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whattodo
whattodo
12 October 2010

Plain anodised doors have come with powdercoated handles????

Plain anodised doors have come with powdercoated handles????

Hi all, Our doors and windows have arrived for our extension, and we went with plain anodised aluminium for an industrial type of look. The doors have got powder coated…

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whattodo
Oct 12, 2010 11:56 pm
Darren Stewart
Darren Stewart
13 October 2010

Different heights for Internal door and openings - Is it Ok?

Different heights for Internal door and openings - Is it Ok?

I've seen this with door frames next to each other, where one opens out and one in, the height difference caused by the door stop thickness. It looks terrible, and should…

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Darren Stewart
Oct 13, 2010 7:53 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 October 2010

LOSP vs MR MDF

LOSP vs MR MDF

No squabble Arfur, I defer to Chippy…

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ECOECO
Oct 14, 2010 7:54 pm
ECOECO
theyetti
theyetti
16 October 2010

Feedback on Trend Windows &/or Stegbar

Feedback on Trend Windows &/or Stegbar

We ended up going with stegbar. They were polite & seemed to genuinely want our business, even though it was a small order. Very good…

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theyetti
Oct 16, 2010 10:52 pm
xquisite
xquisite
18 October 2010

Windows - Match the inside or the outside???

Windows - Match the inside or the outside???

I agree with Ed. I'd most likely go with white, but remember that this will make a feature of the windows from the outside so hopefully your design can handle this.

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xquisite
Oct 18, 2010 11:13 am
Nathan Peart
Nathan Peart
19 October 2010

DIY holland blinds - any thoughts??

DIY holland blinds - any thoughts??

Last 2 houses I have done that. Where are you building? I am in WA so it is double brick with steel lintels on the inside. The steel lintels are a pain but picked up a few…

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Nathan Peart
Oct 19, 2010 3:22 pm
Nathan Peart
Nathan Peart
19 October 2010

Window position in full brick - how close?

Window position in full brick - how close?

There is no reason that the window cannot be in either position. Personally I think hardup against the internal corner would be better as that would make a better finish…

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Nathan Peart
Oct 19, 2010 3:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 October 2010

Ordering Flyscreens - Don't leave it until the last minute..

Ordering Flyscreens - Don't leave it until the last minute..

Bump... flyscreen suppliers usually close early over the holiday... the queue will get longer... Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 22, 2010 8:07 am
ECOECO
Machiars
Machiars
22 October 2010

flyscreen for windows that open from bottom (awning window)

flyscreen for windows that open from bottom (awning window)

Cheers Flagstaff. Will have a look when I get home later and jump on their website.

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Machiars
Oct 22, 2010 2:54 pm
Machiars
TheWedgie
TheWedgie
22 October 2010

Roller Shutter problem...

Roller Shutter problem...

Personally I cant see anything wrong with naming companies we are having problems with or shoddy work from as long as its not libelous…

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TheWedgie
Oct 22, 2010 4:43 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
22 October 2010

Window choices

Window choices

Hi, If you want to optimise energy efficiency, louvres and sliding windows would be the least appropriate choice. Basically, you would want something with low…

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Windowfactory
Oct 22, 2010 6:28 pm
Trish
Trish
24 October 2010

Stained glass windows

Stained glass windows

I had tried an old toothbrush & dishwashing detergent but it did very little - I cleaned my windows many times using different ideas (from google) trying to get the grunge…

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Trish
Oct 24, 2010 6:38 pm
Trish
barbw61
barbw61
25 October 2010

sanded doors

sanded doors

We were checking our doors over the weekend, and have noticed that the stained doors that lead outside and our front door are very rough. If you rubbed your clothes on…

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barbw61
Oct 25, 2010 3:35 pm
kyton
kyton
27 October 2010

Show Me Your Facades With TIMBER Windows/Doors/Garages!!!

Show Me Your Facades With TIMBER Windows/Doors/Garages!!!

I have some pictures in the show me your Facade thread as well as my thread in the Finishing Touches section. We have brick / timber front doors / timber look windows and…

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kyton
Oct 27, 2010 1:07 pm
kyton
Billyboy
Billyboy
27 October 2010

Window colour and security screen colour -Gold Coast

Window colour and security screen colour -Gold Coast

Belinda, Im have been in the security screen business for about 25 years although part time for the past 13 and have a few suggestions for you. On the Gold Coast you…

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Billyboy
Oct 27, 2010 7:06 pm
nerak
nerak
28 October 2010

LUXAFLEX NEWSTYLE® Polyresin Shutters

LUXAFLEX NEWSTYLE® Polyresin Shutters

Just wondering whether anyone has had these polyresin shutters installed and how it all worked out - are you happy with them. Does anyone have any pics to share? :) :) Cheers

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nerak
Oct 28, 2010 10:43 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 October 2010

Bottom Door Gap

Bottom Door Gap

Good news! Good to see you recognised the need to go for a thicker drill bit. It feels quite brutal, particularly when you are using a 10mm bit…

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ECOECO
Oct 28, 2010 6:59 pm
ECOECO
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shonzilla
Oct 29, 2010 6:54 pm
shonzilla
theyetti
theyetti
30 October 2010

How to install brick under the window in an angle?

How to install brick under the window in an angle?

4. Our brickie gave us the option of using either extra mortar or bricks cut in half horizontally to fill the gap under our window sill bricks. We chose the horizontally…

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theyetti
Oct 30, 2010 8:21 am
tigerandox
tigerandox
30 October 2010

Front door/security door

Front door/security door

:: Thank you for all thos that replied, most helpful. The door is a hinged, according to the prelim contract, haven't been able to get a hold of anyone from M to confirm,…

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tigerandox
Oct 30, 2010 9:39 am
Trish
Trish
3 November 2010

Timber bay window with feature lead light help...

Timber bay window with feature lead light help...

Hughes in Oakleigh have a good selection from time to time but they are expensive (secondhand) If you want new you could just get them done plain and have the leadlight…

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Trish
Nov 03, 2010 11:15 pm
Trish
Visionarii Brad
Visionarii Brad
4 November 2010

uPVC windows and Crimsafe / Amplimesh screens

uPVC windows and Crimsafe / Amplimesh screens

Okay, no simple answer for this one as there are a couple of variables. By way of background, we are a uPVC fabricator (Deceuninck profile) and a Bradnams aluminium…

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Visionarii Brad
Nov 04, 2010 11:25 am
muresco
muresco
4 November 2010

Double Glazing costs

Double Glazing costs
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi ! We have excisting timber sliding doors . Who can quote in Melbourne on putting in upvc glass in lieu of the current standard glass ? What do you think this would cost ? :)

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muresco
Nov 04, 2010 4:56 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
6 November 2010

Show me your FRONT DOOR...

Show me your FRONT DOOR...

I actually wanted just a solid wood door with no glass, the one which looks like it has slats across it, but the front hallway is quite big and would have been so so dark,…

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Rizzo
Nov 06, 2010 10:48 am
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
6 November 2010

Fitting secondhand upvc sliding doors missing reveal

Fitting secondhand upvc sliding doors missing reveal

Hi, Our website has a step by step guide for installation. Check out ''installation' section in the top menu. Regards, Katrina

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Windowfactory
Nov 06, 2010 11:50 am
theyetti
theyetti
6 November 2010

Anyone know where I can purchase a garage door?

Anyone know where I can purchase a garage door?

you know what, I think you're right theyetti, I think they've misplaced the decimal point....$1,700 sounds right( I hope!) ::wink::

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theyetti
Nov 06, 2010 4:39 pm
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mac64
Nov 07, 2010 1:17 pm
chippy
chippy
8 November 2010

replacing timber windows with aluminium

replacing timber windows with aluminium

I always like to leave a little bit up my sleeve. :wink: I would expect a specialist would get through it a bit quicker. I would say you could go close to doing a whole…

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chippy
Nov 08, 2010 5:05 pm
chippy
powinc
powinc
9 November 2010

Funky Door Furniture

Funky Door Furniture

This is a tricky one, but has anyone out there got some 'left field' or funky doorware info??

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powinc
Nov 09, 2010 9:39 pm
powinc
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 November 2010

Aluminium door recommendations - NSW

Aluminium door recommendations - NSW

Does anyone have any recommendations of a company with good customer service. Wide aluminium door frames (I think they call it similiar to…

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ECOECO
Nov 10, 2010 5:44 pm
ECOECO
Visionarii Brad
Visionarii Brad
11 November 2010

Double-glazed windows and a bi-fold door

Double-glazed windows and a bi-fold door

I have no affilliation with them but Highcraft in Ferntree Gully do a good timber Bifold. Could be worth a phone quote if you have sizes???

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Visionarii Brad
Nov 11, 2010 4:18 pm
asterix79
asterix79
11 November 2010

Double glazed door and window suppliers in Sydney

Double glazed door and window suppliers in Sydney

Just an update we ended up going with the above and were very happy with the finished product.

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asterix79
Nov 11, 2010 8:30 pm
TheOK
TheOK
11 November 2010

New door handles - fitting

New door handles - fitting

Good point about the router, I guess it's the chisel. It is just going to take a long time to get the result I want with 8…

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TheOK
Nov 11, 2010 9:00 pm
TheOK
kb46
kb46
15 November 2010

Door and flyscreen door opening in different directions?

Door and flyscreen door opening in different directions?

Our last rental had that and it worked fine. It didn't even take any "getting used to" because it was the only logical way to arrange the doors. (If the door handles lined…

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kb46
Nov 15, 2010 10:25 am
Lex
Lex
15 November 2010

Quote for security doors too much??

Quote for security doors too much??

Thanks donuts :D - I wasn't aware of the effect of the white mesh :shock: ...

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Lex
Nov 15, 2010 11:17 am
Lex
axio99
axio99
15 November 2010

Question on passageway

Question on passageway

Hey Chippy, thanks, that's what I thought. Based on the costing given to me by the builder, it is hard to see if there are charges, they sort of lump a few items together…

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axio99
Nov 15, 2010 1:54 pm
Hyper
Hyper
15 November 2010

N3 Wind Rating Windows - minimum glass thickness?

N3 Wind Rating Windows - minimum glass thickness?

In the end all the window manufacturer did was say that the windows had been…

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Hyper
Nov 15, 2010 8:18 pm
sconn
sconn
16 November 2010

PVC Windows

PVC Windows

PVC Windows.... We did a total renovation on an old house in Hobart 3 years ago and replaced all the windows with tilt & turn Kommerling units. We even used a Kommerling…

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sconn
Nov 16, 2010 7:00 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
19 November 2010

Skylights - Brightness and type of light

Skylights - Brightness and type of light

It must be summer already because we had 3 calls about skylights this week. Mostly people inquire about getting a secondary double glazed fixed panel as a solution to the…

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Windowfactory
Nov 19, 2010 11:02 am
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
20 November 2010

Issues with sliding robe doors - large gaps

Issues with sliding robe doors - large gaps

On a two door robe, you can adjust either door to line up with one end only. An ideal fit on a two door robe would be for either door to sit correctly at both ends. If…

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Kevin Brown
Nov 20, 2010 9:00 am
Kevin Brown
Scaredy Cat
Scaredy Cat
20 November 2010

BAL Requirements and Comfort Plus

BAL Requirements and Comfort Plus

Thanks for that. We really can't afford the upgrade to double glazed windows. Is comfort plus not an option because of the toughened glass thing?

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Scaredy Cat
Nov 20, 2010 3:58 pm
Bam
Bam
22 November 2010

What timber stain for Entrance Door?

What timber stain for Entrance Door?

We were out researching this today and were told that the wattyl weathergard decking stain is a good product http://www.wattyl.com.au/WeatherGard/Pages/Stains.aspx We're…

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Bam
Nov 22, 2010 5:17 pm
Bam
karry327
karry327
22 November 2010

Glass for dining table...

Glass for dining table...

6mm I think would look nicer....

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karry327
Nov 22, 2010 9:53 pm
karry327
donR
donR
23 November 2010

Good Aluminium Sliding Stacking Door supplier installer NSW

Good Aluminium Sliding Stacking Door supplier installer NSW

Stegbar do manufacture a reasonable customised sliding doors but not quite what I want. I am looking for something more commercial grade with a 4 pane staking door closing…

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donR
Nov 23, 2010 1:19 pm
garden lover
garden lover
24 November 2010

External Canvas Blinds/Awnings

External Canvas Blinds/Awnings

Allan I havent received the bedroom blinds as yet. I know they will be good though. Wont block out 100% of heat. But I'd imagine majority would be blocked. With my…

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garden lover
Nov 24, 2010 8:05 am
Candylea
Candylea
24 November 2010

What does this window mean?

What does this window mean?

Oh, I thought it just meant you could push it up

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Candylea
Nov 24, 2010 9:55 pm
Candylea
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Bam
Nov 24, 2010 11:55 pm
Bam

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