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Dean - MFD
Dean - MFD
17 September 2010

ALUMINIUM FLY WIRE SCREENS - MELBOURNE

ALUMINIUM FLY WIRE SCREENS - MELBOURNE

There are heaps and heaps of providers - just go to Google and search for melbourne flyscreens. Best of luck Dean

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Dean - MFD
Sep 17, 2010 1:48 pm
Dean - MFD
Dean - MFD
Dean - MFD
17 September 2010

fly wire screens on windows & french doors - or alternatives

fly wire screens on windows & french doors - or alternatives

Hi Ceebs, It actually depends on your intention - do you want to keep the bugs out ... or intruders. If it is simply about keeping insects and bugs out, then you have…

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Dean - MFD
Sep 17, 2010 2:11 pm
Dean - MFD

Here's a thread about it, if I'm understanding correctly what you are after. viewtopic.php?f=6&t=36208 This is a pic from the above thread.…

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joles
Sep 17, 2010 5:35 pm
joles
BIG BILKO
BIG BILKO
19 September 2010

Blinds getting hot?

Blinds getting hot?

Blinds should not be a fire risk as you will find the fabric will be fire rated. With the 3 free blinds you can move the chains to the outside of the blind by simply…

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BIG BILKO
Sep 19, 2010 8:43 am

Hi Renee&Jarred, I thought I'd move this thread to the Windows and Doors forum as you might get a bit more of a response here! I have had my plantations for about 3…

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Stormy
Sep 19, 2010 9:00 am
Stormy
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bellabelinda
Sep 19, 2010 10:30 pm
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ESB
Sep 20, 2010 9:37 pm
ESB
bendo
bendo
21 September 2010

Need help for what windows to put on a 5m wall

Need help for what windows to put on a 5m wall

Thank you for your advice, i will try the hand trick. Its so hard to imagine what it will look like cos we have such a little house at the moment and never had to consider…

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bendo
Sep 21, 2010 2:43 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
21 September 2010

Ensuite / Bedroom Doorway Has No Architraves

Ensuite / Bedroom Doorway Has No Architraves

Cool, yeah, I very much agree it does look quite strange, not only not having architraves / door jams, etc, but because the "hole" (doorway) goes right up to the ceiling,…

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grace_slick
Sep 21, 2010 7:41 pm
grace_slick
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 September 2010

Window performance - Laminated Comfort Plus vs Double Glazed

Window performance - Laminated Comfort Plus vs Double Glazed
1, 2, 3

With 15mm air gap it should work fine... At what cost, may I ask? Ed

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ECOECO
Sep 22, 2010 2:26 pm
ECOECO
fredinver
fredinver
22 September 2010

What do you need for cavity sliding doors?

What do you need for cavity sliding doors?

Cavity sliders normally require an area that it twice as wide as the door plus an allowance for the cavity frame rear stop timber. Width wise they fit standard wall widths…

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fredinver
Sep 22, 2010 6:56 pm
boschpc
boschpc
23 September 2010

Double glazed windows

Double glazed windows

Thanks everyone for your advice. As a new member - this is great! thanks again.

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boschpc
Sep 23, 2010 3:52 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
24 September 2010

windows in new weatherboard house

windows in new weatherboard house

Check out the EcoClassic EcoTech, aluminium window, it has a built in pocket to take the weatherboard... BTW louvres are often a 3rd party product and don't reflect the…

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ECOECO
Sep 24, 2010 8:16 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 September 2010

sliding flying screen ...cost ?

sliding flying screen ...cost ?

Hi guys, I might need some of your advise....We've got a 3 sliding door at the alfresco, and I just got a quote for the fly screen door for it ,…

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ECOECO
Sep 25, 2010 5:44 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 September 2010

AAW / AFW / ASW ????

AAW / AFW / ASW ????

On second thoughts, "T" may be toughened…

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ECOECO
Sep 27, 2010 1:47 pm
ECOECO
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
27 September 2010

10.38 lam vs double glazing

10.38 lam vs double glazing

Because I have never come across anyone recommending such a thick laminated glass for thermal purposes, I assume that you have a noise insulation application. 10.38mm…

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Windowfactory
Sep 27, 2010 6:21 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
27 September 2010

How to sell a window?

How to sell a window?

gumtree is owned by ebay but the listings there are free. also your local paper/ periodical can have ads for unwanted building materials

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Windowfactory
Sep 27, 2010 6:30 pm
zeitgeber
zeitgeber
28 September 2010

Front Door from Freedom Catalogue - any ideas where to find?

Front Door from Freedom Catalogue - any ideas where to find?

It's a fire trap to have doors being deadlocked when you're at home. I guess there are pros and cons.

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zeitgeber
Sep 28, 2010 6:17 pm
zeitgeber
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 September 2010

Extra deep windows reveals!!

Extra deep windows reveals!!

Try anyway, no harm done.

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ECOECO
Sep 29, 2010 4:22 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 September 2010

What colour security grilles with pearl white windows?

What colour security grilles with pearl white windows?

I matched the frame of the security screens with the window frame colour but the grill bit in the middle I had as black so it didn't stand out…

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ECOECO
Sep 30, 2010 10:41 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 October 2010

Window openings

Window openings

Our fly screens snug fit /clip very neatly into the frame- just like any other window, actually much better than most. Awning windows with screens…

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ECOECO
Oct 03, 2010 10:01 am
ECOECO
OMG
OMG
3 October 2010

Who was looking for a pet door?

Who was looking for a pet door?

Thanks heaps for posting this! We had seen one of these years ago at someones house but had never seen them to buy!!! Guess what my puppy will be…

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OMG
Oct 03, 2010 10:06 am
Jazzie
Jazzie
4 October 2010

Wanting to buy Fly Wire Screens & Security Door - Melbourne?

Wanting to buy Fly Wire Screens & Security Door - Melbourne?

Wanting someone reliable to install fly wire screens for entire house & a front security door. Living in Melbourne, western suburbs ..... anyone have someone they can…

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Jazzie
Oct 04, 2010 9:17 am
Jazzie
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take2
Oct 05, 2010 4:52 pm
take2
skyfish
skyfish
5 October 2010

Bi-fold Doors and Insects - Help Please

Bi-fold Doors and Insects - Help Please

At the home expo few months ago we saw these retractable fly sceens. They are mounted in a vertical roller that live on one end of the doors, and then pretty much wind out…

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skyfish
Oct 05, 2010 8:09 pm
mcniks
mcniks
6 October 2010

Curtains for colonial style windows

Curtains for colonial style windows

My friend has similar style windows and has put up Austrian Blinds throughout her house (although she has decorated the whole place in a traditional/country style). They…

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mcniks
Oct 06, 2010 3:33 pm
MumofTwo29
MumofTwo29
7 October 2010

Replacing hinged door with sliding (cavity)

Replacing hinged door with sliding (cavity)

Hi, I just had a cavity door installed for my new ensuite. As the plaster had to be replaced with waterproof plaster in the ensuite stripping the wall was not a problem. …

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MumofTwo29
Oct 07, 2010 7:26 am
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
12 October 2010

Quote for secondary windows

Quote for secondary windows

About your door, my experience suggest that our doors would give you better results, but sure, if you are motivated by cost, a wooden door may be more appropriate for your…

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Windowfactory
Oct 12, 2010 5:46 pm
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 10:56 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 6:53 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 6:54 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 9:52 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 10:13 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 2:22 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 2:37 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 7:07 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 1:54 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 3:43 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 5:28 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 5:38 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 2:35 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 12:07 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 6:06 pm


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