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ijjhik
ijjhik
8 March 2016

Making bifold doors from internal doors

Making bifold doors from internal doors

I have cut a hollow core door in two and blocked it in to form a centre opening door. Worked fairly well. However you'd have to DIY - I doubt it is worth paying someone…

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ijjhik
Mar 08, 2016 1:44 pm
fredbdaniel
fredbdaniel
3 March 2016

Internal doors - Supply and install recommendations

Internal doors - Supply and install recommendations

Before installing the doors at home , it will always helpful to have some information about what type of door you need to install and what is its security level of…

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fredbdaniel
Mar 02, 2016 11:15 pm
homecleaningMelb
homecleaningMelb
2 March 2016

Cheap blinds in Perth

Cheap blinds in Perth

there are lots of suppliers they have own source own prices you can to your local will be best

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homecleaningMelb
Mar 02, 2016 4:05 pm
homecleaningMelb
KLB
KLB
1 March 2016

What Hume door is this?

What Hume door is this?

Looks like the Sandgate design to me

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KLB
Mar 01, 2016 8:07 pm
KLB
urk697
urk697
22 February 2016

Bifold aluminium pvc door to outside of alfresco - price

Bifold aluminium pvc door to outside of alfresco - price

HI, anyone please recommend me a place where i can get a bifold door to my alfresco to stop the wind and dust coming in. I am looking to put the outside of the alfresco…

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urk697
Feb 22, 2016 12:12 pm
Ellick
Ellick
21 February 2016

Acceptable external door gaps

Acceptable external door gaps

Hmm....no idea who the actual contractor group was, as it was all done by the builders and just handed as is. So from the sounds of things, at least you'd probably say…

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Ellick
Feb 21, 2016 1:56 pm
Len83
Len83
15 February 2016

Weather Seals for Old Metal Windows

Weather Seals for Old Metal Windows

Bump - hoping someone may see this who knows where I can find the seals

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Len83
Feb 15, 2016 9:34 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
12 February 2016

Hush laminated glass vs ordinary safety glass

Hush laminated glass vs ordinary safety glass

A better option for the original poster would have been to upgrade to 12.50 Vlam Hush for a much more noticeable improvement, and better still would have been to rip the…

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Stewie D
Feb 12, 2016 9:27 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
12 February 2016

Stressing about heavy DG windows, who?

Stressing about heavy DG windows, who?

You can install large windows with a machine or a crane. These can be hired. Or you can get a large number of strong men to manouvre them on site. Licensed and insured…

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Windowfactory
Feb 12, 2016 7:03 pm
1st-timers
1st-timers
8 February 2016

White Aluminium Joinery...Nuts???

White Aluminium Joinery...Nuts???

We were really pushed at our colour consultation and although I went back a few days later and changed just about everything, at the time I didn't give a thought to the…

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1st-timers
Feb 07, 2016 11:51 pm
Joynz
Joynz
7 February 2016

Large Blackout mAterial

Large Blackout mAterial

Try Spotlight's 'continuous curtaining' range, they may have this format in just plain unpatterned blackout.

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Joynz
Feb 07, 2016 11:01 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 February 2016

Question about Aluminium hinged doors

Question about Aluminium hinged doors

To do that then they would have had to take the frame apart and reassemble it. I don't think they would have needed any new frame parts either. Probably no more than an…

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Stewie D
Feb 07, 2016 9:04 am

Hi there these seals are 40 years old and need replacing.......my mother is moving out of her unit & needs to fix these issues. shower doors glass sliding door to…

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Southies
Feb 05, 2016 6:30 pm
Southies
lorikeets
lorikeets
4 February 2016

Yellowtail Windows - anyone any experience with these ?

Yellowtail Windows - anyone any experience with these ?

We hired this company to replace the windows in our building. The work suffered great delays and we had to sack the strata manager. I started chasing this company in June…

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lorikeets
Feb 04, 2016 3:43 pm
Ponzu
Ponzu
29 January 2016

Is this door Not secured enuf?

Is this door Not secured enuf?

Just put translucent film on and forget about it

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Ponzu
Jan 29, 2016 3:44 pm
starrynightz
starrynightz
28 January 2016

Curtain Tracking

Curtain Tracking

You're right there is very little info to be found on curtain tracks / rods. I have also been looking. The idea to use hospital style curtain tracks sounds great, did you…

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starrynightz
Jan 28, 2016 12:01 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
22 January 2016

Fixing BAL 29 Ember Screens to Aluminium Window Frames

Fixing BAL 29 Ember Screens to Aluminium Window Frames

Fly screens are installed on the inside of my windows and there are provisions to fix these fly screens in position. However the ember screens must be installed on the…

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Beetaloo
Jan 22, 2016 9:36 pm
Beetaloo
MezMaz71
MezMaz71
20 January 2016

Door Stops and Catchers

Door Stops and Catchers

Hi Jozh, we did a KDR last year, handover was first week of Sept . Those white stops was what our builder was going to install as well, but since we did our own flooring…

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MezMaz71
Jan 20, 2016 10:29 pm
Liliana
Liliana
19 January 2016

Latch bolt striking architrave

Latch bolt striking architrave

Hi oneJohn, Interesting suggestion. I'll pass it on, though you're right - you would want to have a steady hand and make sure you did a neat job on all of the architraves.

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Liliana
Jan 19, 2016 11:54 am
UPVCEU1
UPVCEU1
10 January 2016

Double glazing suppliers Perth

Double glazing suppliers Perth
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Try to import uPVC (with titanium dioxide) double glazed from Poland.For example,window tilt and turn 1000x1500 333,00AUD,tilt and slide terras door 2500x2200…

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UPVCEU1
Jan 10, 2016 7:08 am
UPVCEU1
Liliana
Liliana
9 January 2016

MDF versus Meranti/honeycomb

MDF versus Meranti/honeycomb

Hi JB1 Thanks for the reply. Yes, the Corinthian is MDF outer skin with honeycomb.

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Liliana
Jan 09, 2016 11:48 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
1 January 2016

Fly screens for casement windows

Fly screens for casement windows

Agree. Or advise where to get them.

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Saint Mike
Jan 01, 2016 6:51 am
Saint Mike
amiralkass1
amiralkass1
29 December 2015

Creating new window in weatherboard house

Creating new window in weatherboard house

Here are some advice. This will be helpful to you. - You need to decide is the configuration and design of your windows and how it's fits to your existing style - Look…

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amiralkass1
Dec 29, 2015 10:13 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
29 December 2015

sliding door

sliding door

They look like more like rivets than screws, in which case you could drill them out.

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oneJohn
Dec 29, 2015 7:01 pm
oneJohn

Hi all! Just taking a look at our windows and notice the extruded centre piece seems to be on the outside of most of the windows. I contacted the window company which…

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figtree2015
Dec 22, 2015 9:51 am
Cassie81
Cassie81
18 December 2015

Type of strike plate?

Type of strike plate?

I can do some measurements and take some photos when I am home on the weekend... I'm in Western Australia, all the homes here are brick and metal frames are standard,…

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Cassie81
Dec 18, 2015 6:35 pm
Hayzee
Hayzee
16 December 2015

window coverings for sliding/stacking or huge windows

window coverings for sliding/stacking or huge windows
1, 2

We ended up using a timber stacker with the 2 x 4 door folding mechanism, http://www.bifolddoorsperth.com.au you can see in their gallery as the 4 door actually looks like…

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Hayzee
Dec 16, 2015 12:03 pm
JB1
JB1
13 December 2015

Ecoclassic in trouble?

Ecoclassic in trouble?

Hi Ed, are you still going to be involved in the new business? I was planning to use your Windows in my new house.

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JB1
Dec 13, 2015 5:31 pm
colebatchd
colebatchd
13 December 2015

Door closer?

Door closer?

Hi All, I'm looking for a door closer for our front door - I'm thinking the gas strut type, but I really don't mind how it works. However all the door closers I've been…

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colebatchd
Dec 13, 2015 10:01 am
LauraS
LauraS
8 December 2015

Instal one window in strata apartment

Instal one window in strata apartment

I was wondering if anyone has installed a new window in a strata apartment in Sydney? I live in a small dark apartment with only one window and little ventilation. I…

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LauraS
Dec 08, 2015 9:05 am
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Stewie D
Dec 05, 2015 11:04 am
lenarufus
lenarufus
4 December 2015

Window tinting

Window tinting

What does it look like when looking outside? Is it very noticeable, does it look dark? Anyone have photos?

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lenarufus
Dec 04, 2015 8:48 am
Houseandhorse
Houseandhorse
3 December 2015

Does plan show window dimensions?

Does plan show window dimensions?

Thanks oneJohn. I think I should pay a visit to the display home with tape measure that way I can't go wrong can I! Display is open for limited time and I don't live near…

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Houseandhorse
Dec 03, 2015 10:17 am
Houseandhorse
unitedtwentyone
unitedtwentyone
2 December 2015

Help to recommend motorised blinds and curtain company .

Help to recommend motorised blinds and curtain company .

Hello anyone has any good recommendation for good window covering . we re doing a big reno and will be doing lots of window coverings. Atm we re looking at motorised…

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unitedtwentyone
Dec 02, 2015 4:23 pm
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Althom
Nov 23, 2015 10:01 pm
Althom
Sergey
Sergey
23 November 2015

Window to be bricked up - dont want it anymore. Who to call?

Window to be bricked up - dont want it anymore. Who to call?

Hi guys Don't really know who should I call to remove 2 windows and replace the cavity with bricks and patch up the plaster? The house is double brick. Do I need to change…

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Sergey
Nov 23, 2015 5:20 pm
jedics
jedics
20 November 2015

Polar Eco Windows

Polar Eco Windows

So have been looking into these windows and doors, Bunnings has completely inadequate pictures and Polars site mainly shows distance shots of them in a building eg.…

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jedics
Nov 20, 2015 4:50 pm
lenarufus
lenarufus
18 November 2015

Has anyone used Eurotech Windows in Melbourne?

Has anyone used Eurotech Windows in Melbourne?

We haven't used them but we visited the factory and they looked so good we were thinking of transporting them to Sydney. Still might, if they are indeed cheaper and if we…

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lenarufus
Nov 18, 2015 4:40 pm
MelFox
MelFox
17 November 2015

Glass louvers - adjustment to be able to open 90 degrees

Glass louvers - adjustment to be able to open 90 degrees

Hi, I am hoping someone out there is a louver expert! I have recently moved into a new property and the louvers on some windows open approximately 45 degrees. I would…

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MelFox
Nov 17, 2015 11:35 am
Decka
Decka
12 November 2015

hush glass vs double glazing

hush glass vs double glazing

Hi, using thicker glass can provide some insulation. Double glazing offers the best shield against…

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Decka
Nov 12, 2015 5:43 pm
Decka
Joker
Joker
10 November 2015

Wooden and Iron Entrance Door - Style???

Wooden and Iron Entrance Door - Style???

This trend is at the high end and really has nothing to do with Period homes ,it's just not used with volume builders and is now very contemporary , in fact using iron for…

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Joker
Nov 10, 2015 8:58 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
7 November 2015

Bathroom window requirements

Bathroom window requirements

What code says and what these builders are willing to do are two very different things I've learned. I have an internal window at floor height next to my bath, and a…

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MrsJM
Nov 07, 2015 11:40 am
MrsJM
NickM
NickM
7 November 2015

New build, I sit possible to supply own windows?

New build, I sit possible to supply own windows?

Hi Suzi, There are likely experts on here that will be able to provide you more detailed guidance but I reply as I am going through this exact issue right now on my new…

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NickM
Nov 07, 2015 6:34 am
rosemartin
rosemartin
5 November 2015

Insulated vinyl fabric window

Insulated vinyl fabric window

Insulated vinyl fabric or hardie-type siding replacement One strategy I am considering, getting offers on, is to replace some outside cedar clapboard window siding with…

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rosemartin
Nov 05, 2015 10:08 pm

Hi guys, our 1 year old home has a centurion garage door, and since new i have been complaining it seems to be struggling, and manual mode is very difficult to open. They…

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WildwoodHome
Nov 05, 2015 10:04 pm
Handy007
Handy007
2 November 2015

Need advise on cracked double glaze window pane

Need advise on cracked double glaze window pane

Hi, Have a look at this. Imported construction materials putting buildings, lives at risk: industry leaders

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Handy007
Nov 02, 2015 2:35 pm
Ummino
Ummino
30 October 2015

Have anyone used TRU Doors?

Have anyone used TRU Doors?

I've uded it, and twice I have to call for locksmith from http://emergencylocksmith.london becouse they shutt.

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Ummino
Oct 30, 2015 7:35 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
30 October 2015

Best type of sound proof windows for my bedroom?

Best type of sound proof windows for my bedroom?

Hello Sam, Laminated glass is when 2 pieces of glass are held together by a PVB layer or the laminate. The .38 or .76 refers to the thickness of the laminate. You can…

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Windowfactory
Oct 30, 2015 5:43 pm
jomesh007
jomesh007
30 October 2015

Window Glazing

Window Glazing

Hi mates, anyone have experience using Viridan Comfort Plus Safety Window Glass. Please help.

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jomesh007
Oct 30, 2015 6:49 am
jomesh007
reysmith
reysmith
30 October 2015

Old house changing windows

Old house changing windows

I have a 1937 Tudor that I purchased last year. I had no concept how bad the windows were (single glass, casement, glass) until my first winter year. To remain heated,…

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reysmith
Oct 29, 2015 11:41 pm


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