Benefits of sun shading systems

Posted by Mitchell Stewart on 10/18/19 1:45 PM

Keeping yourself and your home cool over summer can be challenging. At the peak of summer, temperatures can reach over 30°C in some parts of New Zealand and with particularly strong UV rays, having a shaded area at home where you can get out of the sun is very important for a lot of Kiwis.

There are also many other benefits to adding a bit of shade to the outside of your home which include ventilation for added cooling as well as saving on power bills. In this blog we’ll cover the benefits of adding sun shade to your home and the Aurae products that can help you achieve this.

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Topics: Outdoor living, Sunshading, Pergola, Louvre

Outdoor patio ideas

Posted by Mitchell Stewart on 10/18/19 11:08 AM

Many of us can agree that nothing beats enjoying the outdoors on a hot summer’s night. If you regularly have friends and family over for meals and get-togethers then you’ll know the importance of having a suitable outdoor entertaining space.

An outdoor patio is a great way to extend your living area outside and depending on how extravagant you want your set up to be, there are many things that you can even do yourself to create a memorable space.

In this blog we look at what makes a patio, and a few ideas as to what a basic patio should include.

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Topics: Outdoor living, design inspiration, Pergola, Louvre, Patio

Gazebos vs Pergolas – what's the difference?

Posted by Mitchell Stewart on 5/10/19 9:25 AM

When it comes to enjoying the outdoors, many of us can agree that having a shaded area to relax and unwind in is a great addition to any home. We’re lucky that nowadays we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing an outdoor structure. Common structures include gazebos and pergolas.

Gazebos and pergolas both serve similar purposes in an outdoor area – to provide protection from the elements and a space for entertaining. Both can be constructed from various materials and come in numerous designs. Though they're similar, they do have their differences.

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Topics: Outdoor living, design inspiration, Pergola

Using aluminium for pergolas

Posted by Mitchell Stewart on 2/20/19 11:00 AM

 

Aurae has a large range of aluminium pergolas used across a multitude of applications. In this article, we’ll explore why we choose aluminium and discuss the range of pergola options available with Aurae.

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Topics: design inspiration, Pergola

Pergolas, in history and in use today.

Posted by Mitchell Stewart on 2/18/19 9:04 AM

Pergolas are a popular addition to any home. They offer a wide range of benefits including adding some desirable appeal, personal design flair and a practical touch to the home. Yet few people understand the importance of a pergola, or the many benefits they can have on the home. In an attempt to change this we've created this article.

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Topics: Pergola

 

 

 

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