My main concern with the bi-fold doors apart from the flies and bugs coming in, how well does it's mechanism last? Will it get stucked easily, or the rolling part ont eh…
How to install curtain / rods?
There wont be enough room to add curtains behind the roller blinds as you mentioned. You can add them in front, if your blinds are on the architrave, you will just need…
DIY blind question
In our current house we have those white aliminium venetian type blinds. Now my darling children have taken it upon themselves to snap a few blades off some of them…
2 Panel Doors
Zerosignal, our quote from PD in April last year was $70 for a 4 panel and $77 for the 2 panel.
Shading West Facing WIndows/Bedrooms
I'm sure there is a hand crank mechanism of sorts installed on the inside. Atleast , that's how they worked years ago.
Otherwise, if money is no object, they can be…
Fanligt Window Operators
You need to do a bit of ringing around & if you don't find them at one place, maybe they can put you on to another supplier.
anodised aluminium windows
some good advice there guys......thanks!
I will definitely inspect them closely when they are delivered, good that its COD i guess. I might even go to the trouble of…
I had more than a door built. It was I wider than normal door. Plus a large panel of teh shark security mesh to cover the full length window…
How wide can a double hung window be made
No - you won't be able to have a double hung that wide.
You can work out from the elevations what was planned.
If the elevations show the window as openable without…
Front Door Colour
I was unsure as to match it to the garage door or the brick colour.
Thankyou for your opinion and help. I was thinking of matching it to the…
Sharee, is the place in Thomastown "Whittlesea Curtains and Blinds?"
And where are these awnings?! Im curious now...
The bifolds are so that the room can open up onto a deck and add some much needed space to a terrace house.
At the moment I think we like the idea of the…
They arrived... and DH has installed them! Very exciting!
Just wanted to thank everyone again for their help and advice!
One of the rooms all ready just waiting for…
Thanks for the replies guys
Hmmm I might have to re-think the roller blind. I guess I was jsut wondering whether it was 'special' enough ( ) for this window... but…
Feb 10, 2009 10:24 am
replacing enclosed balcony windows
Thanks for your advice Ed. I've spoken to a few window manufacturers who've put me in touch with their installers, that quote for semi commercial $8500 was from one of…
bi fold door problem
I have used this hardware ( S.....a) myself and if the steel inside is not cut at 45 angles in order to reach as far as possible into the corner the hinge cant be…
Shutters and Light
Yes I think they are called Plantation Shutters.
Ok I just checked out Holland blinds and I'm not too offended by them (its weird my curtain…
Double glazing windows & high ceiling
To me, ComfortPlus is claytons double glazing - the double glazing you're having when you're not having double glazing.
I'm sure it's intended for single glazing use. I…
Feb 15, 2009 8:44 pm
PM me for window advice and questions...
Hi Casa, Lisanne, Donuts
Thanks, I really appreciate your feedback and I have enjoyed, and will continue to enjoy, helping with questions & queries.
Although I visit…
Tilt turn UPVC windows
The windows can be hinged on the reveal side OR on the centre post.
We do mostly the centre post as this enables the sash to fold…
$$$$ Luxaflex $$$$
I saw one of their sunscreen rollers with a VERY subtle flower pattern on it, the flowers were made up of the little holes that make up the…
Toddler proof sliding door screen
We have round handles on our bedroom doors which our eldest one can't quiet open yet but I am worrying about when he can escape and might be…
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 !
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…
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…
Sidelights in front door
Looks like I have window coverings sorted for the investment properties. Lucky they're in the UK, I can picl them up when I pick up the office chairs.
Mar 10, 2009 8:22 am
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…
Mar 11, 2009 7:50 pm