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donuts
Mar 24, 2009 1:00 pm
donuts
bel
bel
24 March 2009

Fire Rating level -30-

Fire Rating level -30-

Thanks for the great info dymonite69. Will pass this and your references onto Dad to have a look at. He actually met with the Council today, and the town planner (?)…

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bel
Mar 24, 2009 5:43 pm
bel
billdsl
billdsl
24 March 2009

Natural Timber Finished Door

Natural Timber Finished Door

yer we think it should be great, one thing we've had before was a small kitchen so this time we went large just want to get it all started!

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billdsl
Mar 24, 2009 5:53 pm
billdsl
tuned86
tuned86
24 March 2009

Entrance doors - 1200mm or bigger on same frame?

Entrance doors - 1200mm or bigger on same frame?

Hi! I'll be having a 1200 x 2340 door which will be on a pivot system - this is so it can handle the weight of the door.…

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tuned86
Mar 24, 2009 8:43 pm
Taffy
Taffy
26 March 2009

Windows centred in room

Windows centred in room

great that they are willing to fix up the big ones for you craigburn. I would prefer a smaller, centred window in the toilet. It's only a toilet…

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Taffy
Mar 26, 2009 6:26 pm
Taffy
Helyn
Helyn
28 March 2009

Roller shutters and energy efficiency

Roller shutters and energy efficiency

We have roller shutters on our 2 front windows, which face north (I quite like the look of them :oops: ), its actually 4 shutters though as the bedroom window is a bay window so…

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Helyn
Mar 28, 2009 6:10 pm
Helyn
gettingThere
gettingThere
29 March 2009

A question regarding arched windows

A question regarding arched windows

Hi all :) We are having arched windows because we like the look of them (obviously :p) Now, we also want roller shutters, to block out light, to prevent heat getting in…

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gettingThere
Mar 29, 2009 5:52 pm
thorney
thorney
29 March 2009

Entrance door selection

Entrance door selection
1, 2

One that doesn't look the same as the windows. I'd go something all solid, timber would be nice... :)

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thorney
Mar 29, 2009 10:20 pm
thorney

Fly Screens

Fly Screens

For our builder, the company who did the fly screen is the same one who did the sliding security door. So we just by pass the builder, contact the company directly... So,…

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building.our.first.house
Apr 02, 2009 12:58 pm
building.our.first.house
Helyn
Helyn
2 April 2009

Roller Shutters, motorised v/s manual - melb west

Roller Shutters, motorised v/s manual - melb west

If you get fully electric ones there is no cable or no batteries, just a switch on the wall like a light switch. We got 4 shutters, fully electric, supplied and installed,…

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Helyn
Apr 02, 2009 9:06 pm
Helyn
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 April 2009

Timber windows, timber lined porch and alfresco (wishlist!)

Timber windows, timber lined porch and alfresco (wishlist!)

Take your plans to a timber window supplier like Canterbury or Stegbar and get a quote. Ed

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ECOECO
Apr 03, 2009 8:04 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 April 2009

DIY Security Screens

DIY Security Screens

I think its a good idea - you don't have to manufacture them yourself, you can the screens ready to install. I plan on getting some DIY doors and…

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ECOECO
Apr 04, 2009 6:52 am
ECOECO
Ben01
Ben01
5 April 2009

Security doors and flyscreens help?

Security doors and flyscreens help?

Was just thinking the exact same thing Ed..

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Ben01
Apr 05, 2009 6:14 pm
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


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