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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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Outdoor inspiration of the week

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Is your family sports mad?
Anyone for tennis? Or how about hockey practice, developing football skills, basketball, netball, or cricket practice? With TigerTurf’s multi-sport surfaces, your backyard tennis court can also be use...
Ready, set, glow
Allied Concrete's Ready Glow can be used to add unique design elements and adds a functioning, self powering renewable light source for any type of decorative concrete application
Rain, shine, shade – I'm there for you
Creating flow with the addition of an outdoor room is one of the most requested additions when building or renovating – and Installing a smart Louvretec Opening Roof is the first step in making that o...
Open, closed, and now retracted, too
Louvretec’s next generation (and cleverest) Opening Roof style is the all new range of Retractable Opening roofs. Providing you with the features of an original Opening Roof concept, but with the adde...
Enjoy in winter, protect in summer – plan your outdoor room now!
We’ve just had the shortest day here in NZ, signifying the middle of winter. However, soon the evenings will slowly get lighter earlier and our thoughts will turn to bbqs and opening up our homes to t...
Greener than it looks
This pool is blue in colour but green in terms of maintenance and heating. Times have changed and today's sustainable, affordable, low-upkeep, low-chemical systems benefit your wallet and also our pla...

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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...
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...
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. 35/4
Real estate agents often say the kitchen is one of the major factors that sways potential buyers of a home. But these days, it's just as likely that the home's bathrooms will also influence a sale. So...

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