Wide, shady verandas are a defining feature of Queenslander homes, and for good reason: not only do they help to keep the house cool in hot, sub-tropical weather, but they also provide a space for easy outdoor dining and entertaining that is essential to the Australian way of life. If you’re thinking about renovating your Queenslander or character style home it’s important that you think about how you’ll renovate the verandas. This article describes The Enduring Appeal of the Classic Queenslander Verandah, and how you can ensure that your home makes the most of its veranda spaces.