Adding Carport On Sloping Ground. Dig out the soil around the braces then stand the stakes in them. WIth four stakes string and a line or string level you can determine this easily.
The top ends of the rafters meet at a horizontal ridge board. Create a Private Getaway A bench shaded by a rose-covered pergola. This is an ideal diy carport for a small yard since it can double as an outdoor cover to shade a sitting area.
Place the ground stake in your first corner then using a measuring tape measure to the second corner.
I would like to put a carport on my drive but it has 212 slope. Its easy to determine if your site is level for a carport or a garage. You frame a gable roof with rafters that slope from the peak of the roof down to the post-supported beams at the sides of the carport. Measure up from the ground the number of inches and tie a piece of string around the stake.