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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
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Ideas and inspiration

The long view – decks bring a sense of space indoors, too
Outdoor living areas further extend the size of the living spaces in this home by Boon Team Architects.
Everyone starts somewhere!
Maybe this gleaming oasis wouldn't fit the scale and tone of your project – but great ideas don't come from a vacuum, they come from inspiration. This pool and pool house are rich in ideas, some on a ...
Full of possibilities
It was love at first sight for the property – but not for the garden. So it was a gut-and-start-again project for this landscape renovation.
From garage uncool to new spa and pool
The owners moved Heaven and Earth (well garage and earth) to make way for this inviting oasis – we think it was more than worth it.
Making more than a splash
Want your outdoor living area to be more than just a mundane arrangement of loungers, dining table and chairs? Then this one's for you!
Out the front
Your outdoor living doesn't have to be out the back. This major extension added pool, fire pit, alfresco dining and barbecue spaces all to the front of the house.

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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...
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...


Home Trends Vol. 35/5
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