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Outdoor Room - Jason from Edithvale
I would like to enclose my pergola to get more use out of the area but I would like to make it cost effective and avoid the messy planning approval process. Am I wanting too much?
There are several ways around the permit issue and the main point to remember is that as long as you are not building a permanent solid wall you should be ok. There are an excellent range of blinds and shutters available in a choice of colours and also in clear. Another product is a clear PVC blinds and also a screen system that works as a bi-fold and can be removed simply & quickly.
HIDC Exhibitor(s) who specialise in this area;