Windows & Doors
ausdesignOld 40's style home alloy window replacement
8 July 2010
It would be normal for the brickwork to be supported across the width of the opening by a lintel. This can usually be seen from the exterior. It would not be normal for…
sweetimecan I shave off bottom of hollow core door
9 July 2010
or take some off the top and some off the bottom - but this will require that you rehang the door (and after recent experiences, i can advice it can be hellish! - let's…
kid81Door Handle - Change knob to lever (with lock?)
12 July 2010
hmmm, makes it hard. need to find out the size of the cutouts. most are fairly standard but can't be sure without knowing exactly what it is. you might need to post a…
sweetimeDouble glazing - VERY important?
13 July 2010
And here I was thinking that the reason people closed curtains was to stop people seeing into rooms...clearly I missed an important lesson somewhere! A huge round of…
inthewoodsCost to widen a window opening for a bifold door?
15 July 2010
Just reviving this old thread since we want to do the same thing. Chocoholic, would love to know if this job has been done and whether you can recommend anyone. We have…
ECOECORetro fit alloy windows into double brick rendered
20 July 2010
thanks again. So would this be the only form of flashing required? siliconed frame onto the render? I am struggling with a design for flashing…
take2double sliding doors for 2400 x 3000 opening?
20 July 2010
We have 2400h x 3600w stacker doors, we had to get an engineered beam put in to support the wieght of the doors, they are heavier than the 2100h stacter doors we have. …
Ken MillardDoes 'crimsafe' type screen block airflow?
21 July 2010
Pleased to be of help. All of our listed Crimsafe Licensees are fully qualified and will do a good job - Wynstan have a number of stores across Sydney and are very…
PipeWhat’s the best window covering for cat owners?
21 July 2010
In my last house I had a combination of wooden venetian blinds and vertical blinds. One downside to the wooden venetian blinds is if they're in the bedroom or ensuite they…
jolesDo you have a picture of a sunscreen blind from outside?
22 July 2010
catjim, the curtains are fine. But I don't pull them across from the first open point if that makes sense. There's 11 eyelets each side and I sort of put my hand in the…
ECOECOBest way to block freeway & train noises via windows
2 August 2010
The lowest uValue available in Viridian single glazing is 3.6 using comfort plus. Given the relative price competitiveness of double…
tomeehelp with noise from windows for a new owner
6 August 2010
ill be checking out http://www.certainteed.com.au/ on the weekend. anyone dealt with them? i have received a lot of calls from visiting the home ideas centre but they…
indidiDouble Glazing with Comfort Plus. Any advice?
7 August 2010
Thanks once again Ed. We feel your info has really helped us sort out our window choices! I know what you are saying about the Low E on surface 4. I was a bit confused…
n&n02Changing Our Painted Entry Door to Stained Timber
11 August 2010
I love your facade Southies and your front door was my inspiration to choose Jasper as well!! I love my front door (even though it still has only…
neil_seshould I get factory window tinting or aftermarket tinting?
13 August 2010
Ah right, I must not have been searching very hard. I can't find more detailed specs but the ones on the brochure don't really compare to an aftermarket film SOLAR…
Nathan SteelFabWhich material for custom doors under stairs?
16 August 2010
I think just get a door (cheap plain one) and cut it back, cover the cut with something. Fill in the gaps, sand back and paint. May want to ask a chippie.