Windows & Doors
ECOECOSealing gaps between brick and aluminium window frames
7 November 2012
Sure... you may need a backing rod in the gap before you silicone if it's too wide, it will prevent the silicone from falling through the gap. You can buy it in Bunnings,…
EdwinaMcGNeed advice on honeycomb / cellular blinds
1 February 2011
Answer to 1-3 in one go - The light filtering are very robust & can even be scrunched up and will sit back into place. The block out fabric isn't as soft & will show…
garden loverRequest for curtain and/or pelmet advice for family room
11 December 2010
If you go a smaller pelmet and maybe a more neutral colour they shouldnt dominate. And if your still worried, why not go a really fancy curtain rod instead?
ECOECOWindows with Argon instead of air - should i say anything?!
30 June 2009
Yes the gap is most important... argon is a definite benefit, but it does not take the place of good…
BuildingACTHow much would this window weigh...? Just curious!! :)
22 March 2009
6 is a good number...same as the number of beers in a 6-pack -…
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!)…
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. …
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…
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…
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…
BuildingACTBest double glazed glass option for privacy and efficiency
20 September 2008
Wow...! Thanks for all the replies...who knew windows would be such a complicated subject! I knew that standard timber frames aren't designed to handle the size/weight…