Privacy Screens

Australia’s real estate is a booming industry. And while properties tend to go bigger and higher while plot sizes decrease in size, there is also a huge tendency for your privacy to be compromised. According to lawsociety.com.au, In NSW, “there is no legal right to public privacy.  So, if a neighbour can see into your backyard, they’re allowed to look at or listen to what’s going on...

Contemporary Bamboo Sometimes, you buy your dream home only to move in and find there are little issues that need addressing before you can completely relax and it feels like your own. The Privacy Problem Our clients recently bought a new property in Randwick and whilst they loved the space, they found that while sitting in their lounge room there was little privacy due to the neighbour’s house being higher up at the back of their property. Outdoor Living Secondly, they were looking to create an outdoor room whereby they could take advantage of the perfect Australian weather we enjoy for dining and entertaining outdoors. Sustainability Sustainability...

Here at the House of Bamboo showroom in Botany, we chat with lots of people about their fencing projects. Many individuals find it hard deciding which one of our beautiful materials to choose and some couples like different products to each other. The solution? Mix it up! [caption id="attachment_15979" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Black Bamboo Rod Screens combo fence[/caption]   Some of our most stunning fence projects blend a mixture of materials to create diversity and a point of interest which takes fence design to another level, and the most popular product to combine with is kempas. [gallery link="none" size="full" columns="2" ids="3122,4353"] Kempas Plantation Timber These projects utilise plantation hardwood timber,...

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]Privacy screens are so essential these days. As Three Birds Renovations say, “They’re easy to build, pretty inexpensive but can completely change the way we live.” To complete our round-up of ways to hide your neighbour we have four more inspiring products from House of Bamboo which are aesthetically pleasing as well as functional! You can view Part One here.5. Bamboo Poles [siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] A temporary privacy screen for a Chinese Official visit… take some inspiration from this recent project if you need to hide from your neighbours! Bamboo poles come in 3 metre, meaning you can achieve a high and sculpturally...

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]Statement gates & doors. The entrance to your home through the gate or front door is people's first impression of your home, and your style. The entrance sums up your home. It's a prime feature...

Neighbour problems. With real estate in Australia booming, plot sizes are getting smaller whilst properties are getting bigger, and higher! The chance of being overlooked by your neighbour is very likely. Privacy issues with neighbours are very common. Someone on my street is in constant arguments with theirs over renovations and one of them turned a hose on the other recently! In NSW, “there is no legal right to privacy. So if a neighbour can see into your backyard, they’re allowed to look at or listen to what’s going on...

You once had a wonderfully private property. That is until…
  • Trees have been cut down - now no privacy
  • Your neighbours are renovating / building a new home - the new build is intrusive
  • A new development has just started to be built - it's towering over your property
  • You actually had a great view but have neighbour problems and don’t get on - need to block them out!
[caption id="attachment_3264" align="aligncenter" width="600"]privacy and shading Before & After. Read on for the full story and more images...[/caption] Most people think to get a privacy screen or increase the height of the existing fence for a quick fix. The problem is twofold...