Windows & Doors
liveonimpulseAluminum or Timber Bi-fold doors and other questions
23 August 2009
The house faces due east. So the bigger door in the alfresco will be facing north (great in winter) and the smaller one west. However, the alfresco roofing will cover both…
mgmCan you install a cat door in a double glazed unit?
24 August 2009
We have a glass sliding door and it's double glazed. We need to install a cat door so we're thinking of installing it in the static piece of…
mac64cavity slidng door key lock???
28 August 2009
hi you could try a lockwood 355 or 3573 http://www.lockweb.com.au/products/?pro ... goryID=471
ECOECOSecondary Glazing vs Blockout Shutters (roller shutters)
30 August 2009
Prices vary enormously, I think you're in NSW, so that rules EcoClassic out on economics I feel. Are you close to Qld border? If so try A&L Windows in Yatala. The price…
ECOECOChanging Garage door and Window frames to Timber finish
31 August 2009
It's all too late... but A&L would not have given you timber look anyway. Sorry, Ed
DukekamayaWindow sil crack anything to worry about?
4 September 2009
These systems have been in use for some time, 'often' may have been a poor choice of word. I should they they have been known to fail due to the barriers being…
StormyAnyone know where u can get readymade sheer eyelet curtains?
5 September 2009
I'm pretty sure Freedom and Target have some too.
kytonwindows 1.8 m high , is it a bit too big ?
5 September 2009
Every single one of our windows are 1.8m high - the widths are the only thing that vary. Only know this for sure since I just went and measured them all this morning for blinds.
bluemetal77Awning over windows.. supplier / cost?
8 September 2009
Ours have to go over the northern side of the house .. and it has to go there because the windows are not shaded by eaves .. hence! .. I'll go visit bunnings and see if…
JilaMintRemoving white "design" across the middle of doors
10 September 2009
wow ... learn some new piece of useless trivia on this forum…
SteveoVenetians Internal to Double Glazing... available now PICS
13 September 2009
Indeed Ed, I had a play with your magnetic window yesterday, and it is an amazingly smooth operation for something fuly enclosed. Not for us, but an excellent idea none the less.
ECOECO(1) Thermal Cracking Issues and (2) Argon Gas Loss??
19 September 2009
Thanks for that. The Sunguard site has a lot of relevant information including comments about frames being in direct contact with concrete…
lisahelloShould internal doors be painted on the top and bottom?
20 September 2009
Hi Andy, I went around with a mirror to check them top and bottom on our old house saved us heaps of time - they warp quite badly if they aren't. regards Lisa
Mark McJust for the record - my take on aluminium windows...
21 September 2009
Mark, As an industry person are you able to contribute to my queries about thermal cracking and argon gas loss in another thread in this…
dymonite69Sound proofing a double hung sash window
21 September 2009
Whilst good test data about thermal insulation accompanies many windows, there is less information for specific products on acoustic insulation. The important figure is…
House-To-BeAre you a curtain or blinds person?
26 September 2009
I've gone for a combination too. Romans (blockout) in the family, meals, kitchen, stairwell, kids playroom and study Rollers (blockout) in the kids bedrooms, pantry,…