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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Louvre system?

A louvre roof is an automated aluminium roof, which allows you to open and close the louvre blades to suit the weather conditions. That means your outdoor area is a usable and inviting space all year round.

How does a Louvre system work?

Operating a Louvre system is easy! Louvre roofs have aluminium horizontal blades which open and close at the touch of a button.

What should I consider when choosing a Louvre System?

The overall quality of the system, including materials used in the structure, electrical components, and workmanship.

Are Louvre systems weather resistant?

The Louvre Concepts Louvre roof system has been professionally designed and engineered to suit NZ conditions including high wind areas, and rain. This means you can use it all year round.

Are Louvre systems easy to maintain?

Yes. Your Louvre Concepts system is easy to maintain. We recommend annual cleaning to preserve the longevity of the system.

Do Louvre systems provide shade?

A louvre roof provides an outdoor shade solution, whilst allowing you to control the amount of light coming into the space.

Is Louvre Concepts a New Zealand based company?

Yes. Louvre Concepts is proudly New Zealand owned and operated. Our products are manufactured locally in New Zealand at our factory in Canterbury.

What is the warranty on Louvre Concepts products?

Louvre Concepts are proud to offer a 10 Year warranty on louvre roofs that have been installed by Louvre Concepts.

Can Louvre systems be custom made to fit my space?

Absolutely! There is no limit to the size as all Louvre Concepts roofs are custom-made to suit your space.

Are Louvre systems expensive?

Our Louvre roof quotes are inclusive of installation by our experienced installers. The price of a Louvre Concepts Louvre roof is reflective of the quality of our products and the workmanship of our installers.

Can I install a Louvre system myself?

We do not offer a kitset product. All Louvre Concepts louvre roofs require installation by our team of qualified builders and experienced installers.

What materials are used to make the Louvre panels and roofs?

Our Louvre products are made from the highest quality aluminium.

How long does it take to install a Louvre system?

The installation timeframe is dependent on a number of factors, including the Louvre’s size and complexity. Generally, you should allow 6 weeks + from confirmation. Please note, during the spring and summer, particularly towards Christmas timeframes do increase.

Will a Louvre system increase the value of my home?

A louvre roof system will increase the living area of your home and create an inviting outdoor space for entertaining year-round. This will improve the value of your home.

Can Louvre systems be used in commercial properties?

Yes absolutely. A louvre roof is an excellent addition to any commercial building, creating a usable and inviting outdoor area.

Do Louvre systems come with shutter blinds?

Shutters and blinds can be added as optional extras.

Can Louvre systems be used on sloping roofs?

Yes, we can accommodate pitched or sloping roofs.