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world2160
world2160
30 June 2016

Pls Help! Varnish timber door failure

Pls Help! Varnish timber door failure

Thanks everyone for the advice. Can anyone please recommend a painter in Sydney? What's the approx cost for this job? - sliding door: 3m X 2.5m - Window X 2: 2m X 1.5m

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world2160
Jun 30, 2016 10:28 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
27 June 2016

Large gap between window and brick veneer. Normal?

Large gap between window and brick veneer. Normal?

To me it looks like the window was fitted after the brickwork was done and they haven't fitted any storm moulds. These are strips of either aluminium or timber that are…

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Stewie D
Jun 27, 2016 8:51 am
Yu888
Yu888
23 June 2016

Repainting Door

Repainting Door

Are you going to call professionals or is it a DIY work?

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Yu888
Jun 23, 2016 9:59 pm
Yu888

You can get an approx 6m door that opens from the centre. So fixed on each end and 4 that slide and id that's not big enough you can add an additional fixed panel at an…

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Craigasaurus
Jun 23, 2016 5:19 pm

Hi we are only at gyprock stage right now but we have dune frames here is a pic of it from the outside. Wallaby fascia is actually surprisingly light as you can see in…

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flossy17
Jun 22, 2016 1:18 pm
flossy17

Hi Vmoa, The image below is almost the same as your house. You may visit http://www.aggdoors.com.au or call AGG Doors now at 1300 244 866 if…

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ChelseaS
Jun 16, 2016 4:58 pm
Evelin
Evelin
15 June 2016

Double glazing

Double glazing

we have double glazing too, best thing in the house. It adds a comfort level you cannot have with a 3mm glass pane between you and the outside. Australia is really behind…

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Evelin
Jun 15, 2016 2:00 pm
Tim65
Tim65
11 June 2016

Burbank - huge quality problems - windows - Advice needed

Burbank - huge quality problems - windows - Advice needed

Stand your ground do not sign off on anything and ask them what their proposals are to fix To me the frames are beyond repair, I would not be accepting them I would insist…

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Tim65
Jun 11, 2016 11:34 pm
Tim65
Lorri
Lorri
10 June 2016

Door advice

Door advice

Trying to find out still, asked the builders and waiting for a reply from them. I thought it would be fairly simple to do, but it depends on what it costs, I don't want to…

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Lorri
Jun 10, 2016 6:00 pm
Lorri
Jahangir
Jahangir
5 June 2016

External front door

External front door

2.59m ceiling height

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Jahangir
Jun 05, 2016 9:18 pm
cooperplace
cooperplace
27 May 2016

pivoting windows?

pivoting windows?

thank you, they look perfect.

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cooperplace
May 27, 2016 5:33 pm
sjcb
sjcb
20 May 2016

Windows with colonial glazing stick on bars sydney

Windows with colonial glazing stick on bars sydney

Hello, building a french provincial style home in Sydney and we are struggling to find a window company to do aluminium windows with half decent looking stick on colonial…

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sjcb
May 20, 2016 9:36 pm
flossy17
flossy17
7 May 2016

Sliding door or window in master bedroom

Sliding door or window in master bedroom

Thankyou, there is enough room one the left and opposite the window walls for a bed and bedside tables

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flossy17
May 07, 2016 10:20 pm
flossy17
piscean
piscean
2 May 2016

Gap at top of bathroom window

Gap at top of bathroom window

It's done for ventilation and venting in these area.

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piscean
May 02, 2016 2:48 am
iain111
iain111
29 April 2016

Front Entrance doors in bushfire zones

Front Entrance doors in bushfire zones

Hi Our builder used http://www.taylorsdoors.com.au/ to laminate steel on a fire door. Hope that helps!

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iain111
Apr 29, 2016 1:19 pm
TomCat
TomCat
28 April 2016

Which window frame colour?

Which window frame colour?
1, 2

Most definitely! Night Sky = black :D

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TomCat
Apr 28, 2016 10:33 pm
TomCat
DonaldLMcVay
DonaldLMcVay
21 April 2016

Window insulation options

Window insulation options

Getting your window ready to combat harsh weather is of paramount importance. I understand your concern. I would like to share few methods which I employed in my house to…

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DonaldLMcVay
Apr 21, 2016 9:23 pm
Elecmuso
Elecmuso
16 April 2016

Double Glazing - Air Gaps - What's Best - Myth Vs Truth

Double Glazing - Air Gaps - What's Best - Myth Vs Truth
1, 2

Perhaps I should clarify - the 'ASHRAE study graph' as mentioned by the OP.

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Elecmuso
Apr 16, 2016 5:20 pm
bashworth
bashworth
10 April 2016

Changing Single Glazing to Low-E in existing windows

Changing Single Glazing to Low-E in existing windows

If I was changing windows I would be going to double glazing with or without Low E glass, not just Low E glass. (for more info see:

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bashworth
Apr 10, 2016 2:15 pm
bashworth
gandn
gandn
5 April 2016

Where to source a custom entry door handle?

Where to source a custom entry door handle?

No ideas where to help you find it but i like the look of your first picture. I can see that on your build. :)

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gandn
Apr 05, 2016 2:13 pm
richiey30
richiey30
1 April 2016

Where to source solid internal doors

Where to source solid internal doors

how wide was your door? Im currently in search for x2 internal solid doors (one for theatre room and one for the door from inside garage to the house) 920x2340 to see…

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richiey30
Apr 01, 2016 9:48 am
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
30 March 2016

BAL rating and security screens.

BAL rating and security screens.

Yeah they are a very very dark grey or black. I just tried looking at mine but it's night time so hard to see the colour properly. They're not metal looking.

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HomeAngels
Mar 30, 2016 8:02 pm
HomeAngels
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Haji
Mar 21, 2016 9:27 pm
piscean
piscean
21 March 2016

Deadlocks

Deadlocks

I was about to post something similar. What they want is a lock that when locked by key can not be simply opened by flicking a latch from the inside. They do make these…

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piscean
Mar 21, 2016 5:25 pm
dibdot
dibdot
21 March 2016

Can turn-style doorbells be repaired? (Melbourne)

Can turn-style doorbells be repaired? (Melbourne)

We have two turn-style doorbells - one on the door, one to the left under the sidelight (Edwardian home, traditional wooden panels and leadlights). The one on the door…

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dibdot
Mar 21, 2016 9:07 am
dibdot
dibdot
21 March 2016

Direction of swing for screen door

Direction of swing for screen door

We are just finishing our outdoor works (carpentry maintenance, landscaping, fencing, painting) and the time has come to decide on a screen door. We are in an Edwardian…

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dibdot
Mar 21, 2016 9:06 am
candycandy
candycandy
11 March 2016

Can I change these winders to electric??

Can I change these winders to electric??

Yes, I have electric awning window winders. They should just fit into the standard size. My electrician installed and wired them in during the build. The brand I have is…

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candycandy
Mar 11, 2016 10:57 am
gommeqld
gommeqld
10 March 2016

Reliable window/door supplier in Mackay QLD

Reliable window/door supplier in Mackay QLD

Can anyone recommend a door/window supplier in Mackay region who actually wants to sell product to a residential house customer? I've spoken with and/or emailed several…

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gommeqld
Mar 10, 2016 9:10 pm
ijjhik
ijjhik
8 March 2016

Making bifold doors from internal doors

Making bifold doors from internal doors

I have cut a hollow core door in two and blocked it in to form a centre opening door. Worked fairly well. However you'd have to DIY - I doubt it is worth paying someone…

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ijjhik
Mar 08, 2016 1:44 pm
fredbdaniel
fredbdaniel
3 March 2016

Internal doors - Supply and install recommendations

Internal doors - Supply and install recommendations

Before installing the doors at home , it will always helpful to have some information about what type of door you need to install and what is its security level of…

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fredbdaniel
Mar 02, 2016 11:15 pm
homecleaningMelb
homecleaningMelb
2 March 2016

Cheap blinds in Perth

Cheap blinds in Perth

there are lots of suppliers they have own source own prices you can to your local will be best

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homecleaningMelb
Mar 02, 2016 4:05 pm
homecleaningMelb
KLB
KLB
1 March 2016

What Hume door is this?

What Hume door is this?

Looks like the Sandgate design to me

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KLB
Mar 01, 2016 8:07 pm
KLB
urk697
urk697
22 February 2016

Bifold aluminium pvc door to outside of alfresco - price

Bifold aluminium pvc door to outside of alfresco - price

HI, anyone please recommend me a place where i can get a bifold door to my alfresco to stop the wind and dust coming in. I am looking to put the outside of the alfresco…

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urk697
Feb 22, 2016 12:12 pm
Ellick
Ellick
21 February 2016

Acceptable external door gaps

Acceptable external door gaps

Hmm....no idea who the actual contractor group was, as it was all done by the builders and just handed as is. So from the sounds of things, at least you'd probably say…

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Ellick
Feb 21, 2016 1:56 pm
Len83
Len83
15 February 2016

Weather Seals for Old Metal Windows

Weather Seals for Old Metal Windows

Bump - hoping someone may see this who knows where I can find the seals

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Len83
Feb 15, 2016 9:34 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
12 February 2016

Hush laminated glass vs ordinary safety glass

Hush laminated glass vs ordinary safety glass

A better option for the original poster would have been to upgrade to 12.50 Vlam Hush for a much more noticeable improvement, and better still would have been to rip the…

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Stewie D
Feb 12, 2016 9:27 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
12 February 2016

Stressing about heavy DG windows, who?

Stressing about heavy DG windows, who?

You can install large windows with a machine or a crane. These can be hired. Or you can get a large number of strong men to manouvre them on site. Licensed and insured…

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Windowfactory
Feb 12, 2016 7:03 pm
1st-timers
1st-timers
8 February 2016

White Aluminium Joinery...Nuts???

White Aluminium Joinery...Nuts???

We were really pushed at our colour consultation and although I went back a few days later and changed just about everything, at the time I didn't give a thought to the…

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1st-timers
Feb 07, 2016 11:51 pm
Joynz
Joynz
7 February 2016

Large Blackout mAterial

Large Blackout mAterial

Try Spotlight's 'continuous curtaining' range, they may have this format in just plain unpatterned blackout.

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Joynz
Feb 07, 2016 11:01 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 February 2016

Question about Aluminium hinged doors

Question about Aluminium hinged doors

To do that then they would have had to take the frame apart and reassemble it. I don't think they would have needed any new frame parts either. Probably no more than an…

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Stewie D
Feb 07, 2016 9:04 am

Hi there these seals are 40 years old and need replacing.......my mother is moving out of her unit & needs to fix these issues. shower doors glass sliding door to…

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Southies
Feb 05, 2016 6:30 pm
Southies
lorikeets
lorikeets
4 February 2016

Yellowtail Windows - anyone any experience with these ?

Yellowtail Windows - anyone any experience with these ?

We hired this company to replace the windows in our building. The work suffered great delays and we had to sack the strata manager. I started chasing this company in June…

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lorikeets
Feb 04, 2016 3:43 pm
Ponzu
Ponzu
29 January 2016

Is this door Not secured enuf?

Is this door Not secured enuf?

Just put translucent film on and forget about it

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Ponzu
Jan 29, 2016 3:44 pm
starrynightz
starrynightz
28 January 2016

Curtain Tracking

Curtain Tracking

You're right there is very little info to be found on curtain tracks / rods. I have also been looking. The idea to use hospital style curtain tracks sounds great, did you…

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starrynightz
Jan 28, 2016 12:01 pm


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