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blueblueblue
blueblueblue
23 June 2011

Window Architraves?

Window Architraves?

Has anyone had plantation shutters installed to plaster reveal windows?

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blueblueblue
Jun 23, 2011 1:48 pm
Starz
Starz
22 June 2011

Interior flush panel doors

Interior flush panel doors

We went for flush panel this time around. The house we live in now has a classic look 4 panel profile and when we went to 'modernize' the room, it still looked a bit…

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Starz
Jun 22, 2011 6:11 pm
Starz
david242gt
david242gt
19 June 2011

Need help with window design for the front of my house

Need help with window design for the front of my house

Hey i like the look of this house. Without seeing any more of it i would have the top window with the curved head. Maybe the two lower windows could be connected with…

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david242gt
Jun 19, 2011 7:46 pm
david242gt
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 June 2011

Double glazing sound proofing and thermal insulation

Double glazing sound proofing and thermal insulation

Well done, I am not fond of businesses that supply what you have done for yourself and charge way more than replacement windows... Ed

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ECOECO
Jun 19, 2011 6:29 pm
ECOECO
bobbie
bobbie
19 June 2011

Where can I buy safety film to apply to my windows?

Where can I buy safety film to apply to my windows?

That looks good. Further down the listing it says it can be used on houses. It also says to search 'protinting', I did that and it came to a site…

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bobbie
Jun 19, 2011 9:38 am
bobbie
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 June 2011

Bi-fold doors or floor to ceiling glass doors

Bi-fold doors or floor to ceiling glass doors

Stacked doors are different to bifold doors, and different to stacker doors, stacked doors are very expensive (the $40k), bifolds are cheaper (say $6k depending on…

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ECOECO
Jun 19, 2011 7:59 am
ECOECO
piscean
piscean
18 June 2011

Is this a fault or OK?

Is this a fault or OK?

it's hard to tell without seeing photos but as pedro said that overlapping strip where the doors meet is meant to be there. each door may have a strip, one will be on the…

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piscean
Jun 18, 2011 10:26 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
15 June 2011

Double glazed condensation?

Double glazed condensation?

And your relative humidity, indoor temp and outdoor temp during the night?

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dymonite69
Jun 15, 2011 10:12 am
dymonite69
suh
suh
14 June 2011

plantation shutter pics please?

plantation shutter pics please?

I have white-ish shutters but not black windows, sorry.

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suh
Jun 14, 2011 9:44 pm
suh
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 June 2011

Double glazing with project builder

Double glazing with project builder

Thanks ed, that's good to know, so the frame remains in place by the sounds of it? Just the glazing gets replaced... I see what u mean by calling it…

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ECOECO
Jun 14, 2011 4:13 pm
ECOECO

ooh I cant wait either! we were down Church street Saturday night, might have to do a drive by in the next week or so and check it out :D

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Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
McKinnon
McKinnon
12 June 2011

Any ideas on windows with entry doors?

Any ideas on windows with entry doors?

I've got windows in my double entry doors. The wrought iron design protects them and when we need to talk to somebody we just open the sash without opening the whole…

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McKinnon
Jun 12, 2011 10:43 pm
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DrMatt
Jun 12, 2011 8:48 pm
DrMatt
brbp
brbp
12 June 2011

6Mtr Multi Stack Doors

6Mtr Multi Stack Doors

Thanks for that. We got our quote back from Duce & I have to say we were pleasantly surprised, they will do a 2300 x 6000 stackable unit for us as follows; xxxx, 4…

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brbp
Jun 12, 2011 1:16 pm
brownbag
brownbag
7 June 2011

SECOND HAND DOUBLE GLAZED DOORS

SECOND HAND DOUBLE GLAZED DOORS

I'm looking to get a second-hand double glazed door to replace my single glazed door. My door is slightly smaller than standard size so most doors will fit. Can anyone…

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brownbag
Jun 07, 2011 1:37 pm
dbp1078
dbp1078
6 June 2011

Comfort Plus - how do you tell?

Comfort Plus - how do you tell?

With a bit of luck it should say on the glass compliance sticker what type of glass it is. Im not sure what the regulations are where you are but I would imagine that…

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dbp1078
Jun 06, 2011 9:07 am
nicksmith
nicksmith
5 June 2011

600mm height windows whats the general rule??

600mm height windows whats the general rule??

hi, i want to stick my media room windows at the half height look that metricon and plantation have with their feature windows. Whats the general height to go by? my…

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nicksmith
Jun 05, 2011 8:27 pm
bruceandlynne
bruceandlynne
5 June 2011

Cavity Sliding Doors

Cavity Sliding Doors

Cavity Sliding Door furniture: Does anyone know if their are products available to install an automatic door closer for powder room? spring tension? We're nearing plaster…

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bruceandlynne
Jun 05, 2011 8:23 pm
sapphire
sapphire
5 June 2011

Windows (tilt?) which can be cleaned entirely from indoors

Windows (tilt?) which can be cleaned entirely from indoors

Thanks very much Ed! Although that's another double-hung window. Does anyone know of a horizontal sliding window which has a similar feature? Or a horizontal sliding…

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sapphire
Jun 05, 2011 6:14 pm
*MrsG*
*MrsG*
3 June 2011

Need a glazier for cash job in Werribee

Need a glazier for cash job in Werribee

Hi Guys I need some advice and a contact. So, I am the middle double storey house in a row of three. We were the last to build, and because of that, the council…

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*MrsG*
Jun 03, 2011 7:10 pm
rockabilly_kid
rockabilly_kid
3 June 2011

Demolishing - will have lots of internal doors etc

Demolishing - will have lots of internal doors etc

Can't help you, but for the benefit of others on the forum...old internal doors make great desks for your study! Just pop a door on the top of two filing cabinets and then…

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rockabilly_kid
Jun 03, 2011 2:41 pm
rockabilly_kid
camelia
camelia
2 June 2011

laminated glass window suppliers

laminated glass window suppliers

I'm guessing that not everyone on homeone lives in victoria and that some people must at some stage, bought or reviewed glass windows from suppliers? Is that right Ed?

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camelia
Jun 02, 2011 12:54 pm
Bam
Bam
31 May 2011

Entrance Pull Handles

Entrance Pull Handles

Im pretty sure hubby centred ours to the middle of the door, with the lock sitting inside. PM me if you need a pic BBB

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Bam
May 31, 2011 8:42 pm
Bam
bashworth
bashworth
29 May 2011

DIY Sliding doors for BIR?

DIY Sliding doors for BIR?

You would need them to be wider,…

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bashworth
May 29, 2011 10:10 am
bashworth
rlay1
rlay1
26 May 2011

Fitting flyscreens to double glazed windows

Fitting flyscreens to double glazed windows

Removable - ditto with those little plastic clips.

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rlay1
May 26, 2011 3:56 pm
PHL
PHL
23 May 2011

Sliding doors for flame zone

Sliding doors for flame zone

Thought I'd update everyone on what I've found so far. There are fire doors, but as they are commercial doors, they have to comply with several codes, so no large sliding…

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PHL
May 23, 2011 10:56 pm
kexkez
kexkez
23 May 2011

Redishades at Bunnings Bunbury WA

Redishades at Bunnings Bunbury WA

Bargain. These make such great temp shades.

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kexkez
May 23, 2011 9:55 pm
kexkez
ECOECO
ECOECO
23 May 2011

Changing window sizes from the plan

Changing window sizes from the plan

Windows are tested here as well and there are limitations in size. But we make the windows to any size within the min. and max. size for…

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ECOECO
May 23, 2011 9:19 am
ECOECO
joles
joles
22 May 2011

Interior double door hardware

Interior double door hardware

We have two sets of double doors... one set into the study (two full size doors) and one to the master bedroom (one full size, one half size door). We have a handle only…

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joles
May 22, 2011 8:06 pm
joles
gelatiii
gelatiii
20 May 2011

Trend and Boral Windows

Trend and Boral Windows

Hello window experts I'm trying to gauge whether there's a significant difference between the two brands, on their basic single glazed windows. Any comments on their…

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gelatiii
May 20, 2011 4:01 pm
deb17
deb17
19 May 2011

Stacker door uneven - build

Stacker door uneven - build

Ours were the same Matt, they adjusted them and they shut properly now.

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deb17
May 19, 2011 10:29 pm
sabs1
sabs1
19 May 2011

Show me your plantation shutters!!!!!!!!!

Show me your plantation shutters!!!!!!!!!

Hey Robbie, no we didnt go with them. We actually went the complete opposite and got the top end of the range. I dont know if I could tell the difference but our installer…

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sabs1
May 19, 2011 8:16 pm
sabs1
PHL
PHL
17 May 2011

Upgraded to BAL FZ - confusion!

Upgraded to BAL FZ - confusion!

Easy to say - 'live somewhere else' when we only purchased in December last year. I find it confusing that two reports differ so greatly and am…

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PHL
May 17, 2011 11:21 pm
danrts
danrts
15 May 2011

Cavity Sliding Door Furniture

Cavity Sliding Door Furniture

Connie - they're sold as a "back to back" kit (with 2 handles) and the builder got them from Gainsborough who manufacture all sorts of door handles / locks etc.

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danrts
May 15, 2011 7:26 am
saxlady
saxlady
10 May 2011

Ideas needed please, bifold(?) going around a corner?

Ideas needed please, bifold(?) going around a corner?

Thanks, thats helpful. But, yes I think the cost will be prohibitive.

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saxlady
May 10, 2011 5:16 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
9 May 2011

Can corner bi folds be installed later?

Can corner bi folds be installed later?

Not without support at the corner installed now... e.g. if it's a corner stacker you have then yes, if not, then…

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ECOECO
May 09, 2011 1:35 pm
ECOECO
westydave
westydave
6 May 2011

Which Windows and Doors to choose

Which Windows and Doors to choose

Hi, I am doing an OB in Western Sydney, and am trying to get some feedback on Window and Door suppliers. I am currently negotiating with Airlite and Dowell I am…

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westydave
May 06, 2011 8:17 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 May 2011

Bush Fire - Glazing FRL -/30-

Bush Fire - Glazing FRL -/30-

Hi Jaz, Did you go ahead with this glass? We are about to start our reno, but out FZ rating may put a stop to that. I was under the impression…

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ECOECO
May 06, 2011 6:51 am
ECOECO

We were thinking along the same lines, but we chose to have them mounted as cavity sliders. Our opening is 2.8m wide x 2.4m high. Ours have stoppers so the doors dont…

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danrts
May 01, 2011 10:16 pm
doogs82
doogs82
1 May 2011

Mixing timber and aluminium doors and windows

Mixing timber and aluminium doors and windows

Hi, just wondering if it would look strange to have timber lift and slide D/G panels next to aluminium louvre and awning windows? We don't think we can get aluminium lift…

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doogs82
May 01, 2011 9:40 pm
donnam
donnam
1 May 2011

Can you make either bi fold or tri fold doors out of mdf

Can you make either bi fold or tri fold doors out of mdf

Hi Just wondering if you can make doors out of mdf. My parents need a solution for their study nook (2.2m wide opening). They would prefer trifold doors so they don't…

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donnam
May 01, 2011 4:18 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
28 April 2011

flyscreens

flyscreens

My Daughter had her flyscreens and security doors installed today by ON SITE FLYSCREENS in Epping. They were excellent great workmanship.for anyone wanting a quote give…

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pattycake4
Apr 28, 2011 6:49 pm
Maverick24
Maverick24
28 April 2011

Fiting French Doors

Fiting French Doors

Our current front door is narrow (750mm) and needs replacing, we are looking at putting in some French doors but have had some conflicting reports on how hard it will be…

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Maverick24
Apr 28, 2011 9:45 am
kiwi
kiwi
27 April 2011

Removing old small windows and replacing with french doors

Removing old small windows and replacing with french doors

your welcome and good luck I hope you can find your answers. and they are good answers!!!

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kiwi
Apr 27, 2011 7:15 pm
kiwi
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ECOECO
Apr 27, 2011 6:41 pm
ECOECO


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