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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
liveonimpulse
liveonimpulse
23 August 2009

Aluminum or Timber Bi-fold doors and other questions

Aluminum or Timber Bi-fold doors and other questions

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…

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liveonimpulse
Aug 23, 2009 8:43 am
ozzroo
ozzroo
23 August 2009

Gap between sliding doors?

Gap between sliding doors?

Ed, Was thinking the same when I posetd the pics last night. First thought it may be the angle of my pic but then it really seems one handle is lower than the…

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ozzroo
Aug 23, 2009 12:12 pm
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
23 August 2009

Scratched Windows

Scratched Windows

Some of our windows came with the plastic film over frame and glass. Others didn't have it and have scratches on the frame. I've raised this with our SS and he's looking…

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stonecutter1309
Aug 23, 2009 7:31 pm
stonecutter1309

I had red doors ;D Adored them! http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=1554269&l=f497b57dd1&id=565306222 This time we are going for the XS24,…

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meghan
Aug 24, 2009 11:53 am
mgm
mgm
24 August 2009

Can you install a cat door in a double glazed unit?

Can you install a cat door in a double glazed unit?

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…

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mgm
Aug 24, 2009 4:26 pm
paintbrush
paintbrush
27 August 2009

Curtain Divider/Door

Curtain Divider/Door

My post is a little out of the ordinary, I am not a home owner but a current rentee seeking advice on dividing a very large room. I wish to use the following wires from…

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paintbrush
Aug 27, 2009 6:48 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 August 2009

Secondary Glazing vs Blockout Shutters (roller shutters)

Secondary Glazing vs Blockout Shutters (roller shutters)

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…

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ECOECO
Aug 30, 2009 9:47 am
ECOECO
Mr_T
Mr_T
30 August 2009

Good Advice Required for Secondary Glazing

Good Advice Required for Secondary Glazing

Thanks. Have emailed you regarding making a mutually convenient appointment time.

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Mr_T
Aug 30, 2009 5:42 pm
cashews
cashews
30 August 2009

sliding doors or bifolds installation cost

sliding doors or bifolds installation cost

Bear in mind you will also need to factor in the price of installing a suitable beam or t section above the door.

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cashews
Aug 30, 2009 7:29 pm
billdsl
billdsl
31 August 2009

Blinds for sliding doors?

Blinds for sliding doors?
1, 2

Here are some factors to choose for sliding doors. For more info go through this link :

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billdsl
Aug 31, 2009 8:24 am
billdsl
KingHenry
KingHenry
31 August 2009

Fly Screens

Fly Screens

Hi, Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately the bar does slightly protrude past the architrave when the casement window is open. We may have to bite the bullet and get a…

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KingHenry
Aug 31, 2009 1:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
31 August 2009

Changing Garage door and Window frames to Timber finish

Changing Garage door and Window frames to Timber finish

It's all too late... but A&L would not have given you timber look anyway. Sorry, Ed

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ECOECO
Aug 31, 2009 11:09 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 September 2009

Can scratches be removed from a window?

Can scratches be removed from a window?

I in Melbourne. A lot of the windows did have film on them and "someone" removed it, so everything got covered in mortar and now lots of…

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ECOECO
Sep 01, 2009 6:14 pm
ECOECO
Roz
Roz
1 September 2009

One large or two smaller windows?

One large or two smaller windows?

Thanks buildingwithhamra and 4walls. We have still to buy furniture so this makes it a bit tricky to visualise the room layout... good point though that 300mm is narrow…

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Roz
Sep 01, 2009 10:55 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
2 September 2009

Sound proof large cavity doors

Sound proof large cavity doors

The gap would roughly be the same. Its not a matter of the door being sliding or not, its whether the door is hollow or solid. I used to have a door on my old studio which…

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Dukekamaya
Sep 02, 2009 9:41 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
4 September 2009

Window sil crack anything to worry about?

Window sil crack anything to worry about?

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…

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Dukekamaya
Sep 04, 2009 7:16 pm
Dukekamaya
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Stormy
Sep 05, 2009 8:05 am
Stormy
kyton
kyton
5 September 2009

windows 1.8 m high , is it a bit too big ?

windows 1.8 m high , is it a bit too big ?

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.

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kyton
Sep 05, 2009 1:59 pm
kyton
pete002
pete002
5 September 2009

doors/window onto balcony

doors/window onto balcony

Check out copmliance isues with AS 1288 and BCA VOL 2 Housing Provisions - Glazing. Installing openings on balconies particularly over 1m high and double sliders require…

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pete002
Sep 05, 2009 4:36 pm
Rowena
Rowena
5 September 2009

Cost of double glazing

Cost of double glazing

Thanks Ed. I value your opinion. ::smile::

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Rowena
Sep 05, 2009 7:29 pm
Rowena
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 September 2009

Finishing off External Alum Sliding Door flashing

Finishing off External Alum Sliding Door flashing

Hi We have an old house (100 yr) that has had a alum sliding door replaced in a single brick wall / concrete floor. The black flashing has been…

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ECOECO
Sep 07, 2009 10:47 am
ECOECO
paddy
paddy
7 September 2009

2400 window height with a 2550 ceiling

2400 window height with a 2550 ceiling

I would say you could go up to a 2300 height assuming you have a 450 eave and about 20-22.5 degree roof which is pretty common and will leave you…

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paddy
Sep 07, 2009 12:46 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
7 September 2009

Anyone have pics of Corinithian Madison Door

Anyone have pics of Corinithian Madison Door

Yes they did and the most worrying thing about that is that they or our SS didn't…

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House-To-Be
Sep 07, 2009 9:38 pm
Steveo
Steveo
8 September 2009

Double Glazed Windows - Type and Price - Vote, Vote, Vote :)

Double Glazed Windows - Type and Price - Vote, Vote, Vote :)
1, 2, 3

I've seen and operated PVC at the Home Show. The corners look ugly and genrally the windows don;t look nice. I'm sure more…

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Steveo
Sep 08, 2009 6:05 pm
Steveo
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
8 September 2009

Awning over windows.. supplier / cost?

Awning over windows.. supplier / cost?

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…

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bluemetal77
Sep 08, 2009 11:01 pm
bluemetal77
JilaMint
JilaMint
10 September 2009

Removing white "design" across the middle of doors

Removing white "design" across the middle of doors

wow ... learn some new piece of useless trivia on this forum…

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JilaMint
Sep 10, 2009 11:22 am
dreamhome
dreamhome
10 September 2009

window locks in M@tricon homes

window locks in M@tricon homes

We are building with M. Are you getting aluminium windows or timber windows? I think the locks come with the windows with it is an aluminium window but if it is a timber…

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dreamhome
Sep 10, 2009 10:05 pm
dreamhome
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 September 2009

Bricked in a window

Bricked in a window

The jobs almost finished... 1) Take the architraves off the jambs, you can leave the reveals in place. 2) Flash the underside of the frame to prevent rain getting…

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ECOECO
Sep 11, 2009 3:49 pm
ECOECO
indigo9
indigo9
11 September 2009

Cost of getting doors installed?

Cost of getting doors installed?

I was charged $400 labour to install a new front door. I supplied second hand door (art deco house) that they had to modify, hinges, locks and…

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indigo9
Sep 11, 2009 8:27 pm
deathgod
deathgod
12 September 2009

magnetite thoughts

magnetite thoughts

have done the whole council thing hopefully this will kill teh noise a fair bit

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deathgod
Sep 12, 2009 2:36 pm


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