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Carports Melbourne

Discover why Custom Outdoor Living are the leading garage specialists and builders in Melbourne.

Building Carports & Garages For Over 25 Years

If you’re looking for the best carports or carport builders in Melbourne, then you’re in the right place. Custom Outdoor Living have been designing and building timber carports for Melbourne residents for over 26 years and we have many happy customers.

We have built both single and double carports for many Melbourne residents and only use the best timber to ensure it is built to last.

It can either be constructed as a separate structure so that it’s free standing or if preferred, attached to a wall of your property effectively providing a carport extension. We offer both traditional and modern designs to suit your needs.

We build flat roofed or tilted roofed carports and can also provide designs with or without additional lighting. If you want a skylight fitted that is also something we can do for you.

In fact, we understand that every property and requirement is different and because of this we can provide a completely tailor made design you’ll be more than pleased with.

What is a Carport?

A carport, which originates from the word “porte-cochère” and a term coined by Frank Lloyd Wright, a renowned American architect.

A covered portal or structure that is an incredibly effective and affordable way to protect your car from the weather and particularly sun damage. It offers a versatile solution for the protection of your car.

Here at Custom Outdoor Living, we specialise in building wooden carports that are modern and suited to your needs.

A Garage or Carport For Your Melbourne Property?

The difference between a garage or carport is that one provides a completely enclosed space, while the other has a roof supported by vertical structures.

A carport is simply a covered structure that doesn’t have four walls. They do offer less protection when compared to a garage but have the advantage that they offer more ventilation and are a less expensive option.

The main reason you might choose a garage is because you would like to lock your car away in a secured structure that also offers the maximum protection possible from the weather conditions.

Garages can also be used as storage space. Having said that, carports can also be constructed to offer enclosed storage space or extra storage units.

Timber Carports vs Metal Carports

Carports can either be built from metal, including steel, tin or aluminium. Here at Custom Outdoor Living, we specialise in building timber carports and therefore do not provide ones made from metal.

We feel that in many cases one that is constructed using timber provides a more elegant feel to the property and provide more flexibility as well as helping to blend in seamlessly with the design of a typical Melbourne property.

Our Carport & Garage Projects




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Our Difference

Definitive Leadership

The company is owned and managed by Matt Goodie who plays a hands-on role within the company.

Knowledge & Skills

We have forged a solid reputation over two decades, so you know that when you hire us to consult, design and construct your building project, you’re in safe hands.

Fully Registered

Here at Custom Outdoor Living we have 3 levels of registration so you can be assured that you are in good hands.

Our Credentials

Because customer satisfaction means a great deal to us so you can rest assured you’re dealing with a highly reputable and well established local business who is a proud member of the Master Builders Australia and Housing Industry Association.

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Submit your details today and one of our design consultants will give you a call within 24 to 48 hours.




''We are so pleased we chose a builder who could see our project through from start to finish. Design, permits and of course the build and fit out. We love our new alfresco room and use it every day. The team listened to understand our vision and it has come to life. Special shout out to the trades who stayed strong through several Covid related lock outs! Thankyou''

Maria & Ash


We are so pleased with our carport. It has been perfectly matched to our home. Custom outdoor living, have taken care of every little detail from the very beginning until the very end. We were always kept up to date with the project. It ran smoothly and was completed on time. We can't recommend them highly enough.

Patrick & Gail


''Matt and the team at Custom Outdoor Living did a fantastic job of designing and building a customised double garage for us.

It has fit in really well next to the house and looks like it has always been there. Their attention to detail was excellent and they explained everything really well. They made the process from design to completion very easy for us.''

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Wheelers Hill

“No hassles or problems…They did all the paperwork and permits … they even cleaned up after themselves…Would highly recommend Matt and the team to work on your next project.

Thanks !!!”

Here, at Custom Outdoor Living (formerly known as Pergolas R Us), we specialise in building timber verandah decking projects that are uniquely tailored to meet your specific needs.