we organised our own flyscreens as opposed to those of the builder. ended up being $50 dearer by organising ourselves. ours were welded joins as…
Windows to capture best airflow
When I ran the last place, I had not come from the window industry and I was told by the owner/R&D manager that a CSIRO study had shown that the awning window was the most…
Sidelights in front door
Looks like I have window coverings sorted for the investment properties. Lucky they're in the UK, I can picl them up when I pick up the office chairs.
Mar 10, 2009 8:22 am
Colour of bedroom door
My doors and door trimmings will be 1/4 tint Dulux Grey Pebble.
My rule of thumb (which works for me) is 1/4 tint of the main wall colour thoughout.
I would keep…
Mar 11, 2009 7:50 pm
2nd floor bedroom windows
I have a question about windows in bedrooms on the second floor. Our house is the Riva, and the floorplan is available on m3tricon's website. Up on the plan is…
What to do with this window?
I'd do a roller or a roman. If you think a little blind would look odd, I guess there is nothing stopping you from having a full blind there, so that when it's closed it…
Oh glad to hear you had a good result.
I dug out my old quote and found that they were charging $2,500 for cedar doors and $3,800 for the aluminium, which would be our…
Fire Rating level -30-
Thanks for the great info dymonite69. Will pass this and your references onto Dad to have a look at.
He actually met with the Council today, and the town planner (?)…
Natural Timber Finished Door
yer we think it should be great, one thing we've had before was a small kitchen so this time we went large
just want to get it all started!
Windows centred in room
great that they are willing to fix up the big ones for you craigburn.
I would prefer a smaller, centred window in the toilet. It's only a toilet…
Mar 26, 2009 6:26 pm
Roller shutters and energy efficiency
We have roller shutters on our 2 front windows, which face north (I quite like the look of them ), its actually 4 shutters though as the bedroom window is a bay window so…
Mar 28, 2009 6:10 pm
We are having arched windows because we like the look of them (obviously :p)
Now, we also want roller shutters, to block out light, to prevent heat getting in…
Entrance door selection
One that doesn't look the same as the windows. I'd go something all solid, timber would be nice...
For our builder, the company who did the fly screen is the same one who did the sliding security door. So we just by pass the builder, contact the company directly...
Apr 02, 2009 9:06 pm
DIY Security Screens
I think its a good idea - you don't have to manufacture them yourself, you can the screens ready to install.
I plan on getting some DIY doors and…
Apr 05, 2009 6:14 pm
Window Colours - Help
Silver windows came into the residential market about 8 years ago. About 3 years ago we worked with a major architect who said it was on…
Remove double doors from contract?
Our builder has said that they can put dummy doors in until we install our own.
I want them professionally installed, I dont want to install them myself. I have no idea…
Knock-Downs or stud frame clips jambs ??
I've a choice of ordering either knock-down or stud frame clips door frames for the internal doors in my new house. Which kind's better/easier to install, etc, for a…
Sliding Doors Tracks
Kim…..I have deleted 3 of your post already.
Please remove your web link….or I will keep deleting.
You need to be on Homeone for quite a while before you’re allowed…
Replacing external sliding door?
Unusual design... end slider with 2 fixed panels (we supply to order - but standard would be centre opening in 3 panels or biparting in 4 panels). Should be easy to…
Buy my own entrance door?
Just letting you know that I had my tender appointment yesterday and I got the quote for the following inclusions,
2040x1020mm Entrance Door + 2x 2040x198mm…
Apr 09, 2009 3:52 pm
Designing for windows
Windows are an important aesthetic feature of the building envelope. Functionally they allow natural light and views in.
What is less commonly understood are the…
Most people don't match internal doors to the window & external door head height, but you can. But most would…
Hallway door problem
I had another look at this when i got notification of the previous poster. Would you be able to bring the door back to where the door on the right is? It would be a…
Width of front door
if you are looking at wider doors for disabled access make sure you consider wider passageways as well. The last thing you want is tight passageways with wheelchairs or …
privacy options for front door?
You could also consider 3M film. I think it's in their Scotch range. It can be applied to achieve two things: 1. the privacy you want 2. security.
Properly applied it's…
Stacker doors/open corner
Hoping someone out there can advise,
We are having an open corner between the alfresco and the living and dining area. To achieve this look we are using stacker doors…