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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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Polycarbonate Patio Covers

By |2019-01-26T12:02:30+10:00January 23rd, 2019|Tips|

  Polycarbonate patio covers…… Its just toooooooo hot. We can’t sit out there. Does this sound like you? For the umpteenth time today we’ve had people come in looking to replace the polycarbonate patio cover/outdoor living area at their home We made a business decision close to 10 years ago to remove polycarbonate from our [...]

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Light Fittings to Complete Your Outdoor Living Area

By |2019-01-17T14:44:51+10:00January 17th, 2019|Tips|

“That’s alright, we’ll whack them in later” Don’t leave out the lights when you construct your outdoor living area. So much has changed in terms of patio covers & outdoor living areas which is natural. However, I am using the phrase more & more with clients “you don’t know what you don’t know”. This prompted [...]

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Stylish Outdoor Lifestyle in Pymble

By |2019-03-22T07:29:49+10:00January 4th, 2019|Tips|

From “little things, big things grow”. We were approached by Fiona & Jules at “Sticks & Stones Landscaping Design” to initially work on the pool cabana. This then led to further discussions with the clients Stu & Carol about their ”ultimate” plans for the new outdoor living area. We see this a lot where [...]

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