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DeeElle
DeeElle
19 February 2008

Catches for french doors

Catches for french doors

blessed is the man <or woman> on having nothing to say ... says nothing :wink: . Of course I can't keep my big trap shut. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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DeeElle
Feb 19, 2008 9:08 pm
DeeElle
Stormy
Stormy
1 March 2008

Plantation shutters

Plantation shutters

I also absolutely adore white plantations! I 'plan' on having them only on the front facing facade at this stage (M Bedroom, 3rd bedroom and study), but the other 2…

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Stormy
Mar 01, 2008 1:18 pm
Stormy
andrew_123
andrew_123
12 March 2008

Alternatives to Bifolds

Alternatives to Bifolds
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i forgot to add.. these bifolds are actually the same or maybe even more expensive than timber bifols. the good thing with these is that u can get them in corner units.…

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andrew_123
Mar 12, 2008 3:07 pm
andrew_123
DeeElle
DeeElle
14 March 2008

gaps either side of wooden venetian blinds

gaps either side of wooden venetian blinds

Definitely get wider and adjust it. We had wooden blinds in our last house that were slightly shorter on the sides and they looked ... well not too good :? We took them…

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DeeElle
Mar 14, 2008 8:32 pm
DeeElle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
21 March 2008

Replacing ugly entrance door knob?

Replacing ugly entrance door knob?

I've replaced and installed a few locks in my but not sure that a deadlock could replace the door knob set. Might be best to just go talk to a good locksmith. In the…

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Yak_Chat
Mar 21, 2008 4:00 pm
Yak_Chat
joeygbh
joeygbh
25 March 2008

Stacker Doors

Stacker Doors
1, 2

The bi-fold doors seen at so many of PD's double storey display homes (especially the Brookvales) have been quoted at 15-18k. Apparently for engineering issues to…

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joeygbh
Mar 25, 2008 1:25 pm
joeygbh
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
25 March 2008

Windows and Rain

Windows and Rain

Clear as in - allow water flow out. Get a bucket - pour water on the window and see what happens. It should run out the hole and away from the window. If it comes…

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Yak_Chat
Mar 25, 2008 9:06 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
25 March 2008

door handles

door handles

Gold. Just under $1000 an ounce and your house value will nver decrease :D :wink:

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Yak_Chat
Mar 25, 2008 9:25 pm
Yak_Chat
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Cabinfever
Apr 07, 2008 8:48 pm
Cabinfever
Paula
Paula
10 April 2008

How to install blinds

How to install blinds

Thanks Mish, need to put one in to put the house on the market.

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Paula
Apr 10, 2008 8:07 pm
Paula
Casa2
Casa2
13 April 2008

Half bricks under windows

Half bricks under windows

I would say so Casa. There would still be the requirement of leaving a minimum 5mm gap between the brick &…

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Casa2
Apr 13, 2008 1:18 am
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to_do_list
Apr 16, 2008 11:51 pm
to_do_list
chuth77
chuth77
17 April 2008

Double cavity sliders

Double cavity sliders

I still don't understand what you mean by double cavity? Is the cavity, and hence wall double width (140mm)?

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chuth77
Apr 17, 2008 5:28 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
22 April 2008

Where to start

Where to start

Ratter, we're looking at purchasing from Home Outlet and should be able to do the whole house for $2500. For our sliding doors for the alfresco, we are possibly looking…

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PhoenixStar
Apr 22, 2008 11:26 am
PhoenixStar
DeeElle
DeeElle
1 May 2008

Window Insulation

Window Insulation

I think your spot on ... they are a honey comb blind so we are probably talking the same thing. I'll do some research and get back to you.

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DeeElle
May 01, 2008 12:14 am
DeeElle
3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
1 May 2008

Large glass panes

Large glass panes

I am trying to find out typical pricing for large panes of glass. What I am looking for is glass that is around 2.4m long and anywhere from 1m to 3m wide. The sort of…

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3timesbuilda
May 01, 2008 9:38 am
3timesbuilda
DeeElle
DeeElle
4 May 2008

Pivot Doors

Pivot Doors

very very nice.…

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DeeElle
May 04, 2008 11:49 pm
DeeElle
klemaire
klemaire
8 May 2008

M3tricon Big Pivot Doors

M3tricon Big Pivot Doors

M?tricon give the retail price as around the $3500 mark, but they have packages all the time which offer this for a much, much reduced…

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klemaire
May 08, 2008 3:16 pm
klemaire
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
8 May 2008

Victorian Style Door

Victorian Style Door

Look in the yellow pages. You could probably get someone to make one for you. It's really not a whole lot more expensive...

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Cabinfever
May 08, 2008 10:25 pm
Cabinfever
ksutcliffe
ksutcliffe
9 May 2008

Bi Fold Doors

Bi Fold Doors

Thanks for all the feedbacks everyone :) We are going to keep the bi-fold doors :) The promotion is too good to pass up! cheers kat

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ksutcliffe
May 09, 2008 1:23 pm
ksutcliffe
ausso
ausso
10 May 2008

Flyscreens in windows and doors after you moved in?

Flyscreens in windows and doors after you moved in?
1, 2

Actually there are plenty of insect screens for wide bifold or stacking doors. Retractable or pleated screens are used and Freedom Retractable Screens have Maxi pleated…

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ausso
May 10, 2008 8:59 pm
Rajasthan Doors
Rajasthan Doors
15 May 2008

Handles - Privacy Vs Normal?

Handles - Privacy Vs Normal?

Always get privacy handles. Sooner or later somebody will want to lock their door, and upgrading handles usually leaves a mess of holes on a door, or even a weaker door, …

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Rajasthan Doors
May 15, 2008 10:19 am
Rachelle
Rachelle
15 May 2008

What do you think of these high windows?

What do you think of these high windows?

:) Thanks We're actually not having them anymore. I still like them but hubby says no.

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Rachelle
May 15, 2008 10:49 am
snistr
snistr
15 May 2008

Cost of widening entry door with PD

Cost of widening entry door with PD

Hi Guys, Does anyone have a rough idea of the cost of upgrading the entry door from 820mm wide to 870mm wide? I plan on ungrading to the corinthian 4 square panel door…

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snistr
May 15, 2008 4:03 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
21 May 2008

Louvered wardrobe door in hallway / shutters Gold Coast

Louvered wardrobe door in hallway / shutters Gold Coast

I was wondering if anyone knew how much it'd cost to get a 3 panel sliding white louvered door for our hall storage cupboard? Is it generally cheaper to buy one from…

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grace_slick
May 21, 2008 6:02 pm
grace_slick
bec
bec
22 May 2008

What's Best for Shutter Doors for Patio - Bi-fold, sliding?

What's Best for Shutter Doors for Patio - Bi-fold, sliding?

um.... you need more room for the bifold ones to open them, depending which room they bifold into, furniture can get in the way if not a lot of space what are zig…

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bec
May 22, 2008 9:18 pm
jamiet
jamiet
23 May 2008

Plantation Shutters and Warranties

Plantation Shutters and Warranties

No but my point is what's the point of having a warranty if you put in so many disclaimers that it costs the owner almost as much to replace a faulty shutter as to install…

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jamiet
May 23, 2008 2:36 pm

Don't worry. It will not get physical. I will just ignore…

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Neverfinished
May 25, 2008 9:03 pm
Neverfinished
cfham
cfham
2 June 2008

Tree Removal Hills or Northern Suburbs (SYDNEY)

Tree Removal Hills or Northern Suburbs (SYDNEY)

Hi all, I need a tree removed, including the root ball removed, from a block in Hills area before my builder will start construction (probably with good reason as the…

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cfham
Jun 02, 2008 5:31 pm
mek
mek
6 June 2008

Has anyone got kresta sheerfold or luxaflex luminette sheers

Has anyone got kresta sheerfold or luxaflex luminette sheers

I've got Luxaflex aluminium blinds but just wanted to mention that Luxaflex do two products - one gets made in AUS and another one overseas in Asia and there's a big…

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mek
Jun 06, 2008 11:45 am
mek
VJ
VJ
6 June 2008

Shutters or Roller Blinds

Shutters or Roller Blinds

Mike, We got the quote from them too!

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VJ
Jun 06, 2008 11:32 pm
VJ
dembi_2000
dembi_2000
8 June 2008

1800 High sliding windows without cross bar

1800 High sliding windows without cross bar

hi chatterbox. i have the same concern myself. I just talked to the draftsman about our windows and he said that you can't have a 1800h x 1800w sliding window with no bar…

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dembi_2000
Jun 08, 2008 1:59 am
Michelle
Michelle
9 June 2008

Window coverings! can they be any harder to decide on

Window coverings! can they be any harder to decide on

Bec, because the Romans are hung above the window, that leaves the inside of the window reveal for the blinds. It’s a neat tidy look if done this way! You should be…

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Michelle
Jun 09, 2008 11:13 am
Michelle
Minx
Minx
13 June 2008

Wardrobes - where for a reasonable price and Aust materials

Wardrobes - where for a reasonable price and Aust materials

Very pricey indeed. Lucky me i'm getting my partner to make mine. I saw a stunning walk in at a Henley display home. I told him that was what he had to build for me :lol:

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Minx
Jun 13, 2008 12:25 pm
kristofw
kristofw
20 June 2008

Import uPVC windows from Europe direct ??

Import uPVC windows from Europe direct ??

I'm still in Europe, will head back home in about a week, to start serious research of customs and standard issues. Will keep you posted. Chris

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kristofw
Jun 20, 2008 3:56 am
kristofw
kirribilli
kirribilli
22 June 2008

Should powder coated aluminium windows rust?

Should powder coated aluminium windows rust?

Thanks everyone, good to get that clarified! I think it may be like you said, Commodorenut, that's exactly what it looks like! Another thing to raise I guess :x

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kirribilli
Jun 22, 2008 11:24 pm
kirribilli
damo
damo
25 June 2008

CheapaBlinds or CheapBlinds

CheapaBlinds or CheapBlinds

Just wondering if anyone has any experience with the above companies? We're looking at ordering white timber venetians and the prices appear to be much cheaper than…

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damo
Jun 25, 2008 11:57 am
kimmey
kimmey
1 July 2008

Replacing normal bedroom door with double doors?

Replacing normal bedroom door with double doors?

I am having a carpenter come and provide an estimate for replacing a basement door that opens to the outside, and repairing the frame. So the cost would involve the…

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kimmey
Jul 01, 2008 5:35 pm
Casa2
Casa2
4 July 2008

New Home Windows

New Home Windows

I'm building a new home and am getting a bid for new windows. What kind of questions do I need to ask when getting a bid? I am thinkning of…

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Casa2
Jul 04, 2008 5:10 pm
claego
claego
8 July 2008

front entry door glazing? yes or no?

front entry door glazing? yes or no?

I am actually having the same door with translucent as well, for privacy reason... Clear glass looks good, but don't want people look through the house and no way i will…

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claego
Jul 08, 2008 9:31 am
Paula
Paula
11 July 2008

Built in robes - drawer size

Built in robes - drawer size

I think the second option will look fine :D

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Paula
Jul 11, 2008 9:30 am
Paula
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to_do_list
Jul 30, 2008 4:47 pm
to_do_list
Lorraine44
Lorraine44
31 July 2008

cheap blinds?

cheap blinds?

Thanks guys,, I've just ordered 4 samples from ISeek and they were free!

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Lorraine44
Jul 31, 2008 12:31 pm
Lorraine44
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BuildingACT
Aug 01, 2008 1:27 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
2 August 2008

uPVC thermal expansion ??

uPVC thermal expansion ??

Chris - It's not a grip about tyre kickers. Just an observation that I think has increased with the internet enabling the "kickers" to research, then use a local shop to…

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Yak_Chat
Aug 02, 2008 6:00 pm
Yak_Chat
claego
claego
7 August 2008

How to know it is double glaze?

How to know it is double glaze?

Thanks Casa, will take note of that... have finally found some pic as a guide too... Thanks :D

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claego
Aug 07, 2008 6:29 pm
Southies
Southies
11 August 2008

Internal Window Shutters - UPDATED questions - ANYONE ??

Internal Window Shutters - UPDATED questions - ANYONE ??

They were called Basswood Shutters. I think they atually are made for circumstances wher there is a great deal of sunlight coming…

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Southies
Aug 11, 2008 5:41 pm
Southies
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 August 2008

Repainting Interior Windows - Help Needed Please!

Repainting Interior Windows - Help Needed Please!

Be careful with a heat gun - you may crack the glass. do you want / need to strip them right back.? You could use paint stripper but the general task is to remove the…

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Yak_Chat
Aug 17, 2008 5:48 am
Yak_Chat


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