2019 brought many changes in outdoor style trends and an increased focus on improving the value of properties. As places like Auckland and Queenstown rocketed in price it became challenging to give one premium property an edge over others in the eyes of buyers.
With the increasingly competitive nature of the residential property market, being conscious of which trends can help increase show home appeal is an important aspect of the art of attracting new home buyers.
Outdoor living areas are a huge selling point for a home, they are often the focal point for those dinner parties and family BBQs. When done right, a well-styled outdoor area can help a home stand out and really set it apart from others. We want to help you create a beautiful space that can be utilised all year round - not just in the middle of summer!
An outdoor fireplace will add both character and value to your home, but finding the right location for your outdoor fireplace is one of the most important decisions to make. You may already have a location in mind that lends itself perfectly to a fireplace. But could that location detract from something else, like the views or accessibility?
Growing up in New Zealand, the festive season is an exciting time of year for family and friends. Whether you celebrate at the beach, bach or in the backyard on Christmas Day a BBQ is a good old New Zealand Christmas tradition by firing up the barbecue and staying out of the kitchen as much as possible.
Choosing the right outdoor fireplace 'body' is the start of your choices for your dream outdoor fireplace. This creates the main shape for your fireplace and can help dictate which finishing touches can be added. But the thing most people care about is the finishes.
Some fireplace finishes are available directly from Trendz Outdoors, meaning your fireplace arrives almost ready to go. Others require a specialist to help get that perfect look. In this article, we'll look at which options are available from our factory, and which you'll need to sort once the fireplace is in position.
Fans on either side will claim theirs is the best. From subjective reasoning to practical rationale you're either in the club, or you're out. Even the backyard favourite, the BBQ, isn't immune to the heat of the debate. But which is best for an outdoor fireplace?