Australian Outdoor Living

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Have a question about Outdoor Blinds, Pergolas, Artificial Grass or any of our products? Chances are, you can find your answer in this FAQ section.
This FAQ section is a collection of frequently asked questions from our customers and social media interactions, that covers the entire range of products at Australian Outdoor Living.

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AUSTRALIAN OUTDOOR LIVING IS A LEADING OUTDOOR HOME IMPROVEMENT COMPANY IN AUSTRALIA.

WE ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT LIFE OUTDOORS AND SPECIALISE IN THE INSTALLATION OF OUTDOOR SHADE & PATIO BLINDS, ARTIFICIAL GRASS, POOLS, TIMBER DECKING, ROLLER SHUTTERS, CARPORTS, VERANDAHS AND PERGOLAS.

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Every single one of our products is designed based on each customer’s individual needs, lifestyle and budget...

During summer, there’s a chance the lawn may become hot to the touch if exposed to the sun for extended periods of time....

Installation time can vary depending on a number of factors, but it will usually take between four and six weeks...

A plastic rake is perfect for this annoying job, as it is still really gentle against the lawn...

Unfortunately, just like natural grass, the blades of artificial lawn will compress under the weight of a vehicle. ...

We have offered Australian made artificial lawn in the past, however we currently source our product from international suppliers...

Since artificial lawn isn’t a natural product, insects find it to be a very unattractive environment...

Most weeds are removed during the ‘dig out’ portion of the installation, however it is impossible to totally prevent weeds from emerging through your lawn...

We have installed artificial lawn on plenty of council verge and nature strips, but we do suggest you reach out to your council and request written approval to do so...

There are plenty of ways to minimise the odours coming out of your artificial lawn. We recommend cleaning up after your dog or cat on a regular basis – using a bucket of water or a garden hose to rinse the lawn is usually your best bet...

We offer finance options on our entire range of products...

We take care of everything! All you have to do is sit back, relax and wait for your custom-designed Australian Outdoor Living product to be installed...

We believe in offering great service before and after the sale, so we offer warranties and guarantees on products across our entire range...

Ideally, we do prefer that whoever is involved in the household decisions attend the in-home consultation...

All of our tradespeople are licensed contractors. We only work with the very best at Australian Outdoor Living – they’re reliable, professional and experienced...

Australian Outdoor Living is a full-service company. We pride ourselves on every aspect of our business, including the installation process...

Unfortunately we can only service areas within a certain distance from our branches...

We don’t build balconies or garage doors at this point in time. ...

Australian Outdoor Living has been around since 2005....

Every single one of our products is designed based on each customer’s individual needs, lifestyle and budget...

Installation time can vary depending on a number of factors, but it will usually take between four and six weeks...

Our roller shutters 8mm thick. They are considerably thicker than any other roller shutters on the market...

Our roller shutters are the CSIRO’s preferred option for effectively covering windows in bushfire prone areas....

We can’t guarantee that our roller shutters will completely stop a thief gaining access to your home, but they do act as a deterrent to potential burglars...

All it takes to clean your roller shutters is some warm soapy water and a cloth. For more tips on how to look after your shutters, take a look at our blog...

According to Energy Australia, roller shutters can potentially save you up to $850 a year on gas and electricity...

Every single one of our products is designed based on each customer’s individual needs, lifestyle and budget. This ensures you get a product that is unique to you and your home...

Installation time can vary depending on a number of factors, but it will usually take between 10 and 12 weeks...

The normal width of a double carport is usually between 5.4m and 6.0m, while a single carport measures in at around 3.0m wide...

The main difference between steel and timber carports is the way they look. On top of this, steel is more durable and resistant than timber...

Every single one of our products is designed based on each customer’s individual needs, lifestyle and budget. This ensures you get a product that is unique to you and your home...

Installation time can vary depending on a number of factors, but it will usually take between four and six weeks...

If you don’t have a post on which to secure your outdoor blinds, we can install an anchor point in the ground...

Generally, the largest size we can manufacture under warranty is five metres wide with a three metre drop...

We don’t include wind damage in our warranties. Our outdoor blinds are designed to withstand reasonably high winds...

Our blinds are fairly water-resistant; however this will depend on how they are set up, their location and your fabric selection...

Our outdoor blinds are made and manufactured in South Australia...

Every single one of our products is designed based on each customer’s individual needs, lifestyle and budget. This ensures you get a product that is unique to you and your home...

Installation time can vary depending on a number of factors, but it will usually take between 10 and 12 weeks...

We sure can! We custom-design all our projects, so our friendly staff will be able to work with you to design a timber deck to suit your backyard...

We currently offer four different types of timber: merbau, kapur, pine and jarrah...

Yes! We source all our timber in the most environmentally friendly way possible. Our durable hard woods...

There are two ways to clean a timer deck. You can either use soapy water and some good old fashioned...

: Installation time can vary depending on a number of factors, but it will usually take between 12 and 14 weeks. Geographical location will play the biggest part in determining how long your installation will take. Please contact your local branch for more information....

We certainly are. We’re proud to be a part of an organisation that holds its members to such a high standard...

Fibreglass pools tend to be more affordable than their concrete equivalents. Aside from that, fibreglass pools come as pre-made shells, whereas concrete pools can be custom-designed...

Every single one of our products is designed based on each customer’s individual needs, lifestyle and budget...

We certainly do! We offer pool cleaning and maintenance services from $65. Head over to our mobile pool services page for more information...

Every single one of our products is designed based on each customer’s individual needs, lifestyle and budget. This ensures you get a product that is unique to you and your home...

Installation time can vary depending on a number of factors, but it will usually take between 10 and 12 weeks...

The main difference between steel and timber pergolas and verandahs is the way they look...

We offer five different designs – the Gable, the Gazebo, the Flat, the Retreat and the Open...

Taking steps to clean and maintain your Plastic Outdoor Blinds will help you prolong the life of your outdoor blinds, save money in the long run and keep them looking their best....

Outdoor Roller Blinds work as an exterior blind that are generally used on outdoor spaces such as Pergolas, Verandahs and Patios. Many home owners consider installing Outdoor Blinds to enhance and extend their outdoor living space....

Outdoor Blinds can be rolled up using a number of different mechanisms. Some Outdoor Blinds on the market use manual pulley or cord systems, gear tensioned systems, manual articulated rod systems, retractable systems or automatic motorized operating systems....

To answer the question... yes dogs do like artificial grass.Like humans, Artificial grass also comes with many benefits for our dogs. Some people are generally worried about how their dog will react to the new lawn surface but after a small transitioning period, it seems like they can’t even tell the difference....

To answer this question... Artificial Grass does not need an underlay, however it is recommended that it is laid on top of a sub base that generally consists of a soil or type of sand. This will ensure that your Artificial Turf doesn't develop bumps over time....

To answer this question... yes weeds can grow through Synthetic Grass, however can removed quite easily....

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