It’s no secret that the warmer months in the greater Sydney region have residents are bunkering down in preparation for bushfires. With recent fires leaving an unprecedented path of destruction it’s no surprise that local councils would want to review their Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Ratings for many Sydney areas. This includes pergolas Sydney wide now have to reconsider the building materials, design and location.
Building materials that were once considered suitable may now be obsolete paving the way for a range of outdoor living areas better suited to homes with high BAL Ratings.
Whether it is decking, pergolas sydney, awnings, alfresco areas, sunrooms or a room extension, there are now many considerations to make in the design and construction of your outdoor living area. Ensuring it meets the criteria required for building in the various bushfire zones is vital to the success of your project. Understanding these issues can make all the difference to the longer terms success of your project.
With this in mind Hi-Craft Home Improvements can offer a wide range of materials designed for bushfire areas. Celebrating 56 years in business and with over 100,000 satisfied customers, Hi-Craft Home Improvements boast an unrivalled experience as a preferred Sydney Pergola company. Located at the base of the Blue Mountains on the corner of Russell Street and the Great Western Highway, Hi-Craft offer a wide display of bushfire zoned building materials.
- Deck alternatives
Whether it is a composite deck, aluminium or compressed cement, Hi-Craft offer a wide range of materials and finishes that are suitable for high BAL rated properties. All Hi-Craft decks are built upon steel foundations repelling any bushfire attack.
- Sun Rooms
Design a glassroom with toughened, tinted or double glaze glass and benefit from the views and open spacious feel of the design. Screened enclosures are built with steel mesh screens that can in most cases satisfy the criteria for fire protective shutter requirements in the higher rated areas.
- Alfresco Areas
Building your outdoor living area with steel and covering with a fire rated roof sheet will not only enhance your outdoor lifestyle, it also improves the value of your home. With a wide range of polycarbonates suitable for bushfire rated areas you can maintain the natural light to your home and remove the heat and harmful UV rays from your outdoor living areas.
For more information talk to the team at Hi-Craft Home Improvements. Visit our showroom to see the largest display of pergola areas and say goodbye to the bushfire blues with Hi-Craft Home Improvements. Call 1300 659 276