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You don’t want a dogs breakfast….

By |2019-08-14T11:48:04+10:00August 14th, 2019|Tips|

“Sometimes simpler can be better” You don’t want a dog’s breakfast when you step outside, so try the principal of “Sometimes simpler can be better” Too many clients start their thought process trying to be Jorn Utzon (FYI famous architect) & design the Opera House off the back of their Californian bungalow - it [...]

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How big should my deck/pergola be?

By |2019-07-06T11:34:27+10:00July 6th, 2019|Tips|

Again a common question we get asked & something that you should think carefully about ESPECIALLY when you are designing your deck. There would be nothing worse then once the construction is all completed saying “Yeah BUT…….I wish we made it just a little bigger”. So read on to learn how to get the [...]

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How to operate the ‘Eclipse’ opening & closing patio cover

By |2019-06-24T09:10:12+10:00June 24th, 2019|Tips|

Operating the Eclipse Opening Roof Patio System is easy & there are a number of ways that you can get the louvers moving to achieve your perfect alfresco area for your home.  1) Standard wall mounted switch plate operation 2) Remote control 3) Smart phone operation Control all of your accessories for the opening [...]

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How to create THE Outdoor Room

By |2019-04-13T12:41:18+10:00April 12th, 2019|Tips|

How to create THE 'Outdoor Room' The seasons have started to turn, the mornings a little more chilly but that doesn’t mean you can’t create an Outdoor Room or alfresco area that you can use comfortably all year round, even in Winter. So, how do you achieve something like that?? Start by selecting the [...]

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Patio Cover Blinds to create the Outdoor Room

By |2019-03-22T08:38:35+10:00March 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Finishing touches to create that Outdoor Room here in Russell Lea. Motorised outdoor blinds installed, combined with the 'Heatstrip' outdoor heating this area will be perfect during Winter to sit with a glass of red. These type of accessories intergrated into your outdoor living area make the difference so you can enjoy the area [...]

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What you can learn from the tropics

By |2019-03-11T13:11:27+10:00March 11th, 2019|Tips|

During a recent visit to Far North Queensland, where even out of Summer the weather was drastically different to what we are used to here in Sydney. At times, it was pouring with rain & then the Sun was soon after & it was very warm. But they love their outdoors up there & why [...]

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Your patio cover or deck might be in a bushfire zone….so what next?

By |2019-03-07T12:23:29+10:00February 28th, 2019|Tips|

You can see the bush from your back door or you’ve heard from ‘Bill’ down the road, who thinks that the street might be classed as being within a bushfire zone - so what now? The bushfire zone & processing can all be a little confusing at first, especially if you haven’t tackled it [...]

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Start with the end in mind

By |2019-02-28T18:06:25+10:00February 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

One of the things that I get our clients to think about early in the process when they are designing their outdoor living area is to answer the following questions: How do they entertain outside? Or even flip that around - how would they like to entertain outside? How many people will come over? Where [...]

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Slow Down, Understand Your Options – Top 3 Tips

By |2019-02-19T13:18:35+10:00February 7th, 2019|Tips|

 #1 “You don’t know what you don’t know” We do this everyday, but you might only tackle a project like this once every 15-20 years. So, do your homework & understand your options. You not only have to understand your material options - blackbutt vs merbau, Velux sky light vs a Nature Lite; but [...]

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Getting the Best Design for your Patio Cover Outdoor Living Area

By |2019-01-31T16:32:31+10:00January 31st, 2019|Tips|

When you are running through your thoughts, options, colours, designs, etc for your new outdoor living area, deck or patio cover; we will guide you through three areas of consideration. These are: Design, Materials & Accessories. By considering these three areas whilst you are investigating the options to enhance your home, it should mean that [...]

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