Car Shelters and Walkway Covers


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Car Shelters and Walkway Covers

Use this 3-part master specification template to specify freestanding aluminum or steel framed car shelters and walkway covers.

What are Freestanding Car Shelters and Walkway Covers?

Freestanding aluminum or steel-framed shelters are versatile solutions suitable for both commercial and residential applications. Available in various sizes and shapes, these shelters can be customized to meet your specific requirements. Their lightweight nature makes them easy to transport and set up, offering a practical and stylish solution for protecting vehicles and creating covered walkways.

Durability and Maintenance

Constructed with a durable powder-coated finish, these shelters are designed to withstand the elements, ensuring long-lasting performance. The powder coating provides a robust protective layer that resists corrosion, chipping, and fading, making the shelters easy to clean and maintain. This makes them ideal for use in high-traffic commercial environments where durability and ease of maintenance are paramount.

Easy Installation

One of the standout features of our freestanding shelters is their ease of installation. They can be set up quickly and efficiently without the need for specialized tools or expertise. This simplicity in installation means that you can have your car shelter or walkway cover ready for use in no time, providing immediate protection and convenience.

Key Fabrication Requirements

Our 3-part master specification template includes detailed fabrication requirements.  These requirements cover essential components, including:

  • Structural Frame: The backbone of the shelter, providing strength and stability.
  • Columns: Support the structure, ensuring it remains upright and secure.
  • Beams: Distribute weight evenly, adding to the structural integrity.
  • Deck: The covering material offers protection from the elements.
  • Fascia: Adds to the aesthetic appeal while providing additional structural support.
  • Gutters: Manage rainwater effectively, preventing water accumulation and potential damage.
  • Flashings: Ensure a watertight seal, protecting the structure from leaks.


Freestanding aluminum or steel-framed shelters are ideal for a variety of applications, including:

  • Car Shelters: Protect vehicles from weather conditions, reducing the risk of damage from rain, snow, and sun exposure.
  • Walkway Covers: Create covered pathways for pedestrians, enhancing safety and comfort in commercial and residential settings.
  • Outdoor Seating Areas: Provide sheltered spaces for outdoor dining or relaxation.
  • Bus Stops and Waiting Areas: Offer protection for commuters to enhance public transportation amenities.

Customization Options

Our shelters can be tailored to fit your specific needs, with various customization options available:

  • Size and Shape: Choose from a range of standard sizes or customize the dimensions to suit your space.
  • Material: Select between aluminum or steel frames based on your preference for weight and durability.
  • Finish: Opt for different powder-coated finishes to match the aesthetic of your property.
  • Additional Features: Incorporate additional elements such as integrated lighting, signage, or solar panels.


Recommended Manufacturer:

D8 Building Products Logo Meta Awnings, metal canopies


Related Master Specification Templates:

10 73 13 – Fabric Awnings

10 73 14 – Metal Awnings


Car Shelters and Walkway Covers

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