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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 9:13 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 8:29 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 6:17 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 6:26 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 11:04 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 12:10 pm
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 4:40 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 4:03 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 2:26 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 7:26 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 8:03 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 3:00 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 7:59 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 12:39 pm
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 7:19 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 31, 2009 12:47 am
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 2:28 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 10:49 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 11:37 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 3:43 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 4:03 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 6:06 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 7:47 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 4:09 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 8:58 pm

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 9:47 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 1:14 pm
Bam
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
12 November 2009

Change upside down doors?

Change upside down doors?

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

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buildingwithhamra
Nov 12, 2009 7:54 am
sarahc
sarahc
13 November 2009

Confused which door/window covering to choose. HELP!

Confused which door/window covering to choose. HELP!

Hi there, I am building in wa and hoping that someone can help. I have had a few quotes and am tossing up between the following for coverings for my two large sliding…

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sarahc
Nov 13, 2009 3:27 pm
Humph
Humph
15 November 2009

Gumy stuff around windows

Gumy stuff around windows

Thanks Fiffaro and Fu Manchu. I wont sound like a nurd now when I go to Bunnings. Humph.

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Humph
Nov 15, 2009 12:28 am
Humph
themax
themax
24 November 2009

Tinted windows are they too dark inside?

Tinted windows are they too dark inside?

Thanks Sheepdog (cool name!), that is helpful, I will keep tha tin mind. I haven't decided yet.

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themax
Nov 24, 2009 7:41 pm
themax

I like all off the other ideas. Don't go with the venetian thing, it looks awful and dated! What about a bi-fold door?…

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netadelle
Nov 25, 2009 9:21 am
netadelle
Bek
Bek
26 November 2009

Front Door Handles - Is it me or does this look wrong?

Front Door Handles - Is it me or does this look wrong?
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Congratulations, well done!!!!! I'm glad this forum gave you the strength to speak up, and in turn, get what you deserve!

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Bek
Nov 26, 2009 9:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 November 2009

EcoClassic - Email Questions & Queries

EcoClassic - Email Questions & Queries

Hi I must apologise to anyone who has tried to get contact us via email recently, especially on the homeone…

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ECOECO
Nov 30, 2009 9:16 am
ECOECO
sylerion
sylerion
8 December 2009

Reasonably priced Blinds in Perth metro area

Reasonably priced Blinds in Perth metro area

After comparing the blinds prices from Bunnings, Kresta, Westral, we went for the Ikea ones.Looks pretty good and sturdy.

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sylerion
Dec 08, 2009 1:59 am
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
13 December 2009

Quality of roller blinds

Quality of roller blinds

I've been doing some online pricing of roller blinds from few websites which all seem to charge about the same. I have yet to do any quotes with actual blind stores -…

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buildingadreamhome
Dec 13, 2009 2:09 pm
buildingadreamhome
Cougs
Cougs
13 December 2009

Does anyone have this type of Roller Blinds?

Does anyone have this type of Roller Blinds?

Hi Jazzie, We are close to hand over to our new home and we are deciding on roller blinds. What we want are plain ones but double…

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Cougs
Dec 13, 2009 4:43 pm
Cougs
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
14 December 2009

Venetian Blinds for Stairwell Window

Venetian Blinds for Stairwell Window

Our stairwell window faces West and it lets in ALOT of heat, last summer you could feel it in the stairwell as you walked up and down. So, I'd have to say that yes it…

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House-To-Be
Dec 14, 2009 4:21 pm
GraveDilute
GraveDilute
21 December 2009

Poor window supports

Poor window supports

OK. My confidence has been battered after seeing their response to remedial works required from an independent building inspection, so I assumed this was more poor…

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GraveDilute
Dec 21, 2009 3:03 pm
webbiegareth
webbiegareth
22 December 2009

Gaps between our windows and brickwork - is this normal?

Gaps between our windows and brickwork - is this normal?

I created a thread earlier today about this... I couldn't find the question answered anywhere - but finally found this thread! (Whoops, didn't really need to create my own…

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webbiegareth
Dec 22, 2009 5:07 pm
waylow
waylow
31 December 2009

frameless glass stacker doors

frameless glass stacker doors

Couldnt pay me enough to fit another lotus frameless system. There is just no comparison between them and dorma or hafele (other than price!)

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waylow
Dec 31, 2009 4:47 pm
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kristofw
Jan 01, 2010 11:55 pm
kristofw
Striking
Striking
5 January 2010

Replacing aluminiumm window with timber

Replacing aluminiumm window with timber

Timber windows and doors are quite expensive, you are probably looking at $2k ish.... ball park

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Striking
Jan 05, 2010 8:30 pm
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Bam
Jan 06, 2010 7:30 pm
Bam


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