Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can you organize the Concrete slab and Installation?

A: YES - Aussie Platinum’s parent Company is a Registered Builder (Rural & Residential Construction P/L QBCC:705868 ABN:21083516983), so we can do all Concrete and Installation of your new building.
 

Q: Are the kits easy to erect?

A: YES – It is advised that you have some knowledge however.  With The columns, rafters, haunch and apex brackets all prepunched and ready to bolt together, and a set of construction plans showing locations and step by step instructions it is easier than ever to build yourself.
 

Q: Is there a range of colours available?

A: YES – Aussie Platinum have the full range of BlueScope® Zincalume® and Colorbond® colours available at no extra charge  so that you can be assured you get the colour scheme you want for your project.
 

Q: Do the kits come with Engineering for council?

A: YES – A full set of engineered plans are included at no extra charge and are available once a deposit has been paid.
 

Q: Does the engineering include specifications for concrete slabs and footings?

A: YES – For soil types A.M & S and in most cases E type as well.
 

Q: Can my building be installed on footings without a concrete slab?

A: YES – Buildings can be installed on footings, and a great deal of Farm sheds are installed in auger bored or block footings.
 

Q: I have a 4WD, what height garage will I need for entry under the Roller doors?

A: Your clearance height under the roller door will be less than the wall height of your building due to the depth of the drum of the door.  Below is a guide to some of the wall heights and clearance heights and clearance heights under the doors.
 
2.4 wall height – 2.0 clearance approx, 2.7 wall height – 2.3 clearance approx, 3.0 wall height – 2.6 clearance approx
 

Q: Is it easy to extend the length of my building at a later date?

A: YES – Unlike many manufacturers who use smaller end portal frames we use the same size portal frame right through making it very simple to add more bays.
 

Q: Can I add an awning at a later date?

A: YES – This is a simple as cutting a neat slot in the wall sheets at each portal frame and inserting a flat plate to pick up the columns inside.
 

Q: I have a steep roof pitch on my house and the garage will be seen from the front.  Can I get a steeper roof pitch on my garage?

A: YES – Sure you can.  Apart from the standard 10 degree pitch we also offer 15, 22, 30, and 45 degrees pitches.
 

Q: How much id the deposit to place an order?

A: We require a 20% deposit.
 

Q: What is the time frame from ordering my kit to it being delivered?

A: There will be approximately a 4 week lead time from you giving the go ahead for your kit to be manufactured.
 
 
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We value your business and look forward to the opportunity to serve and continue serving you in the future.  Please don’t hesitate to get in touch regarding questions you may have.  I look forward to hearing from you.


Sincerely,



Sean Hamilton
Managing Director