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Insulated Patio Roofing: 6 Benefits that Maximise Your ROI

Does insulating your Perth patio roof increase your home value, and should you get a new roof before you sell your home?   The variety of benefits from insulating your home is something that most homeowners know about. Insulation keeps heat and cool air inside your home, making it easier to regulate your indoor temperature. Insulated homes provide year-round comfort and reduce cooling and heating costs.   One of the most common questions about the insulation we hear is “Is my outside space worth…

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Insulated Roof Panels: 7 Reasons to Get Them

There are many reasons to consider insulating your roof for your Perth patio.    Outdoor living is a part of Perth’s lifestyle. We love to host barbecues and dinner parties on patios or other outdoor spaces in our homes. So, it’s important to be able to provide reliable protection against the Australian climate’s unpredictable weather conditions, such as hail, thunderstorms, and high summer heat.  There are so many options for Perth patio designs. The most important decision is about roofing. Will…

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Ways to Make Your Patio More Child-Friendly

Although it may seem easy to design a patio in Perth, it is important that your outdoor patio in Perth is right for your children. Do you worry about your children falling and getting hurt on your patio? They can get slippery when it rains, increasing the danger of slips and trips. A patio with an elevated level can make it easy for your toddler to slip through the railings. It is important to protect your patio and make it safer…

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Things to Consider When Building a Carport

To ensure your new Perth carport works well with your home and needs, remember these handy points when carport planning.   Are you fed up with your car being out in the elements where there is a constant risk of it getting damaged? Carports are a good option for those who don’t have the space or the budget to build a garage. They also provide additional space undercover for extra entertaining.   What considerations should you make when building a carport in Perth: …

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SolarSpan Perth Patios – What are the Benefits?

SolarSpan has become one of the top patio options for Perth homeowners, but is it really the best option for your patio?   Yes! At One Stop Patio Shop, we highly recommend SolarSpan roof sheeting for any Perth patio project. It is a great investment that will provide many benefits. We create stylish, functional patios in Perth. Using SolarSpan roofing sheeting is a way for Perth patios to create an entertaining all-year-round feature.   Many Australians are aware of the many benefits of insulation.…

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Selecting the Right Colour for Your Patio Roof

When homeowners are selecting their Perth patio roofing, they are consistently turning to COLORBOND steel. It’s made in Australia, looks great, and comes in a variety of colours.   Congratulations! You’ve made the exciting decision to purchase a patio roof made from COLORBOND® Steel. Now you must make a difficult choice: What colour?  Your roof is the most prominent design element of your home. Consider the style and form of your roof, as well as your home’s surroundings and wall colours, when…

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Is an Insulated Patio any Better than a Non-Insulated Patio?

An insulated Perth patio roof is a smart and practical outdoor addition to your home.   Insulating your home isn’t just understandable, but also necessary. Insulation is essential to maintaining a comfortable indoor temperature, even when it’s too cold outside. But is it necessary to insulate open spaces? Even if you don’t experience extreme weather, it might be worth considering insulation. You might ask, “Why would I insulate outdoor space? I don’t want to trap heated air during summer or cold air in…

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What is a gable patio?

Thinking about a gable roofing patio extension? You can find all the information you need here.    Although home extensions can be costly, a patio is an affordable way to utilise the unused space on your block. A patio can increase your home’s worth and be used for entertaining for many years to come.     The patio is a great place to get some fresh air and escape the indoors. It doesn’t matter if the sun is beating down in the summer or…

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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Invest in a Patio

In the garden there is no bigger bang for your buck, than investing in an outdoor patio in Perth   Now is the perfect time to make lifestyle improvements to your home.  The best thing about homeownership is your ability to transform your home into a space that suits your personal preferences. Each new home improvement project will bring your space closer to the home you have always wanted.  Everyday life has changed, there is so much uncertainty. While we can’t control…

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Solarspan – Is Insulated Roofing Worth It?

SolarSpan insulated roof has been around for some time and is becoming more popular among homeowners looking to create a year-round outdoor living space. At One Stop Patio Shop, SolarSpan has quickly become the roof of choice for new outdoor patios around Perth as it is affordable, simple, and attractive.    What is SolarSpan?   SolarSpan, a three-layered insulated roofing panel made of two layers of Colourbond, steel laminated with a high-performing polystyrene centre. This panel is ideal for outdoor Perth patios and…

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