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What is the difference between a patio and a pergola?

Many people are unsure about the differences between patios and pergolas, and learning about the pros and cons of each option could help you choose the most suitable outdoor patio designs for your home. Patios Patios may be made from a range of materials, including steel, timber and brick, and may be as simple as uncovered wooden decking or feature supports and roofing. Insulated patios offer comfortable all-season environments, and can be installed in colours and styles to match a…

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What is a skillion patio?

If you’re looking for new patio design ideas for your property, skillion patio roofs can create a striking, contemporary impression as well as improve drainage. Skillion roofs Skillion roofs are flat roofs commonly used for patios that are higher on one side, creating a distinctive pitch. These patio roofs may be connected to the main roofs of homes at the fascias beneath the gutters, or can be freestanding structures. Skillion patio roofs are most commonly made from metals such as…

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Welcome to the One Stop Patio Shop Blog!

Hi there! Welcome to the new One Stop Patio Shop Blog. First just a little about us… We are the leading Patio designers, builders and installers in Western Australia. We stand behind our work and promise that your patio will look exactly like our displays in regards to quality and workmanship or your money back guaranteed! The sooner you visit our conveniently located indoor Display Centres, showcasing our full range of patios, the sooner you’ll be relaxing outdoors at home,…

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Trends in Patio Designs

When considering patio design ideas it is beneficial to discuss a number of considerations with your patio builder, such as your budget, the space available, the overall look of your home and your lifestyle. Your patio builder will be able to advise you on what may be best for your circumstances and on the latest materials and styles in patio designs. You should select a patio design that suits your needs and tastes. Flatter pitched roofs The current trend in…

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Buy During Quiet Times & Save $$$

  June and July are typically among the quieter months of the year, along with December and January. However, winter is actually the ideal time to purchase your new patio. You see, the worst time to buy an air-conditioner is at the start of summer when you’re stinking hot and can’t imagine living another day without one. However, everyone else is thinking the same thing – so let’s consider another option. If you bought your unit in winter, delivery would…

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The Benefits of Installing an Indoor/Outdoor Room with a Patio Roof

Creating a smooth transition from your indoors to your outdoors can expand the sense of space your home offers and provide extra room for entertaining and relaxing. Integrating or combining styles and materials, such as timber floorboards both indoors and on your patio/deck, will help to establish the flow between the two areas. Another way to enhance your indoor/outdoor room is with a patio roof. Installing a patio roof will allow you to maximise the time that you are able…

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The benefits of installing a patio roof made from Colorbond steel

Colorbond steel is one of the most popular materials for patio roofs in Australia, and is recommended by many patio builders for its durability and long life. Versatility Colorbond steel patio roofs are available in 20 distinctive colours that can make it easier to match your patio roof with other parts of your home and create overall coherence. These roofs are suitable for use on all types of patio designs, whether they have flat, pitched, convex, concave or skillion roofs,…

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The Benefits of an Insulated Solar Span Roof

The range of new materials available to patio builders means that the days of standard, one-size fits all patios are gone. By discussing your design ideas and needs with your patio builder, you can ensure you get the right material, colour and style to suit your patio, home and lifestyle. One of the great new options available for modern patio construction is the insulated solar span roof. The solar span roof is a recent addition to the array of patio…

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10 FAQs about Patio Installations Part 2

Here are five more common questions customers have regarding patio installations in Western Australia: 6 – Updates Your patio installer will contact you when necessary, such as when obtaining a Building Licence and three weeks before construction begins. 7 – Gable or Dome Style Patio? These popular patio designs are distinguished by the type of roof used, as well as roofing materials. Gable roofs are made from Colorbond steel with a pitched roof profile and skylights, whereas dome roofs are…

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