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5 Things to Ask Your Louvre Roof Contractor

Outdoor living and entertaining are quintessential to the Australian way of life. With great weather present almost all year round, more and more Australians are updating their outdoor spaces to bring the outside in and extend their living beyond the back door. A Louvre Roof system offers a new extended area for living and entertaining, a great way to elevate your home.

Whether you’re considering updating or adding structural elements to your outdoor space, renovations can be all consuming. Our Louvre Roof contractors are qualified and ready to assist you at all points of your project to ensure you are maximising your outdoor space and expanding the experience of your home.

Here are some great tips on what to ask your contractor when adding a Louvre Roof to your home.

1. How can we ensure protection from the sun all year round?

In the Australian Climate it is key there is adequate shade cover in your outdoor space to ensure a comfortable temperature throughout the day. Our Louvre Roof’s multi-channel and multi-function remote control allows you to adjust the Louvre blades to your desired angle, controlling the amount of sunlight, heat and airflow entering your outdoor area, no matter the direction of the sun. On the off day when the weather takes an unexpected turn, sensors will close the blades making sure you’re not caught in the rain. Enclosing the space with Panoramas and bi-folds will ensure complete protection from the sun an elements all year round, no matter the time of day. Your Louvre House contractor can advise you on what layout and design is best to ensure shelter from the sun in your outdoor space.

2. Should we be considering an insulated roof?

An insulated roof provides outstanding insulation qualities for year-round comfort with minimal exterior noise. Concealed ducting for electrical cables allows the opportunity for a seamless installation of lighting and fans to ensure your outdoor space has the right ambience and comfortability. The three-tiered steel insulated roof panel provides a strong structure along with our unique weather-proof joining system allowing a seamless fit with your existing roof. Choosing an insulated roof, offered in over twenty colours with an attractive, luxurious finish, is a great way to compliment your existing structure. Based on location and the elements your home faces, your Louvre House contractor can make an appropriate decision on whether an insulted roof may be a better fit for your home.

3. How can Panoramas and Bi-Folds complete our outdoor space?

To enjoy your outdoor space means to feel private and sheltered from the elements. Dust, noise, neighbours, insects, birds, the street and bad weather can send us retreating inside and because of this, Panoramas and bi-folds are definitely worth considering. Panorama designs provide you with the flexibility of opening the area to enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors or closing it off for privacy and protection. With the options of adding bifold, sliding, fixed hinge or fixed panel doors your Louvre House contractor can advise you on what customization your outdoor space requires.

4. Is lighting a must?

LED downlights and RGB light strips can create the perfect evening ambience so you can enjoy the space when the day extends to night. The addition of a few lighting points can transform the area to be warmer and cosier, without raising the temperature, making it a spot you will never want to leave. Whether you want to keep it simple with classic LED down lights, set a cool mood with RGB strip lights, decorate with twinkly fairly lights or create a fun space with colourful globes, we have options for everyone. Ensure to ask your Louvre House contractor about designing a lighting system tailored for your outdoor area.

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4. Should we consider adding any accessories? 

Additional fixtures and fittings have the ability to transform your new area into a comfortable and practical extension of your home. At Louvre House we offer accessories such as outdoor speakers, Bluetooth and heating to perfectly compliment your new outdoor entertainment space. With everything accessible through a smart remote and your smartphone, entertaining has never been smoother and more enjoyable for the host. Your Louvre House contractor can seamlessly integrate these add on’s to your project just ask!

Adding a Louvre Roof to your outdoor area can create the perfect space to enjoy; whether it’s as a party zone, relaxing space for family or the ultimate entertainers hub to host friends. Through selecting the right design, structure and accessories it can be a maximised space to be enjoyed all year round. If you’re considering a Louvre Roof for your outdoor area don’t hesitate to contact us today!

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