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kristofw
kristofw
6 April 2009

Can I cut it in half ?

Can I cut it in half ?

Pity! I'll have to fork out for the new door or at least that 0.5 leaf then. Chris

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kristofw
Apr 06, 2009 10:36 am
kristofw
Michelle
Michelle
6 April 2009

Window Colours - Help

Window Colours - Help
1, 2, 3

Silver windows came into the residential market about 8 years ago. About 3 years ago we worked with a major architect who said it was on…

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Michelle
Apr 06, 2009 2:38 pm
Michelle
Rex
Rex
6 April 2009

Remove double doors from contract?

Remove double doors from contract?

Our builder has said that they can put dummy doors in until we install our own. I want them professionally installed, I dont want to install them myself. I have no idea…

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Rex
Apr 06, 2009 3:50 pm
kristofw
kristofw
8 April 2009

Knock-Downs or stud frame clips jambs ??

Knock-Downs or stud frame clips jambs ??

I've a choice of ordering either knock-down or stud frame clips door frames for the internal doors in my new house. Which kind's better/easier to install, etc, for a…

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kristofw
Apr 08, 2009 3:36 pm
kristofw
Michelle
Michelle
9 April 2009

Sliding Doors Tracks

Sliding Doors Tracks

Kim…..I have deleted 3 of your post already. Please remove your web link….or I will keep deleting. You need to be on Homeone for quite a while before you’re allowed…

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Michelle
Apr 09, 2009 1:44 pm
Michelle
ECOECO
ECOECO
9 April 2009

Replacing external sliding door?

Replacing external sliding door?

Unusual design... end slider with 2 fixed panels (we supply to order - but standard would be centre opening in 3 panels or biparting in 4 panels). Should be easy to…

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ECOECO
Apr 09, 2009 2:56 pm
ECOECO
iTalk
iTalk
9 April 2009

Buy my own entrance door?

Buy my own entrance door?

kikin, Just letting you know that I had my tender appointment yesterday and I got the quote for the following inclusions, 2040x1020mm Entrance Door + 2x 2040x198mm…

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iTalk
Apr 09, 2009 3:52 pm
iTalk
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ECOECO
Apr 10, 2009 5:08 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 April 2009

help needed!!

help needed!!

There is no damage - it's just hard to clean...

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ECOECO
Apr 14, 2009 4:36 pm
ECOECO
dymonite69
dymonite69
15 April 2009

Designing for windows

Designing for windows

Windows are an important aesthetic feature of the building envelope. Functionally they allow natural light and views in. What is less commonly understood are the…

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dymonite69
Apr 15, 2009 11:43 am
dymonite69
gweluphome
gweluphome
16 April 2009

Wood floors including stairs questions.....???

Wood floors including stairs questions.....???

Thanks guys this information is invaluable for allowing me to convince, I mean make DH think my way...... I also got the builder to give me a price on wood railing for the…

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gweluphome
Apr 16, 2009 6:34 pm
FND
FND
16 April 2009

A&L Windows - Metro Silver discontinued?

A&L Windows - Metro Silver discontinued?

Stephen, You know I'm going to say change to black! :lol: :wink: But seriously, maybe if you give A & L a call they may be able to give you an address…

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FND
Apr 16, 2009 11:24 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 April 2009

Forgot to put locks on windows in contract....

Forgot to put locks on windows in contract....

I had forgotten to include window locks at the time of the contract and thought that I…

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ECOECO
Apr 18, 2009 9:51 am
ECOECO
smallOne
smallOne
18 April 2009

how much is it to install double glaze sliding door?

how much is it to install double glaze sliding door?

Hi ed, If you are interested, can we PM each other to organise a site inspection?

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smallOne
Apr 18, 2009 11:00 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 April 2009

Window Sizes

Window Sizes

Most people don't match internal doors to the window & external door head height, but you can. But most would…

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ECOECO
Apr 18, 2009 11:42 pm
ECOECO
StressedOut
StressedOut
19 April 2009

Hallway door problem

Hallway door problem

I had another look at this when i got notification of the previous poster. Would you be able to bring the door back to where the door on the right is? It would be a…

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StressedOut
Apr 19, 2009 10:47 am
Tillie
Tillie
19 April 2009

White Birch Windows?

White Birch Windows?

Your welcome :D and goodluck with your build :D

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Tillie
Apr 19, 2009 8:33 pm
kexkez
kexkez
19 April 2009

Width of front door

Width of front door

if you are looking at wider doors for disabled access make sure you consider wider passageways as well. The last thing you want is tight passageways with wheelchairs or …

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kexkez
Apr 19, 2009 9:02 pm
kexkez
Pixelated
Pixelated
20 April 2009

privacy options for front door?

privacy options for front door?

You could also consider 3M film. I think it's in their Scotch range. It can be applied to achieve two things: 1. the privacy you want 2. security. Properly applied it's…

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Pixelated
Apr 20, 2009 8:06 pm
Pixelated
frugal
frugal
22 April 2009

Stacker doors/open corner

Stacker doors/open corner

Hoping someone out there can advise, We are having an open corner between the alfresco and the living and dining area. To achieve this look we are using stacker doors…

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frugal
Apr 22, 2009 5:34 pm
kristofw
kristofw
25 April 2009

Window costs

Window costs

37m2 of double glazed, argon filled uPVC windows, for a 171m2 house (inc garage), approx $A16,000.00. Chris

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kristofw
Apr 25, 2009 3:51 pm
kristofw
serge44
serge44
26 April 2009

Sliding door costs

Sliding door costs

Does anyone know what the usual costs for cavity doors are ? Planning on putting a double in at the lounge to save space and make it easier to…

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serge44
Apr 26, 2009 7:50 pm
serge44
Taffy
Taffy
27 April 2009

Window furnishing advice needed

Window furnishing advice needed

Just bought some ready made timber blinds from curtain wonderland on the weekend. going to put them in the lounge and bed 1 and ensuite. They are in an espresso colour and…

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Taffy
Apr 27, 2009 8:17 pm
Taffy
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MummaMia
Apr 30, 2009 1:46 pm
MummaMia
Wingies
Wingies
1 May 2009

Aluminium double doors

Aluminium double doors

Yep this is exactly what it is. We are renoing the Kitchen so…

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Wingies
May 01, 2009 9:24 am
Wingies
fox
fox
1 May 2009

Double Glazed Bi-Fold Doors and weight

Double Glazed Bi-Fold Doors and weight

Hi This may not answer your entire question: We looked at converting our bifolds to double glazing, but told we couldn't. not because they were bifolds and the weight…

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fox
May 01, 2009 9:50 am
Anna1
Anna1
2 May 2009

Front door windows

Front door windows

Steps it is - thanks for your help

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Anna1
May 02, 2009 10:22 am
Anna1
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 May 2009

HIA : Security window glazing - any one used it?

HIA : Security window glazing - any one used it?

This would effectively work like laminated glass, where the plastic film would bond the broken glass sherds…

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ECOECO
May 03, 2009 7:29 am
ECOECO
JJ305
JJ305
3 May 2009

fly screens for level 1 fire zone, can any1 help info/cost

fly screens for level 1 fire zone, can any1 help info/cost

I have been reading your post with interest and hope you get answers! its such a grey area for us, we have been told we may be a level 3 BAL…

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JJ305
May 03, 2009 5:11 pm
chookchookchook
chookchookchook
5 May 2009

Cedar Garage Doors

Cedar Garage Doors

so has anyone on this site installed a natural cedar garage door?

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chookchookchook
May 05, 2009 3:37 pm
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
5 May 2009

Removing an arch and putting a door through double brick

Removing an arch and putting a door through double brick

Either way a double external wall is load bearing, regardless of whether it is single story or ten story, as all the weight from the roof structure is transferred to the…

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BUILDERSEDGE
May 05, 2009 7:52 pm
homeishome
homeishome
6 May 2009

Deadlocks installation ...Important

Deadlocks installation ...Important

Thanks for the responses everyone That has alraedy given me lots of ideas. :z: :z: :z: Thanks T, if possible can you email or PM me the details that you got from your SS. I will…

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homeishome
May 06, 2009 12:10 pm
webbiegareth
webbiegareth
6 May 2009

Wardrobe Doors

Wardrobe Doors
1, 2

We were also thinking of changing them later but when we asked the builder he was going to charge us $160 per wardrobe…

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webbiegareth
May 06, 2009 3:13 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 May 2009

Timber to aluminium windows

Timber to aluminium windows

Ed I haven't heard from your contact at A&L windows Adelaide yet so I guess he cant be bothered. I finally received my quote -- thanks to…

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ECOECO
May 06, 2009 4:12 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 May 2009

Double Glaze Glass Import - Specs

Double Glaze Glass Import - Specs
1, 2

Ed, Thanks for this. Nice to see some hard facts. I too thought that 16 mm was better than 12 mm (but only marginally so). It's handy to now know…

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ECOECO
May 07, 2009 1:13 pm
ECOECO

I would frame the bottom up from the floor to sill height, then i would sheet it with yellow tounge flooring, so as it finishes flush witht he existing radius, then i…

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BUILDERSEDGE
May 07, 2009 5:47 pm
hmmmmm
hmmmmm
10 May 2009

how much are bi-folds anyway

how much are bi-folds anyway

i am in Melbourne... will email you shortly..

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hmmmmm
May 10, 2009 9:35 am
waylow
waylow
10 May 2009

Upgrade Windows & Doors without the hefty price tag

Upgrade Windows & Doors without the hefty price tag

Ask them for a price on solar control glazing, low-e, comfort plus ect. The other way is to ask them to not supply any windows, and arrange to supply and install your…

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waylow
May 10, 2009 3:45 pm
Maya_Papaya
Maya_Papaya
10 May 2009

Do I legally need a window in each room?

Do I legally need a window in each room?

Exactly what Kassan said is the rule. I cant see how that floor plan by *** is legal....there isnt even any borrowd light from other…

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Maya_Papaya
May 10, 2009 11:23 pm
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
11 May 2009

Message for ed re tinting windows

Message for ed re tinting windows

Dear WeezB, I have heard the problem of a film being the reason for cracking. The dark tint absorbs the heat. If that happens unevenly over the pane of glass due to the…

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Miglas Windows
May 11, 2009 1:27 pm
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
11 May 2009

is 6.38mm laminated glass thick enough for a main road??

is 6.38mm laminated glass thick enough for a main road??

Dear hmmmmm, Noise reduction is not just an issue of the right glazing. The facts mentioned about the different glazing options is correct – talking about a bedroom…

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Miglas Windows
May 11, 2009 1:39 pm
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
11 May 2009

Timber or aluminium doors/windows

Timber or aluminium doors/windows

Dear Ed, as we are manufacturing these windows since 1994 now. We don't have any issues with the different expansion of the two components. If someone does want to go for…

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Miglas Windows
May 11, 2009 3:37 pm
Miglas Windows
simpson
simpson
12 May 2009

Poll: High door with high ceilings

Poll: High door with high ceilings

It should be no harder to clean the top of a high door than it would of been to clean the wall that would be above a normal height door - as Casa…

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simpson
May 12, 2009 8:23 am
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
12 May 2009

comfort glass or similar ???

comfort glass or similar ???

I can only recommend double glazing. The comfort advantage is massive. Single glazing is an outdated concept for residential dwellings. Expressed in insulation Value (U…

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Miglas Windows
May 12, 2009 1:36 pm
Miglas Windows
Southies
Southies
12 May 2009

Louvre Windows: Cost and can they be double glazed?

Louvre Windows: Cost and can they be double glazed?

Wouldn't you know it, Loretta !? I was just cleaning out my info folder last week & threw out the brochures I had on timber-look alum windows. :roll: Figures. I've googled &…

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Southies
May 12, 2009 2:12 pm
Southies


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