Take a look at our frequently asked questions below
How do I control the opening and closing of the Louvres?
The Eclipse Opening Louvre Roof can be controlled with a remote, but there's also the option to upgrade to a cloud-based system that's controlled with your smart phone.
Can I control how much sun I get?
The Eclipse Opening Louvre Roof rotates nearly 170 degrees, giving you complete control over the amount of sun you require.
Are Louvre Roofs energy efficient?
The Eclipse Opening Louvre Roof is controlled with a 24v actuator, using very little energy.
Are your Louvre Roof Systems easy to clean and maintain?
With the benefit of the blades rotating nearly 170 degrees, cleaning is a breeze when the blades are upside down. It can be easily cleaned from the top of the blade without climbing on the roof, or getting on a ladder over top of the side beams.
Are your Louvre Roof Systems waterproof?
Each blade when closed, overlaps each other – creating a mostly water-tight roof. Please note, in heavy wind some blow-back can occur between blade edges and the internal gutter.
How long does it take to install your Louvre Roof System?
Depending on size and attachment to your dwelling, installation can take as little as two days, or for more complicated options, around a week.
Are your Louvre Roof Systems backed by any warranties or guarantees?
Yes, a warranty is provided with each of our Louvre Roof Systems – even if it is a DIY option.
What materials are used in the construction of your Louvre Roof Systems?
All aluminium components meet Aotearoa New Zealand standards, and stainless steel screws means the Eclipse Louvre Opening Roof can be built in marine areas.
Can your Louvre Roof Systems withstand Aotearoa New Zealand’s weather conditions?
Each Eclipse Opening Louvre Roof is designed to your specific location – and for kiwi wind zones, giving you peace of mind you're buying a Louvre Roof System that will stand the test of time.
Are your Louvre roofs customisable to fit different outdoor spaces?
Yes, the Eclipse Opening Louvre Roof can be built to most shapes and design. We're experienced installers with decades of experience, so we know how to handle both the simple and the complicated jobs.
Can I integrate lighting and heating options with a Louvre roof system?
A full range of options can be integrated into the Eclipse Opening Louvre Roof, including down lights, heating, and rain sensors. We can even set up cloud-based automation, controlled from your smart phone.
Do I need council consent or permits to install your Louvre Roof System?
To Meet Aotearoa New Zealand Building Codes, the Eclipse Opening Louvre Roof has been engineered up to 30m2 under the standard design. All other roof options can be site-specific, and we can provide a PS1 on request.
Can I add your Louvre Roof System to an existing outdoor structure?
Yes, if you have a frame already in place, we can supply an infill system (subject to meeting span requirements).
What are the colour options available for your Louvre Roof Systems?
We offer a full range of powder-coated colours from Dulux and Interpon.
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