Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do I need council approval? Can Summercraft Patios arrange this for me?

In many cases you will require council approval, your Summercraft Patios consultant can advise you on this and arrange the necessary permits on your behalf.

What areas do you service?

Summercraft Patios services towns including Alstonville, Ballina, Billinudgel, Broken Head, Brunswick Heads, Buckendoon, Byron Bay, Casino, Coffs Harbour, East Ballina, Evans Head, Glengarrie, Glen Innes, Goonellabah, Grafton, Hastings Point, Kingscliff, Kyogle, Lennox Head, Lismore, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah, Ocean Shores, Sleepy Hollow, South Ballina, Tweed Heads, West Ballina and Yamba. If in doubt as to whether we service your area please contact us.

What warranty do you offer?

Your LYSAGHT Living Collection® verandah, patio or carport is not only a great place to relax, entertain and protect your car or boat, it represents a smart way to protect and add value to your home.

Because your LYSAGHT Living Collection® structure is designed using advanced software, with the benefit of our engineering experience, Lysaght are prepared to back your verandah, patio or carport with a 20 Year Structural Performance Warranty*.

When you buy a LYSAGHT Living Collection® structure you can be comfortable with the knowledge you’re buying a system that’s been rigorously tested for performance, and backed by the strength and reputation of one of Australia’s leading manufacturers, BlueScope.

*This LYSAGHT Living Collection® 20 Year Structural Performance Warranty is subject to terms and conditions: For peace of mind please read the complete Warranty document.

What are my colour options?

Components from the LYSAGHT Living Collection® range of patios and carports are constructed from 100% Australian made COLORBOND® steel. There are 20 colours in the range for roofing and the beams are available in a variety of attractive colours in a hi-gloss finish. Call us to discuss the available colours.

Is my structure engineered? How strong is it?

LYSAGHT Living Collection® structures are designed to meet all the Australian codes and the BCA (Building Code of Australia). The structures are connected by their exclusive SmartParts™ which are extremely robust, ensuring strong connections at the structural members. The SmartParts™ connectors and structural members are extensively tested to destruction in their NATA approved Research & Development Facility. Further, the structures are certified by BlueScope Lysaght’s full time Home Improvements Engineer who has many years experience in the field.