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Outdoor Living

Get ready to relax on beautiful outdoor furniture on your deck, patio or around your new swimming pool. We’ll show you how to make the most of your outdoor living areas

Ideas and inspiration

Higher ground
The owners wanted plenty of natural plantings for their home but garden space was limited. The solution? Rooftop gardens ensure verdant outlooks from all corners of the home.
Y not?
Concrete pools can be any shape you want. This one fits into one side of the Y-shape design of the home, giving a wide range of city and valley views from both in and out of the pool
See through
Additions and alterations to a heritage Arts and Crafts style house include a glass ended pool giving views both ways.
Give me summer!
A swimming pool spells summer fun for everyone – except  maybe  for the one who maintains it. Installing an automated pool cover, however, is a total game changer.
Sports mad?
A TigerTurf MultiPlay court at home is an investment for all the family, regardless of age or skill set. This outdoor feature creates the scene for leisure, fitness, sporting development and family fu...
Among the trees
A boardwalk provides the solution for access on a restrictive site – plus there's also room for a contemporary outdoor living area with infinity pool

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Sunflex Frameless Glass Doors
Glass Sliding, Frameless Glass Doors are ideal as wall infills to close in your Louvretec Room or your deck area to create additional living spaces. Select from two different styles of Glass Doors, th...
Shutters
Louvretec's premium shutter range includes hinged, bifolding, sliding and louvred shutter options. Louvretec Shutters have been designed for New Zealand's coastal environment. Fill your shutter with y...
Retractable Opening Roofs
This clever Opening Roof has the added advantage of the louvre blades retracting back so you can enjoy the skies above as you wish or bring the blades back in place for shelter. The best of both world...

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