Windows & Doors
grace_slickReplacing normal door with bi-fold?
21 October 2008
Cool. Do you know much about this stuff? Would I have to get bi-folds or sliding doors with louvers custom made if I want them for the hall cupboard? Right now it's got…
Yak_ChatWhich window dressing for this window?
24 October 2008
I think the side windows are fine with no covering, (ie curtains inside) and if the main window is due west, then perhaps a clip on system and some lourves that tilt to…
chuth77Sliding Wardrobe Mirror Doors - Brisbane Recommendation?
28 October 2008
I'm just chasing a contact for someone who can supply sliding mirror doors for a wardrobe rebuild? Has anyone purchased these in Brisbane at a reasonable…
Steve HuppertFitting nosing and scotia to windows
30 October 2008
Thanks. I could pre-drill before nailing, but I'm not sure if liquid nails alone will do the job. Do you nail it diagonally up, down or horizontally straight through the…
BuildingACTTimber framed dbl glazed quote & possible heart attack!
31 October 2008
Hey guys, thanks for the replies! And yep, it has to be timber we know the maintenance is much more than aluminium or pvc, but timber is pretty fundamental for…
dymonite69Window schedule. Part of the contract?
31 October 2008
We have run into a sticking point with our builder. They installed a very large (and expensive) double glazed unit which is the incorrect size that we stipulated. If…
BuildingACTSilicone joints - what type of glass can I use?
2 November 2008
Thanks guys! Once we decide on a window/door supplier, I think we'll need to sit down and discuss all the options...if we can maintain the double glazing without having…
ECOECOSpecification for timber windows and bi-fold/normal doors
11 November 2008
True, but local costs arms & legs, my builder…
donutsA&L Architectural colours... price?
12 November 2008
Good to see forum members helping each other out! Hope it all works out well, sounds like a win-win situation - Jo gets her window colour, EcoClassic gets some business.
penny73Reccs for someone to install a sliding screen in Melbourne
20 November 2008
I have a 3 panel stacker onto the alfresco of our home. Just wondering if anyone can reccomend someone to retrofit a sliding screen door in Melbourne it has a track for…
BuildingACTAny heard of/used Windoor? + O/S timber window supplier?
23 November 2008
Thanks windowexpert...and yes, I've requested a quote from Paarhammer so I'll see how that looks. I've also asked for quotes from Windoor in Mona Vale and Duce in…
gweluphomeRoller blinds or dual roller blinds?
29 November 2008
Just an idea Bel, but you could check out the roller blinds at freedom and see if there are any similar fabrics as they also do the dual rollers. Then you could mix…
louiseosAdvice needed re: timber windows/sliding/biparting doors!
12 December 2008
Thank you for that . . . I will call them today!! : ) Fingers crossed they can give me information which will make our case stronger so that we can encourage the…
dymonite69Choosing the right glazing - unravelling WERS data
13 December 2008
Windows provide views and a source of ventilation. However, they can be a site of uncomfortable heat loss during winter or heat gain during summer. The Window Energy…
ECOECO2400mm x 1500mm wide opening - can i fit a sliding door?
14 December 2008
Maybe you can only have the cassette on one side. Centor make the bifold hardware (rollers, hinges) and they make a bifold screen system. Not sure about French door. …
BuildingACTNew "hidden" stand-alone screen system from Centor
16 December 2008
Hi guys In case anyone is interested, I came across an article in a home magazine the other day about a new screening system from Centor Architectural which (i think!)…