Create an inviting open-air setting that will let light in and improve the appearance of your home.
Pergolas & Awnings - Opal Building Services
Pergolas offer an effective and functional outdoor space to shade and protect recreation areas and delicate plants.
Pergolas can be incorporated into various other types of roofing materials, enabling the flexibility to have part of your roof open and closed. With massive spans up to 8 metres, beams can be left opened or fitted with shade cloth for full sun protection.
Pergola Shade Blade
Natural filtered light can be created with the innovative Shade Blade system. Blades are designed to be fitted to your pergola at an angled fixed blade arrangement. Shade Blades lets the light and breeze in while providing shelter from the sun. The unique blade design has a small gutter to provide protection from light rain.
For added privacy Shade Blade can be installed as a side screen. This method is extremely efficient in offering privacy form neighbours as well as offering whether protection.
There are several different standard architectural styles available for roofs including -
Smooth uncluttered lines of the traditional flat roof. Available attached to the home or used for free-standing structures.
The flat roof can be combined with many of the other styles to produce a unique custom design.
Typically, the curved roof can span about 6.6 metres in clearspan or Multispan forms - it can be effectively combined with other styles such as a flat roof, to give a unique custom design.
The gable is available attached to the home or for a free-standing structure.
It can be effectively combined with other styles such as a flat roof, to give a unique custom design.
Available in Clearspan or Multispan styles.
This style will add a traditional flavour to you structure, or can be used to match building with an existing hip and style.
The hip end style can be added to both ends of a gable roof.
This style has been designed to add a 'finishing touch' to any structure and works extremely well with a bay window.
Heritage style to match with a pitched roof in spans up to 8.4 metres
Similar to the Traditional gable but with an additional design feature for that little difference.
Once you have decided on what style of roof you would like, you can then look at the material options available.
Colorbond is one of the most durable building products available today. Apart from the smooth and sleek finish that is achievable using pre-painted Colorbond steel you also get a fully designed and engineered product with lower long term maintenance.
The versatility of Colorbond allows for many different type of roof designs including, flat, gable, dutch gable, curved, louvers and opening/closing blades just to name a few.
Opal employs fully qualified carpenters who can build you a timber pergola to any size or shape, and also ensure your structure complies with all the relevant Australian Timber Framing Codes.
If you want to let in some natural light there are many options available including polycarbonate, fibreglass and multi shell polycarbonate. All these different types of materials are available in many profiles offering a varied aspect in design and versatility.