Why Aluminium is the Best Material for External Louvres

Our aluminium louvres are much lighter than steel, just as robust and created to meet your specifications. This makes it perfect for our louvres. We delve into the reasons why.

Aluminium's Lightweight Nature

One of the defining characteristics of aluminium is its lightweight nature. Remarkably, it weighs about a third of steel. This makes it easier to handle during the manufacturing and installation processes, reducing the overall construction time and cost.

Strength and Durability of Aluminium

Despite its lightweight nature, aluminium is incredibly strong. It is capable of withstanding adverse weather conditions without compromising its structural integrity. This makes it a long-lasting material, ideal for constructing robust and resilient external louvres.

Corrosion Resistance

In New Zealand’s coastal areas, corrosion is a significant concern due to the salty air. Aluminium, however, naturally generates a protective coating that shields it from corrosion. This makes it an excellent choice for homes located near the sea or in high-rainfall areas.


In this era of environmental awareness, it's essential to consider the eco-friendliness of construction materials. Aluminium checks this box as it is 100% recyclable without losing its original properties. This means that at the end of their lifecycle, aluminium louvres can be melted down and reused, contributing to a circular economy. It also contributes to energy efficiency in homes. During the summer, aluminium louvres can help keep your home cool by reflecting the sun's rays, reducing the need for air conditioning.

Practicality and Versatility

Aluminium is a highly adaptable material that can be moulded into various shapes and sizes to meet different specifications. This flexibility allows for the creation of customised aluminium louvres that cater to diverse architectural styles and personal preferences. Aluminium's unique properties make it an excellent material for constructing external louvres. That’s why we use it. It offers a blend of durability, functionality and aesthetic appeal. Contact us today to find out more.