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Jazzie
Jazzie
30 September 2009

which windows?

which windows?

Just had our windows for entire house (rebuild) delivered. They're cedar sashless windows :? There is a big bay window as well which has these nifty wind out doovers :oops:

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Jazzie
Sep 30, 2009 8:08 am
Jazzie
EKT
EKT
30 September 2009

Expected cost for curtains???

Expected cost for curtains???

My kids windows (1.5m x1.8m) in blockout fabric cost $800 to get made and fitted. That was the best price I could find. Oops, I should mention that was for two :)

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EKT
Sep 30, 2009 4:27 pm
Guest
1 October 2009

Pocket door/Sliding door in a wall

Pocket door/Sliding door in a wall

perhaps refer to them as a cavity door and not a pocket slider. I think cavity door is a more comman term.

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Guest
Oct 01, 2009 11:32 am
our place
our place
1 October 2009

Alumin lourve has to be changed to glass!!

Alumin lourve has to be changed to glass!!

We have timber look alumin lourvers running across the front of our house that is under construction, the builder has just informed us to comply with the energy rating we…

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our place
Oct 01, 2009 6:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
2 October 2009

Tilt and turn window coverings

Tilt and turn window coverings

Looking at getting tilt and turn windows and my DW is stressing on what we can use for window coverings due to them opening inwards. I wondering…

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ECOECO
Oct 02, 2009 11:02 am
ECOECO
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
3 October 2009

BIG window for studio, Polycarbonate sheets? other ideas ?

BIG window for studio, Polycarbonate sheets? other ideas ?

I am looking to put a pretty big window into my shed / studio ( on the plans it is a shed :) I would like something about 8' x 8' or 2.5m x2.5m in a single clear panel but…

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D200 Doug
Oct 03, 2009 3:10 pm
Haven
Haven
5 October 2009

PD lifestyle translucent window - anyone have them?

PD lifestyle translucent window - anyone have them?

We're building Prestige, but I don't think that makes much difference. We asked for translucent in the bathrooms as well, but we were told that they don't do a frosted…

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Haven
Oct 05, 2009 6:52 am
Haven
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Guest
Oct 05, 2009 9:18 pm
jodge
jodge
6 October 2009

Urgent help needed with front door.

Urgent help needed with front door.

Hello! I don't know if this will really help, but we are getting the same long fixed handles for our front door (though we're having one of the 1200mm wide doors). Went…

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jodge
Oct 05, 2009 11:39 pm
jodge

Jazzie, if you are the perfect child as I am sure you are, you will not let another year pass without getting your mother the curtains befitting her station in life. Just…

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Neverfinished
Oct 06, 2009 8:55 pm
Neverfinished
jodge
jodge
7 October 2009

Sliced Pacific Maple - External Bi-Fold

Sliced Pacific Maple - External Bi-Fold

Hello cole_stew. . . I'm revisiting your thread in the hope of some information. I'm investigating a similar thing at the moment. . . we're going for a Hume XS24-1200…

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jodge
Oct 07, 2009 4:26 pm
jodge
ahorner
ahorner
7 October 2009

hanging internal door & image of flush panel door

hanging internal door & image of flush panel door

Hi everyone two things, please: - does anyone know how much it costs to hang an internal door? an estimate. I live in Melbourne. - what does an external flush panel door…

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ahorner
Oct 07, 2009 5:24 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
8 October 2009

What are window reveals / lugs

What are window reveals / lugs

We have recently gotten a few quotes from some window companies but a lot of the quotes state they don't include reveals or lugs. I'm not…

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ECOECO
Oct 08, 2009 9:54 pm
ECOECO
BecH
BecH
9 October 2009

Brisbane builders, a question

Brisbane builders, a question

Sorry I have only just checked back this post Kylie - I've pm'ed you. billdsl - I spoke to Geoff (who is the manager in maroochydore) from there a couple of weeks ago,…

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BecH
Oct 09, 2009 1:44 pm

Master bedroom window : starts approx 1.8m from the finish floor level All the bedrooms : starts approx 1.5m from the finish floor…

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room4acubby
Oct 10, 2009 11:04 am
room4acubby
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ECOECO
Oct 10, 2009 12:13 pm
ECOECO
makoby
makoby
11 October 2009

does anyone have "dune" colourbond windows??

does anyone have "dune" colourbond windows??

I was really wanting dune/woodland grey as my colours but I didnt want dark window frames and they arent a choice to us in Dune (which is so annoying cos my hubby is a…

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makoby
Oct 11, 2009 12:33 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
12 October 2009

Roof Windows vs Skylights

Roof Windows vs Skylights

A roof window opens whilst a skylight is a fixed pane. The names between the two culd probably blur between the two types I guess between manufacturers

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Dukekamaya
Oct 12, 2009 2:12 pm
Dukekamaya
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 October 2009

Local double-glazing supplier

Local double-glazing supplier
1 ... 4, 5, 6

If you Google WTO and ISO you will find that ISO is much more than quality management. One of the purposes is the avoidance of repeated…

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ECOECO
Oct 14, 2009 9:31 am
ECOECO
Reno_girl
Reno_girl
14 October 2009

Sashless windows

Sashless windows

I've received two quotes so far and both are the same. Has anyone used Shuggs or Aneeta before? Would you recommend them Thanks

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Reno_girl
Oct 14, 2009 10:51 am
jspitz
jspitz
14 October 2009

Options on window coverings for a really narrow window.

Options on window coverings for a really narrow window.

Hi, we have two narrow windows in our powder room (280mm) and am unsure what options there are to cover them. I had wanted to do a honeycomb like sheer blind on them but…

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jspitz
Oct 14, 2009 8:13 pm
ozzybird
ozzybird
15 October 2009

Stacker doors - Curtains, blinds or something else?

Stacker doors - Curtains, blinds or something else?

(I am also recessing the track into the ceiling to make it look neater.) Wow that would be cool but I don't think our builder would do this without some serious $$ from us.

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ozzybird
Oct 15, 2009 7:29 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
17 October 2009

Garage conversion and carport - feedback - photos

Garage conversion and carport - feedback - photos

The only problem I can see is from my experience garages and carports have no waterproofing membrane underneath the floor and consequently can feel damp and as such are…

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Uncle Arfur
Oct 17, 2009 5:17 am
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
17 October 2009

Changing a normal bathroom single door to a louvered door?

Changing a normal bathroom single door to a louvered door?

The only louvered doors Ive seen recently are cupboard or old pantry doors (much smaller and thinner) and wonder if they are even made now a days?

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Uncle Arfur
Oct 17, 2009 5:26 am
ring09
ring09
17 October 2009

Does anyone have black timber venetians?

Does anyone have black timber venetians?

I've seen really dark chocolate brown venetians in DFH display homes, which almost look black, they look really good and probably will be going down this path myself. I…

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ring09
Oct 17, 2009 10:04 am
ring09
d3p
d3p
18 October 2009

Big window guideline

Big window guideline

Hi all... I was hoping if anyone can direct me to the right path, in relation to window height/width guidelines. We have finalised our drawing. Somehow i become paranoid…

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d3p
Oct 18, 2009 11:10 am
sabby32
sabby32
18 October 2009

Windows dramas - anyone have such problems???

Windows dramas - anyone have such problems???

An update on our windows drama. Ed, we have complained extensively to both the manufacturer and the builder and waiting for a decision. The builder keeps saying he will do…

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sabby32
Oct 18, 2009 3:40 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 October 2009

Double Hung Windows repair - know anyone?

Double Hung Windows repair - know anyone?

Welcome. :D I googled the broken component - "sash balancer" "spiral…

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ECOECO
Oct 19, 2009 3:03 pm
ECOECO
TheAlbany
TheAlbany
20 October 2009

Advice about door handles wanted see photo.

Advice about door handles wanted see photo.

Replace them with some new gainsborough ones but in their range of the older style/looking door handles :-D :) :( :-o :shock: :-? 8) :lol: :-x :-P :oops: :cry: :evil: :twisted: :roll: :wink: :-| :: :z: :n: :sh: :th: ::cheerleader::

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TheAlbany
Oct 20, 2009 1:26 am
TheAlbany
dragon20
dragon20
20 October 2009

Advice on - Paint or re-stain skirting

Advice on - Paint or re-stain skirting

LOL! I think this is really starting to be a discussion about personal preference :) The timber seems to be good timber, i not sure what constitutes good timber but its in…

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dragon20
Oct 20, 2009 6:26 pm
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
23 October 2009

The guy who installed my curtains damaged my benchtop!

The guy who installed my curtains damaged my benchtop!

I think you might be in trouble because you cannot prove he did it, and yes they should have insurance.

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buildingwithhamra
Oct 23, 2009 7:03 am
holo
holo
23 October 2009

Centor Architectural screening systems for bifolds

Centor Architectural screening systems for bifolds

Hi Guys I see a few posts on this product at the end of last year. However has anyone got any experience of actually using this screening product for Bifolds…

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holo
Oct 23, 2009 2:00 pm
Molly
Molly
24 October 2009

Light Weight Solid Exterior Door, do they exist?

Light Weight Solid Exterior Door, do they exist?

Does anyone know of a light weight solid exterior door (no glass)? We have an entry of 1200 x 2340 and do not want to have a pivot door or a smaller door with fixed panels.

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Molly
Oct 24, 2009 6:59 pm
Blue & Yellow
Blue & Yellow
28 October 2009

Eco classic double glazed window - Broken

Eco classic double glazed window - Broken

The entire IGU (both panels) will be replaced mate. Depending on the availability of the glass used the lead time may vary but shouldn't exceed five days until delivery.

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Blue & Yellow
Oct 28, 2009 11:39 am
billdsl
billdsl
28 October 2009

Best noise reducing windows and doors on the market

Best noise reducing windows and doors on the market

sorry had to watch another one of my all time favourite strong bads http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail57.html japanese cartoon, gotta have blue hair!

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billdsl
Oct 28, 2009 6:19 pm
billdsl
venno
venno
31 October 2009

Kitchen servery bifold windows

Kitchen servery bifold windows

I ended up having the jarrah ones installed, they look great. If I new how time consuming 3 coats of varnish on the colonial bars was, I think I would have had them plain :)

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venno
Oct 30, 2009 11:47 pm
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
2 November 2009

Magnetite for sound

Magnetite for sound

I lived for some years in an apartment in Europe that had double glazed windows. Both the sound level reduction and the reduction in heat loss during winter were very…

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Fiffaro
Nov 02, 2009 1:28 pm
JilaMint
JilaMint
3 November 2009

Tinted Glass for Privacy

Tinted Glass for Privacy

Have any of the men on the forum used the urinal in the pub in Cairns where, thanks to some one way glass, you can see into the restaurant area…

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JilaMint
Nov 03, 2009 9:49 am
XT4V
XT4V
4 November 2009

help I keep getting burglarized

help I keep getting burglarized
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more info please? :? did you hear them & chase them out?

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XT4V
Nov 04, 2009 10:37 am
Arthur
Arthur
5 November 2009

Photo-grey window awnings

Photo-grey window awnings

I want to shade my windows on the north side of the house with awnings. I understand that you can have these retractable and motorised etc with sensors, but that seems an…

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Arthur
Nov 05, 2009 2:43 pm
Michelle From Perth
Michelle From Perth
5 November 2009

Is it worth upgrading windows?

Is it worth upgrading windows?

You could use this product guide: http://www.viridianglass.com/products/d ... 20Data.pdf It has quite a lot of data specifically related to light, insulation and solar…

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Michelle From Perth
Nov 05, 2009 3:03 pm
Carmel
Carmel
5 November 2009

Timber Blinds. Cheapa-Blinds online. Heard of them?

Timber Blinds. Cheapa-Blinds online. Heard of them?

We eventually ordered our blinds from All Blind Solutions. Turned out they had done a couple of friends homes. I found the idea of ordering online a bit too uncomfortable.…

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Carmel
Nov 05, 2009 5:06 pm
Carmel
Steveo
Steveo
5 November 2009

Timber vs Aluminium

Timber vs Aluminium
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Steveo - "Is there an independant that can look at plans and comment on glazing choice "bang for buck"??" Certainly Steveo! You can find…

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Steveo
Nov 05, 2009 6:47 pm
Steveo
HappyCamper_au
HappyCamper_au
6 November 2009

Vertical blinds. What is your opinion?

Vertical blinds. What is your opinion?
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Add me to the list of people who dislike verticals! In my current house I fitted aluminium venetians from Spotlight. Knowing they have 20% off days on a regular basis I…

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HappyCamper_au
Nov 06, 2009 3:09 pm
shunt
shunt
6 November 2009

cavity doors scraping

cavity doors scraping

:: Thanks heaps for that . I removed part of the frame and adjusted the nut...and all is good. I appreciate your help.

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shunt
Nov 06, 2009 7:58 pm
themax
themax
6 November 2009

Colourful blinds

Colourful blinds

Something like these mummyfixer? I LOVE them. I have never seen the fabric around though...has anyone…

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themax
Nov 06, 2009 8:47 pm
themax
Bam
Bam
8 November 2009

Looking for place to buy nice Roller blinds in Melbourne

Looking for place to buy nice Roller blinds in Melbourne

^ Ive seen H2B's blinds in person, and must say the quality is great!

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Bam
Nov 08, 2009 12:14 pm
Bam

Here is a picture of a similar door, the short panels are supposed to be at…

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buildingwithhamra
Nov 12, 2009 6:54 am


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