The aluminum patio covers provide protection against the weather. Install a covered patio can increase the value of your home and last for many years. The average cost varies based on the materials used, and if a contractor installs the patio deck. The approximate cost of a covered aluminum patio measuring 20 by 20 feet (6 by 6 m) is between US $ 6,000 and $ 8,000.
Advances in aluminum fabrication have led to a wide selection of patio covers in different colors and textures. Some aluminum covers mimic the look of wood but are much easier to maintain. Manufacturers and retailers of aluminum patio covers offer a kit for do-it-yourself, which can be customized depending on the size of your patio. Manufacturers offer a warranty on manufacturing defects aluminum.
Aluminum covers design are generally higher quality and more expensive. The kits do-it-yourself generally start at $ 10 per square foot patio kits that adhere to the house. Independent kits start at $ 15.50 per square foot. If you plan to hire a contractor to install your aluminum patio cover the cost increases. Your jurisdiction may require a building permit to install an aluminum patio covers. Contact the department of permissions for your jurisdiction to find out what the requirements are covered patio.