Windows & Doors
HelynLaundry Door - what are my options for covering it?
17 July 2009
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…
CoNNiESliding Cavity Door in Established Home...
17 July 2009
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…
KMBuildingHas anyone installed 'Element Thermal Break Windows'?
18 July 2009
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…
James BondHow much rain can hardwood timber reveals cope with?
22 July 2009
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…
ZerosignalFront door with glass - security door or not
24 July 2009
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…
THECONCRETORWindow brand recommendations
29 July 2009
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…
joeygbhRecommendation for Roller Shutters and / or Cafe Blinds
1 August 2009
We are getting…
BamDouble glazing windows: do they make a BIG difference?
2 August 2009
Yes, does sound weird 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…
gettingThereLast chance to change the positioning of our doors. HELP
10 August 2009
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…
CabinfeverSpotlight Custom Made Curtains - Good or Bad Service?
20 August 2009
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…
Yak_ChatLow-E glass and passive solar heating
22 August 2009
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…
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…