Opening Roof Systems

Opening Roof Systems

Do you have a patio, veranda or deck area that you barely use because of changing weather conditions? Most people spend a lot of time in these areas especially during the summer months because they are suitable for entertaining. Your deck or patio is the perfect play area for children and you can also do your barbecuing there as well. However, hot weather can be an issue if you like spending time in those areas. Luckily, we have a wide variety of opening roof systems available, including the modern retractable roof and louvre varieties. These opening roof louvres can turn your deck, patio or veranda into a handy outdoor area, with additional space for relaxing and entertaining.  Combining outdoor living and indoor living helps to create the perfect place for relaxing and entertaining your family and friends.

At Opening Roofs, we have a wide range of top-notch louvre opening roof systems that bring the top essentials of your home nearer to you. We know that your surroundings help to define the way that you live.

We offer an assortment of high-quality retractable roofs for the deck, veranda and patio areas. What this means is that you have the option to retract the louvre blades in the event that you desire a clearer view. You can bring them back when the weather conditions change and you prefer the adjustable cover. With a vergola opening roof system, you have the advantage of enjoying the outdoor area as you relax with your family or entertain friends.

Apart from the retractable opening roof, we also have on offer our standard opening roof and with this type you can choose from eight designs. The different designs include:

  • Suburban direct opening roof
  • Super roofs
  • Classic Opening roof
  • Linear roofs
  • Translucent roof


If you opt for the louvre opening roof systems, you will be able to enjoy the beauty of outdoor living as well as the streamlined flow, and you get to spend more time on your patio or veranda. The louvre roof types are available in 3 different designs. Therefore, you can choose the style that best suits you. The louvre blades work through a rotating motion to open or close the roof, meaning that you can choose the scene that works for you at any given time. All the types of roofs are also available in an assortment of colors, including anodized and powder-coated colors. Plus, because they are made with aluminum, they last for a long time, even in areas that experience harsh weather. We also have a team of experts who are available to install the opening roofs for you. All our expert team members are authorized Louvre personnel.

How to enhance the appearance of your outdoor entertainment area

Allow Opening Louvre Roof to assist you to maximize on your outdoor areas. We specialize in turning outdoor spaces into areas that are more appealing, cozy and inviting. The improvements you will be adding are sure to increase the value of your home as well as improve your social life.

You can improve the appearance of your outside entertainment area through these 5 easy ways:

Custom Lighting

If you want to improve the entertainment area, one of the best ways to go about it is through custom lighting. It is one of the best ways to brighten the outdoor space. You will appreciate custom lighting whether you use the outdoor area for entertainment purposes or you simply want to relax and enjoy the scenery.

When it comes to custom lighting, there are many UV-rated lighting products to choose from. You can brighten the back or front door using an exterior wall bracket, or brighten the dining area by installing a spotlight on your ceiling. To add on to that, installing lights in your outdoor area is simple and the lighting is also waterproof.

Climate Control

The only way you can feel comfortable outdoors throughout the year is if you plan ahead for the intense heat and cold weather. Below are a couple of pointers to help you plan:

Outdoor Heating

You can simply install a wood, electric or gas heater in the outdoor space so that you will be warm during those winter months. A gas heater is available in a variety of designs and sizes, can be connected to a propane gas bottle or natural gas line and it is also portable. Electric heaters have portable varieties, are inexpensive to run and can be installed permanently on the ceiling. As for wood heaters, you can go for a chimney or fire pit and simply get your own wood.

Cool off in summer

During those hot summer months, you will need good-quality portable fans. The fans will help to enhance the flow of air in the entertainment area. However, the best way to keep the area cool is by having a shaded area.

If you choose a retractable roof, you can simply make use of the remote control or a manual winder to rotate the roof and alter the sunlight’s direction, enhance ventilation and airflow and protect yourself from UV rays. That means you will basically be in control of the temperatures within the outdoor area.

Fortunately, even if weather conditions change, you can still enjoy your entertainment area with a retractable roof. That means you will never have to change your plans simply because the weather is bad outside.

For a FREE site inspection, contact Opening Louvre Roof on 1300 761 201 or complete the online form.

Outdoor Furniture

Your entertainment area cannot be complete without outdoor furniture. It is important however, to buy the type of furniture that suits your lifestyle. So, you should consider something as simple as what you will mainly use the outdoor area for. Will it be for hosting dinner parties on a regular basis or will it be mostly for relaxation purposes? Once you have answered that question, you will be guided as to the type of furniture to buy.

If you desire the best in terms of outdoor living, simply upgrade your entertainment area with a handy retractable roof.