What is a verandah?
Verandahs have traditionally been found on the ground level of a home, and typically wrap around the building. Traditional verandahs were constructed to be a transitional space between the indoor and the outdoor areas, and are usually narrower than a patio or a pergola.
No matter where a verandah is placed, it is always covered. While generally it is placed in the front of a property, it can often extend to the side, or even wrap around the entire home. Australians have long utilised verandahs in their own homes, so much so that they’re a staple in an Aussie build!
Why you should consider an outside verandah
Often, we focus on making our indoor spaces comfortable and cozy. But it’s just as important to take the time and effort to create outdoor spaces that allow you to enjoy the great outdoors from the privacy of your home. From the health benefits of taking in fresh air and being exposed to more green spaces, to creating beautiful family memories for the years to come, outside verandahs are a staple of a Melbourne home for a reason. It adds value and versatility to the home, benefiting you and your family’s lifestyle as a result.
Outdoor verandah roof designs
Great verandah designs can take your humble verandah into a gorgeous outdoor living area that you’ll love to spend your time in. Whether you’re after a more traditional look, or want to take some style inspiration from modern verandahs, there are options for you.
Flat Roof Verandahs
After a simple look that goes with most home designs? Opt for a verandah with a flat roof. This will do wonders to add value to your home, and is available in a wide range of stylish colours and finishes that helps you to truly customise your verandah roof design.
Curved Roof Verandahs
If your home’s aesthetic leans more towards a contemporary yet chic and sophisticated look, curved verandah roofs are perfect to help accentuate your home’s design and keep that stylish aesthetic.
Gable Roof Verandahs
If you’re after something a bit more unique, a gable roof for your verandah adds character to your home. Its open air vibe and unique look is a definite match for any home design.
Remember that the design you pick can also be personalised with additional exterior design elements. From beautiful outdoor seating, to climbing plants and pots of lush greenery, or colourful outdoor cushions and decor, there are a wide range of design ideas that can help elevate your verandah space and really make it your own.
But first, make sure to invest in the right choice, with high quality materials and weather-proof roofing.
Stratco Steel For Your Verandah
Verandahs are a great investment for any home. You want your new outdoor space to last for years to come, which means that it’s important to be mindful of the materials that will be used to construct your verandah.
Stratco steel is the ideal choice for your verandah. Durable, stylish, and budget-friendly, Stratco verandahs have been tried and tested against Australian weather, and have passed this test with flying colours. Not only do they do an excellent job at withstanding the Australian elements, but they also maintain product strength without sacrificing style.
How much does Verandah cost?
Costs of a verandah vary by materials used, the size of the verandah you’re after, as well as the customisation options you choose. Consult with Outdoor Impressions to get an accurate quote!
Do you need planning permission for a veranda?
This depends on your local council. Here at Outdoor Impressions, we manage the obtaining of any planning or building permits required so you don’t have to.
How wide should a verandah be?
This really depends on your home’s aesthetic, as well as what you intend to use your verandah for! Consult with the experts at Outdoor Impressions to talk through your options and design preferences.
Verandah Builders Melbourne
If you’re looking to install a veranda, look no further than Outdoor Impressions. With over fifty years of combined experience installing high quality Stratco Outback verandahs, you are guaranteed strength and longevity.
Choose from the Outback range to find a verandah that suits your home perfectly, and let our skilled team create the perfect outdoor living space. We pride ourselves on our extensive range of products, and our commitment towards customer satisfaction. Contact our team today to get started on installing your new verandah!
Extensive Colour Range
The beautiful Stratco Outback range offers an incredible range of colours, whether you’re looking to match or contrast with your existing home.
So whether you choose calming hues for your haven or bold tones for your entertaining area, or even filtered light for your family space, you will need a colour combination that’s just right for you.
Speak to your Outdoor Impressions consultant for more great ideas and colour samples.
|Maximum Width (S) in mm|
|Wind Speed||Traditional Gable||Dutch Gable|
|Attached or Freestanding||Attach End||Attach Side||Freestanding|
* 12 0 header beam is required where solid infill panels are used
^ One end purlin support required
† Two end purlin supports required
N = Non-cyclonic wind classification
C = Cyclonic wind classification
Note: Attached traditional carports are to have a minimum of two bays.
All freestanding traditional carports must have a maximum of three full portal frames.
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