Windows & Doors
garage door seals
You may wish to consider using a Raven door seal. They have a large range or seals for most application.
Refer to link below for information on seals for garage doors.
May 20, 2010 1:31 pm
240v vs 12v with inverter??
io guess the first question is to make the decision of what light you ultimately want in your space.
with 12v lighting, there are many more bulb options…
Need Advise on Stacker vs Bi-Folds
Thanks for the reply. After I posted (and a sleepless night) I realised which way we needed to go.(I think I just need to get it all out as it was driving me…
Need to get some glass fitted to a door
Thanks Ed, I will have a look at their website.
We have already purchased our front door (for when we were going to owner build) and that too is triple glazed - so the…
Adding A Window – Brick Veneer
Please give me some info about a Do It Yourself project I would like to tackle.
I want to open a brick veneer wall so I can put in a smallish mini-greenhouse type window,…
Fire resistant screens for bifold doors
Sootymay, have you used "normal" windows underneath your shutters?
Firezone, have you checked out Miglas and Trend? They do a special range of BAL 40 windows and I think…
suitable mouldings for window frame?
I would think 25mm square dressed sections would be fine. Just remember to use a high durability timber on the outside so it doesn't rot.
I normally install the…
Window height with higher ceilings
In traditional design, window head heights are level along the facade. However, orientation and height can be anything you want in a modern house.
Install Double Glazed glass
Can I just buy the Double Glazed glass and install it myself???
As it looks very very expensive to put the Double glazed windows by…
Jun 08, 2010 5:49 pm
Window in place of kitchen splash back
It's nice and would have been perfect...but it's sure out of my price range! Oh well, was better to get a quote than continually wonder. Some of the uses for switchable…
Double Hung Windows
I have vantage 514 double hung windows. Was wondering if it is possible to…
Jun 15, 2010 9:42 pm
internal door handles
We've recently moved into a house which has crystalline 1970's door handles right through - ewww - they atched the chandeliers but they are all down now!
Square set windows (no reveal?)
We occasionally use a fixing lug where a reveal is not required and fixing through the frame is not possible. it is part of the uPVC…
Laminated Low-E Glass & Cracking
Simple solution, hand aris or polish all edges of any low-e glass. Standard practice, if you don't it will crack under thermal stress.
Jun 18, 2010 1:00 am
Jun 18, 2010 11:11 am
Locking Louver Windows
All our louvers came with locks, but if you can put locks on once installed you could always put on crimsafe/invisiguard on the windows would be more effective than…
Jun 18, 2010 11:24 pm
Asymmetrical stacking doors
We love our bifolds, they really open up the space in a way that sliders just can't.
But think carefully about which way you want them to open, and where you want the…
Western Red Cedar - maintaining
Painting the outside will get rid of your maintenance problems.
The inside will not be a major problem if you keep them in the natural timber appearance. I still used an…
Plantation Shutters Melbourne
Check out instyleblindsandshutters.com.au and another tiptopblinds.com.au and intoblinds.com.au, you can email them your plans and they will send you back a quote, seem to…
We often get asked for tilt & turn windows, which we supply in PVC, they look neat and are very flexible in operation. They have one drawback, being European in origin,…
Insulation, Carpets & House Paint
Re: carpets and underlay. There is no universal 'best'. You need to consider all your requirements before choosing what is best FOR YOU. With regard to environmental…
Double Glazed Windows
I think secondary glazing (with real windows) or replacement double glazed windows will be about the same price. I think replacement will add more value to your…
Jul 03, 2010 8:06 pm
well priced entry doors?
Our builder recommended Crown doors as being good quality "properly solid" doors that he thought were good value for money. They have a website where you can see all the…
Jul 04, 2010 11:09 pm
Is this gate too expensive ?
We have just received our invoice for our 35m of dog proof fencing complete with a 1800mm wide x 1200mm high gate (admittedly the fence is wire...)For 6 round treated pine…
Media room vs Family/dining vs open plan
I'm actually just waiting on some quotes for the soundproofing options. Might just go for another level of plasterboard if it's too much extra.
The floors throughout the…
Permit requiring opaque windows
Thank you everyone for the suggestions.
The removable film sounds great . Hope they don't check too carefully. I'd imagine many will be trying some crafty ways to overcome…
Jul 09, 2010 12:17 pm
can I shave off bottom of hollow core door
or take some off the top and some off the bottom - but this will require that you rehang the door (and after recent experiences, i can advice it can be hellish! - let's…
DG or Laminated Doors?
We live in Tumbarumba, NSW on the western side of the Kosciusko range. It is a cool climate but with sunny days pretty well all year round. Not as cold as Ballarat in…
Double Glazing Options
We are trying to sort out our window options at the moment and it is doing our head in how many options we have. We are going an Aluminium awning windows for most in…
Jul 12, 2010 3:26 pm