Windows & Doors
DukekamayaHow much & how difficult is it to put panels on doors?
24 August 2008
Not sure what a chippie woud charge - probably do it as a cash job. Make it easier and paint them first, ensuring the bottom of the door is coated to avoid moisture uptake.
grace_slickIs this a good price for plantation shutters?
29 August 2008
Ah, no no no, we're not doing it ourselves. We are SO not handy people. I don't have the time to do it properly, I haven't got even the faintest idea how to measure…
BuildingACTBest double glazed glass option for privacy and efficiency
20 September 2008
Wow...! Thanks for all the replies...who knew windows would be such a complicated subject! I knew that standard timber frames aren't designed to handle the size/weight…
HammerheadVeterinary clinic internal Swinging Door
1 October 2008
Try asking someone at the AVA, or put a post up on their website. Our sx door swings both ways, & has a glass panel in the top, so they are definitely available.
BryanSay Hello, and a question about PVC profile.
2 October 2008
Thanks very much for your kindly response. I learn a lot from your replies, and its very important to my business. If you do not mind, can we talk this privately,…
windowexpertA Question For Those With Double Entrance Doors....
5 October 2008
A mulit-point lock is more secure and by far better than a single dead bolt, especially with timber. The picture shows the lock for the 2nd door sash as well
GatoblancoTimberframe internal windows & doors. Staining advice pl
5 October 2008
Hi could you please help me. I have timber framed windows and doors throughout. They are a bit worn. I have a few questions about staining them. Photos are attached.…
CabinfeverWooden doorframes and window frames - should I paint over?
7 October 2008
I live in a late 1920s house. It has lots of quality woodwork in it. First thing I did when I moved in was rip out all the dusty, diry old carpet and polish the solid…
She&He+3+31200mm wide entry door- not on pivot system..anyone
10 October 2008
We are having hinged french doors (very similar style to seakyl) leading out our Alfresco area.
grace_slickReplacing normal door with bi-fold?
21 October 2008
Cool. Do you know much about this stuff? Would I have to get bi-folds or sliding doors with louvers custom made if I want them for the hall cupboard? Right now it's got…
Yak_ChatWhich window dressing for this window?
24 October 2008
I think the side windows are fine with no covering, (ie curtains inside) and if the main window is due west, then perhaps a clip on system and some lourves that tilt to…
chuth77Sliding Wardrobe Mirror Doors - Brisbane Recommendation?
28 October 2008
I'm just chasing a contact for someone who can supply sliding mirror doors for a wardrobe rebuild? Has anyone purchased these in Brisbane at a reasonable…
Steve HuppertFitting nosing and scotia to windows
30 October 2008
Thanks. I could pre-drill before nailing, but I'm not sure if liquid nails alone will do the job. Do you nail it diagonally up, down or horizontally straight through the…
BuildingACTTimber framed dbl glazed quote & possible heart attack!
31 October 2008
Hey guys, thanks for the replies! And yep, it has to be timber we know the maintenance is much more than aluminium or pvc, but timber is pretty fundamental for…