Opening Roof Pergola

With an opening roof pergola by Signature Pergolas and Decks, you control the weather in the palm of your hand! An opening roof pergola features a series of innovative aluminium louvres that are able to open and close through use of a remote control. If you aren’t home, the built in rain sensor will also automatically close the louvres for you.

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If you have a large space, have no fear. Simply combine two banks (sections) of louvres all on the same remote control for simple use. Our opening roof pergolas utilise state-of-the-art Stratco Outback and Stratco Allure engineered components that are fully engineered for larger spans.

Opening roof pergola location: Gymea Bay, Sutherland Shire


There are a variety of different colour options available to match your home, including separate frame colour, post colour and louvre/blade colour choices.

Opening roof pergola location: Helensburgh, Illawarra

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The opening roof aluminium louvres are capable of spanning approximately 4 meteres without the need for an additional motor, giving you the flexibility to design a structure around larger spaces. 

With any Stratco Allure opening roof pergola and Stratco Outback opening sunroof, you will receive a 2 years motor warranty in most cases, in addition to the 25 years Stratco structural warranty and 8 years paint warranty

 Opening roof pergola location: Stanwell Park, Illawarra

An opening roof pergola is one of the most premium products we offer to our clients. As such, we are able to customise designs to suit atypical structures such as a gable (pitched) roof. Speak to one of our builders to work out a design that is right for you.

Opening roof pergola location: Cordeaux Heights, Wollongong


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The clean straight lines of the Stratco Allure opening roof pergola works well with modern homes and can accommodate zip track outdoor blinds to create a high end and practical space suitable for all weather conditons.

Opening roof pergola location: Thirroul, Wollongong

Adjust the louvres to maximise comfort under your entertaining space. Position the louvres to allow more sun for warmth, or cut off the sun for shade. The internal box gutter system will also catch water from the louvres for drainage.

Opening roof pergola location: Mount Keira, Illawarra

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The electronically controlled Louvres can be installed with an automatic rain sensor to close the louvres when rain is detected, installed by a licenced electrician. 

Opening pergola location: Shell Cove, Illawarra

Opening Roof Pergolas FAQ

What is an opening roof pergola?

An opening roof pergola is a type of pergola equipped with a motorised or manual roof system that allows the roof slats to open and close. This feature provides adjustable shading and ventilation, offering flexibility to adapt to changing weather conditions.

What are the benefits of an opening roof pergola?
  • Adjustable Shading: Easily control the amount of sunlight and shade.
  • Ventilation: Improve airflow by opening the roof slats.
  • Weather Protection: Close the roof to protect against rain or harsh sun.
  • Versatility: Use the space comfortably in various weather conditions.
  • Enhanced Aesthetics: Modern and stylish design that complements any outdoor space.
What materials are used for opening roof pergolas?

Opening roof pergolas are typically made from durable materials like aluminium or steel for the frame and louvre blades, ensuring longevity and resistance to weather elements.

How long does an opening roof pergola last?

With proper maintenance, an opening roof pergola can last several decades, thanks to its high-quality materials and construction.

How do I maintain an opening roof pergola?
  • Regular Cleaning: Clean the roof slats and frame with mild soap and water to remove dirt and debris.
  • Inspect for Damage: Periodically check for any signs of wear or damage and address them promptly.
  • Lubricate Mechanisms: Ensure that the motorised or manual mechanisms are well-lubricated and functioning smoothly.
Can I customise the design of my opening roof pergola?

Yes, Signature Pergolas and Decks offer various customisation options, including different styles, sizes, colours, and additional features such as lighting or integrated gutter systems.

How much does an opening roof pergola cost?

The cost of an opening roof pergola depends on factors such as size, design, materials, and any additional features. For an accurate quote, please contact Signature Pergolas and Decks for a consultation.

Are opening roof pergolas energy-efficient?

Yes, opening roof pergolas can be energy-efficient by allowing natural light and ventilation to reduce the need for artificial lighting and cooling. The adjustable roof slats help maintain a comfortable temperature.

Can an opening roof pergola be attached to my house?

Yes, opening roof pergolas can be designed as freestanding structures or attached to your house, depending on your preference and the layout of your outdoor space.

Will an opening roof pergola increase my property's value?

Adding an opening roof pergola can enhance your outdoor living area, improve your home’s aesthetics, and potentially increase its market value by providing a flexible and functional space.

Do I need a permit to build an opening roof pergola?

Permit requirements vary by location. It is advisable to check with your local council or regulatory body to determine if you need a permit for your opening roof pergola project.

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