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seeking solutions
seeking solutions
13 July 2009

Colour Help

Colour Help

what are your surroundings like??

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seeking solutions
Jul 13, 2009 7:57 pm
seeking solutions

I changed from one standard height door to two double higher feature doors with glass (Corinthian INF4G).... total cost,…

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iTalk
Jul 14, 2009 10:46 am
iTalk
andy_min
andy_min
14 July 2009

Ensuite Windows

Ensuite Windows

Andy_min what are the dimensions of your double shower and the glass. I want to make sure that we don't end up with water just spraying…

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andy_min
Jul 14, 2009 8:16 pm
andy_min

a couple of…

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kexkez
Jul 15, 2009 10:56 am
kexkez
Hels
Hels
16 July 2009

Fly screens and doors

Fly screens and doors

Lisa - It would be a good idea to go through the window company as you know you will be getting a good fit on the screens and doors. Strange how PD use A&L for Access and…

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Hels
Jul 16, 2009 11:54 am
Hels
Tony & Emma
Tony & Emma
16 July 2009

Double Glazing

Double Glazing

Just rang Burbank, the base price is $254,900.00. It's strecthing my budget! Leave no room for other costs like driveway, fencing, other…

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Tony & Emma
Jul 16, 2009 3:41 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
16 July 2009

Low-E and UV protection

Low-E and UV protection

I am sure we can do this, but the price will be significant. Local DGUs plus…

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ECOECO
Jul 16, 2009 7:00 pm
ECOECO
Helyn
Helyn
17 July 2009

Laundry Door - what are my options for covering it?

Laundry Door - what are my options for covering it?

I do like the "new" style laundry doors as descibed by Helyn with the window/blind in them, but with two large dogs, the pet flap would take up most of…

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Helyn
Jul 17, 2009 10:32 am
Helyn
CoNNiE
CoNNiE
17 July 2009

Sliding Cavity Door in Established Home...

Sliding Cavity Door in Established Home...

Thanks jbdave... you cant see it in the pic but there is actually already a small wall on the left side, so it's just a matter of putting something in the middle to close…

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CoNNiE
Jul 17, 2009 2:50 pm
mikemix
mikemix
18 July 2009

Tilt & Turn Windows

Tilt & Turn Windows

We have one in our showroom (make that old showroom as we are moving as we…

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mikemix
Jul 18, 2009 9:03 am
KMBuilding
KMBuilding
18 July 2009

Has anyone installed 'Element Thermal Break Windows'?

Has anyone installed 'Element Thermal Break Windows'?

I am currently investigating thermal break windows and would be interested in feedback on 'Element Windows' product line or any thermal break alternatives people have…

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KMBuilding
Jul 18, 2009 9:39 pm
Casa2
Casa2
19 July 2009

Cost to add argon fill for a double glazed unit

Cost to add argon fill for a double glazed unit

I'm signing contracts with a builder next week and there's a lot on my mind. I'll PM you about the argon price.

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Casa2
Jul 19, 2009 3:56 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
20 July 2009

I still need curtains?

I still need curtains?

Double glazing does not replace the benefits of curtains, but it does make the windows perform better than single glazed windows. Single glazed with heavy curtains is…

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Yak_Chat
Jul 20, 2009 12:06 am
Yak_Chat
donuts
donuts
20 July 2009

Sheer curtains!!!!

Sheer curtains!!!!

sorry fully I don't have the cost of the sheers ... all I know is for that whole window, not the bay one but the plain one, for the blockout roller in Daintree fabric, the…

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donuts
Jul 20, 2009 12:48 pm
donuts
lisanne
lisanne
20 July 2009

HELP!!! Roman upgrade issue!!!!

HELP!!! Roman upgrade issue!!!!

I just got a call from Vista and they said it would be between $6,500 and $7k for my blinds with their current promotional offer which is 50% off some of the blinds. I…

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lisanne
Jul 20, 2009 5:41 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
20 July 2009

Honeycomb/Cellular blinds

Honeycomb/Cellular blinds

The hard data is sketchy. Thermal insulation is theoretically better than normal blinds. Acoustic insulation might be beter. Double glazing gives you an STC improvement…

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dymonite69
Jul 20, 2009 10:04 pm
dymonite69
monaclare
monaclare
22 July 2009

Different types of wood and staining

Different types of wood and staining

Okay, so the fingers and toes crossed its cedar ::lol:: Thanks for that!

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monaclare
Jul 22, 2009 3:53 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 July 2009

Fly / Securtiy screen recs in Melbourne

Fly / Securtiy screen recs in Melbourne

thanks Ed ill give them a call. Just another question; Do fly screens and security screens come in common window colours? We are having Woodland…

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ECOECO
Jul 22, 2009 6:57 pm
ECOECO
James Bond
James Bond
22 July 2009

How much rain can hardwood timber reveals cope with?

How much rain can hardwood timber reveals cope with?

Hi We have just installed UPVC windows with hardwood internal timber reveals. There are no walls on the house but there is a roof. The windows are getting rather wet in…

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James Bond
Jul 22, 2009 7:47 pm
James Bond
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themax
Jul 23, 2009 9:23 pm
themax
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
24 July 2009

Front door with glass - security door or not

Front door with glass - security door or not

I like the look of the stainless steel mesh. Will be something to consider once we have started to build. I do not suppose you have an image of one of those doors fitted…

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Zerosignal
Jul 24, 2009 11:50 pm
digamma
digamma
26 July 2009

Security Door Help Which One

Security Door Help Which One

That aluguard stuff is tough. It does cut down a lot of visibility and airflow, but you could crash a truck into it and it would be fine. At least with the fibreglass mesh…

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digamma
Jul 26, 2009 10:16 am
digamma
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
28 July 2009

What door options have i got

What door options have i got

Essentially a bi-fold is one door cut in half and hinged to fold back on itself. Bi-fold french doors would be two of these which meet together when closed

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Dukekamaya
Jul 28, 2009 7:10 pm
Dukekamaya
THECONCRETOR
THECONCRETOR
29 July 2009

Window brand recommendations

Window brand recommendations
1, 2, 3, 4

we are owner building and paid a bit extra for dowel as we had them in our other house and they were good and strong. Also someone we know has jason windows and they are…

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THECONCRETOR
Jul 29, 2009 3:35 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 July 2009

Fitting dummy knobs

Fitting dummy knobs

Give that man a beer :D I never thought of that way to do it. Makes perfect sense now :oops: The screw is 55mm long, so more than enough to get…

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ECOECO
Jul 29, 2009 10:49 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 July 2009

Windows sized vs finished size?

Windows sized vs finished size?

Yes, the reveals is the timber frame around…

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ECOECO
Jul 30, 2009 5:03 pm
ECOECO
buzzard_38
buzzard_38
30 July 2009

Mould around window reveals in Beechwood homes

Mould around window reveals in Beechwood homes

Has anyone had any problems with mould around the window reveals in there new Beechwood home? Any feedback would be appreciated thank you

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buzzard_38
Jul 30, 2009 8:43 pm
King willy
King willy
1 August 2009

Sliding door for family room

Sliding door for family room

Hi Im big on the sliding cavity doors. I think you will need a 1200mm door. You can get them of the rack. But they are a bit dearer than say a 1050mm @ $90.00. The cavity…

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King willy
Aug 01, 2009 12:37 pm
King willy
Bam
Bam
2 August 2009

Double glazing windows: do they make a BIG difference?

Double glazing windows: do they make a BIG difference?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Yes, does sound weird :lol: :P There's just too many things to think of when building. Im starting to think it would have been a lot simpler going through a builder who I…

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Bam
Aug 02, 2009 11:51 pm
Bam
joeygbh
joeygbh
4 August 2009

Security door supplier/installer in West ?

Security door supplier/installer in West ?

Point Cook, VIC Just had one installed - mesh only in frame. Give Jim at…

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joeygbh
Aug 04, 2009 1:42 pm
joeygbh
gettingThere
gettingThere
10 August 2009

Last chance to change the positioning of our doors. HELP

Last chance to change the positioning of our doors. HELP

I'd move the bed1 and bed4 doors closer and reverse the opening of bed1 door Def. leave a door on the linen cupboard unless you're super…

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gettingThere
Aug 10, 2009 1:25 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
10 August 2009

Reflective Window coverings

Reflective Window coverings

Yep - window tinting - check out the 3m web site for the plethora of their products.

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Yak_Chat
Aug 10, 2009 8:22 pm
Yak_Chat
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kristofw
Aug 12, 2009 12:16 pm
kristofw
Visionarii Brad
Visionarii Brad
12 August 2009

Traditional look UPVC windows

Traditional look UPVC windows

Hi Daniels, I think I know which ones you mean. There is a display at the Mornington Home Innovations centre (Bungower RdMornington) and I think the exhibitor is called…

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Visionarii Brad
Aug 12, 2009 3:05 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
13 August 2009

Replacing windows in old home

Replacing windows in old home

Yes, that's right. Not all but most, and especially some manufacturers... and better quality & performance than nearly all. PVC…

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dymonite69
Aug 13, 2009 12:00 am
dymonite69
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 August 2009

Installing windows in an existing house

Installing windows in an existing house

The total value of the works will mean you need someone with a builder's licence. Ed

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ECOECO
Aug 14, 2009 5:26 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 August 2009

Transposrting a sliding door

Transposrting a sliding door

You should remove the active panels and lay everything flat. The panels should lift out. Ed

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ECOECO
Aug 15, 2009 9:48 am
ECOECO
themax
themax
15 August 2009

PVC Windows Feedback

PVC Windows Feedback

mmm interesting, thank you :)

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themax
Aug 15, 2009 11:47 am
themax
thorney
thorney
15 August 2009

Hume Savoy XS11 Entry Door

Hume Savoy XS11 Entry Door

:lol: Heya Thorney. What a goose I am!! The windows are actually Decowood - so anodised aluminium with woodgrain effect. Our garage doors are the…

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thorney
Aug 15, 2009 9:03 pm
thorney
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 August 2009

Frame for bi-fold... help needed for diy

Frame for bi-fold... help needed for diy

okay so we have decided on bi-folds, the next problem is frame and please excuse my lack of terminology. We have cut a hole in the wall,…

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ECOECO
Aug 17, 2009 1:44 pm
ECOECO
4walls
4walls
18 August 2009

Yet another curtain question

Yet another curtain question

if you have a pelmet you will be hidding the heading (top) of the curtain, thus a pencil pleat is usually used. There are many factors that affect the way the curtain…

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4walls
Aug 18, 2009 2:22 pm
4walls
Hels
Hels
19 August 2009

DIY Curtains or Vertical blinds

DIY Curtains or Vertical blinds

I bought some curtains at Spotlight yesterday as there was 20% off. For a pair that would fit a 2.5m window, plus pole and hooks it came to $140. They are good quality too…

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Hels
Aug 19, 2009 7:42 pm
Hels
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
20 August 2009

Spotlight Custom Made Curtains - Good or Bad Service?

Spotlight Custom Made Curtains - Good or Bad Service?

I had spotlight come out to do a quote. Lovely lady, good conversation. Heard nothing for two weeks, so rang up. Got the old "sorry, we're really be busy, be back to you…

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Cabinfever
Aug 20, 2009 9:40 am
Cabinfever

Our PVC slider would be maybe 1/10th the price, do the same job (as all sashes slide) and have an integral…

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ECOECO
Aug 22, 2009 9:58 am
ECOECO
Beeliaroo
Beeliaroo
22 August 2009

How much would it cost to add a door?

How much would it cost to add a door?

Yes a french door will be lovely!! i will have to go around to bunnings to find out how much they are.

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Beeliaroo
Aug 22, 2009 11:04 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
22 August 2009

Low-E glass and passive solar heating

Low-E glass and passive solar heating
1 ... 6, 7, 8

The best prooduct is rockwool treated with a moisture repelent - it's certified as suitable for inside brick / briock veneer walls when a vapour barrier isn't present and…

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Yak_Chat
Aug 22, 2009 2:56 pm
Yak_Chat


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