Designer Pergolas & Carports Blog

What you need to know about building permits.

January 25, 2019One of the questions we get asked by the majority of our clients is do I need to apply for a building permit? In the vast majority of cases the answer is yes. I guess we should start with the first and foremost what is a building permit? A building permit ensures that standards are...
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Exquisite Outback Verandah in Highton.

December 20, 2018One of our recent jobs was a large Outback Verandah located in the sunny coastal town of Highton. Our Client had a large decking area that was quite high off the ground that provided an excellent area for our client to enjoy the private open space of their yard. With an existing modern balustrade made...
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Werribee sunroof ready for summer entertainment.

November 20, 2018November has seen the weather getting warmer quickly and we can safely assume that summer is on its way and its going to be a scorcher! One of the most memorable units we installed in November was a large Stratco sunroof out in Werribee. The client is the owner of a unit with a small...
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Color selection for your new patio.

October 18, 2018Stratco Color Chart Outback Verandah Contrasting Colors Outback Verandah Complementing Colors Outback Verandah Matching Colors Color selection can be one of the most important decisions a client can make when it comes to their new patio area and many factors can play a vital role in the ultimate decision, we would like to discuss a...
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Experienced patio and verandah builders in Derrimut.

September 26, 2018So for our usual monthly blog we thought that we would write something a little different, today we want to tell you all about what we do behind the scenes and how much we actually put in to provide the best service that we can to all our valued customers. At Designer Pergolas and Carports...
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Spring just around the corner with busy month of August.

August 28, 2018August has come and gone so quickly, and with spring just around the corner Designer Pergolas & Carports has been busy with structures going up all over Victoria, not only was it business as usual but we also had the pleasure of helping out our good friends at Stratco with their stand at the Melbourne...
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Werribee verandah protects family from winter rains.

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EOFY freeze for Derrimut verandah built in June

June 28, 2018Colorbond Stratco outback verandah in Derrimut Colorbond Stratco outback verandah in Derrimut Colorbond Stratco outback verandah in Derrimut Winter has well and truly set in by the end of June, but the steep temperature decline has not stopped the team at Designer Pergolas and Carports from installing some amazing projects, one job that comes to...
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May weather madness sees verandah built in Grovedale

May 22, 2018The month of May has seen some really crazy and unpredictable weather, from beautiful sunny days to severe thunderstorms, but the weather hasn’t slowed us down with verandahs, carports and pergolas being constructed all over Melbourne, Geelong and surrounding suburbs, with a little verandah in Grovedale providing protection from the weather for our clients. The...
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Verandah in Truganina offers winter protection

April 24, 2018April has seen the weather starting to get cooler as we slowly but surely head towards winter. April has also seen the construction of a verandah in Truganina and this one was impressive. The verandah in Truganina is a Stratco Curved Clear Span and is approximately 11m² in size. What makes the verandah in Truganina...
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