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How to build your custom pergola with motorised open and close louvre roof system?

Custom Pergola Process

Only 6 simple steps to create a new pergola or carport.



You’re thinking about installing a new outdoor living extension in your home or business. Fantastic! Only problem is, you’re not sure how to get a quote. Or perhaps you’re unsure what to expect from the process.

To help you gain a greater understanding of the quote process, this article will outline everything you need to know. From the initial quote and design consultation to council approval, planning, and construction. This way, you’ll have all the information you need to submit a quote request for your next project.

First up, you need to make contact.

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Step 1 Original house


There are two ways you can submit a request for a quote.The first way is to call the provider directly over the phone. Alternatively, you can fill out an online form. Our sales representatives will arrange a suitable day and time to visit your property and quote the job.

This is an exciting moment in the quoting process. Why? Because it gives you a chance to express your wishes in person. Your Sales Consultant will listen to your ideas. They will assess the proposed installation site.

At Fresh Outdoor, you have total freedom of expression when it comes to placing your order. You can choose from a wide range of colours, roof profiles, and accessories (i.e. skylights, downpipes, gutters, insulation panels, and lighting). This way, you can be confident that your new structure will blend in seamlessly with your property.

Once your Sales Consultant has measured the site and personalised your order, they will give you a personalised quote. Keep in mind, there is no obligation to accept this quote. You’ll have the freedom to decide whether or not to proceed.

To request a free, no-obligation quote for your next outdoor living project, contact Fresh Outdoor today.


After the consultation, when you are satisfied with our assessment and the project design, we will submit our proposal. The proposal will outline every detail of the job, as we discussed, and options to proceed.

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Step 2 Structure layout


You may not require it, but depending on the size and type of works you require, we may need to get council approval or certification before starting construction. We have an in-house, dedicated compliance officer who will handle everything on your behalf.

They will guide you through the planning process. They will prepare all the necessary documentation, site plans, and engineer-certified drawings to submit to the council for approval. As a result, you’ll avoid unnecessary stress and hassle.


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Step 3 Finalised 3D model



We will let you know when the materials are delivered and when construction will start. Construction times vary depending on the size of your project. Some structures can be built in just one day. While more complex structures may require several days of work in order to complete.

By drawing from our years of professional, you’ll be given an accurate timeline of delivery for your project. This way, you will know exactly how long construction will take, and when the job will be finished.

Construction will be carried out in a neat, professional, and timely manner. The team will work swiftly and efficiently without compromising on attention-to-detail. And they’ll treat your property (plus your family or tenants) with utmost respect. As a result, you can expect minimal fuss during the building process from start to end.



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Step 4 Finished product


Once your custom pergola project is complete, your dedicated construction team will provide a final inspection ensuring your property is free of any construction waste and all aspects of the structure are finished to the highest standard.

Upon completion of your project, you’ll be issued a workmanship guarantee and manufacturer warranty for all parts, materials, and components. Plus, the team will share invaluable maintenance tips with you. This way, you’ll have all the information you need to keep your structure in tip-top shape, and compliant with your warranty terms.


Hopefully, this article helped answer your burning questions about the quote process. Want to talk to a home extension expert about adding value to your property? Get in touch with the Fresh Outdoor team today on 18008 37374.