sturdy steel construction and 29-gauge steel roof panels help ensure durability, and 4-1/2 ft. on-center frame spacing provides plenty of storage space. With Slip-fit connections and pre-cut frame components, this shelter is simple to setup and can be installed on almost any level surface.
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(6 reviews) 6
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100%of customersrecommend this product6 of 6reviews
Rating Breakdown 6 reviews
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100%of customersrecommend this product6 of 6reviews
Customer reviews for 12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Carport
Review 1 for 12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Carport
from Rural area, New Mexico

Second Home Depot Carport I'v Bought

PostedAugust 21, 2010
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5.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5
I ordered my second carport online, and expected a long wait for delivery (I was told 6 to 8 weeks). Two weeks later I received a phone call stating delivery would be the next day, and sure enough it was delivered before noon.
I chose Home Depot's carport because of my experience with the first one. There were no missing parts and they even included extra fasteners in case I lost or damaged any. The instructions were very simple to follow; I set up my first one by myself in only about 2 hours. I had help with the second one and we had it up in a little over 30 minutes.
I did some additional work to enclose both by drilling holes on the upright poles and fastening plywood panels using nuts and bolts with large washers. Drilling the holes in the uprights does not impair the strength of the frame. I've had the first one over 6 years and I use it to provide shelter for my horse on one half of the carport, and store hay for the horse on the other side. I divided the carport by putting 4X4 upright wooden posts in the middle and attached plywood panels to the posts. I have not had to do any maintenance in 6 years except to repaint the external plywood walls every 3 years.
The second carport is used as a garage. We added height to it by building a brick wall 24 inches high on each side and anchoring down the carport ground frame using concrete bolts set into the brick walls. We covered the outside with plywood panels, added doors to enclose the structure, then painted the structure to match the surrounding home and horse barn. Unless you enter the 'garage' and see the carport framwork from inside, you would think the stucture was a contractor built garage costing several thousand dollars more than the 1400 dollar cost of the carport and another 500 dollars for brick, concrete and plywood; and a few more hours of work. I am very happy with both purchase and recommend it to anyone.
+19points
19out of 19found this review helpful.
Review 2 for 12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Carport
from Queen Creek, AZ, USA
Age Range:45 to 54
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Gender:Male

Great Product

PostedApril 25, 2013
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I recently purchased a two of this units in Arizona to store my boats under and the Versatube unit works great. I previously had purchased a Panther Creek unit from Home Depot and while it did have the predrilled holes in the tubing, if the ground was not perfectly level I had a hard time lining up the holes.
Screwing into the flat surface of a square tube made it a little easier with Versatube. The strength of the Versatube unit seems much better and I was even able to get a copy of the stamped plans in case my local Building Dept says anything about me needing to pull a permit.
Overall, I was very pleased with this product and I will definately be looking into them for my future garage I will be building in a year or two.
Pros: Easy to Assemble, Excellent Quality, High Quality of Material, Sturdy, Nice Design
+5points
5out of 5found this review helpful.
Review 3 for 12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Carport
from Redwood City, CA, USA
Age Range:55 to 64
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Gender:Male

LOOKS GOOD

PostedJune 18, 2013
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IT WAS PRETTY EASY TO SET UP EVEN DONE BY MY SELF BUT TWO PEOPLE SHOULD DO IT.INSTRUCTIONS VERY EASY TO UNDERSTAND
Pros: Easy to Assemble, Well Made, Great Instructions, Looks Great
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+1point
1out of 1found this review helpful.
Review 4 for 12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Carport
from New Hampshire

well made and solid

PostedOctober 1, 2012
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4 out of 5
This is a solid well made product. Some muscle (and clamps) were required to pull some parts into place, but not bad. The self-drilling screws worked, but drilling pilot holes worked best. Setting the foundation was the hardest part.
Pros: High Quality of Material, Sturdy
+7points
7out of 7found this review helpful.
Review 5 for 12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Carport
from Borrego Springs, CA, USA

DIY carport not as easy as prior product

PostedAugust 11, 2012
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1 out of 5
I had to purchase this Versatube brand carport because Home Depot no longer carried the Panther Creek carports, which were great. This model has square metal tubing, as opposed to round, and it's somewhat easier to handle and fit the pieces together. However, the big downside to this brand is that none of the screw holes are pre-drilled. The Panther Creek carport was easy for one person to construct in two days with their pre-drilled holes. The Versatube model takes two people and twice as long.
The materials are comparable to the Panther Creek carport, and they seem sturdy enough to withstand the weather (we get winds up to 50 mph). I'm using the provided 30" rebar stakes sunk in concrete to secure the carport. These are actually better than the 24" stakes provided by Panther Creek.
Overall, this seems to be a good product, but watch out for delivery - it really requires a flatbed truck with a forklift, not just a regular delivery truck with a liftgate and pallet jack.
Pros: Durable, High Quality of Material, Sturdy
Cons: Difficult to Assemble
+3points
5out of 7found this review helpful.
Review 6 for 12 ft. W x 20 ft. L x 7 ft. H Steel Carport
Age Range:55 to 64
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Gender:Male

went together easy, instructions were confusing

PostedOctober 16, 2012
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2 out of 5
went together easy, instructions were confusing, overall nice cover
Pros: Easy to Assemble, High Quality of Material, Sturdy, Looks Great, Durable, Nice Design
Cons: confusing instructions
-1point
0out of 1found this review helpful.