Louvred roofs are large, open outdoor framed structures that are commonly found in restaurants, garden, large patios, hotels and decks and are also called louvered pergolas. They are either attached to the main building or freestanding structures. Louvred roofs are built to provide shade and rain protection but can also improve the aesthetic appeal of an outdoor space.
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Pergolas are designed with the rotating louvers that are adjustable so each louver's position can be changed to let in more light or provide more shade. To provide the most versatility, the outdoor living group's louvred roofs are bioclimatic and adjustable and suitable for all seasons in Chelmsford.
Your louvered roof should not look strange or out of place on your property. It needs to look like a natural extension of your original property that just happens to cover your garden or patio. At Outdoor Living Group, we have a wide range of designs for our louvered roofs. We have experts who have years of experience in designing the perfect roof for individual clients. Every client has a special need and some have an idea of what they want for the louvered roof of their outdoor space. If you do have an idea, we have the experience and expertise about the construction of your perfect outdoor space.
Bioclimatic roofs are an innovative modernisation of standard louvred/pergola roofs. Which features adjustable ventilation and shade levels These louvers can be adjusted to let in more air when it is hot and keep more heat in winter temperatures drop. With the four preset position on the louver's remote, bioclimatic roofs can be adjusted to various positions. The Outdoor Living Group's louvered roofs can be constructed as a enclosed outdoor space with the addition of side shades, heating, sliding glass panels and lighting. Depending on your requirements, our louvered roofs can be installed as part of your current building or as a lone single standing units. Shaded outdoor back area or garden? Our louvered roofs can be built to meet whatever requirements you desire.
We add a lot of technical enhancements to our louvered roofs. We have designed our gutters explicitly to remove gutters and eliminate leaks and light gaps. You can control the climate in your outdoor space. Our louvered roofs can be controlled at the touch of a button. You can have complete control of the louvered blades and this controls the amount of light that gets let in. Across Chelmsford, our louvered roofs are completely flexible in design and can be adaptable to fit whatever needs you have.
We can add side glazing to the louvered roof, this can create a space that is weatherproof and can be used in any weather. We have a number of optional extras you can add to your outdoor space, including electric heating, outdoor blinds and LED lighting. The louvered roof can have internal blade insulation added within the louvers, this can help retain heat during the cold months and it also helps to reduce the sound of the rain on the roof by 70%.
We construct our bioclimatic pergolas to rotate the louvers from 0 to 135 degrees easily and quickly in order to provide adequate ventilation to your outdoor space. Our louvered roof can be designed and constructed to be free standing. This can give you ample space to enjoy your garden or any other outdoor space without the restriction of an enclosed space. The amount of protection you desire from our louvered roofs is completely up to you. You can vary the amount of sunlight coming in or even shut out the weather completely no matter the season. Is a planning permission necessary to install a louvered roof? The answer is usually no. Most properties in the UK have permitted development rights so installing a louvered roof isn’t a problem.
The size of the louvered roof will determine the amount of time it takes to install. Typically, it takes 1-2 days to install, but if you are adding side glazing, this can extend to an extra day to make sure it is finished to perfection.
Louvered roofs costs vary depending on if it’s attached to the house or freestanding and also which options are to be added to the roof. Additional features to the louvered roof can be added in stages. This can help spread out the cost of the roof. Working like that helps handle a daunting scale on a limited budget. Please contact us to consult on a design and plan that works for your budget and your property needs.