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House-To-Be
House-To-Be
28 February 2009

Different colour windows?

Different colour windows?

Woodland Grey door for me :wink:

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House-To-Be
Feb 28, 2009 7:42 pm
charlie0000
charlie0000
2 March 2009

double face bricks and window sizes

double face bricks and window sizes

I don't think this should affect the size of the window, I think he may have meant the size of the brickwork in the panels between the windows/doors may vary ! He would…

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charlie0000
Mar 02, 2009 5:35 am
charlie0000
Jochicho
Jochicho
2 March 2009

Fly screens

Fly screens

we organised our own flyscreens as opposed to those of the builder. ended up being $50 dearer by organising ourselves. ours were welded joins as…

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Jochicho
Mar 02, 2009 10:35 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 March 2009

Possibility of installing cavity doors after handover ?

Possibility of installing cavity doors after handover ?

You can price them at Bowens... mine were free, a long, long, time ago - same builder as you...

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ECOECO
Mar 07, 2009 6:09 pm
ECOECO
serge44
serge44
8 March 2009

Screening Bifold Doors

Screening Bifold Doors

Freedom retractable screens 1300 727336 based in Tewantin www.freedomscreens.com.au

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serge44
Mar 08, 2009 10:53 pm
serge44
ECOECO
ECOECO
9 March 2009

Windows to capture best airflow

Windows to capture best airflow

When I ran the last place, I had not come from the window industry and I was told by the owner/R&D manager that a CSIRO study had shown that the awning window was the most…

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ECOECO
Mar 09, 2009 4:09 pm
ECOECO
joles
joles
10 March 2009

Sidelights in front door

Sidelights in front door

Looks like I have window coverings sorted for the investment properties. :roll: Lucky they're in the UK, I can picl them up when I pick up the office chairs. :roll:

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joles
Mar 10, 2009 9:22 am
joles
jaelee
jaelee
10 March 2009

Colour of bedroom door

Colour of bedroom door

My doors and door trimmings will be 1/4 tint Dulux Grey Pebble. My rule of thumb (which works for me) is 1/4 tint of the main wall colour thoughout. I would keep…

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jaelee
Mar 10, 2009 2:51 pm
vasco
vasco
11 March 2009

Owners of Roller Blinds

Owners of Roller Blinds
1, 2

thanks glitterfaeriejo. i think i will go with the darker blinds after all! :D

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vasco
Mar 11, 2009 8:50 pm
btherl
btherl
14 March 2009

2nd floor bedroom windows

2nd floor bedroom windows

Hi, I have a question about windows in bedrooms on the second floor. Our house is the Riva, and the floorplan is available on m3tricon's website. Up on the plan is…

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btherl
Mar 14, 2009 3:22 am
btherl
Flissfloss
Flissfloss
15 March 2009

Can I change my sliding door?

Can I change my sliding door?

Thanks ed...I was going to phone them monday but couldn't wait :oops:.

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Flissfloss
Mar 15, 2009 2:51 pm
Flissfloss
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 March 2009

replacbroken seal in aluminium window, also, rattle solution

replacbroken seal in aluminium window, also, rattle solution

My questions are: 1. My "builder" said nowadays, people just seal these windows with silicon (as in, take off the old…

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ECOECO
Mar 17, 2009 9:22 am
ECOECO
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BuildingACT
Mar 22, 2009 11:11 pm
donuts
donuts
23 March 2009

What to do with this window?

What to do with this window?

I'd do a roller or a roman. If you think a little blind would look odd, I guess there is nothing stopping you from having a full blind there, so that when it's closed it…

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donuts
Mar 23, 2009 9:52 pm
donuts
Princess Bandicoot
Princess Bandicoot
23 March 2009

French Doors

French Doors

Oh glad to hear you had a good result. :) I dug out my old quote and found that they were charging $2,500 for cedar doors and $3,800 for the aluminium, which would be our…

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Princess Bandicoot
Mar 23, 2009 10:08 pm
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donuts
Mar 24, 2009 2:00 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 6:43 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 6:53 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 9:43 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 7:26 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 7:10 pm
Helyn

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 6:52 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 11:20 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 1:58 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 10:06 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 9:04 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 7:52 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 7:14 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 11:36 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 3:38 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 4:50 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 4:36 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 2:44 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 3:56 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 4:52 pm
iTalk
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ECOECO
Apr 10, 2009 6:08 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 5:36 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 12:43 pm
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 7:34 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 17, 2009 12:24 am
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 10:51 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 19, 2009 12:00 am
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 19, 2009 12:42 am
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 11:47 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 9:33 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 10:02 pm
kexkez


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